August 15, 2018

Elizabeth City Regional Airport’s coffers should be $2.4 million richer this fall, after the airport authority closes on a major property deal with the U.S. Coast Guard.

The authority voted unanimously Tuesday night to accept the Coast Guard’s $2.4 million offer for the land on which…


August 15, 2018

CURRITUCK — A pair of Chowan County shoplifting suspects are facing a number of felony charges after leading law enforcement officials on a nearly 30-mile chase Monday that began in Dare County and ended in Currituck County.

Calvin Alston, 34, of the 100 block of Oakdale Drive, and Luis Cruz,…

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August 15, 2018

In response to crowded driver’s license offices and longer-than-expected wait times for customers, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles said Tuesday it's making a series of changes, including bringing in more personnel.

DMV officials said they're working to hire more than 100 new license…


August 15, 2018

Joanne Sanders started her first full day as acting superintendent of the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools on Tuesday, and already she was tackling a major challenge: making sure every classroom in the district has a teacher by the first day of school in two weeks. 

Sanders, who was…


August 15, 2018


August 15, 2018

Elizabeth City State University has been awarded a NASA grant of more than $320,000 to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics education among K-12 students in the region.

The grant supports the university's NASA MUREP Aerospace Academy of Northeastern North Carolina. The NASA…


August 15, 2018

Should people be allowed to drive golf carts on Elizabeth City's streets?

City officials will soon be surveying the public about that very question.

Elizabeth City City Council asked city staff to conduct the survey after councilors weren’t able to reach consensus about allowing golf carts on…

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August 14, 2018

EDENTON — The State Bureau of Investigation and the Edenton Police Department are searching for a man wanted on a number of charges, including second-degree murder.

Derrick Lamont Phillips is wanted on charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon and selling and delivering heroin as well…


August 14, 2018

Cole Phelps, the Democratic candidate in state Senate District 1, criticized his Republican opponent, Bob Steinburg, on Saturday for seeking and receiving a $50,000 sports marketing contract from Currituck County, describing the contract as “wrong.”

August 14, 2018

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