Friday, April 10, 2020

Area churches are finding ways to celebrate the pinnacle of the Christian year amid vast changes brought on by social distancing efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Thursday, April 09, 2020

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Thursday, April 09, 2020

Dare County reported its first COVID-19-related death on Thursday as the number of lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the region rose to 48, with Bertie and Gates each adding an additional case since Wednesday.

Businesspeople in eastern North Carolina interested in the latest news for small business owners amid the COVID-19 outbreak are being invited to participate in a telephone town hall next week with Congressman Greg Murphy, R-N.C., and the top-ranking Republican congressman on the House Commit…

Albemarle District Jail’s administrator said the state prison system’s two-week moratorium on receiving new prisoners from county jails as anti-COVID-19 measure shouldn’t cause any hardship for the jail.

Elizabeth City State University continues to project an increase in enrollment for the fall despite a slight dip in one key indicator and the uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Pasquotank County Department of Social Services is seeing a huge increase in the number of people applying for Food and Nutrition Services — formerly known as food stamps — because of the coronavirus outbreak.

State Sen. Bob Steinburg says extending North Carolina’s stay-at-home order because of the COVID-19 outbreak beyond April may have dire economic consequences — far more devastating than the virus would be “at its worst.’’

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Today is Thursday, April 9, the 100th day of 2020. There are 266 days left in the year. On this date 10, 25 and 50 years ago, The Daily Advance reported:

Both Pasquotank and Bertie counties have now reached double digits in the number of lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, with both now reporting 10 cases of the respiratory disease, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services website. 

CAMDEN — Camden officials Monday urged residents to take recommended precautions to slow the spread of coronavirus and not be lulled into a false sense of complacency because the county doesn’t have any reported lab-confirmed cases of COVID 19.

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

There may be some monetary relief ahead for small businesses in Elizabeth City hurting from the shock the coronavirus pandemic has cast on the region.

MANTEO — “The Lost Colony,” North Carolina’s storied outdoor drama based on the first English settlers in North America, will not be performed this summer, a victim of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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