Close Call: Quick action saves power lifter’s life

It was midday Oct. 25, Pasquotank County resident Jeff David went to the emergency room for what he thought was a hernia. Up until then, the 62-year-old power lifter seemed healthy as a bull moose.

  • City: If Water is one-way, go north

    Elizabeth City officials say if Water Street does become a one-way street, it should only be between Main and Elizabeth streets and traffic should flow in a north-only direction.

  • Goodman named Advance publisher

    Mike Goodman has assumed the position of publisher and executive editor of The Daily Advance, Chowan Herald and The Perquimans Weekly, John K. Cooke Jr., president of Cooke Communications North Carolina LLC, announced Friday.

  • $1M mid-Road Street project may have to wait

    City officials continue working to fix the “missing link” of Road Street between Elizabeth and Ehringhaus streets, but the project may not happen next year.

  • EDC hopes to jump-start ‘Jump-Start’ contest

    Response to a two-month-old incentives-based program designed to bring new businesses downtown is mostly in the “nibble” phase right now, the local economic developer says.

  • UNC billed $3M for fraud investigation

    RALEIGH — North Carolina’s flagship public university is facing a $3.1 million bill for the investigation by outside attorneys that detailed an academic fraud scheme that used fake grades to keep some athletes eligible for nearly two decades, the school said Friday.

Friday Night Football: Complete effort as Eagles dismantle Bunn

Time in Elizabeth City has been cruel to Northeastern’s first two opponents in the 2AA state playoffs. At least it’s gone by fast.

Break out your calendar for some area holiday happenings

Well here it is, the holiday season. The kids only have two days of school this week and by Thursday eve we’ll all be lamenting our full bellies while we eye another piece of pumpkin pie.

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