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March 16, 2018

The Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce's search for a new president has narrowed to four finalists, one of whom currently serves as the business group’s interim leader.

Chamber Board of Directors Chairwoman Lauren Spruill confirmed this week that interim president Holly Staples is among…

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March 15, 2018

CAMDEN — Plans to build a $5 million county administration center in Camden have been put on hold, at least until the summer.

County Manager Ken Bowman said Monday that commissioners have decided to scrap their current plans for the center. They could begin new talks on the building as…


March 15, 2018

Next year’s Elizabeth City budget could include $600,000 in increased costs for employee benefits, City Manager Rich Olson told city councilors this week.

Olson outlined those costs in a pre-budget work session on Monday. The meeting was the first of many the council will hold to craft next…


March 14, 2018

CURRITUCK — Currituck officials are working on a damage assessment to beach dunes and beach-access walkways on the county’s Outer Banks following a recent nor’easter.

Mary Beth Newns, emergency management director for Currituck County, said the nor’easter that struck the…


March 14, 2018

Elizabeth City City Council will hear presentations Thursday night from two companies bidding to upgrade the city's utility billing software.

City Manager Rich Olson said Wednesday that representatives from both Tyler Technologies and Logics Solutions will present their software to City Council at…

March 14, 2018

No one can deny that it’s been an active few weeks in Tarheel politics.

Various proposals are moving forward through Raleigh as to how judges are elected.

The outcome of that debate may affect Edenton/Chowan County’s very own District Court Judge Meader Harriss III who has indicated his…

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March 13, 2018

A number of students at Perquimans County High School plan to leave class and walk to their school’s flagpole on Wednesday as part of a planned nationwide student demonstration against gun violence and in support of school safety.

Elsewhere in the region, school officials said they are…

March 13, 2018

In a win-win deal, Camden has purchased Pasquotank County's share of the Camden Medical Park and a former daycare building the county soon hopes to turn into a new pre-kindergarten facility.

Camden County Manager Ken Bowman said Monday that the county closed the deal Friday with Pasquotank, paying…

March 12, 2018

CAMDEN — A Dare County company has been awarded a $4.2 million contract to build Camden County's second wastewater treatment plant.

March 09, 2018

GRANDY – A 19-year-old N.C. State University student died Thursday after the two-person paddle boat he was in capsized in Currituck Sound, an N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission official said.

Rahul Devineni, of Cary, was found dead in the water off Grandy about 5:30 p.m., Capt. Mark Rich said.…

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