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Celebrations

December 09, 2018

Camden museum, jail win preservation award

The Camden County Heritage Museum and Historic Jail were recently awarded the 2018 N.C. Preservation Consortium Robert James Award for Preservation Excellence.

The award was announced Nov. 16 at the North Carolina Preservation Consortium…

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December 02, 2018

Local artist wins at state Senior Games

Jacquelynn Muller from Camden won a gold, silver, and bronze medal in the Silver Arts Knitting/Weaving Needlework competition at the North Carolina Senior Games State Finals held in Raleigh on Nov.16-17. Muller qualified at the annual 2018 Albemarle this past…

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November 25, 2018

Currituck-Dare groups award more than $25,000 in local grants

The boards of advisors of both the Currituck-Dare Community Foundation and Currituck-Dare Women's Fund recently awarded $25,405 in local grants, according to Sheila Davies, CDCF board president and Loismary Hoehne and Janet Colegrove,…

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November 18, 2018

Sentara Albemarle gets ‘A’ for patient safety

Sentara Albemarle Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade.

The designation recognizes the effort of Sentara Albemarle Medical Center to protect patients from harm and meet…

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November 11, 2018

Melton, selected to NC 4-H National Team

Currituck County 4-H Sharpshooters team member Tucker Melton has been selected to represent North Carolina, as a member of the 4-person, NC State Rifle Team.

Tucker will compete with the team at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament in Grand Island,…

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November 04, 2018

‘Grow To Eat’ program wins state award

The Chowan-Gates-Perquimans Master Gardeners’ “Grow To Eat” collaboration with local food pantries under the direction of Chowan Extension Agent Katy Shook, recently was awarded first place in a statewide Master Gardener Search…

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October 28, 2018

Guardian ad Litem gains four new advocates

The Guardian ad Litem Program for the First Judicial District recently swore in four new Guardian ad Litem Child Advocates.

Among the new advocates are Gary Reed of Dare County, Patricia Leonard of Pasquotank County, and Karen Wright of Perquimans County.…

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October 21, 2018

Joe and Anita Leotta have been named to the Chowan-Perquimans Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors.

The couple, who moved to Edenton in 2016 from Manhattan, New York, bring experience, energy, and perspective to the community and to their affiliate, according to Habitat.

Joe Leotta, who was…

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October 18, 2018

Columbia — The 27th annual Scuppernong River Festival on Saturday was a day jam-packed with activities and events that ended with fireworks over the river and a night-time concert.

The day began with a parade and the chance to see a Periauger, an 18th century replica work boat, with costumed…

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October 18, 2018

COLUMBIA – Happy Birthday Columbia!

A trio of birthday celebrations took place Friday night at the Columbia Theatre Museum.

Town celebrated its 225th anniversary while it was also the 25th anniversary of Partnership for the Sounds and the 20th anniversary for the Columbia Theatre Museum.

And…

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