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.

  • License plate agency to open in Grandy

    GRANDY — Residents of Currituck County will soon be able to renew their annual vehicle registrations, buy replacement license plates and handle vehicle title in the county.

  • Thieves steal $7K in property in B&E

    Elizabeth City police are investigating a break-in earlier this week in which thieves stole $7,000 worth of television sets and jewelry.

  • Police respond to gunfire report

    Police responded late Thursday night to a report of possible gunfire in the 200 block of Bell Street.

  • Council extends disclosure policy to boards

    The Elizabeth City City Council continues fine-tuning its many committees, working to set new rules and expectations for citizen appointees — including term limits — while separately requiring members of important real estate-related boards to disclose their business and property interests.

  • 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.

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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