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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Olson: No pact for city to buy shipyard, city to seek reuse of $1M

October 15, 2019

Elizabeth City officials are looking to change the use of $1 million in state funding earmarked for cleanup of the Elizabeth City Shipyard after months of negotiations to have the city purchase the property appear to have come up empty.

City Manager Rich Olson made the announcement in his weekly…


Jurors see grisly video of prison victims

October 15, 2019

MANTEO — Jurors saw video of the grisly aftermath of a failed inmate escape attempt at Pasquotank Correctional Institution and heard from witnesses who lived through it during the first day of testimony in Mikel Brady’s first-degree murder trial in Dare County on Monday.

Brady, who is…


Wide tide flooding covers roads, closes schools

October 15, 2019

Wind tide flooding brought standing water to a number of Pasquotank County streets and roads on Monday, forcing the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools to close schools for the day and delay opening them today by one hour.

The National Weather Service lists 1.8 feet as “flood…


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…