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Friday, December 14, 2018
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Turner: COA library renovations on budget, on time

December 14, 2018

The full-scale renovation of the library on College of The Albemarle’s main campus in Elizabeth is proceeding on budget and on time, with the facility now expected to open in late March or early April.

The project represents a complete overhaul of 21,000 square feet of space in the two-story…


Operation Santa Claus: Program brightens Christmas for families

December 14, 2018

CURRITUCK — Christmas gifts are more than paper and plastic and gadgetry; they're a message that people are remembered, and valued.

That's why Operation Santa Claus continues in full force in Currituck County, and why Dawn Smith continues to lead the major gift-giving program for…


Thousands expected for Wrights flight observance

December 13, 2018

KILL DEVIL HILLS — A dream birthed in Elizabeth City almost 100 years ago now draws thousands of visitors to the Outer Banks each year.

The late W.O. Saunders, publisher of the Independent newspaper in Elizabeth City, was looking for an idea in the 1920s to jump-start economic…


Perquimans teacher dies after collapsing at school

December 13, 2018

HERTFORD — A beloved teacher at Hertford Grammar School whose father was a Major League pitching legend died Thursday after collapsing at her school.

Kim Hunter Daugherty, daughter of Jim “Catfish” Hunter, died at Vidant Chowan Hospital in Edenton where she was transported after…