City vows to find flood fixes for Rosewood

City Public Works Director Paul Fredette says he’ll be the first to admit Elizabeth City’s $1.21 million road project hasn’t gone smoothly, especially for residents of the Rosewood neighborhood.

  • Costs for Church Street fix to rise

    Elizabeth City officials are preparing to spend an extra $320,000 on resurfacing 3,500 feet of Church Street, repairing the thoroughfare at the expense of fixing lower priority roads.

  • ECSU to withhold enrollment figures another week

    While many other colleges and universities in the state have already released student enrollment figures for the fall semester, Elizabeth City State University officials haven’t and won’t until the middle of next week.

  • NAACP asks Hertford to rescind vote on vacancy

    HERTFORD — The president of the Perquimans County NACCP is calling on the Hertford Town Council to rescind its recent decision to fill a vacancy on the board with the town’s former white mayor instead of a black applicant who narrowly lost an election for a council seat last year.

  • EC-Pasquotank to replace 3 school nurses

    Half of the registered nurses working for the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools will be new to the school district this year.

  • Corolla man charged after exchange student hit, killed walking on NC 12

    COROLLA — A Corolla man has been charged with felony hit and run after a Bulgarian exchange student was struck and killed by a car on N.C. Highway 12 Monday night.

Jimmy’s Fight: A Catfish Challenge for area sports

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis impacted Jensen Hunter’s life months before being brought into the world.

Recovered Memories: EC woman reunites families with lost photos

  No one’s memories should go in the trashcan.

  • Hertford’s Indian Summer Festival to kick off Sept. 5

    HERTFORD — The annual Indian Summer Festival will kick off in just nine days.

  • Locals taking ‘ice bucket challenge’ for ALS awareness

    EDENTON — Michael Hare is glad to see Facebook’s viral “ice bucket challenge” for ALS reach Chowan County.“It has certainly been an extra unexpected fundraiser,” said Hare, an Edenton native and Albemarle Bank executive who serves on the board of the Hertford-based Jim “Catfish” Hunter ALS Foundation.

  • Perquimans teacher becomes Ag Ambassador

    Innovative packaging can save lives.

  • Edenton makes list of lighthouse destinations

    EDENTON — Dubbed “lighthouse aficionados” by N.C. State Historic Sites Director Keith Hardison and “lighthouse groupies” by Coast Guard Commander Steven Fachko, the large fraternity and sorority of diehard lighthouse hobbyists can now add Edenton to the itinerary on lighthouse tours.

  • History of the Roanoke River Lighthouse

    The Roanoke River Lighthouse has survived for over 100 years despite hurricanes, ice floes, war, neglect, and being transported three times.

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