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City seeks $1.2M to buy shipyard

Furthering a long-held goal of providing more public access to the Pasquotank River, the city of Elizabeth City is seeking $1.2 million in grant funds to purchase the former Elizabeth City Shipyard property on Riverside Avenue.

  • Pasquotank fingerprint fees OK’d

    The short-lived controversy over whether Virginia would allow non-state residents to carry concealed handguns has led to a lasting consequence in Pasquotank County: new fees for fingerprinting.

  • Judges strike down 2 NC Congressional districts

    RALEIGH — Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congressional districts in North Carolina, saying race was the predominant factor in drawing those lines but state legislators lacked justification using that practice.

  • Woman airlifted after collision on US 17

    HERTFORD — A Chowan County woman had to be airlifted to a Virginia hospital for treatment last weekend after her pickup truck collided with another vehicle and overturned on U.S. Highway 17 in Perquimans County.

  • Sheriff: House where man killed in 2013 set afire

    EDENTON — The house where a Chowan County man was shot to death more than two years ago was destroyed by fire Thursday night and one of the dead man’s close friends has been charged with setting the blaze.

  • Thinking strategically: Task force begins work

    A task force focused on creating a new education strategy for the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools got down to business this week, defining the outlines of a plan it will recommend to the board of education this spring.

Greenville resident and BMX champ dies

GREENVILLE — Dave Mirra, the most decorated BMX rider of all time and the man largely responsible for bringing the sport to Greenville, died of a self-inflicted gunshot on Thursday, according to a Greenville Police Department news release.

Super Bowl Hunger: Orders for pizza and wings keep businesses hopping

No Super Bowl party is complete without some fun finger foods. Pizza and chicken wings clearly top the chart of good eats - and local businesses are gearing up to deliver.

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