September 23, 2018

Numbers tell the story of how Hurricane Florence devastated southeastern North Carolina: more than a foot of rain, 10-foot storm surges, billions in property damage, and more than 30 deaths.

Northeastern North Carolina would have fared no better had the storm come here instead.

In a series of…

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September 23, 2018

Democratic state Senate candidate Cole Phelps is calling foul over a Raleigh-based conservative advocacy group’s television ad claiming he opposes raises for teachers.

In an interview last week, Phelps decried an ad by the Carolina Partnership for Reform as “a scare tactic to mislead…


September 23, 2018

CAMDEN — The Cam­den County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion has taken steps to make up two days of school lost be­fore and af­ter Hur­ri­cane Florence’s ar­rival in the state.

Other area school dis­tricts, how­ever, are tak­ing a wait-and-see…

September 23, 2018

In Pasquotank County, Gov. Roy Cooper's “Hometown Strong” initiative will focus on three goals: building a nearby part of Interstate 87, growing Elizabeth City State University, and revitalizing Elizabeth City's waterfront.

Pasquotank County commissioners voted 5-0 to approve those…


September 23, 2018

The following vendors will have booths at the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce’s 27th annual Expo at the K.E. White Center on Tuesday:

Sentara Albemarle Medical Center;


Nissan of Elizabeth City;

The Daily Advance;

Perry Auto Group;

Chesapeake Regional Healthcare;

Elizabeth City…


September 23, 2018

What would be Elizabeth City’s second Taco Bell restaurant is being proposed as the newest addition to Tanglewood Pavilions off Halstead Boulevard Extended.

Mayor Bettie Parker announced last week that city staff have received a plan calling for a new Taco Bell to be built next to a…

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September 23, 2018

The Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce will host its first-ever fall Business Expo this week, and in a nod to the calendar the event will feature a football theme. 

“Kick Off Your Fourth Quarter” is the theme for Tuesday’s Business Expo, the 27th the local Chamber has…


September 22, 2018

CAMDEN — The self-styled “up and coming” country music duo Dixie Jade brought their songs, stories and brass-tacks insider knowledge about the music business to a class of music students at Camden County High School on Friday.

The duo of Andrea Crisalli and Dominique Ruiz talked…


September 22, 2018

Hundreds of people are expected to step out for the fight against hunger next weekend during Food Bank of the Albemarle’s 35th annual Walk for Hunger.

The walk, which raises money for the Food Bank’s hunger relief programs across a 15-county region, will begin in front of Museum of the…


September 22, 2018

Volunteers from Towne South Church of Christ are in New Bern today extending helping hands to people devastated by flooding from Hurricane Florence.

A group of 35 volunteers left the church Friday morning for New Bern, where they planned to split into four work teams to work Friday and Saturday.…

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