EC becomes Coast Guard City today

Elizabeth City has been Coast Guard friendly for decades, but today the city’s special relationship with the U.S. Coast Guard gains official recognition.

  • ECPD lobby to close after hours

    Starting July 1, the Elizabeth City Police Department’s front lobby will be closed after business hours in what city officials are calling a cost-saving move.

  • Permit OK’d for picket of Westboro

    Elizabeth City officials have approved a local woman’s request to conduct a counter-protest to Westboro Baptist Church when the controversial group holds pickets outside four local churches on Sunday.

  • Currituck men face robbery, other charges after B&E

    CURRITUCK — Two Currituck men are charged with robbery and a host of other offenses after allegedly leaving a Coinjock man they robbed handcuffed to a porch railing at his home.

  • Graduation season begins at Albemarle

    The annual high school graduation season kicks into gear today with the awarding of diplomas to six graduating Albemarle School seniors.

  • Charter board gains two members, loses one

    The chancellor at Elizabeth City State University and president of Sentara Albemarle Medical Center are now officially directors on the board of Elizabeth City’s first-ever charter school.

Albemarle Volunteers: Retiree is Salvation Army’s top volunteer

Richard Cobb’s wife Pam has been on staff with the Salvation Army for 21 years as the agency’s bookkeeper.

More than a Coast Guardsman, Ramon Verdino is a community-minded man

A Coast Guardsman whose tours included serving in the Middle East came back home to Elizabeth City deciding that he wanted to help his nation and that he had to start in his community.

Public records

See crime reports, police blotter and fire department reports.

  • Crimewatch: May 13-22

    Elizabeth City PoliceSean Lindberg James, 25, of the 500 block of West Colonial Ave., Elizabeth City, was arrested May 18 and charged with assault on a female.

  • Police Blotter: May 8-12

    Elizabeth City Police

  • Crimewatch: May 3-5

    Elizabeth City PoliceQuentin Sherard Jackson, 29, of the 300 block of South Church St., Hertford, was arrested May 4 and charged with failure to appear in court as required.

  • Legislative Roll Call: April 16

    The following are roll call votes cast by state Reps. Bob Steinburg, R-Chowan, and Howard Hunter III, D-Hertford, and state Sens.

  • Crimewatch: April 8-15

    Elizabeth City PolicePasquotank Sheriff