Feature Photos: Grand Illumination

Staff Photos by Thomas J. Turney The College of The Albemarle Singing Carolers perform in front of the Pasquotank Courthouse during the Grand Illumination Downtown Holiday Celebration, Friday.

  • Council to reconsider rejection of store

    City Council wants to reconsider its vote against a new convenience store on South Road Street, following councilors deciding Monday the council erred in denying the property owner a chance to speak during his rezoning hearing.

  • No change in region’s economic ratings

    While officials across the region continue efforts to boost economic development, there has been no real change in area counties’ economic well-being over the past year, a new state report suggests.

  • Mega-sized cottage gets green light

    CURRITUCK — A Superior Court judge has cleared the way for construction of a mega-sized beach cottage on Currituck’s off-road area after a lawsuit tried to halt it.

  • Acting vice chancellor named

    Elizabeth CityActing vice chancellor namedA Perquimans native has been named the acting vice chancellor for business and finance at Elizabeth City State University, according to the university website.

  • Two shot shortly after leaving nightclub early today

    A 31-year-old Perquimans County man is in critical condition at a Virginia hospital after he and another man were shot shortly after leaving an Elizabeth City nightspot early today, police said.

Football Hangover: Area teams trying to shake off rust

It could be slow going for at least two of the area’s boys basketball teams.

In this season of giving you can help out for the holidays

  Each year The Daily Advance strives to bring you up to speed on what is happening with area aid agencies during the holidays, and how you can help.

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