2018 Elections

October 20, 2018

Early voting is already way up for next month’s mid-term election, with election offices in two area counties already reporting more voters in three days than cast ballots during the entire early voting period prior to election day for the May 8 primary.   

Total votes cast for the…

October 20, 2018

The three candidates vying for two Outside City seats on the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education debated several topics during a forum earlier this week, including the controversial payout to the school district’s former superintendent, how to turn around low-performing schools, and…


October 19, 2018

Protecting schools, fighting theft, and continuing efforts against opioid abuse were among the issues the candidates for sheriff in Pasquotank and Camden counties took on during a forum Tuesday night in Elizabeth City.

The forum featured Pasquotank sheriff candidates Tommy Wooten, a Republican, and…


October 18, 2018

The future of local solar power, whether Interstate 87 is a distant dream, and how to fund schools were among the topics candidates for Pasquotank County commissioner tackled at Tuesday night's forum in Elizabeth City.

The six men vying for three seats on the Board of Commissioners spoke during the…


October 17, 2018

CAMDEN — Camden County Sheriff Rodney Meads is endorsing the candidate who defeated him in the May 8 Republican primary to succeed him as the county’s top law enforcement official.

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October 17, 2018

EDENTON — Chowan County voters who head to the polls starting today for early voting will be deciding between a pair of incumbents and their challengers in two contested county commissioner races.

Republican Bob Kirby is challenging incumbent Democrat Jeff Smith, the commission board’s…

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October 16, 2018

CAMDEN — Three open seats on the Camden Board of Education have drawn the most crowded field of candidates for a county school board race in recent memory.


October 14, 2018

Pasquotank and Camden voters will get a chance this week to question candidates in contested races for state and local offices.

October 14, 2018

The four men vying to be Pasquotank County's next at-large commissioners have similar goals but varied backgrounds – offering voters experience in education, senior care, public safety and business.

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October 13, 2018

Does northeastern North Carolina need to stay the course or give new leadership a chance?

That's the debate in the 11-county Senate District 1, where state Rep. Bob Steinburg, R-Chowan, is running against Washington County Commissioner Cole Phelps, a Democrat.

Though Steinburg is not the incumbent…

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