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July 12, 2018

No more wind turbines should be added to the Amazon Wind Farm US East that straddles Pasquotank and Perquimans counties, a new military study recommends.

Going beyond the wind farm's current 104 turbines “is not compatible with the relocatable over-the-horizon radar system” at the Naval…

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July 12, 2018

Pasquotank County has hired more lawyers to represent it in national opioid litigation, following a unanimous vote of commissioners Monday night.

Pasquotank is now represented by the law firm of Ward and Smith, of New Bern, and Asheville-based attorney Harold Seagle. They’re in addition to…

July 12, 2018

CURRITUCK — Currituck officials got a more detailed look Tuesday at the 3,000-acre, multi-subdivision project northwest of Moyock known as Currituck Station.

Currituck commissioners signed off last year on the master plan for the development that envisions a mixture of commercial, office,…

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July 12, 2018

Pasquotank County will need to borrow a little less money this year, thanks to lower-than-expected vehicle costs.

Pasquotank Finance Officer Sheri Small explained Monday that the county borrowed $490,000 for replacing vehicles in the 2017-18 fiscal year that ended June 30. Buying all the vehicles…

July 11, 2018

CAMDEN — Amber Davis not only will be principal at both Camden Early College and Camden County High School this coming year. She’ll also head a group that will study ways the two schools can work together most effectively.

“I’m very excited,” Davis said. “I think…


July 11, 2018

Pasquotank County commissioners approved a new animal welfare ordinance Monday that some hunters claim reflects a “hidden agenda” against them.

Commissioners voted 6-1 for a new ordinance that allows animal control officers to issue notices, levy fines, and, if necessary, seize pets…


July 11, 2018

Pasquotank County commissioners unanimously approved new procedures this week for tackling blight, giving county staff the green light to condemn properties whose owners refuse to keep them in basic repair.

Commissioners voted 7-0 Monday afternoon to accept “unsafe housing…

July 10, 2018

CAMDEN — Dismal Swamp State Park will host a bike ride later this month to the site of the last wildfire in the swamp.

Billed the “Bike to the Burn,” the round-trip ride Sunday, July 22, will be led by Ranger Joe Hyatt and cover roughly 16 miles. The trip will be entirely…

July 09, 2018

CURRITUCK — Shirley Light Falls was such an animal lover she named the long private drive to her rural northern Currituck County home after her dog, a female Chihuahua named Joyful.

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July 07, 2018

EDENTON — “Ant-Man and The Wasp,” the latest superhero movie based on the Marvel Comics characters, opened in Edenton on Thursday but few of those crowding into the Taylor Theater were talking about the film.

Instead, they were buzzing about the theater itself, which was…

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