June 22, 2018

MANTEO — A task force’s final report on College of The Albemarle’s Dare County campus calls for expanded curriculum offerings in areas ranging from hospitality and the trades to commercial truck driving.

Dare County commissioners plan to move forward next year with…


June 22, 2018

Pasquotank County commissioners voted Monday to spend up to $102,000 to upgrade the county's information technology infrastructure, in response to a cyberattack last month that took county servers hostage and shut down employees' email.

Following a closed session Monday, commissioners voted…

Sparty Hammett Pasquotank Manager

June 21, 2018

A 2018 graduate of College of The Albemarle’s high school equivalency diploma program told her classmates Wednesday night that the most important trait one can have is persistence.

“It’s OK to fall and fail sometimes as long as you get back up and try again,” McKenzie…

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June 21, 2018

Despite a near-constant threat of rain, this year’s N.C. Potato Festival managed to turn a profit of slightly more than $37,000, a festival organizer said Thursday.

Cindy Williams, who co-chaired last month’s Potato Festival committee with her husband Tim, told Elizabeth City Downtown…


June 21, 2018

North Carolina's tourism director visited Elizabeth City on Wednesday, welcoming it to the ranks of “Certified Retirement Communities” and pledging to be an “amplifier” in the city’s marketing efforts.

Visit NC Executive Director Wit Tuttell and Retire NC administrator…

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June 21, 2018

HERTFORD — A portion of Creek Drive in Perquimans County will be closed to traffic starting July 9 so the N.C. Department of Transportation can replace a bridge at Brights Mill Creek.

A $1.9 million contract to replace the bridge over the creek was awarded to T.A. Loving of Goldsboro in…

June 21, 2018

The company considering a massive solar farm in Pasquotank County met behind closed doors with the county Board of Commissioners on Monday, but it's unclear if they've won the board's support for the potentially 3,500-acre facility.

Commissioners met with several representatives of the company, as…

June 21, 2018

An indefatigable Coast Guard lieutenant, a devoted school principal and a champion of the Albemarle's small businesses are among the Women of Excellence recognized by the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce Wednesday.

The Chamber presented the awards to six women during its eighth annual Women…

062018 Women of Excellence

June 21, 2018


June 21, 2018

CURRITUCK — The Currituck Board of Commissioners this week approved a $50.1 million budget for next year, but not without protest from members of a Corolla citizens group who questioned county spending priorities in the Outer Banks community.

The county’s spending plan for 2018-19 keeps…

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