April 21, 2018


April 20, 2018

CURRITUCK — Just in time for the expected boom in summertime traffic, the eastbound lanes of the Wright Memorial Bridge will be back open next month.

Motorists will be able to use the bridge's two now-closed eastbound lanes starting May 14, N.C. Department of Transportation Division 1…


April 20, 2018

A Virginia man is in jail awaiting extradition back to North Carolina to face charges of robbing an Elizabeth City bank nearly two years ago.

Evander Green II, 36, of the 1300 block of 16th St., Newport News, was indicted by a Pasquotank County grand jury in March on charges of robbing the Select…


April 20, 2018

CURRITUCK — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s record of decision spelling out the scope, costs and financing for the long-awaited Mid-Currituck Bridge project won’t be released this month, as agency officials initially hoped.

Instead, the record of decision on the estimated…


April 20, 2018

There won’t be a fireworks show at this year’s N.C. Potato Festival next month.

Elizabeth City Downtown, Inc. board Chairman Tim Williams cited a number of reasons Thursday why ECDI decided to eliminate the fireworks show from this year’s three-day festival, which will be held May…


April 20, 2018

Pasquotank County has been named one of six pilots for “Hometown Strong,” Gov. Roy Cooper’s initiative to improve how the state partners with and helps rural communities.

“I want to make sure that state government is listening to local leaders and doing everything it can to…


April 20, 2018

Two juveniles were in police custody Thursday after they were apprehended fleeing from a vehicle they allegedly had stolen.

Barbara Morgan, a spokeswoman for the Elizabeth City Police Department, said police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle in the 300 block of North Road Street about 5:12…

April 20, 2018

A child must walk a very long road to become a productive citizen, and there are too many places they can fall off track.

To help fix that, local educators gathered Thursday at the Museum of the Albemarle for what organizers described as a “listening session” for the My Future NC…

Elizabeth City My Future NC Forum

April 19, 2018

Elizabeth City police have identified the two men who were treated at area hospitals Thursday afternoon for non-life threatening gunshot wounds. 

The men are Jordan Shaffer and Chase Taylor, both 18, police spokeswoman Barbara Morgan said in the press release Thursday night.

Police said they…

April 19, 2018

The area’s chief economic development group has launched a search for a new director. 

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Economic Development Commission Chairman Rickey King announced the formation of a seven-member search committee Wednesday to find a successor to current director Wayne Harris.…

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