June 22, 2017

CURRITUCK – Currituck commissioners have signed off on the master plan for the proposed Moyock Mega-Site — a project one commissioner said was needed to ensure northern Currituck avoids sprawl and develops in an orderly fashion.  

"We know that folks are coming to the county,"…

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June 21, 2017

In the Ivory Coast during the 1980s, women were generally expected to settle down and raise families.

Instead, Hortense Dodo went to the United States to study food science and how to improve vital crops.

Dodo, currently an adjunct professor at Fayetteville State University and founder of…


June 21, 2017

In case there's any doubt that Karin Montero, Phyllis Bosomworth, Jordan Suchon and Nannette Turner-Williams are excellent women, the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce made it official Wednesday.

The four women are this year's winners of the Chamber's “Women of Excellence” awards,…


June 21, 2017

POWELLS POINT — A day after postponing its long-anticipated opening, the H2OBX Waterpark in lower Currituck County is set to open at 10 a.m. today.

Erin Ruppenthal, spokeswoman for Camelback Properties, announced today’s opening in a statement Wednesday evening, apologizing to the…

June 21, 2017

Elizabeth City police are investigating after someone riddled a car near the Woodstock Apartments complex on Walker Avenue with bullets Wednesday afternoon.

No injuries and no other property damage were reported in the incident, which police said occurred about 2:27 p.m., according to a press…

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June 21, 2017

State Rep. Bob Steinburg said Wednesday it looks like the clock might run out this legislative session on a bill he introduced to pave the way for new College of The Albemarle facilities in Currituck and Dare counties.

House Bill 656, also known as the College of The Albemarle Construction Funds…


June 21, 2017

Continuing their efforts to strengthen community ties and celebrate all as a child of God, local pastors will hold an outdoor unity service at 5 p.m. on Sunday at Waterfront Park in downtown Elizabeth City.

The service will feature Elizabeth City State University Chancellor Thomas Conway as speaker.…


June 21, 2017

A rising country music singer will perform at Base Elizabeth City this August to help the U.S. Coast Guard celebrate its birthday. 

Shane Owens will perform Aug. 4 on base as part of the Coast Guard’s upcoming 227th anniversary celebration. Webster Public Relations, the firm that…


June 21, 2017

HERTFORD — The fi­nal $23 bil­lion state bud­get law­mak­ers are set to ap­prove this week in­cludes $2.9 mil­lion to start the boat basin project at the Perquimans Marine In­dus­trial Park.

Jor­dan Hen­nessy, an aide to state Sen. Bill Cook,…


June 21, 2017

Pasquotank County is hoping to soon get an $80,000 grant to use repairing the public boardwalk behind College of The Albemarle and Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.

Pasquotank has been pursuing the grant from the N.C. Division of Coastal Management for about six months, County Manager Rodney Bunch…

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