August 16, 2017

Riversound was planned as an upscale waterfront community, along the banks of the Yeopim River, not far from historic Edenton, but it fell on hard times in 2007 during the subprime mortgage crisis and recession.

Developers hope Riversound will emerge like a phoenix from the ashes to be a premier…

United Way awards $127K to 19 agencies; Seymour applauds nonprofit for its work

August 16, 2017

The Albemarle Area United Way on Tuesday officially presented checks totaling $127,635 to its 19 partner agencies — agencies that provide vital community services like feeding the hungry, mentoring children and helping disaster victims.

Si Sey­mour, basketball ra­dio…

Monument again under fire: NAACP to seek statue's removal

August 15, 2017

The local chapter of the NAACP will again call for the removal of the Confederate monument at the Pasquotank County Courthouse — even though commissioners previously voted to keep the monument where it is and a 2015 law would now require state officials’ permission to remove it.


Lease change to help preserve Walker building

August 14, 2017

EDENTON — Chowan County officials will be one step closer to preserving the former D.F. Walker High School on North Oakum Street if College of The Albemarle cedes control of the building to the county this week.

The COA Board of Trustees was slated to vote Tuesday evening on a proposed…