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August 06, 2017

An administrator at N.C. State University believes College of The Albemarle is on track to put together an agriculture curriculum that could help students either transfer to the university or go directly into the workforce.

John Dole, assistant dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences…

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August 06, 2017

Elizabeth City's new planning and community development director sought a local economic booster group's input about their vision of the Harbor of Hospitality – and he has plenty to look at now at his office. 

Matthew Schelly got the feedback as the featured speaker at Wednesday's…


August 06, 2017

The Albemarle Railroad Club welcomed some longtime railroad fans and introduced some new people to the world of railroad history and model trains Saturday at the grand opening of the club’s Charles Street Station.

Charles Street Station shares a building with the Clown ‘N’…


August 06, 2017

Of Elizabeth City’s 15 candidates for city council, only three have endorsed a candidate for mayor.

So far, Pasquotank Commissioner Bettie Parker has earned two endorsements, while local real estate broker and former Pasquotank commissioner Sam Davis has earned one. Also, one candidate has…

August 06, 2017

Elizabeth City’s candidates for mayor have different takes on where the city went wrong with its utility bills, but they largely agree the problems are getting fixed.

The Daily Advance continues its interviews with the candidates running in the Elizabeth City City Council race on Oct. 10.…


August 06, 2017

Even though unemployment rates remain higher in Perquimans, Pasquotank and Chowan counties than the statewide average, most of the Albemarle region experienced down-ticks in June, the latest figures from N.C. Commerce officials shows.

Perquimans posted a June jobless rate of 5.4 percent, followed…

August 05, 2017

The Coast Guard suspended the search for an overdue French sailor in the mid-Atlantic region Friday.

The Coast Guard began searching when Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington and Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders in Portsmouth, Va., received a mayday distress broadcast on Sunday night.…

August 05, 2017

Elizabeth City City Council will consider later this month whether to continue waiving late fees and delaying disconnections for utility customers behind on paying their monthly bills.

During a special meeting Thursday evening, City Manager Rich Olson provided city councilors an update on the…

August 05, 2017

A chance to hear good country music, sample good food and to fellowship with other Coasties drew more than 3,000 people to Friday’s annual Coast Guard Day at Base Elizabeth City.

Turnout for the celebration — the Coast Guard turned 227 years young on Friday — was unofficially…


August 05, 2017

Elizabeth City is vulnerable to a citizen lawsuit for negligence in its handling of utility bills, City Councilor Michael Brooks told fellow councilors Thursday.

In an unusual move for an elected official, Brooks several times suggested the government he represents had shown negligence in its…

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