June 23, 2018

HERTFORD — The Albemarle Commission Board of Commissioners has rejected the 10-county agency’s proposed $6.8 million budget for next year, citing concerns about proposals to add a new economic developer position and lease property in Elizabeth City for the agency’s new…

SBI joins probe of blaze at fire station

June 22, 2018

CAMDEN — Both the State Bureau of Investigation and the N.C. Fire Marshal’s Office have joined the investigation into the cause of a fire that destroyed an ambulance and another vehicle at a Camden fire station late Thursday.

No one was in the South Camden Fire Station at the time of…

County spends $102K to fend off future cyberattacks

June 22, 2018

Pasquotank County commissioners voted Monday to spend up to $102,000 to upgrade the county's information technology infrastructure, in response to a cyberattack last month that took county servers hostage and shut down employees' email.

Following a closed session Monday, commissioners voted…

Corolla residents object to budget

June 21, 2018

CURRITUCK — The Currituck Board of Commissioners this week approved a $50.1 million budget for next year, but not without protest from members of a Corolla citizens group who questioned county spending priorities in the Outer Banks community.