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Pasquotank board: Newland park 'on the radar'

Commissioners offered early support for a park in Newland after an area resident, Montrose Hinton, said there's widespread community support for one. She also presented commissioners a petition that's garnered more than 300 signatures, and asked commissioners set aside money for the project.

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-07-16 00:00:00

Elizabeth City Police investigate vehicle theft

On Wednesday, July 11 at 3:57 p.m., a white 2014 Toyota Corolla was stolen from the 600 block of Cedar Street. At approximately 7:24 p.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 100 block of East Burgess Street where the stolen vehicle was found.


Fisherman found dead next to boat in Chowan River

Multiple agencies helped to find the man, including the U.S. Coast Guard, North Carolina wildlife law enforcement and law enforcement from Chowan County. Local fishermen also worked with officials to find the man.

WTKR - 2018-07-16 11:40:54

Visit to Elizabeth City altered Frost's course

After an arduous trip from his native Massachusetts, Frost found himself in the murky depths of the massive swamp. A lone figure in a suit, carrying a satchel, he must have presented an unusual sight to the local wildlife. Ten miles into the swamp, he was tired, hungry, and questioning the decision


Search re-opened for EDC director

County Manager Sparty Hammett, a member of the EDC search panel working to fill the position, said Monday the field of candidates came down to two finalists late last month. The first candidate offered the position declined to accept; the second candidate wanted both a contract and a package with so

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-07-17 00:00:00

Fuel mix-up leaves drivers frustrated after diesel dispensed instead of regular gas

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) -- It's been a frustrating few days for many drivers across Hampton Roads. They thought they were getting gas, but got diesel instead. It's a costly mistake they're hoping they don't have to pay for.

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-07-16 22:36:43

ECSU trustees hold retreat in Greensboro

The total cost of the retreat, including items such as travel and lodging, was $3,188, according to information provided by ECSU spokesman Robert Kelly-Goss.

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-07-17 00:00:00

Fatal crash reported in Elizabeth City

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NC woman dies after crash with DOT truck, police say

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) - Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened Friday in Elizabeth City.A woman was killed in the crash at the intersection of North Hughes Boulevard and Richardson Street.According to police, officers were called to the scene just before 11:30 a.m.Eloise Ida Hast


Reviving Lowe's Beach: White plans to refurbish historic beach

White, who grew up in Perquimans County, recently bought 10 acres or so where the Lowe’s Beach club formerly stood.

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-07-16 00:00:00

Counties protest new child welfare requirements

Stokely told Pasquotank commissioners that “DSS agencies have been very clear to the state, to DHHS, to anybody that will listen, these (new standards) are not reasonable, and we already know there are areas we're not going to meet.”


Man stabbed six times during road rage incident

Every day, thousands of cars travel along Caratoke Highway headed into North Carolina. But on Tuesday, Lee says something shocking on the roadway took place.


Road rage: 'I almost watched my brother die'

"When we came up to merge, there was a car in front of him," Robert Lee says. "I had to gas it so I didn't crash into the guardrail."

KSN.COM - 2018-07-16 16:16:15

Suspect arrested after man shot, killed in Ahoskie

The body of Saunders, who was in his mid-30s, was found in the 300 block of Church Street near Lloyd Street in the town, according to officials.


Sam's Club says diesel fuel coming out of regular pump at Chesapeake store

Anyone who pumped diesel into a car that should have had regular gasoline, and experienced a problem, should contact management at (757) 465-0082.


Police: Car found crashed 3½ hours after reported stolen

Witnesses told police that people in the car were seen running from the scene after the wreck. One man, described as black, was wearing a white shirt and dark color shorts, Morgan said.


Person found dead in Ahoskie was shot, authorities say

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Emergency official: Motorist killed in collision in EC

The official said the female motorist’s Nissan Versa may have crossed the center line on Hughes Boulevard and collided with the DOT truck, the official said. The female motorist was pronounced dead at the scene, the official said.


ECPD officer on leave after reported incidents involving fiancée

David Scott Sutton Jr., 37, of the 1300 block of N.C. Highway 343 South, Camden, is accused by Charlotte Corso of damaging her SUV and smashing a filtered water pitcher, Camden District Court records indicate.


No. 4 high school sports story of 2017-18 | Area teams reach regional finals

This area saw a lot of high school sports success over the last year. At some point, however, every team has its last game.