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Tuesday's First Warning Forecast: Wind, flooding, and rain from Jose

***Coastal Flood Advisory for most of the Southside, Peninsula, Middle Peninsula, Eastern Shore, and Outer Banks today and tonight. Minor level flooding is expected during times of high tide.*** ***High Surf Advisory for Virginia Beach, Currituck, Dare, Accomack, and Northampton through this afterno

WTKR - 2017-09-19 10:06:54

Finding the right fit for office space takes time

After nearly two years as Albemarle Life editor, I've finally figured out how to decorate my cubicle. When I was a reporter for Camden and Currituck counties, I pinned up two giant maps of the massive territory I covered. One of my goals was to travel every single road on those maps, which I did not

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

EC police investigating after officer's firearm discharges, strikes him

Elizabeth City police are conducting an internal investigation to find out why an officer's firearm discharged and struck him while he was inside the police department Tuesday. Officer Lamont Butts was treated and released from Sentara Albemarle Medical Center after sustaining an injury to his lower

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Suspect arrested in Mall jewelry kiosk theft

A 50-year-old Elizabeth City man with a prior record is behind bars for allegedly committing felony larceny of a kiosk-based jewelry business at Southgate Mall late last week, authorities said. Lionel Lee Johnson, of the 300 block of Speed St., was arrested on Monday, in connection with an incident

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Davis, Parker make their cases for mayor

Elizabeth City's mayoral candidates touted their lifetimes of community service and their abilities to unite the city during Tuesday night's forum co-sponsored by The Daily Advance. "Yes, I have spent my entire adult life being a public servant," said Pasquotank County Commissioner Bettie Parker, wh

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

Utility bills dominate town hall

Utility issues dominated another town hall meeting with the Elizabeth City City Council on Monday night, as citizens - and several candidates for office - blasted the council and City Manager Rich Olson for their handling of the city's billing problems. Monday's meeting is the second town hall the c

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

ECSU preps for 'Promise' students

Elizabeth City State University is overhauling its enrollment management system in anticipation of a surge of new students next year as the N.C. Promise tuition discount is rolled out. N.C. Promise will offer in-state tuition of $500 a semester -- the General Assembly indicated it wanted the univers

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-19 04:22:58

Start can be tricky in Moth races

Racers have to time their arrival at the starting line just right to get a jump on competitors at the Moth Boat Nationals Regatta at Elizabeth City's Waterfront. When the gun sounds, sailors have five minutes to reach the dotted line. Cross the line too soon, and a boater has to start over at the ba

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-18 04:40:30

Chesapeake woman killed while walking on Currituck back road

POWELLS POINT, N.C. A Chesapeake woman was killed late Saturday by a passing car as she walked along a Currituck County back road. Charles Nathaniel Baum, 22, of Jarvisburg, was charged with driving while impaired and felony death by vehicle after he struck Lindsey Anne Parsons, 29, of Chesapeake at

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 13:10:00

H&M to open new store at Greenbrier Mall

H&M plans to open a new store in Chesapeake at the Greenbrier Mall at noon on Sept. 28. The store will have approximately 22,000-square-feet of space, employ about 20 people, and joins 15 other Virginia locations. "H&M has experienced a warm welcome from customers and fans in Virginia and is happy t

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 18:55:00

In the Kitchen: Chicken Parmesan

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - It is considered a staple in any Italian kitchen, and today chef Vinny Fabbrizi shows us how he makes his signature chicken parmesan. He also has ideas on how you can save yourself time by cooking ahead. Andrea's Pizzeria 940 Cedar Road Chesapeake (757) 482-4600 AndreasCh

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-20 17:30:58

"The more beer we drank, the better the idea became": Beach sailors remember Low Rent Regatta

Low Rent Regatta memories hit the high-water mark during their recent wake, or reunion, 20 years after the popular event went hulls up. Held at Bouy 44 on Sept. 9, it brought together players from the Labor Day sailing event at Chic's Beach that ran from 1978 to 1998. "I wouldn't have believed you b

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 18:00:00

A woman watched a black snake around her yard. Later, she found it coiled in her pantry.

The black snake with the cloudy eye climbed the neighbor's tree earlier in the summer to dine on a baby robin.Courtesy of Shannon Higgins There's a black snake that makes itself at home in Jeanne Higgins Great Bridge neighborhood in Chesapeake. Not long ago the snake climbed the tree in Higgins' nei

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:41:00

Milk, bread ... and Heidi Klum's leopard-print pumps. Lidl to sell designer fashion in store

Attention grocery shoppers, there's a catwalk in aisle 5. Taking a note, perhaps, from retailers such as Target who have partnered with well-known designers, Lidl grocery is launching a collection from German-American supermodel Heidi Klum starting Thursday. On an aisle across from pantry items and

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 22:00:00

THIS DATE IN HISTORY, Sept. 18: Cornerstone laid at U.S Capitol in 1793

Today is Monday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2017. There are 104 days left in the year. On September 18, 1947, the National Security Act, which created a National Military Establishment and the position of Secretary of Defense, went into effect. In 1793, President George Washington laid the cornersto

KINSTON FREE PRESS - 2017-09-18 10:05:00

Dollar Tree has a new CEO after chief executive shifts to board

The man tasked with overseeing the chain of Family Dollar stores after Dollar Tree bought the discount retailer in 2015, has risen to the top of the company's hierarchy as part of a planned succession. Dollar Tree has promoted Gary Philbin to president and chief executive officer of the company that

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 16:15:00

Tatts & teens? Children's doctors group issues recommendations for the first time

Where tattoos and teens are concerned, doctors have generally taken a "just say no" approach. But as tatts have become more mainstream, that attitude has softened, and today, the country's leading pediatric organization released its first recommendations on tattoos and body piercings. The American A

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Women killed in DWI wreck while walking in neighborhood

CURRITUCK COUNTY, Va. - A pedestrian was struck and killed on Spot Rd. at 11:22 p.m., in the Harbinger Community on Saturday, Sept. 16. The victim was Lindsey Parsons from Chesapeake, Virginia, and was pronounced dead at the scene on the crash, said officials with the North Carolina Department of Pu

WTKR - 2017-09-18 18:58:42

Former Chesapeake investment adviser pleads guilty in mult-million fraud scheme

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - A former investment adviser in Chesapeake plead guilty in a multi-million dollar fraud scheme. According to court documents, Roger Odell Hudspeth II, 48, was an adviser and sole owner of Dominion Investment Advisors, LLC. He, along with other associates, sold fraudulent, unregi

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-20 20:40:10

Chesapeake council rejects plan for large residential development; OKs off-track betting at eatery

The City Council late Tuesday night rejected a project that would have brought more than 500 new homes to the Grassfield area. The decision came after more than two hours of debate in a nearly six-hour meeting, with more than 70 people signed up to speak for and against the development. "The primary

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 13:15:00