February 05, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District is continuing to remove debris at the Dismal Swamp Canal after fallen trees from Hurricane Matthew forced its closure. The Corps also surveyed a feeder ditch at the Dismal Swamp Canal and determined severe shoaling at the Feeder Ditch, the Dismal…


January 29, 2017

The board of advisors of the William C. Friday Fellowship, a program of the Wildacres Leadership Initiative, recently announced the appointment of Abdul Sm Rasheed as executive director.



January 22, 2017

Billy Mercer of Elizabeth City  recently won first place in the a non-Irrigated division of the 2016 National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Yield Contest in North Carolina.


January 15, 2017

When Michael Bonner committed to three-to-four years teaching at South Greenville Elementary, not far from East Carolina University, the 2013 Elizabeth City State University graduate had some idea of what he was getting into. What he didn’t know was just how much his job would change his life,…


December 18, 2016

Elnora McCoy of South Mills presented a model of Poole's Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Nov. 27 to the actual church on Woodsville Road in Hertford in memory of her grandparents, Jackson and Hannah Cross and her parents George and Elmira C. Smith. McCoy said she remembers helping her…


November 17, 2016


November 06, 2016

The American Cancer Society’s Bark for Life will be held Saturday, Nov 12, at Meyler Farm in Woodville, offering a day of fun events, tail wagging, dog treats and tricks while helping people get well, stay well, fight back, and find cures.


October 30, 2016

Seven women were recognized as “Unsung Heroes” at the Black Pearls Awards Dinner hosted by the National Council of Negro Women, Northeastern NC section last weekend. 

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