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Friday, December 15, 2017
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Hybrid fire agency eyed for Knotts Island

December 15, 2017

KNOTTS ISLAND — Cur­rituck County Man­ager Dan Scanlon told Knotts Is­land res­i­dents this week the county hasn’t set­tled yet on a fi­nal so­lu­tion for their long-term fire protection. However, officials would like to see a…


Collards arrive in time for holiday table

December 15, 2017

The season to find locally grown vegetables is drawing to a close -- with one big exception.

Collards hit their peak at the right time to make their appearance on holiday tables for Thanksgiving, Christmas then New Year's Day.

This year's corp appears to be selling fast. Eddie Jo Powell with Powell…


Group finalizes Taylor Theater purchase

December 14, 2017

EDENTON — A local investment group has purchased the Taylor Theater in Edenton, breathing new life into the movie house that closed this summer. 

Charlie Creighton, who along with Samuel Dixon and Larry Sellers heads the investment group, said the group has purchased the theater building…


Kiffner named Regional Teacher of Year

December 14, 2017

HERTFORD — For the second year in a row, a teacher in the Perquimans County Schools has been named the region’s top teacher.

Kaley Kiffner, a science teacher at Perquimans County Middle School, found out she had been named Regional Teacher of the Year on Thursday. Kiffner won the award…