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Progress & Review

May 19, 2019

Organizations that serve youth across the region are seeing an uptick in membership, but also a growing need for more programs, volunteers and funding.

The Boys & Girls Club Albemarle Region is seeing an increase in members, particularly in Chowan County. That has prompted the club’s…

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May 19, 2019

Elizabeth City’s three institutions of higher education are making strides in enrollment, facilities and programs.

At Elizabeth City State University, the aviation science program continues to grow as students flock to ECSU for the only four-year aviation degree currently in the state. The…

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May 19, 2019

Area school districts have a number of projects that are either underway or about to start that will offer students more opportunities to learn through hands-on activities in preparation for the careers of today and tomorrow.

The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools is launching the Harris…

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May 19, 2019

Editor’s note: The following story was written as part of our Living Here special section published in today’s edition.

The United States is still a nation of church-goers. Just last year in fact, Gallup Inc., found that 50 percent of Americans report belonging to a church, synagogue or…

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May 19, 2019

In Pasquotank and Camden counties, heart disease kills far more people than the state norm, and more than one-in-three elderly adults have diabetes.

And in Chowan, Currituck and Perquimans, those problems are not only shared, but compounded by struggles with transportation and a lack of nearby…

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May 19, 2019

EDENTON — Chowan County's business outlook is bright as businesses expand and invest in the local economy.

Regional companies like Regulator Marine, Colony Tire, Daedalus Yachts and Jimbo's Jumbos are hiring and have expanded operations. McDonald's recently underwent more than $1 million in…

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May 19, 2019

Signs of growth are abound in Pasquotank County, despite an unemployment rate stubbornly hovering above the state and national rates.

Residential and commercial construction are up, highly anticipated new businesses are in the works, and local officials have new focus on industrial development.…

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May 19, 2019

A growing population that’s showing no signs of slowing down is fueling economic prosperity in Currituck County. 

“Because Currituck County is the only county growing in northeastern North Carolina with projections showing growth for another 20-plus years based on U.S. Census…

May 19, 2019

Civic groups may be declining in membership, but they continue to offer a variety of activities and services for the community.

American Legion Post 40 in Edenton has 277 post members, 77 members of the Sons of the American Legion and 237 Auxiliary members. These are all paid members, according to…

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May 19, 2019

Charitable giving may be up, but so are the needs in the region, say officials of area organizations.

“In this past year we’ve been seeing an increase in a combination of things, including increased corporate gifts that are very sizable,” said Bill Blake, the executive director of…

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