Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Elizabeth City State University will start fall classes earlier than scheduled and follow an academic calendar designed to complete the semester before a potential uptick in COVID-19 cases.

Almost a quarter of Elizabeth City’s utility users who owe nearly $1.5 million in uncollected electricity and water-sewer charges are eligible to have their utilities cut off for nonpayment by the end of the month.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Almost a quarter of Elizabeth City’s utility users who owe nearly $1.5 million in uncollected electricity and water-sewer charges are eligible to have their utilities cut off for nonpayment by the end of the month.

Two more Albemarle area residents, including another resident of an Elizabeth City nursing home, have died of complications from COVID-19, the region’s health department reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Elizabeth City needs to spend around $37 million over the next 10 years to improve the city’s aging sewer and water systems. And to do it will require significant increases to the city’s current water and sewer rates.

While Phase Two of Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 restriction-easing plan allows the reopening of businesses like hair salons, barbershops and tattoo parlors, and permits restaurants to again offer dine-in service, nothing has changed for indoor entertainment businesses and large outdoor amuseme…

A member of the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education has taken down a social media post that he says misrepresented Centers for Disease Control guidance on the reopening of schools.

Sunday, May 24, 2020

City Council has ordered cuts to next year’s city budget that may eliminate the need for a property tax increase.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

State Auditor Beth Wood said last week her office already has been asked by state lawmakers to audit the federal money the state has received for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank school officials have figured out a way to bring graduating seniors at both county high schools “together” for commencement ceremonies without putting anyone’s health at risk.

With North Carolina moving into Phase 2 of Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 restriction-easing plan on Friday, Elizabeth City officials are announcing the reopening of a number of public facilities.

Local school officials will soon be asking what has worked about the district’s remote instruction efforts — and what hasn’t — as they seek to fine-tune online learning plans for the upcoming school year.

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