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Sunday, July 24, 2016
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EC business leaders welcome Chamber's Hindenach

July 24, 2016

Local Education Foundation Director Molly Williams Brite doesn't yet have Mike Hindenach's number on her cell phone speed dial, but she said, "It won't take long."

Hindenach, who's the new president of the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce, on Wednesday evening got the chance for the first…


Thorsby joins Twiford's as public relations chief

July 24, 2016

The former president of the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce is the new spokeswoman for Twiford Funeral Homes.

Kelly Thorsby was hired as Twiford's public relations and marketing director due to her prior extensive background in marketing with the local business and civic booster…


Teacher shortages, growing enrollment test public schools

July 24, 2016

North Carolina is facing critical teacher shortages while more students are swelling the public school system, one of the state's top education policy experts told local educators and public officials last week.

Keith Poston, president and executive director of the N.C. Public School Forum, based…


Area college-bound students get ready for dorm life

July 24, 2016

Mylie Moniz of Moyock will be going to East Carolina University a little more prepared than she did her first year in college.

The junior studying criminal justice said she forgot a few things when she moved into the dorms, like hangers and microwaveable dishes.

Her advice to area college-bound…