August 20, 2017

EDENTON – Edenton Town Council will discuss next week both the Confederate monument on South Broad Street as well as the 2015 state law that prohibits its removal from that site.

Before then, however, a vigil will be held to remember the three people killed in Charlottesville, Virginia, last…


August 20, 2017

A 43-year-old Pasquotank County man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly hit a woman in the face and fired a handgun at a man driving his vehicle. 

John Lawrence Allen, of the 1200 block of Bluff Point Road, is charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury…

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August 20, 2017

Days before state lawmakers will hold public hearings on proposed new legislative districts, some area county commissioners are expressing mixed views about the maps they've seen so far.

A number interviewed last week see a proposed 11-county 1st District in the draft state Senate map as possibly…


August 20, 2017

Elizabeth City State University planetarium director Sultana Khan isn't the only “eclipse chaser” from northeastern North Carolina.

Take Barry and Mary Anne Keyes, for example. They've been eclipse enthusiasts for more than 20 years, and they've rented a house in Charleston, S.C., to…

Corona Lovers Imaging Team

August 20, 2017

Elizabeth City State University’s planetarium may be named for its director Sultana Khan, but she won’t be anywhere near the planetarium during Monday’s historic solar eclipse.

Instead, she’ll be watching the eclipse in Columbia, S.C., which is near the center of the 70-mile…


August 20, 2017

The road to recovery should start close to home, and that's why a Chesapeake-based methadone clinic has opened a new location in Elizabeth City.

Since opening in June, the Elizabeth City Treatment Center has been quietly working to help people beat addiction to opioids, the new center's CEO, Chris…


August 20, 2017


Two El­iz­a­beth City car deal­er­ships have joined forces with All­state in­sur­ance com­pany to pro­vide one-stop shop­ping for both car- and insurance-buy­ing cus­tomers.

Toy­ota of El­iz­a­beth City and Nis­san of…


August 19, 2017

Tourists spent more — a lot more — in North Carolina in 2016, including in the Albemarle region.

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina announced recently that visitor spending in 2016 rose a record $22.9 billion, an increase of 4.4 percent from 2015. Of the…


August 18, 2017

The co-chairman of a community relations panel believes Pasquotank County’s Confederate monument needs to be moved from the courthouse.

Jason Schubert, co-chairman of the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Community Relations Commission, also is urging county officials to host a forum on the…


August 18, 2017

The new splash pad at Enfield Park officially has a new name.

Elizabeth City City Council on Monday officially named the splash pad after former Elizabeth City Mayor Roger McLean.

Council unanimously approved renaming the splash pad for McLean, honoring the late mayor who city officials credit as…

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