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Thursday, May 24, 2018
052418 Girls Inc

We Are the Future: EC Foundation awards $105K in grants

May 24, 2018 - 41 minutes ago

A local nonprofit that runs a summer camp to help young girls build skills in economic literacy and STEM subjects is one of four groups that will be receiving a total of $32,500 in grant funds this spring from the Elizabeth City Foundation.

Girls Incorporated of the Albemarle will receive $12,500…


Convicted sex offender shoots himself at motel as officers arrive with warrant

May 23, 2018

Elizabeth City police said a convicted sex offender shot himself at a local motel Tuesday evening minutes after officers arrived to arrest him for fleeing the custody of state probation officials.

Elijah Demetrius Humes, 23, shot himself at the Elizabeth City Days Inn shortly before 8 p.m., police…


Pasquotank imposes 2-month solar halt in response to developer interest in 'Desert' site

May 23, 2018

Pasquotank County commissioners agreed Monday to impose a two-month moratorium on solar farms in response to a solar developer's apparent interest in building a massive solar farm in the county's “Desert” area.


Police seal off EC Days Inn after apparent shooting incident

May 22, 2018

Police responded to an apparent shooting incident at the Elizabeth City Days Inn on Tuesday evening.

Central Communications broadcast an alert to emergency medical personnel at 7:58 p.m. that there was a report of a juvenile male who had shot himself in the chest at the motel.

The alert advised…