November 18, 2018

EDENTON – The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for an 83-year-old man who went missing while fishing in Edenton Bay on Saturday.

The man’s wife notified the Coast Guard her husband had gone fishing on a 21-foot pontoon boat but failed to return by 6:30 p.m. Saturday, a Coast Guard press…

November 18, 2018

A regional bank already with a commercial lending office in Elizabeth City is planning to open a full-service bank along the Halstead Boulevard Extended corridor.

Southern Bank, which is based in Mount Olive, paid Elizabeth City-based McMor Development $735,000 for an empty lot at the northeast…

November 18, 2018

Candace Godfrey is meticulous.

Godfrey’s attention to detail showed late Thursday morning as she spent almost half an hour filling out an application with ALDI, in hopes of securing a job at the German-based grocery chain’s future supermarket being built off Halstead Boulevard Extended.…

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November 18, 2018

The Elizabeth City area's new chief tourism officer says boundary lines are completely invisible in the travel business, so she wants to emphasize a regional approach to attracting tourists and visitors.

"Travelers don't know where the border is between Elizabeth City and Hertford," Corrina…

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November 18, 2018

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools continues asking people what they want in their next superintendent, but few are answering.

Only two citizens visited Saturday's community forum about the superintendent search, where school board members were present to hear public input. That follows no…


November 18, 2018

Pasquotank County commissioners may leave the door open to large solar farms on Monday – so long as they're away from the U.S. Highway 17 Bypass.

Commissioners will hold a public hearing on three new restrictions on solar farms during their meeting Monday night; the meeting starts at 7 p.m.…

November 18, 2018

CAMDEN – A Camden County man was charged with a felony after sheriff’s officials say he carried a gun on the Camden High School property.

Robert Reid, 47, of the 100 block of South Mill Dam Road, is free on $1,000 secured bond after being arrested on Nov. 1. Reid also is facing a charge…

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November 17, 2018

Elizabeth City City Council will consider forbidding the raising of chickens inside the city limits when it meets again later this month.

Councilors voted 4-3 Tuesday night to hold a public hearing on an ordinance that would ban the raising of chickens, reflecting some councilors' concerns that the…


November 17, 2018

A story and a headline in Saturday’s edition stated incorrectly that a hearing on an ordinance concerning the raising of chickens in Elizabeth City would be held on Nov. 26. The earliest such a hearing could be held is on Dec. 10.



November 17, 2018

CAMDEN — A convicted sex offender’s trip to a recent holiday craft show at a local school has landed him in jail.

Gordon Kent Scott, 55, of the 5900 block of Caratoke Highway, was arrested Nov. 3, apparently after he attended the Holly Days Festival of Gifts at Camden Intermediate…

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