November 15, 2018

CURRITUCK — Separate fires severely damaged two homes in Currituck County on Tuesday, with one of the fires displacing at least four people.

Currituck Fire-EMS Chief Chip Melton said the first fire was reported Tuesday morning in the 1200 block of Coral Lane in Corolla on the Currituck…

November 15, 2018

Sean Lavin and George Archuleta will win their respective races for Pasquotank commissioner and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank school board member that they led on election night.

The Pasquotank County Board of Elections concluded its count of provisional and absentee ballots on Thursday, confirming the…


November 15, 2018

The Chowan-Perquimans Local Emergency Planning Committee will conduct a large-scale Hazmat exercise involving a “collision” between a van and a train in Winfall on Saturday.

The site of the exercise will be the railroad crossing on Catherine Street. Local and state agencies will be…

November 15, 2018

CURRITUCK – Currituck County residents in the future won't have to drive to Elizabeth City or Manteo to purchase a license plate or obtain other vehicle-related services.



November 15, 2018

One September day in 1905, 8-year-old Kenneth Beasley walked out of his Poplar Branch schoolhouse for recess. When recess ended, Kenneth’s schoolmates returned to class but he didn’t.

When Kenneth didn’t turn up, searchers looked for him, scouring the woods and swamp near the…


November 15, 2018

The local employment office on Wednesday reached out to veterans in the Harbor of Hospitality looking for work by bringing business representatives to the Veterans of Foreign Affairs Post 6060 for a job fair.

Marcus Cutrell, the veterans employment representative at the N.C. Works Career Center in…

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November 15, 2018

A grant for nearly $600,000 will allow Elizabeth City State University to continue its support for a program that helps students prepare for a doctoral studies in biomedical sciences. 

ECSU biology professor Hirendranath Banerjee heads the program, which has received a National Institutes of…

November 15, 2018

The Elizabeth City City Council took a “baby step” towards opening a new homeless shelter Tuesday night, but only after a tense debate and arguments over whether racial bias factored into opposition to the facility.

In a 4-3 vote, councilors approved asking Pasquotank County to lease…

November 14, 2018

Pasquotank County elec­tion of­fi­cials have agreed to allow an ad­di­tional 95 bal­lots to be counted in the Nov. 6 elec­tion — enough to af­fect the out­come of two close races: one for county com­mis­sioner, the other for school board.


November 14, 2018

A student’s comment about shooting up a school was made to other students during a break between classes, and not during a classroom discussion, as a previous report indicated.  

An unnamed student at the Northeast Academy of Aerospace and Advanced Technologies is receiving…

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