July 23, 2017

Authorities have found the body of the swimmer who went missing in the Currituck Sound near the Town of Duck on Saturday.

Zandro Samonte, 45, of Bergenfield, New Jersey, was found deceased just north of the Duck-Southern Shores line, according to a release from Duck officials on Sunday.

The U.S.…

July 23, 2017

Organizers cleared more than $43,500 at May’s N.C. Potato Festival to help with the ongoing restoration of downtown Elizabeth City

The amount was disclosed at Thursday’s monthly meeting of Elizabeth City Downtown Inc., the city’s main street-down revitalization organization.



July 23, 2017

EDENTON — The curtain has closed on the Taylor Theater, according to a recent Facebook post.

On July 21, manager Bob Krochmal posted, "It's with a heavy heart that I have to tell everyone the theater is closed for good. After hearing today that my landlord has no intention of getting both…


July 23, 2017

City Council candidate Linwood M. Gallop Jr., who was convicted of robbery in Currituck County in 1989, said he doesn’t think the record of his felony conviction will diminish his chances of getting elected.

Gallop is seeking a council seat in the 3rd Ward in Elizabeth City’s Oct. 10…


July 23, 2017

EDENTON — Renewed efforts to restore one of Edenton’s oldest and most historic churches are getting a helping hand from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Partners for Sacred Places.

Representatives from both organizations visited with members of Kadesh AME Zion…


July 23, 2017

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard, including units from Air Station Elizabeth City, suspended the search for a missing teenager off Gloucester Point, Va., Saturday morning.

The Coast Guard began searching when being notified Friday afternoon that a 13-year-old boy went missing while swimming…

July 23, 2017

Thursday’s monthly meeting of Elizabeth City Downtown Inc., was hardly confined to talking about the nearly $44,000 the organization earned from the 2017 N.C. Potato Festival.

Members’ discussion centered on the annual event’s future, a need to get more young people involved as…


July 22, 2017

DUCK — The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a man who went missing in the Currituck Sound Saturday afternoon.

Agencies are looking for a 45-year-old man who was wearing an orange bathing suit and didn’t have a life jacket, according to a Coast Guard press…

July 22, 2017

BARCO — A Virginian woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Currituck County Friday night.

Kasondra Geers, 29, died at the scene of an accident at the intersection of N.C. Highway 168 and Barco Road, State Highway Patrol William Copeland reported Saturday. Copeland said the Highway…

July 22, 2017

HERTFORD — The two incumbent councilors on Hertford’s Town Council will face two challengers in the town’s November election.

Both Quentin Jackson and Frank Norman filed this week for the seats currently held by Ed Lane and Lillian Holman, both of whom filed for re-election and…

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