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October 14, 2018

It’s the kind of anniversary no one wants to remember. A year ago this past Friday, four inmates at Pasquotank Correctional Institution beat to death four correctional employees in a failed escape attempt. 

The brutal murders of the four PCI staff members on Oct. 12, 2017, coming on the…

October 07, 2018

Pasquotank water customers can probably be thankful there’s a contested commissioner election next month.

September 30, 2018

The full U.S. Senate will have the final say on whether Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, becomes a justice on the court — but not before the FBI has a chance to investigate allegations of sexual assault leveled against the nominee.

September 23, 2018

After bottling up his real feelings about Christine Blasey Ford and her 36-year-old allegations of sexual assault against his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, for nearly a week, President Trump decided Friday he just couldn’t bite his tongue and hide his anger and annoyance any longer.

September 09, 2018

Just as election officials across North Carolina were celebrating finalization of this fall’s ballot, and finally turning their focus to preparing for the important Nov. 6 mid-term election, the Trump administration’s Justice Department decided to go fishing for phantom illegal voters.

September 09, 2018

The rumors, which got thicker than molasses during a Minnesota winter, turned out to be true: The Daily Advance has been sold.

September 02, 2018

With the request for more local funding a constant refrain in the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools, we were as surprised as anyone to learn the district apparently has enough money to pay now-former Superintendent Larry Cartner $318,000 to essentially leave before his contract is up.


August 26, 2018

The simmering frustration among many citizens to remove symbols glorifying the "lost cause" of the Civil War erupted last week in an assault at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Fortunately, it wasn't an assault that brought great human suffering — at least none requiring medical…

August 12, 2018

Elizabeth City residents, business owners and patrons in the last 25 years have experienced a fairly long and continuous history of traffic-impeding downtown renovations.


August 05, 2018

State Rep. Bob Steinburg, R-Chowan, says he didn’t break any laws or ethics rules when his new sports marketing company signed a $50,000 contract with Currituck County last year to facilitate the county’s sponsorship of a college basketball tournament in Asheville this fall.

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