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Sunday, August 19, 2018
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Monument remains symbol, link to Confederate past

August 19, 2018

As a little girl growing up in this segregated eastern port city, Bettie Parker’s parents told her, “When you see the Confederate flag on a car, run.”

Six decades later, Parker, this city’s first black female mayor, remembers the warning every time she passes the same flag…


Currituck's 350th celebration set for for Sept. 15

August 19, 2018

CURRITUCK – A 350th anniversary celebration of Currituck County is about a month away, and organizers are preparing to focus on educating the public about the county's extensive and rich history.

The event is set for noon on Sept. 15 at the Currituck Rural Center. The event is an hour prior…


El Diamante restaurant to open in former Levels

August 19, 2018

A vacant building in downtown Elizabeth City that’s been the home of a number of restaurants and nightspots will soon reopen as a new restaurant, the property’s landlord said.


COA's renovated lobby draws applause

August 18, 2018

College of The Albemarle welcomed about 100 theater patrons and other members of the public to the newly renovated lobby at the college’s Performing Arts Center Thursday evening.