September 27, 2016

The Elizabeth City City Council added its endorsement Monday for a sales tax increase to support Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools.

But that endorsement comes with some caveats — and a request for details and reassurance from school and county officials.

In a unanimous vote Monday, the…

September 27, 2016

As part of an outreach program by the North Carolina Supreme Court, Justice Paul Newby visited Elizabeth City and Currituck Monday to talk about civics education and the state constitution.

Newby was the keynote speaker at the opening of a new exhibit, “To Preserve the Blessings of Liberty:…


September 27, 2016

Elizabeth City Mayor Joe Peel says Pasquotank County voters need clarity how revenue from a proposed quarter-cent sales tax will be used to help local schools if they are going to support a local referendum on the levy in November.  

With the Nov. 8 general election less than 50 days away,…


September 27, 2016

A local restaurateur is elated that the latest of fundraisers he and his wife conduct to help Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools generated more than $10,000.

Andy Montero said the event, held the evening of Sept. 19, resulted in the largest amount raised without a major sponsor or donor at…


September 26, 2016

CARTAGENA, Colombia — Colombia’s government and the country’s largest rebel movement have signed a historic peace accord ending a half-century of bloody combat.

President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londono, leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, signed the…

Colombia Peace Ceremony

September 26, 2016

An aircraft from Air Station Elizabeth City took part in a recent fundraiser for the Special Olympics at Dulles Airport. 


September 26, 2016

College of The Albemarle alumni stars turned out Saturday night to help raise about $82,000 for student scholarships.


September 26, 2016

CAMDEN – The rain kept the crowd small, but those who attended a public forum on Camden County's re-write of its unified development ordinance one night last week learned more about the work and the process moving forward.

Planning Director Dan Porter said in general, the entire ordinance…

September 26, 2016

CURRITUCK – Currituck commissioners signed off on permit applications affecting three subdivisions last week.

Two of the approvals were for conservation subdivisions, Glenmoor Ridge and Waterleigh, to be located off Tulls Creek Road in the Moyock area. Both are parcels from the previously…

September 26, 2016

Pasquotank County will help River City Community Development Corp. seek a $200,000-plus grant intended to help more young people from disadvantaged backgrounds plug into the workforce.

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