Elizabeth City State University senior Tavaris Taylor eventually would like to offer affordable veterinary services to people in northeastern North Carolina.
EDENTON — Officials supporting establishment of an agriculture-based curriculum at College of The Albemarle say there always will be opportunities for the program’s graduates to find work in the agriculture industry.
Currituck and Pasquotank counties are seeing the economic benefits of local sporting events since the opening of South Park Sports Complex in Elizabeth City and Currituck Community Park in Barco.
HERTFORD — If you want to build boats, you have to know how to ride the tide.
HERTFORD — Sharon Lewis knew while she was growing up that she wanted to do one of two things after graduating from high school.
College of The Albemarle and Hockmeyer Equipment Corporation have discovered a mutually beneficial relationship in which the community college meets training needs at the company while the business offers the college’s graduates a place to work.
A strong job market and the opportunity to obtain credentials in one year of community college study are drawing increasing numbers of students to training programs in trades.
While more shopper dollars are being spent online and much of the public attention seems focused on newer commercial centers like Tanglewood Pavilions in Elizabeth City and the proposed Currituck Station in Moyock, downtown areas continue to thrive.
Wayne Harris says there’s still plenty of commercial rental space open in Elizabeth City and Pasquotank County, but spaces are filling up and the economic situation has improved dramatically in the last few years.
Talk to local business experts, and they'll tell you now is a good time to start a small business – provided you're still willing to work your tail off.