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June 24, 2016

A program to help Perquimans kindergartners learn to swim and a program to help boost the test scores of students from low-income families were among the top recipients of $22,000 in grants handed out by two regional philanthropic groups earlier this week.

Four area high school students also…

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June 24, 2016

A report by a Duke University student asserts that Elizabeth City could seize on a number of economic growth opportunities by, among other initiatives, encouraging more affordable housing, providing tax credits to small businesses and bringing in a ride-sharing service like Uber.

In an…

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June 24, 2016

The grant-writer who helped the city of Elizabeth City secure funding for Coast Guard Park and renovations to the former Elizabeth City Middle School building is leaving for a new job in New Bern.

In an interview Wednesday, her last day as Elizabeth City’s community development manager,…

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June 24, 2016

Elizabeth City State University and the Albemarle Commission are pursuing establishing a Regional Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center that the agencies’ officials say could bring game-changing businesses and good jobs to northeastern North Carolina.

The university and the Hertford-based…

June 23, 2016

An Outer Banks developer has secured a total of $1 million in Community Development Block Grant funding for two major redevelopment projects, one the former Southern Hotel in Elizabeth City and the other the former Hotel Hinton in Edenton. 

SAGA Construction and Development of Kill Devil Hills…

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June 23, 2016

Sitting next to a freshly assembled quadcopter drone on Thursday, Felisha Riddick and Irion Overton said this week’s Aerospace and Aviation Camp at Elizabeth City State University was pretty cool.

Riddick, of Elizabeth City, and Overton, of Gates County, were two of some 30 students attending…

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June 23, 2016

Uncle Sam prioritizes hiring military veterans to work for the federal government, but that doesn't mean he makes it easy for them to get a job.

To help the federal government meet its goal to “hire a vet,” Elizabeth City State University's Veterans Center hosted a federal employment…

Conway at vets' workshop

June 22, 2016

Elizabeth City State University is about halfway through its $6 million overhaul of information technology infrastructure, a university administrator told the ECSU Board of Trustees last week.

During the trustees' meeting on Tuesday, Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance Joshua Lassiter provided…

June 22, 2016

HERTFORD — It wasn't the ideal start that Frank Adams III was looking for.

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June 22, 2016

HARBINGER – The N.C. Highway Patrol has identified the motorist killed in a traffic accident in Currituck County on Tuesday as 34-year-old Thomas Edward Mays III of Lyndhurst, Virginia. 

Mays was pronounced dead at the scene after his 1999 Mercedes sedan collided with a 2002 Chevrolet…

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