September 17, 2018

There's “a lot of potential” for economic growth in Pasquotank County and Elizabeth City, the area’s new incoming economic developer said in an interview last week.

Christian Lockamy also discussed how he'll help realize that potential.

Elizabeth City and Pasquotank officials…


September 17, 2018

Elizabeth City State University is leasing a hangar at Edenton’s Northeast Regional Airport to store aircraft for the university’s aviation science program.

The ECSU Board of Trustees voted unanimously last week to approve the hangar lease for $650 a month.

Interim Chancellor Karrie…

September 17, 2018

Four area high schools exceeded the state average on the four-year “cohort” graduation rate for 2017-18 school year.

Data recently released along with state school performance grades show John A. Holmes High School in Edenton, Camden County High School, Perquimans County High School and…


September 17, 2018

RALEIGH — Five years ago, encouraged by home builders and an anti-regulatory zeal, lawmakers in North Carolina joined other states in weakening building code requirements.

It’s a decision they may regret as Hurricane Florence wreaks havoc in the Carolinas.

The legislature in 2013…


September 17, 2018

The Albemarle Area United Way last week asked area churches to coordinate their philanthropy through a new Community Care Collaborative, and at least one church says it plans to do so.

Christ Episcopal Donation Albemarle United Way

September 17, 2018

Elizabeth City residents could raise no more than eight chickens and would face new standards for pen cleanliness, according to a new ordinance city councilors tentatively agreed to last week.

Council's direction modified a draft ordinance prepared by City Manager Rich Olson enough that he asked to…

September 17, 2018

P.W. Moore Elementary School Principal Sara English has been named the new principal at Northwest Elementary School in Pitt County.

English, who is slated to start in Pitt on Sept. 21, was named principal at P.W. Moore Elementary in May 2016.

Last year P.W. Moore received an “F” on the…


September 17, 2018

Elizabeth City City Council has asked the Pasquotank Board of Commissioners to reconsider its recent decision not to support a grant application from Elizabeth City State University to the Golden LEAF Foundation.


September 16, 2018

ELIZABETH CITY — U.S. Coast Guard crews from Air Station Elizabeth City and elsewhere have rescued nearly 60 people stranded by Hurricane Florence. 

September 16, 2018

NEW BERN  — As the death toll from Florence grew and hundreds of people were pulled from flooded homes, North Carolina braced for catastrophic, widespread river flooding that could be the next stage of a mounting disaster.

Weakened to a tropical depression early Sunday after blowing…

Tropical Weather North Carolina
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