WEVS to open with 26 students

COROLLA — Adding nearly a dozen new students may not be a big deal for most schools, but it is for Water’s Edge Village School, a K-6 charter school in Corolla.

  • Rate relief may be brief

    Elizabeth City’s electrical rates would plunge 14 percent this summer but have to start rising again in 2017, City Manager Rich Olson told the city council based on his draft budget unveiled earlier this month.

  • EC charter school to name CEO in May

    The region’s first STEM charter school is about half-way toward its enrollment goal for its inaugural year and soon plans to announce its first CEO.Joe Peel, co-chairman of the board of directors for the Northeast Academy of Aerospace and Advanced Technologies, said the charter school so far has received about 55 applications for its first class of 120 7th- and- 8th-graders.

  • Decision 2015: Walton aims to be voice of 4th Ward residents

    Fourth Ward residents need a strong and independent voice on the Elizabeth City City Council, candidate for city councilor Johnnie Walton said Friday.

  • COA looks to rebrand image, update website

    College of The Albemarle will soon have a redesigned website and a new brand and marketing strategy.

  • Grant requests move forward

    Elizabeth CityGrant requests move forwardThe city has received updates on two grant requests from the Governor’s Crime Commission, “a promising sign,” according to City Manager Rich Olson.

Local swimmers place high in regional

GOLDSBORO — Sixteen swimmers from northeastern North Carolina took part in the Upper Southeast YMCA Regional meet.

Preservation weekend showcases two historic restoration projects

Two old houses from different periods, both representing some of the best of architectural history in the region, will be the sight for an upcoming Historic Preservation Trades Weekend.

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