February 09, 2018
Elizabeth City City Council will consider approving a $20,000 grant next week to renovate part of the former Comstock’s Confectionery building so a local law office can relocate there.
February 05, 2018
True Images Salon is the second business that plans to occupy the building Christ Episcopal Church plans to renovate. It’s also the business city officials previously declined to identify, despite the fact Christ Episcopal was being approved for a $20,000 city Business Improvement Grant.…
February 03, 2018
In another setback for redevelopment of the Southern Hotel, the city of Elizabeth City is planning to give a $500,000 grant back to the state of North Carolina because the project has been delayed too long.
January 29, 2018
Sidney’s, a popular café and bistro located in Elizabeth City’s Virginia Dare Arcade, has closed after nearly 6½ years in business, one of the arcade’s owners said Monday.
Leticia Redden, operator of Sidney's in the 500 block of East Main Street, advised arcade…
January 28, 2018
Despite dreary and drizzly conditions Tuesday morning, civic and elected officials and residents turned out for the official opening of the new Elizabeth City Tidal Wave Auto Spa just off Halstead Boulevard Extended.
January 28, 2018
It's not a secret, but it bears repeating: building a successful business is hard.
January 27, 2018
Elizabeth City City Council voted Monday to approve a $20,000 grant intended to help two downtown businesses — even though councilors didn't know then who the businesses were.
Council voted unanimously to award a Business Improvement Grant to Christ Episcopal Church to help it with a costly…
January 14, 2018
Ron Sandlin has tried everything.
He's boosted pay, added vacation days and even lowered the minimum age requirement from 25 to 23. But he still can't find enough qualified people to drive Patriot Transportation Holding's oil trucks.
"I've been in this business since 1984, and I've never seen what…
January 07, 2018
The percentage of unemployed North Carolinians increased both statewide and across the Albemarle in November, according to the latest data from the N.C. Department of Commerce.
January 04, 2018
James Flanigan said he and his business partner Kevin O’Leary like to turn a community’s “ugly duckling” into a swan.