Friday, July 03, 2020

COVID-19 continued to have a big impact on the region’s employment in May, as more than 4,800 residents in five area counties — roughly 11 percent of the counties’ total workforce — reported being without a job.

Thursday, July 02, 2020

HERTFORD — Hertford Town Council has launched an investigation into a captain in the town’s police department who recently arrested a member of the council, a source close to Hertford’s town government says.

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Thursday, July 02, 2020

HERTFORD — Hertford Town Council has launched an investigation into a captain in the town’s police department who recently arrested a member of the council, a source close to Hertford’s town government says.

CURRITUCK — While most other area Fourth of July fireworks shows have been canceled because of COVID-19 concerns, Currituck County plans to go forward with its show Friday night.

A day after announcing it would resume disconnecting customers who fail to pay their utility bill, Elizabeth City is already seeing a response from delinquent customers.

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

If students in Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools are allowed to return to in-person classes this fall under the state’s school reopening plan, they’ll be greeted by new principals at three district schools.

The COVID-19 outbreak at an Elizabeth City nursing home that included more than 70 positive cases and 14 deaths is officially over, officials said Wednesday.

They might not rival the numbers from years past but boaters are starting to show up again at Elizabeth City’s waterfront as the annual spring migration plays out once more.

Pasquotank County High School finally pulled off its drive-in graduation celebration Sunday night after two previous attempts fell victim to inclement weather.

Area school districts know social distancing will play a role in any plan to reopen schools this fall. Just how big a role is something they’re expected to learn today.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Several hours after Elizabeth City announced Tuesday it would defy Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order banning residential utility disconnections, the state announced the city would be granted a waiver from the order.

Albemarle Regional Health Services reported two more COVID-19 deaths in Pasquotank County on Tuesday, raising the total number of county deaths from the respiratory disease to 17.

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