July 21, 2017

The YMCA of South Hampton Roads is interested in taking over management of several outdoor facilities at Elizabeth City’s only country club, a spokeswoman for the YMCA confirmed this week.

Terri Reedy, spokeswoman for the Norfolk, Virginia-based YMCA, said Tuesday the group’s board has…


July 17, 2017

About the same time Michael McDaniel started thinking he’d need something to do once he retired from the Coast Guard, he got an idea for what that something might be.

McDaniel, who spent his last nine years in the Coast Guard as an instructor at the Aviation Technical Training Center at…


July 06, 2017

A downtown restaurant that once served meals to most of Elizabeth City’s movers and shakers has closed, a victim of changing demographics and traffic patterns, one of its operators said Wednesday.

The Colonial Restaurant, a fixture at the northwest corner of East Colonial Avenue and North…

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July 02, 2017

Unemployment in the Albemarle rose slightly in May, with four of five counties reporting increases in the percentage of their workforces seeking jobless benefits.


June 29, 2017

Elizabeth City City Council debated whether to ease standards for the city's Downtown Improvement Grant program Monday night, a move that could make it easier for tax dollars to flow into local businesses.

The DIG program, in its fourth year, disburses up to $80,000 a year in grants to businesses…

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June 25, 2017

Lisa Meads says she learned an important lesson from her parents about the importance of supporting Elizabeth City’s downtown.


June 25, 2017

There’s really no such thing as internet that’s too fast, and so CenturyLink continues to strengthen its network in Elizabeth City while offering up to 1 Gigabit-per-second service for less than $100 a month.

June 24, 2017

The rue21 store in Elizabeth City will be closing on Sunday, one of nearly 400 apparel stores the Pennsylvania-based apparel chain is shuttering after filing for federal bankruptcy protection last month.


June 24, 2017

Elizabeth City officials are proposing changes to the city's Downtown Improvement Program that could put more public dollars into businesses across the city, not just downtown.

June 19, 2017

The Elizabeth City Starbucks will be opening for business later this summer.

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