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April 29, 2018

When Camille Craft established a home-based, online boutique nearly three years ago, the Elizabeth City native remembers pledging to herself: “All my clothes will be affordable."


April 23, 2018

An official who helps oversee three NCWorks career centers in the Albemarle region said businesses looking to hire today want applicants with basic soft skills.

April 23, 2018

Retaining membership and helping members by staying relevant in a changing, digitally-focused business environment are some of the priorities set by the new leader of the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce.

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April 19, 2018

The area’s chief economic development group has launched a search for a new director. 

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Economic Development Commission Chairman Rickey King announced the formation of a seven-member search committee Wednesday to find a successor to current director Wayne Harris.…

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April 10, 2018

Elizabeth City motorists should have another place to shop for tires by early next year.

City officials announced last week that Discount Tire is coming to Tanglewood Pavilions. The Scottsdale, Arizona-based company plans to build a new discount tire store on an out-parcel in front of Hobby…

April 09, 2018

Unemployment rates in several Albemarle area counties fell slightly in Fe­bru­ary, the lat­est N.C. Com­merce data show.

April 07, 2018

Elizabeth City Farm Fresh employees and others hoping to land a job with grocery competitor Food Lion will have a chance to make their case next week.

Food Lion plans to hold a job fair for 100 part-time and full-time positions on Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m at the K.E. White Center, company…

April 07, 2018

Elizabeth City and Pasquotank County’s top business and industry recruiter is retiring.

Wayne Harris, director of the city-county Economic Development Commission, said Friday he will be retiring on June 30. Harris, 71, said he’s retiring to move closer to his elderly family in the…

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April 04, 2018

While many current Farm Fresh employees are expected to be offered jobs with Food Lion once the rival grocer assumes ownership of Farm Fresh’s Elizabeth City store, not all will be, a Farm Fresh document suggests.

Human Resources Director Randall Benjamin, in a letter to the N.C.…


April 02, 2018

Holly Staples is no longer interim president of the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce. On Monday, the local Chamber’s board of directors named Staples the business group’s new president.

Staples, who most recently served as vice president of the Chamber, succeeds Mike…

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