March 22, 2018

A potential key funding source for a proposed high-speed ferry system on the Albemarle Sound not only hasn’t endorsed the project, it’s also advising counties that commit to the project that they’ll be ineligible to receive its grant funding for other projects next year.


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March 22, 2018

Organizers are hoping for a large turnout Saturday for Elizabeth City’s first-ever “Green $aves Green Expo,” an event to hold up northeastern North Carolina as a model of renewable energy and conservation.

The expo will feature roughly 60 exhibitors who will pack the first floor…

March 22, 2018

Depending on what happens in June, College of The Albemarle may be able to start its new agriculture curriculum next fall after all.

COA officials indicated last month that the 2019-20 school year likely would be the earliest the community college could launch a planned agribusiness program…


March 22, 2018

CAMDEN — A group of Camden Early College High School students is headed to the state championship round after winning a regional qualifier in the N.C. Department of Transportation Model Bridge Building Competition.

Seniors Matthew Davenport and Jesse Sawyer and freshmen Luke Crider, Kaitlyn…


March 22, 2018

Canada geese are destroying crops, damaging ponds and creating unsafe and unsanitary conditions across Pasquotank County, local farm and wildlife officials told county commissioners this week.

N.C. Cooperative Extension officials have been studying the impact of “resident” Canada geese…


March 21, 2018

RALEIGH — A North Carolina agency has told a legislator to stop referring to herself on social media and her campaign website as a registered nurse.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reports Dare County Republican Rep. Beverly Boswell identified herself as a registered nurse on her campaign…

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March 21, 2018

Elizabeth City police say a man was treated for a gunshot wound at the hospital following a shooting incident near an apartment complex early Tuesday morning.

March 21, 2018

A Currituck County voter is challenging Richard James' qualifications to run for the state Senate seat in newly drawn District 1, claiming the Democratic candidate is not a district resident.

Donna Steigelman, of Aydlett, filed the residency challenge against James on March 12, alleging that James…


March 21, 2018

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools officials plan to seek “restart” status for two additional low-performing schools, saying it will allow the use of student achievement-improvement innovations such as additional instructional time and coaching for beginning teachers.



March 21, 2018

EDENTON — Edenton Town Council signed off last week on the sale of the Conger Building to a Raleigh developer, ending more than a year of debate over the proposed transaction.

Council voted 4-1 to adopt a resolution supporting the town’s sale of the building, also known as the former…

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