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July 14, 2018

Global outreach is Lana Neal’s passion, and this week she embarked on her 17th mission trip to Ecuador.


July 07, 2018

As the new club director of the Elizabeth City Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Albemarle, Hashira Rodriguez wants to expand teen programming and increase community involvement.

“There is so much potential here,” Rodriguez said in a recent interview. “I want to be a part…


June 30, 2018

Pharmacist Zacki Twiford strives to help women achieve wellness through bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.

“I really just want to educate women to live their best life,” said Twiford.

Bioidentical hormones are derived from plant estrogens and are chemically identical to those…


June 23, 2018

Utilizing the skills he learned as a Boy Scout, Ian Beaty will be recognized by the Boy Scouts of America with the Honor Medal at Pilmoor Memorial United Methodist Church in Currituck on Sunday.

Beaty, 15, a student at the Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies, was participating…


June 16, 2018

As the new Camden County Cooperative Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development, Alexandria Huber is looking forward to creating educational and enriching programs for children.


June 09, 2018

As the youth and family program director at the Albemarle Family YMCA, Shannon Parvis provides fun and engaging activities for kids.

“I really like knowing the YMCA, the staff and myself are making a difference in children’s lives,” said Parvis.

Parvis is coordinating the upcoming…


June 02, 2018

With a camera in hand, Christina Forbes captures the most important moments of her clients’ lives.

“For me it is a huge compliment that they value my vision,” Forbes says of her photography subjects.

Through the lens of her camera, Forbes creates a storybook of memories for…


May 26, 2018

For more than 30 years, Wendy Corcoran has worked with clients.

As a licensed massage and bodywork therapist, she says, “Touch can be healing.”

Originally from Wisconsin, Corcoran attended the Fuller School of Massage in Virginia. She previously owned a holistic day spa, but now offers…


May 19, 2018

On the way to mail packages for Christmas, Dawn Kidd decided to embark on a new business.

Kidd said she realized there was a need for a place to offer shipping services at the north end of Elizabeth City where she lives. Kidd drove into the parking lot at University Plaza on North Road Street and…


May 12, 2018

As director of Library Services at Elizabeth City State University, Juanita Midgette Spence strives to help students, faculty and staff locate information resources and engage in leisure reading activities.

“I really love the contact I have with the faculty, staff and students,” said…

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