March 21, 2018

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools officials plan to seek “restart” status for two additional low-performing schools, saying it will allow the use of student achievement-improvement innovations such as additional instructional time and coaching for beginning teachers.


Edenton council OKs sale of Conger Building for brewpub

March 21, 2018

EDENTON — Edenton Town Council signed off last week on the sale of the Conger Building to a Raleigh developer, ending more than a year of debate over the proposed transaction.

Council voted 4-1 to adopt a resolution supporting the town’s sale of the building, also known as the former…

Child porn suspect resigns from Currituck Game Commission

March 20, 2018

CURRITUCK — A Moyock man arrested last week on charges of possessing child pornography has resigned from the Currituck Game Commission.

Richard Bell, 73, of the 300 block of Puddin Ridge Road, stepped down from his position on the appointed board over the weekend, Commissioner Marion Gilbert…

Private school enrollment doubles

March 19, 2018

Thanks largely to word of mouth from parents happy with their child’s experience and an assist from the state’s school voucher program, a private school in Elizabeth City has doubled its enrollment in the past three years.