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Friday, August 17, 2018
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United Way reports largest fundraising in 5 years

August 17, 2018

Northeastern North Carolina has a wealth of generous spirits, evidenced by the Albemarle Area United Way on Thursday reporting its highest fundraising in five years.

The 13-county agency raised $305,321 for 2017-18, and gave $187,078 of that to the nonprofits it serves, the local United Way…


Southgate Park begins new chapter

August 16, 2018

Southgate Mall officially began its second act on Wednesday as Southgate Park. 

A crowd of about 50 people turned out for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark completion of the transformation of the former mall into a new shopping center.

"We think this is 'Main and Main' of Elizabeth City," Clay…


ECSU Chancellor forum could be held next week

August 16, 2018

The subcommittee in charge of gathering public input in the search for the next chancellor at Elizabeth City State University agreed Wednesday to begin holding public forums as early as next week.

ECSU and University of North Carolina System officials have set a target of February 2019 for having…


Bryon's Hot Dog Stand to close Friday

August 15, 2018

If you love hot dogs from Bryon’s Hot Dog Stand and haven’t had one in a while, you probably ought to get by there for one either Thursday or Friday.

Friday in fact will be the last day Bryon’s will be open — at least under its current owners, Bryon and Stacey Hickman. The…