Pasquotank County's ongoing legal talks with Sentara Healthcare are tying up almost $8 million the county was set to collect this year, county officials revealed last week.
Elizabeth City officials are planning $1.53 million in upgrades to the city's main reservoir for pre-treated water in coming months, in a response to the state finding too much bacteria there last year.
Food Bank of the Albemarle is teaming up with Elizabeth City State University to hold a meal-packaging event April 14 to benefit the hungry across the Albemarle region.
Over the prosecutor’s objections, the felony perjury case against Hertford Mayor Pro Tem Quentin Jackson has been postponed until May at the request of his attorney.
CURRITUCK — The Currituck County Board of Commissioners last week censured Commissioner Owen Etheridge over his Jan. 22 vote to allow solar farms in the county.
Citing concerns about property rights, Pasquotank resident Doug Lane is renewing calls for county commissioners to require hunters to have a landowner’s written permission before allowing their dogs to roam onto private property.
A former director of the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries asked a local wildlife group last week to seek state lawmakers’ support for three proposed fishing regulations aimed at rebuilding depleted fish stocks.
Elizabeth City officials are putting together another offer for the Elizabeth City Shipyard site, though buying it will depend on receiving at least $1 million in state funds.
HERTFORD — A New Hope man is asking Perquimans commissioners to require hunters to be farther from public roads and occupied structures when they fire their weapons.
Area Democrats called for more voter participation if they hope to win key upcoming elections.