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June 29, 2016

The N.C. Department of Transportation could remove the final orange safety barrels along Elizabeth Street and on the Pasquotank River drawbridges as early as Thursday, bringing to an end the more-than-five-year-old Elizabeth Street restoration project.

DOT Field Engineer Randy Midgett, who’s…

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June 29, 2016

CAMDEN – The Camden County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to increase the salary of the director of social services by $4,291.

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June 29, 2016

Elizabeth City State University was added back to a program that deeply slashes tuition at several University of North Carolina campuses — but it’s not clear ECSU Chancellor Thomas Conway endorsed the idea.

State Sen. Tom Apodaca, R-Henderson, said in a phone interview Tuesday that…

June 29, 2016

City Council has agreed to spend almost $32,000 on the second phase of an environmental study of the former Elizabeth City Shipyard property after the city manager said plans to purchase the property won’t go forward without it. 

In a unanimous vote Monday, councilors approved hiring ATC Group…

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June 28, 2016

EDENTON —  An Edenton man has been arrested in connection with the vandalism Saturday at the Edenton-Chowan Schools bus garage.

Kelvin Lee Harris, 24, of 1006 N. Broad Street, was charged with multiple counts of felony damage to property, larceny and burglary, according to Edenton police…

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June 28, 2016

City Council unanimously adopted a $65.7 million budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year on Monday that raises both property tax rates and water and sewer fees.

The spending plan, which was detailed at the public hearing two weeks ago, raises the city's property tax rate by 1.5 cents to 65 cents per…

June 28, 2016

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June 28, 2016

Much like the thousands of children it serves, the Albemarle Smart Start Partnership is growing to face a changing world. To ensure it remains relevant in rapidly changing times, the partnership has renamed itself the Albemarle Alliance for Children and Families.

Alliance President Denauvo Robinson…

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June 27, 2016

An Elizabeth City attorney made a brief but heartfelt speech late last week expressing concerns about the state of downtown, but saying the Arts of the Albemarle can be an anchor for revitalizing the once-proud central business district.

Tom Nash on Thursday evening told the annual gathering of AoA…

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June 27, 2016

An inmate at Pasquotank Correctional Institute was treated for non-life threatening injuries last week after he was attacked by another inmate wielding a homemade knife, the Pasquotank sheriff said. 

Delano Byars, 34, was injured Thursday afternoon after he was stabbed in the neck by another…

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