One year after the storm: Victims still living with tornadoes’ aftermath

Devastation was not hard to find in the Albemarle area one year ago.

  • County DSS director backs protesters on pay

    The head of Pasquotank County Department of Social Services said she stands behind her employees, supporting their right to walk off their jobs in what they see as an “injustice” over low pay.

  • April 2014: Impact of the 3 tornadoes

    The tornadoes that hit the Albemarle area last year, by estimates as of December, caused $10 million worth of damage across Chowan, Perquimans and Pasquotank counties, destroying upwards of 28 homes and heavily damaging many more.

  • Downtown director Cross leaving for Florida job

    The head of Elizabeth City’s downtown revitalization organization has resigned to take a job as editor of a weekly publication in Florida.

  • Business: Digital switch requires adapter

    Time Warner Cable is going to all-digital broadcasting in the Elizabeth City area, effective May 5, meaning customers without the needed equipment to help complete the conversion will have to obtain a new adapter.

  • Business: EBusiness empowers merchants with news they can use

    Katie Sawyer hadn’t yet heard of a new Elizabeth City police emailing initiative designed to help improve communications with local businesses and provide another way to help keep criminals away from commerce in the Harbor of Hospitality.

High School Roundup: Northeastern softball handles Lady Aces

EDENTON — Northeastern broke open a close game with four runs in the top of the seventh inning to defeat Edenton 11-6 on Friday.

Preservation weekend showcases two historic restoration projects

Two old houses from different periods, both representing some of the best of architectural history in the region, will be the sight for an upcoming Historic Preservation Trades Weekend.

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