August 24, 2016

CAMDEN — A Tuesday morning house fire didn’t result in any injuries but it did leave a Camden couple homeless.

Camden Fire Marshal Barry Overman said a single-story residence at 149 Seymour Drive occupied by Douglass and Taylor Bray was damaged by smoke and heat in several rooms. He…

August 24, 2016

Albemarle Regional Health Services Director Jerry Parks announced Tuesday he’ll be stepping down in January.

“I'm retiring because I just think it's time,” Parks, ARHS director for the last 16 years, said during the ARHS Board of Health’s monthly meeting in Elizabeth City.…

August 24, 2016

EDENTON – Approximately 10 workers at a popular Chowan County restaurant and catering service had to be treated at hospitals Wednesday for what officials believe may have been carbon monoxide poisoning.

Edenton police received a report about 8 a.m. that a number of workers at Leon Nixon…


August 24, 2016

CURRITUCK — The executive committee of the Currituck Republican Party narrowly dismissed charges of party disloyalty Tuesday against five Republican officeholders who signed petitions to help put an unaffiliated candidate on the November ballot.

Executive Committee Chairman Cameron Tabor said…

August 24, 2016

Ten of Elizabeth City's finest were all smiles as they officially received their promotions Tuesday evening.

During a promotions ceremony at Museum of the Albemarle, Capt. John Young became the city's first-ever deputy police chief, while Lt. Jamie LaCombe, who had been a lieutenant in charge of…


August 24, 2016

A U.S. Coast Guardsman stationed at Base Elizabeth City has received one of the nation’s top military honors for meritorious achievement during aerial flight.

Chief Petty Officer David Corcino was awarded the Air Medal on Tuesday for his role in the rescue of two fire and rescue personnel off…


August 24, 2016

Elizabeth City City Council voted Monday to lower the speed limit on all city streets to 25 mph unless otherwise posted.

The new speed limit signs must be posted before 25 mph becomes the legally enforceable speed limit on city streets, City Manager Rich Olson told council Monday. He proposed, and…

August 24, 2016

A city councilor who recently had his suspended driving privileges restored fired back Monday at a fellow councilor who had publicly criticized his record of driving offenses. 

Fourth Ward Councilman Darius Horton said he was “appalled” by colleague Jean Baker’s comments in…

August 24, 2016

HERTFORD — The Perquimans County Schools are expecting 100-plus more students than last year when classes resume on Monday.

The school district’s projected enrollment for 2016-17 is 1,890 —  107 more students than last year.

Unlike last year when school officials had to…


August 23, 2016

Editor’s note: Today, we start our annual back-to-school series.

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools is projected to start the new school year next week with a slightly higher enrollment than a year ago.

School district officials project an enrollment of 5,822 students when school bells…

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