November 24, 2017

CURRITUCK — For 20 years, rising revenue from Currituck’s tax on hotel and cottage stays has helped the county pay for a host of expenses.

But what would happen if that revenue not only slowed down but also began to decrease?

It’s a subject County Manager Dan Scanlon broached…

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November 24, 2017

The animal shelter serving Pasquotank County is facing a shortage of volunteers due to the freeze on inmate labor after last month’s escape attempt at Pasquotank Correctional Institution.

Ann Pitts, director of the Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northeastern North Carolina,…

November 23, 2017

CAMDEN — A large cruising boat listing to its port side in the Pasquotank River off the Camden Causeway has spurred dozens of calls and complaints to the U.S. Coast Guard and law enforcement officials in recent months.

But authorities say the boat's operator isn’t violating any laws and…


November 23, 2017

In the fellowship hall of Holy Trinity Community Church, Emma Yarbaugh needed only two words to describe what Amen Ministries' community Thanksgiving meal meant to her.

“It's beautiful,” she said as enjoyed turkey, stuffing and all the holiday fixings.

Elizabeth City has a lot of…


November 23, 2017

Washington County Commissioner Cole Phelps will not seek election to the new House District 1 seat.

“After careful consideration, I am convinced the time is not right,” Phelps, a Democrat and attorney, said in a press release shared with The Daily Advance this week.

Phelps expressed…


November 23, 2017

The Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies has received a $300,000 grant from a charitable trust to help with the cost of its planned relocation to a portion of the Southgate Mall site.


November 23, 2017

Residents' complaints about dilapidated, unsightly houses has spurred Pasquotank County commissioners to begin work on a local ordinance for demolishing them.


November 23, 2017

Homeless dogs and cats at the SPCA of Northeastern North Carolina are benefiting this Thanksgiving from the generosity of a 3-year-old Camden boy and his family who elected to collect gifts for the animal shelter at his birthday party Sunday rather than receiving toys for himself.


November 23, 2017

SOUTH MILLS — A culprit known as duckweed is lending an extra emphasis to the word “dismal” on the Dismal Swamp Canal.


November 22, 2017

An electrical malfunction was the likely cause of the fire that destroyed a home in the Azalea Acres subdivision in Elizabeth City early Wednesday morning, authorities said.


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