Caution — Fees Ahead: More students paying for driver’s ed

With state funding for driver’s education on the chopping block next year, area school districts are starting to charge students a fee for what traditionally had been a free training course.

  • Plans for shopping center approved

    Elizabeth City City Council approved key plans for the Tanglewood Pavilion project earlier this week, meaning the start of construction on the $20 million-plus shopping center is just weeks away.

  • Edenton man named to aviation task force

    EDENTON — The chairman of Edenton’s airport commission has been appointed by the governor to serve on a new task force whose mission is to boost economic development through aviation.

  • 26 citations issued at Hands Across the Border

    SOUTH MILLS — Area and state law enforcement officers handed out at least 26 violations on Thursday as part of an annual pre-Labor Day traffic checkpoint on U.S. Highway 17 at the North Carolina-Virginia border.

  • EC Convention and Visitors Bureau unveils new website

    The Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau touted its new website earlier this week, encouraging residents to check out its robust, interactive calendar of events, blogs on local goings-on and other features.

  • Attorney to face Bar hearing next month

    A disciplinary hearing is set for next month for a local attorney accused of sending obscene pictures of himself to clients.

High school football/Week 2: Rivalry Up, Rivalry Down

Given the approximately 15 miles of separation between high schools in Edenton and Perquimans, and the ones in Camden and Currituck, it’s only natural that the respective schools would be geographic rivals.

You Run, They Learn: Run for Mukhanyo relays set for EC, Hertford

With the guiding light of “kids helping kids,” Hertford’s Camp Cale and downtown Elizabeth City will host their first-ever “Run for Mukhanyo” charity relays on Oct. 11, inviting children to run laps to help orphans in South Africa.

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