Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Unease in Camden: Senior center patrons' concerns persist

February 19, 2019

CAMDEN — A number of Camden County residents who frequent the county’s senior center say they like its facilities, programs and staff. They have other concerns about the center’s operations, however, that they don’t believe county officials are adequately addressing.…

Lawmakers: Local calendar control may snag in Senate

February 19, 2019

Most area counties support returning control of the annual school calendar to local school boards. However, any legislation allowing the change still appears to face an uphill climb in the state Senate, state lawmakers say.

Perquimans recently became the latest area county to adopt a resolution…

Grant to help city study pedestrian safety

February 19, 2019

In a step toward making Elizabeth City better for pedestrians, the city has won a state grant to figure out where the city needs more sidewalks and other improvements.

The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded the city a Pedestrian Planning Grant, City Manager Rich Olson announced last week.…

Cyclists gearing up for TarWheel ride April 13

February 18, 2019

Bicycling enthusiasts mark your calendars for April 13, the date of this year’s TarWheel cycling event. 

The 26th annual TarWheel ride is Saturday, April 13. Registration starts at 7 a.m. at Charles Creek Park on Riverside Avenue in downtown Elizabeth City. An hour later bicyclists…