November 17, 2018

Elizabeth City City Council will consider forbidding the raising of chickens inside the city limits when it meets again later this month.

Councilors voted 4-3 Tuesday night to hold a public hearing on an ordinance that would ban the raising of chickens, reflecting some councilors' concerns that the…


November 17, 2018

A story and a headline in Saturday’s edition stated incorrectly that a hearing on an ordinance concerning the raising of chickens in Elizabeth City would be held on Nov. 26. The earliest such a hearing could be held is on Dec. 10.



November 17, 2018

CAMDEN — A convicted sex offender’s trip to a recent holiday craft show at a local school has landed him in jail.

Gordon Kent Scott, 55, of the 5900 block of Caratoke Highway, was arrested Nov. 3, apparently after he attended the Holly Days Festival of Gifts at Camden Intermediate…

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November 17, 2018

The Salvation Army began its annual Red Kettle campaign at eight locations around the Elizabeth City area on Friday.

Bell-ringers took up their positions outside all four Food Lion stores, Big Lots, Roses, Walgreens and Belk on Friday, collecting donations for the ...

Major Kenny Clewis said a…

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November 17, 2018

Elizabeth City State University officials don’t expect the scheduled departure of University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings to delay the appointment of a new chancellor at ECSU.

Harold Barnes, chairman of the ECSU Chancellor Search Committee and an ECSU trustee, told…

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November 16, 2018

CURRITUCK — A Moyock woman is facing felony drug charges after authorities executing a search warrant Thursday seized about 8 pounds of marijuana from her home.

Sienna Marie Gilmore, 32, of the 200 block of Shingle Landing Road, was arrested following a probe by narcotics investigators with…


November 16, 2018

Sean Lavin and George Archuleta will win their respective races for Pasquotank commissioner and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank school board member that they led on election night.

The Pasquotank County Board of Elections concluded its count of provisional and absentee ballots on Thursday, confirming the…


November 16, 2018

Elizabeth City City Council voted Tuesday to award $28,000 in grants to 10 local nonprofit groups, despite some councilors’ agreement with a citizen who claimed they were ignoring their own grant-award guidelines.

Councilors voted to award Community Support Grants to nonprofits serving…


November 16, 2018

CAMDEN — The Camden County Schools held its first student evacuation drill last week.

Although the schools have held a number of emergency response drills in the past, this was the first where officials practiced evacuating students to an off-site location, according to Camden Schools…

November 16, 2018

Students at three area high schools exceeded the national average score this year on the Scholastic Aptitude Test used for college admissions, a new report shows.

Students at J.P. Knapp Early College High School in Currituck led the area with an average score of 1110 on the SAT, according to the…

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