August 18, 2017

The co-chairman of a community relations panel believes Pasquotank County’s Confederate monument needs to be moved from the courthouse.

Jason Schubert, co-chairman of the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Community Relations Commission, also is urging county officials to host a forum on the…


August 18, 2017

The new splash pad at Enfield Park officially has a new name.

Elizabeth City City Council on Monday officially named the splash pad after former Elizabeth City Mayor Roger McLean.

Council unanimously approved renaming the splash pad for McLean, honoring the late mayor who city officials credit as…


August 18, 2017

A representative of the Charlotte-based company that audited Elizabeth City’s utility bills both presented the firm’s findings and defended the limitations of its analysis Monday night.

Keith Readling, executive vice president of Raftelis Financial Consultants, made the presentation…

Keith Readling

August 18, 2017

Pasquotank County has filed an insurance claim for damages to the Confederate monument next to the courthouse — damages that one county commissioner described Thursday as vandalism.

The vandalism to the monument apparently happened three months ago, long before the current debate over whether…


August 18, 2017

The leader of one of the state's largest farm or­ga­ni­za­tions says the idea of any­one, es­pe­cially chil­dren, go­ing hun­gry in the world is un­think­able for farm­ers.

“Farm­ers ab­so­lutely hate hunger,” N.C. Farm…


August 18, 2017

The superintendent of the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools has opted not to hold a back-to-school convocation for schools staff this year.

ECPPS Superintendent Larry Cartner told the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education at its regular meeting last month that he had decided not to…


August 16, 2017

The Albemarle Area United Way on Tuesday officially presented checks totaling $127,635 to its 19 partner agencies — agencies that provide vital community services like feeding the hungry, mentoring children and helping disaster victims.

Si Sey­mour, basketball ra­dio…


August 15, 2017

The local chapter of the NAACP will again call for the removal of the Confederate monument at the Pasquotank County Courthouse — even though commissioners previously voted to keep the monument where it is and a 2015 law would now require state officials’ permission to remove it.



August 14, 2017

Elizabeth City will be featured in an upcoming digital version of a popular monthly North Carolina magazine that profiles interesting people, places and events across the state.  

K McKay, digital content writer for Greensboro-based “Our State” magazine, was in the Harbor of…

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August 14, 2017

Pasquotank County will continue to lease space to the Albemarle Area United Way at the Edgewood Center, plus donate $1,200 a year to the nonprofit organization.

During commissioners’ finance committee meeting last week, AAUW Chairman Brian White and Vice Chairman Johnson Biggs asked the…

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