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July 27, 2017

Potentially harmful algal blooms began showing up in the Little River last week, raising concerns the waterway could encounter the same problems recently affecting the Chowan River.

State officials tested blooms at two sites in the Little River near the Dances Bay subdivision, which is near…

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July 27, 2017

Gov. Roy Cooper has signed legislation allowing College of The Albemarle to use NC Connect bond proceeds for construction of a Public Safety Center in Currituck County.

The bill, sponsored by state Rep. Bob Steinburg, R-Chowan, originally included a provision for a Dare County facility also, but…

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July 27, 2017

EDENTON — Blue-green al­gae may be fad­ing from the Chowan River, but it has spread to the Albe­marle Sound, ac­cord­ing to the N.C. Depart­ment of En­vi­ron­men­tal Qual­ity.

After the al­gal bloom be­gan ap­pear­ing the river in…

July 27, 2017

Caleb Elsbury says before participating in this week’s Junior Police Academy, he didn’t really trust police.

Elsbury, 13, said his distrust was fueled by the online videos he had watched of fatal police shootings of citizens, some under questionable circumstances.

“I didn’t…

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July 26, 2017

HERTFORD — Hert­ford po­lice are seek­ing two armed men de­scribed as “dan­ger­ous dudes” in connection with the shoot­ing of three peo­ple at a Hert­ford hous­ing com­plex last week.

Warrants have been issued for both Quintral Lashaun…

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July 26, 2017

The N.C. Highway Patrol is investigating after a dump truck overturned in a ditch off Body Road near Elizabeth City earlier this week.

The patrol said the wreck occurred Monday morning, as David Spruill, 55, of the 100 block of Spruill Drive, was driving a 2000 International dump truck behind a…

July 26, 2017

A recently awarded $39,000 grant is helping Elizabeth City State University’s G.R. Little Library take library education directly to ECSU students and River City YouthBuild participants.

The grant is through the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provision of the federal…

July 26, 2017

In a trend that could affect this year's city election, new housing developments are shifting Elizabeth City's population westward.

Elizabeth City is divided into four wards represented by two city councilors each. Data from the Pasquotank County Board of Elections show that, since the city's last…

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July 26, 2017

CAMDEN — School officials say an uptick in reported drug and alcohol offenses at Camden County High School in 2015-16 was due largely to a crackdown on offenders. They say the number of reportable crimes has decreased during the past year as students adjust to the school’s aggressive…

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July 26, 2017

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