Friday, August 17, 2018

Schools get sprucing-up for new year

August 17, 2018

CAMDEN — Area school districts have been busy this summer getting facilities ready for the arrival of students in just over a week.

In Camden County, Grandy Primary School has received special attention this summer — and Principal Timothy Lazar couldn’t be more pleased.…

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…