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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Rising expenses, falling prices hit area farm incomes

April 23, 2019

Falling prices for crops such as corn and soybeans have been the single biggest cause of declines in farm income, according to area crop experts.

The trend of declining farm income is among the information found in the recent report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the results of the 2017…


Potato Festival to offer three days of rides, tunes, food, fun

April 22, 2019

The North Carolina Potato Festival — downtown Elizabeth City's signature event — is less than a month away, and it's poised to once again offer a jam-packed weekend of family fun.


Education working group begins its work at ECSU

April 22, 2019

A panel established to encourage excellence in the Elizabeth City State University Education Department plans a thoroughgoing assessment of the university’s teacher education program.


E City Runner hopes to help in childhood cancer fight

April 22, 2019

Next weekend, Jeffery Hall — the self-named “E City Runner” — hopes to both complete his first marathon and raise at least $1,000 in the fight against childhood cancer and pediatric diseases.