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August 19, 2018

A vacant downtown Elizabeth City storefront will have a new tenant this coming autumn.

Jake Forbes, owner of United Country Forbes Realty and Auctions in Hertford, on Friday, said plans call for the future Elizabeth City United Country Realty to be located in the Kramer Building along East Main…

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August 15, 2018

If you love hot dogs from Bryon’s Hot Dog Stand and haven’t had one in a while, you probably ought to get by there for one either Thursday or Friday.

Friday in fact will be the last day Bryon’s will be open — at least under its current owners, Bryon and Stacey Hickman. The…

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August 12, 2018

Unemployment rates increased in June in all but three of North Carolina's 100 counties, and most of the Albemarle region was no exception.

Perquimans County posted a 5.1 percent jobless rate and Pasquotank County was just behind at 5 percent, according to recently released data from the N.C.…

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August 07, 2018

HERTFORD — A private van pool service operated by rental vehicle giant Enterprise Rent-A-Car could provide a transportation option for area workers who now have trouble getting rides to work and local employers who have difficulty attracting workers from longer distances.

Angela Welsh,…


August 05, 2018

Representatives of the Kenan Institute in Chapel Hill plan to visit Elizabeth City next month to learn more about local businesses and kick off the SmartUp initiative here.

SmartUp is a business incubator strategy being funded by a $950,000 grant from the Sun Trust Foundation. The Kenan Institute…


August 05, 2018

Harbor Freight Tools plans to open what will be its 30th North Carolina store in Elizabeth City at the end of this month. 

The Southern California-based tool retailer is planning a “soft opening” of its new store at Port Elizabeth Centre on Aug. 28 and will follow that with a grand…

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August 05, 2018

CAMDEN — A Camden County surveying firm has joined forces with a Virginia-based engineering and technology company that has an office in Elizabeth City.

Eddie Hyman, of Camden, merged operations with the Timmons Group, of Richmond, at the start of this month following a process that…


August 02, 2018

An Australian company whose product is designed to extend the life of lead batteries has established an office in Edenton and has hopes of eventually constructing a manufacturing facility in the region, local officials learned Wednesday.

July 29, 2018

A Virginia-based bank with a long presence in Camden and Currituck counties has opened a wealth management office in Elizabeth City’s downtown.

Towne Financial Services opened in the Trimpi and Nash law office building on North Water Street in June. Towne Financial’s staff include vice…

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July 29, 2018

Renovations are underway and a “coming soon” sign is up at the former Walmart building at Port Elizabeth Centre where national retailer Harbor Freight Tools plans to open a new store.

Neither Harbor Freight nor local officials could provide a projected opening date for the…

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