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ECSU parade will not pass through downtown

October 14, 2019

For the second time in four years, Elizabeth City State University’s Homecoming Parade on Saturday won’t pass through Elizabeth City’s downtown.

But unlike the 2016 parade, which had to be rerouted because of road construction, this year’s parade is being rerouted for public…


Fire destroys Cotton Gin in Jarvisburg

October 14, 2019

JARVISBURG — Fire has destroyed The Cotton Gin, a Currituck County landmark and popular gift shop that was a destination for both locals and beach-bound visitors.

Hayden Poulin, deputy chief of the Lower Currituck Volunteer Fire Department, said no injuries were reported in the Saturday…


Pure Oil, Chocolate House renovations nearly done

October 14, 2019

More change is coming to Elizabeth City’s downtown as two more renovation projects are almost complete.

Developer Michelle Williams is converting the Pure Oil Station building on Water Street into retail space and the former Chocolate House, also on Water Street, into both retail space and a…


Ghost Walk 2019: Annual tour highlights Soviets, FDR in EC

October 13, 2019

President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s visit to Elizabeth City in 1937 later influenced a major decision he made during World War II.