Coast Guard

February 26, 2017


Members of the local community joined Coast Guard members to celebrate Black History Month at Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City on Feb. 23.

The base Special Emphasis Program Committee coordinated the program, which featured guest speakers Hezekiah Brown and Bishop Ernest Sutton. Petty Officer…

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February 12, 2017

Many dedicated volunteers served up pancakes and eggs, biscuits and gravy, grits, bacon and sausage to raise money to support Special Olympics. More than 175 people attended a fundraiser breakfast on Feb. 4 put on by the Elizabeth City Chief Petty Officers Association.

The event raised $2,220 to…

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January 29, 2017

What some may think of as only possible in science fiction movies is actually happening on the Coast Guard base in Elizabeth City.

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January 29, 2017

It seems as if there is no escaping the negativity surrounding the presidential election and recent political activities and events.

January 15, 2017

While much of the area shut down as a winter storm approached last week, Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City was a flurry of activity.

Forecasted snow, wind, ice and sub-freezing temperatures prompted Coast Guard personnel to begin operational planning and make strategic decisions in advance of the…

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January 15, 2017

Last week, activities came to a screeching halt as Winter Storm Helena brought threatened to dump snow upon the region. Ideas of frolicking in piles of powdery snow quickly disappeared as sub-arctic temperatures turned what many had hoped to be a winter wonderland into a mess of sleet and ice.…

January 01, 2017

CLEVELAND  — The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday suspended its search for an airplane that was carrying a beverage distribution company executive and five other people when it vanished over Lake Erie shortly after takeoff from the city's lakeshore airport.

The Coast Guard said it would step…

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January 01, 2017

The top 10 Coast Guard videos of 2016 showcase members displaying their commitment and dedication to the service in a variety of missions and while off duty.


December 26, 2016

For four Coast Guard students, being away from home this Christmas didn't mean being unable to enjoy a good family Christmas dinner.  


December 19, 2016

A Dare County-based developer has purchased the former Coast Guard housing complex in Elizabeth City and says he has ambitious plans for developing the site.

Jim Rose, whose operations are based in Kill Devil Hills, said Saturday he paid the federal government $2.5 million on Thursday for the…

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