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December 14, 2017

EDENTON — Edenton’s police chief is taking his crimefighter-teaching skills to a university classroom.

Jay Fortenbery retired from the Edenton Police Department earlier this month to pursue a second career as an assistant professor at Elizabeth City State University. Fortenbery,…

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December 14, 2017

Elizabeth City’s population continued to shrink in 2016, but not by as much in prior years, new Census data show.

The data also show the city's demographics are changing, as it's becoming older and whiter.

The Daily Advance reviewed the data after City Manager Rich Olson reported Friday that…

December 14, 2017

HERTFORD — A state agency has fined the town of Hertford $4,067 after a contractor incorrectly applied sludge from the town’s wastewater system to the wrong farm field.

Hertford has a permit from the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality allowing it to spread sludge — the…

December 13, 2017

Two students have been charged in connection with a fight at Northeastern High School on Tuesday that sent a third student to the hospital for medical treatment.

Arnold White and Jaquay Hassell were charged in the incident, Pasquotank Sheriff Randy Cartwright said in a press release Wednesday.…


December 12, 2017

CURRITUCK – Debbie Slaughter told the Currituck County Commission she doesn't want to see anybody else's house burned down on Knotts Island.

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December 09, 2017

It sounds like an improbable question posed by a deep-throated announcer in a 1940s radio soap opera.

December 09, 2017

CURRITUCK — Hoping to better explain the county’s goals for fire protection on Knotts Island, Currituck commissioners will hold a town hall meeting for residents of the remote community early next week. 

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December 09, 2017

The Edenton Christmas Parade was held downtown Saturday morning, Dec. 9, 2017.



December 09, 2017

Elizabeth City City Council will lose more than 40 years' worth of experience next week when four long-serving incumbents leave office.


December 09, 2017

A new paging system for Pasquotank County's paramedics and firefighters will prove costlier than expected.

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