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. Mercer won with Pioneer® brand P1974VYHR, which yielded 260.7014 bushels per acre.

Mercer earned one of the…


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. 


October 23, 2016

A team, including staff from the Museum of the Albemarle, helped with the clean-up of hundreds of artifacts after the flooding of a Bertie County museum and library last month.


September 18, 2016

The boards of advisors of the Currituck-Dare Community Foundation and Women’s Fund have awarded more than $20,000 in local grant awards, according to Janet Colegrove, CDCF board president.

This year’s CDCF community grantmaking fund recipients include:

· $2,000 to Albemarle…

July 17, 2016

More than 30 girls gathered at Moyock Middle School last week for Broadway or Bust, a musical theater day camp for Girl Scouts that ended with a performance.


July 03, 2016

The Animal Lovers Assistance League recently presented a program on “How We Can Be Kind to Animals” to children attending camp at the YMCA in Barco.

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