April 25, 2018
Against the advice of both the city police chief and the city attorney, Elizabeth City City Council voted Monday to grant a taxi driver's permit to a local man with three long-ago convictions for driving while impaired but who had his license suspended as recently as four years ago.
Council voted 5-…
April 25, 2018
When it comes to showing animals at the annual Albemarle Area 4-H Livestock Show and Sale, Camryn Lawrence is about as close as it comes to a seasoned veteran.
Lawrence, who lives in Weeksville, says she’s been attending the annual show, held at the 4-H Livestock Arena in Elizabeth City,…
April 23, 2018
Pasquotank County officials are still early in their budget planning for next year, but are hoping to bring in enough revenue to pay for both employee raises and a bump in health insurance costs — all without seeking an increase in the property tax rate.
April 16, 2018
With calls for service steadily increasing, Pasquotank and Camden officials are starting to plan for the future of their shared ambulance service.
Pasquotank County Manager Sparty Hammett reported last week that he and Camden County Manager Ken Bowman are reviewing a proposal from Mission Critical…
April 15, 2018
Elizabeth City City Council voted unanimously last week to spend $60,000 mapping the city’s electrical infrastructure, a reversal from two weeks ago when councilors deadlocked on the project and the mayor declined to break the tie.
Councilors voted 8-0 to hire Davey Resource Group to start a…
April 15, 2018
CURRITUCK — Twelve years ago, Currituck County voters overwhelmingly rejected a referendum that would have allowed their county to also take on the powers of a city — to become, in effect, a “unified” government.
Despite that message from Currituck voters, the…
April 14, 2018
A Pasquotank County man was being treated at a Virginia hospital Saturday after he was shot by his son during an argument, the sheriff said.
April 12, 2018
The city of Elizabeth City’s proposed $66.5 million budget for 2018-19 calls for no property tax or electric rate increases, an “aggressive capital improvement plan” for water and sewer service, and implementation of the NorthStar utility billing software system.
April 11, 2018
Sentara Healthcare is either meeting or exceeding the goals of its lease with Pasquotank County for the county-owned Sentara Albemarle Medical Center, the hospital’s president advised county commissioners this week.
Sentara Albemarle President Coleen Santa Ana told commissioners, as well as…
April 09, 2018
The Albemarle lost one of its favorite entertainers when Tom Cherry died last month.
Dickie Sanders, of the local Out 'n the Cold bluegrass band, described Cherry last week as one of the best actors the community has ever seen.
"When Tom Cherry took the stage everyone in the audience kind of sat up…