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  • County budget eyes no tax hike

    Pasquotank County commissioners homed in Tuesday on a tentative county budget for next year that won’t raise property tax rates, but instead relies on cuts to education requests and an improving economy.

  • Council OKs rate-slashing electric deal

    In a historic and unanimous vote, Elizabeth City City Council on Tuesday became the latest city to approve the $1.2 billion electrical deal intended to reduce customer electrical rates for the next decade.

  • Olson concerned about cable merger

    Even though Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable expressed confidence Tuesday their $56.7 billion proposed merger will receive federal regulatory approval, Elizabeth City’s city manager said he’s concerned about the deal’s impact on local cable TV and Internet consumers.

  • OBX developer awarded Order of Long Leaf Pine

      CURRITUCK — A Norfolk, Va. developer who has built beach cottages on the Outer Banks since the 1960s is a recent recipient of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award for his contributions to North Carolina.

  • Camden's $1.8M physical fitness grant to end in July

    CAMDEN — A three-year program to get more Camden County youngsters physically fit is set to end on July 31 when its $1.8 million-plus in federal grant funding runs out.

Mizelle, Morse win FOM on the Chowan

EDENTON — The second team series event of the season for the NC East Division of the Fishers of Men National Tournament Trail was held on the Chowan River at Bayside Marina last weekend.

This year's art event making bigger Splash than ever

Last November downtown Elizabeth City was full of the sort of energy that draws people to this waterfront town; a festive environment spurred on by the presence of a whole lot of artists and an event called Splash.

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