February 19, 2019

Gavin and Alex Whitehurst were recently presented with a Command Coin and a thank-you letter from Cmdr. Randy Meador, commanding officer of Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City. Gavin, a fourth-grader at Camden Intermediate School, and brother Alex, a first-grader at Grandy Primary School, learned that…

AoA move to 'The Center' a story worth re-telling

February 17, 2019

This year’s Arts of The Albemarle Gala will celebrate a decade of AoA’s new home at The Center and a corresponding metamorphosis from a small gallery of visual art to a busy hub for visual and performing arts and a crucial economic driver for downtown.


Celebrations, Feb. 17

February 17, 2019

Dockside wins Christmas window decorating

Dockside Elizabeth City is the winner of the Downtown Elizabeth City Christmas Window Decorating Contest, officials announced last week.

Dockside, located at 115B South Water Street, is known for being creative in decorating their windows each season…

Keckley rose from slavery as couturier, author

February 17, 2019

To celebrate Black History Month, I wanted to reflect on the life and work of Elizabeth Keckley. If you’re unsure of who she is, or why, like myself, you don’t remember her name from your history classes, let me begin with this: She was among one of the first African American women to…