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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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Taylor Theater closes in Edenton

July 25, 2017

EDENTON — The curtain may have closed for good on the Taylor Theater, but the group that boosts Edenton’s downtown is already seeking a second act for the recently shuttered movie house.

Taylor Theater manager Bob Krochmal closed the theater in June after a storm damaged the…


Educators mark start of rural teacher retention program

July 25, 2017

Elizabeth City State University hosted a kickoff celebration last week with an event for teachers, principals and other partners who will be part of a rural teacher education and retention initiative funded by a $300,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

The IGNITE: Next Generation of…


Interfaith seeks to raise profile on Currituck mainland

July 24, 2017

GRANDY – A Dare County-based organization that helps people facing temporary emergencies has a greater presence on the Currituck County mainland — and is seeking input on how to be better known to the public.

Interfaith Community Outreach is open twice a week — Wednesdays and…


Conditions, crowds made 2017 Potato Fest profitable for ECDI

July 23, 2017

Organizers cleared more than $43,500 at May’s N.C. Potato Festival to help with the ongoing restoration of downtown Elizabeth City

The amount was disclosed at Thursday’s monthly meeting of Elizabeth City Downtown Inc., the city’s main street-down revitalization organization.

ECDI…