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September 23, 2018

Bateman, Denwood take pool tourney honors

The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Senior Center hosted the Pasquotank vs. Perquimans 8-Ball Billiards Tournament on Sept. 11.

After several rounds,Carl Wayne Bateman, representing Perquimans County, was named tournament champion. Denwood Williams was the…

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September 16, 2018

Foundation grant pays for bus internet access

The Perquimans County Schools Foundation recently announced a $2,000 grant by Albemarle Community Trust to pay for Internet wifi connectivity on all activity buses operated by Perquimans County Schools.

“The ‘hot-spots’ which provide…


September 09, 2018

Pippen, Sharp join COA board of trustees

College of The Albemarle recently announced their newest members of the college’s board of trustees.

New trustees J. Anthony Sharp and Robert Pippen, Jr., were sworn in by Judge Eula Reid on Aug. 21. The two trustees will add layers of experience and…


September 09, 2018

Currituck is known for having an abundance of wildlife, from its sound side bird sanctuaries to its wild horses that have been roaming free in the northern most beaches of the Outer Banks for over 400 years, but something else has also been creating a habitat in this…

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September 02, 2018

The Boys & Girls Club of Elizabeth City just completed its summer camp season including nine weeks of fun, adventure, field trips and more.

Averaging 75 campers per day, from kindergarten to teen members, there was something for everyone to enjoy throughout the hot summer days. Field trips…

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August 19, 2018

Several Currituck County 4-Her’s were among the award winners recognized during the recent State 4-H Congress held in Raleigh, July 20-24.

More than 500 youths and their adult leaders attended this year’s 4-H Congress, participating in many activities including oral presentations,…


August 12, 2018

Daja Brown, of Roper, who will be attending Elizabeth City State University this fall to study psychology, has been named the winner of the Carrot-Top Industries, Inc., annual Beacon® Scholarship for Rural America .

The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to Brown who was chosen…


August 05, 2018

Fifteen Practical Nursing students received their nursing pins at College of The Albemarle’s 41st annual pinning ceremony on July 26.

Held in the COA Performing Arts Center, the ceremony was a traditional service and included pinning lapel pins, lighting nightingale lamps and taking the…


July 29, 2018

College of The Albemarle’s 2018 machining graduates are ready to apply their skills in the workforce.

Tyler Kelly, Joel McCoy and Qwatrail Weeks completed their last day in COA’s Computer Integrated Machining (CIM) program on July 12.

Kelly, a 2018 Camden Early College graduate,…


July 22, 2018

Poetry fellowship named for ECSU grad 

The Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing in Oak Bluffs, Mass., recently named its Poetry Fellowship in honor of Leonard A. Slade, Jr., Professor of African Studies and Adjunct Professor of English at the University at Albany (SUNY).…

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