Corolla business rises from the ashes

CURRITUCK — A business owner and a real estate agent who lost everything in fires last summer won Currituck tourism’s new Phoenix Awards this week for rising from the ashes — literally.

  • Ocean Atlantic Rentals named top small biz

    CURRITUCK — Ocean Atlantic Rentals was named Small Business of the Year by the Currituck Chamber of Commerce this week for its “power of marketing” and support of community events.

  • After vote, can council, mayor work together?

    Can the same mayor and city councilors who have often sparred in the past work together better over the next two years?

  • Area teacher turnover rates rise

    Teacher turnover rates in North Carolina saw a slight uptick from 2013-14 to last school year, rising from 14.12 to 14.84 percent, but all area districts besides Perquimans County Schools saw more‚Ä® significant increases.

  • Whalehead chair ready to step aside

    CURRITUCK — The chairwoman of a nonprofit who openly disagreed with the way Currituck took over operations of Whalehead is unlikely to be reappointed when her term expires.

  • Decision 2015: Too early for 3rd Ward runoff call

    It’s still too early to say whether Elizabeth City’s 3rd Ward won’t face a runoff election, Pasquotank County Elections Director Kelli Price said Thursday.

High School Roundup: Northeastern soccer survives late Currituck burst

With 35 minutes to go, the Northeastern boys soccer team took a 4-0 lead against Currituck in a matchup of squads hoping to dethrone First Flight, albeit unsuccessful so far, in the Northeastern Coastal Conference.

Soucy brings passion to Food Bank events

You could say that Annya Soucy is one of those reasons Elizabeth City is fortunate to have the Coast Guard base. Her husband’s decision to join the service brought the family here.

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