March 19, 2018

Unemployment increased in all but seven North Carolina counties in January, with Perquimans County — which still had a jobless rate higher than the state average — the only area county to report a slight decrease.


March 15, 2018

Supervalu, the Minneapolis-based parent of the Farm Fresh grocery chain, is selling 21 of its 38 supermarkets in Virginia and North Carolina, including its store in Elizabeth City. 

Food Lion, the Salisbury-based grocery chain, is buying three of the Farm Fresh stores, including the one off…


March 11, 2018

Underway for several months now, the transformation of Southgate Mall is becoming more visible to residents and shoppers. 


March 04, 2018

It may be hard to see a hurricane as a blessing in disguise.


February 25, 2018

Customers headed to Sawyer’s House of Furniture will encounter a new and unique visual experience entering the renovated store off U.S. Highway 17.

Gone are the days of a warehouse-like setting inside the business. Instead, customers are treated to a storefront displaying complete bedroom,…

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February 18, 2018

Shay Leslie Boutique, a fixture in Elizabeth City’s downtown for nearly 25 years, will be closing next Saturday and relocating to Dare County, owner Kathy Munden said last week.


February 18, 2018

Ruby Mercer has always thought of herself as decorator, designer and planner.


February 18, 2018

A website created to help attract more retirees to Elizabeth City is up and running, touting the city as a place to enjoy architecture, arts, boating, continuing education, dining, healthcare, warm weather and quality-of-life experiences.

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February 15, 2018

Elizabeth City City Council voted unanimously this week to approve tax breaks for developers of a proposed multiplex cinema, enthusiastically endorsing a long-desired amenity for community residents.

“This is really exciting,” Mayor Bettie Parker said Monday following council’s 8-…


February 11, 2018

Local funeral home operator Kirk Rivers says he has joined forces with another nearby funeral home and soon will be operating at a new location.

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