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Saturday, May 26, 2018
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Pain returns at the pump: Motorists angry about higher prices

May 26, 2018

Victoria Matta is not happy.

Like everyone pulling up to the pumps in recent weeks, she’s paying a lot more to fill up her gas tank.

"I absolutely hate it," Matta, 21, of Elizabeth City, said at the Circle D Food Mart, where regular unleaded was selling for $2.759 a gallon Friday afternoon.…


Waterpark's second season to get off to sliding start

May 26, 2018

HARBINGER — Sea­son two of the H2OBX Water­park in Lower Cur­rituck gets off to a slid­ing start to­day at 10 a.m.

H2OBX Gen­eral Man­ager Damian Don­dero said the wa­ter­park has hired about 400 peo­ple this sea­son, about 50 more than last…


Permits now required for beach parking

May 25, 2018

CURRITUCK — Starting today, non-county motorists wanting to park on the beach along a heavily traveled strip of the Currituck Outer Banks will have to have a paid permit to do so.

The Currituck Board of Commissioners approved the parking permit system in March in response to concerns about…


Chicken rush: Popeyes opening draws big crowd

May 24, 2018

A large crowd turned out for the opening of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen’s first restaurant in Elizabeth City on Thursday, and there was no doubt what customers were lining up for. 

"I just love their chicken," said Tyesha O'Neal, who ordered a two-piece combination meal. "It's so delicious.…