November 19, 2017

Devon and Shawn Mayfield opened an indoor playground in Elizabeth City partly because they were looking for safe, fun things for their own son to do.

“We actually have a 4-year-old son and he played a major role in it,” Shawn Mayfield said last week. She and her husband, Devon, opened…


November 17, 2017

City Council awarded a roughly $4,700 grant on Monday to help reopen Stella's II cafe on McMorrine Street.

Council voted to award a Business Improvement Grant to Bonita Jones, owner of Stella's II at 516 S. McMorrine Street. The grant will cover half of Jones’ $9,304 cost for floor repair and…

November 12, 2017

A local funeral home that opened this past summer is undergoing management changes. 

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November 10, 2017

Elizabeth City shoppers apparently will be getting two new grocery options instead of just one near Tanglewood Pavilions.

November 08, 2017

The El­iz­a­beth City KFC will soon be get­ting a face-lift that will focus on the restau­rant’s past as the “home” of South­ern fried chicken icon Col. Har­land San­ders.

Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise owner KBP Foods said work on the KFC, at the…

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November 07, 2017

Annie Spruill says she wishes there was a Lonnie’s Heart of Hope when her own mother became sick and she and her sisters had to take turns getting off work to stay with her.


November 02, 2017

Demolition crews began work this week “de-malling” Southgate Mall in Elizabeth City.


October 27, 2017

Disability should never deny someone a good career. That was one of the themes of “Disability Mentoring Day,” an event hosted by local educators and workforce developers Thursday at Museum of the Albemarle.

The N.C. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services hosted the event as part of National…


October 23, 2017

After years of working on diesel engine pickups out of a home-based shop in his spare time, mechanic James Perry decided it was time to try to make a go of working on them full time.


October 22, 2017

The "demalling" of Southgate Mall by the shopping center's new owners is about to take another step forward.

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