Wednesday Jul 9
The Wanton Deployment of Secret Mercenary Armies
In Afghanistan and Iraq, the U.S.-led private security contractors have been linked to anti coalition activities, murder, bribery, and kidnapping.
State Department reportedly was warned of Blackwater's conduct in Iraq prior to 2007 shooting
In this Feb. 20, 2004 file photo, signs welcome visitors to the private North Carolina-based security company Blackwater USA's headquarters near Moyock, N.C. .
Strong Storms moving into NC
Scattered Thunderstorms with Heavy Rain are expected to move into parts of NE North Carolina from southern Chesapeake and Suffolk over the next hour.
Currituck County, N.C., to hold emergency drill Sat.
Residents in the area of the Cooperative Extension facility in Maple shouldn't be concerned if they see a lot of police officers and firefighters on Saturday.
The Daily Advance
Residential users sought to pay off sewer debt
Currituck may have built Moyock's sewer system to attract more businesses, but the county will need more residential connections to help pay off the system's debt, officials say.