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Police investigating shooting at Elizabeth City apartment complex

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - Police are investigating a shooting that happened at the Woodstock I Apartments early Tuesday morning. Officers responded to the area just after 1 a.m. When they arrived, they saw a white car speeding away. The officers on scene alerted other units to be on the lookout for the

WTKR - 2018-03-20 23:58:37

Police arrest man accused of breaking into empty OBX homes

Jerome Nichols DUCK, N.C. - Police have arrested 52-year-old Jerome Jay Nichols in connection with break-ins and thefts and vacant homes in Duck. Police discovered the break-ins while conducting routine property checks of vacant homes. Photographic and fingerprint evidence was collected at the homes

WTKR - 2018-03-21 19:52:19

Currituck beach parking: Visitors to pay $50 for 10-day permit

Currituck's new parking fees are intended to limit the number of vehicles during the summer. (Dee Langston) A revised master fee schedule for Currituck County was tucked into the consent agenda for Monday night's meeting of the county's Board of Commissioners. A highlight of the new schedule? The co

OUTERBANKSVOICE.COM - 2018-03-21 12:04:59

Farm Fresh sale limits choice

Having read the article in your paper about Food Lion buying the Farm Fresh store on Hughes Boulevard, I agree with at least two of the people interviewed by your reporter in the article. Elizabeth City does not need another Food Lion; we absolutely do need more variety of grocery stores. One of the

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

EC council should use evidence to form decisions

Instead of "Harbor of Hospitality" perhaps Elizabeth City City Council should modify the Elizabeth City welcome signs to read: "Harbor of Hospitality Unless You Are Russian." Councilman Johnnie Walton's concerns could have been addressed if he and others had made the effort to search out evidence-ba

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Child porn suspect resigns from Curritck Game Commission

CURRITUCK - A Moyock man arrested last week on charges of possessing child pornography has resigned from the Currituck Game Commission. Richard Bell, 73, of the 300 block of Puddin Ridge Road, stepped down from his position on the appointed board over the weekend, Commissioner Marion Gilbert said Mo

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-03-20 23:59:59

Commune Bakery Expands With Virginia Beach, Virginia Commercial Production Center

Commune Bakery will create new commercial bakery and invest $163,000 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. According to state officials, as part of this project, Commune Bakery LLC commits to purchasing more than $200,000 of Virginia-grown grain, eggs, milk, and honey over the next three years. Owners of

AREADEVELOPMENT.COM - 2018-03-21 15:24:15

EC probe man's shooting near apartment complex

Elizabeth City police say a man was treated for a gunshot wound at the hospital following a shooting incident near an apartment complex early Tuesday morning. Jarontae Antonio Chamblee, 24, was treated at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center for a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his left calf and


Master Gardeners to host home and garden show on April 21

Currituck County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are hosting the 2018 Currituck Home, Flower, and Garden Show on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free indoor, event will be held at the Currituck County Center of NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way in Barco. The theme

OUTERBANKSVOICE.COM - 2018-03-20 14:29:50

EC Downtown director cautions vigilance after purses snatched

The director of Elizabeth City's Main Street program is warning the public to be more vigilant and to take extra safety precautions in the wake of three recent store larcenies, including two purse-snatchings in the city's downtown. Elizabeth City Downtown Inc. Director Deborah Malenfant said in an e


Woman finds her lost twin sister 33 years later

Virginia Beach, Virginia -- Amanda Dunford was only seven or eight years old when she learned she had a twin sister. Adopted from South Korea, her adoptive Mom told her the news, but they all weren't sure how concrete it was. Then came the message: "It says you may be my sister." "I just shot up out

ERIETVNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 19:06:00

Virginia Beach Police searching for missing 70-year-old woman

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Beach Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in finding a woman who went missing Sunday afternoon. Barbara Ann Wood Authorities say 70-year-old Barbara Ann Wood left her home in the Green Run area of Virginia Beach to visit a family member in Norfo


WANTED: U.S. Marshals working to find homicide fugitive on the run for 2 years

NORFOLK, Va. - The United States Marshals are asking the public to help them capture a man wanted for a 2015 murder in Portsmouth. The crime happened December 2, 2015 on Gateway Drive in Portsmouth. Police were called to the apartment complex and found the 26-year-old Monique Landis with a gunshot w


Woman shot outside of Portsmouth elementary school while picking up child

The mother of a Doulgass Park Elementary student was shot in her lower body on Monday afternoon while picking up her child from school, according to a Portsmouth Public School spokesperson. Dispatchers were called to the school, located at 34 Grand Street, at 4:23 p.m. The woman was taken to a local


Part of Southern Avenue shut for fixes

Elizabeth City motorists who typically use Southern Avenue should find an alternate route - at least for the next five weeks. Starting at 8 a.m. on Monday, the part of Southern Avenue between B and Edge streets will be closed to traffic for repair work, local Emergency Management officials said last


Some EC biz, agencies may see stormwater fee hike

Elizabeth City's businesses and organizations with large lots may soon pay more in stormwater fees, according to city plans to update calculations for the size of those lots' "impervious" surface areas. City officials are working to finalize those new calculations and submit them to Pasquotank Count


Wrong-way driver causes head-on collision on the Interstate

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WVEC) -- Two people are in the hospital and a third person is facing charges following a head-on collision at the Interstate 264/664 interchange on Sunday morning. Virginia State Police said that around 5:41 a.m., a Ford F-150 driven by 35-year-old Michael Bright of Portsmouth was t


EC teen indicted for B&Es, arson

An Elizabeth City teen remains in custody at Albemarle District Jail following his indictment by a Pasquotank grand jury on 38 counts of breaking into vehicles, one count of arson and multiple counts of stealing firearms. Jesean Brown, 19, of the 300 block of East Burgess Street, is charged in conne


Portsmouth man could face more jail time for threatening to kill a judge

A Portsmouth man was sentenced last week to six months in jail - the time he's already served - for threatening a Circuit Court judge. Such a sentence would typically lead to the defendant's immediate release, but 21-year-old Davorrian Cobbs remains in the Hampton Roads Regional Jail. He is set to r


VDOT contractor from Chesapeake hit on I-85

Patrice West PETERSBURG, Va. - A VDOT contractor was seriously injured after being hit by a car while on the job, according to Virginia State Police. On Friday at 4:30 p.m., troopers responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on southbound I-85. According to police, a 2010 Nissan Maxima driven by P