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Celebrations

August 12, 2018

Daja Brown, of Roper, who will be attending Elizabeth City State University this fall to study psychology, has been named the winner of the Carrot-Top Industries, Inc., annual Beacon® Scholarship for Rural America .

The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to Brown who was chosen…

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August 05, 2018

Fifteen Practical Nursing students received their nursing pins at College of The Albemarle’s 41st annual pinning ceremony on July 26.

Held in the COA Performing Arts Center, the ceremony was a traditional service and included pinning lapel pins, lighting nightingale lamps and taking the…

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July 29, 2018

College of The Albemarle’s 2018 machining graduates are ready to apply their skills in the workforce.

Tyler Kelly, Joel McCoy and Qwatrail Weeks completed their last day in COA’s Computer Integrated Machining (CIM) program on July 12.

Kelly, a 2018 Camden Early College graduate,…

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July 22, 2018

Poetry fellowship named for ECSU grad 

The Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing in Oak Bluffs, Mass., recently named its Poetry Fellowship in honor of Leonard A. Slade, Jr., Professor of African Studies and Adjunct Professor of English at the University at Albany (SUNY).…

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July 15, 2018

Prentiss receives Citizen Lawyer Award 

In recognition of his volunteer service and community leadership, the North Carolina Bar Association recognized Donald C. Prentiss with its Citizen Lawyer Award at the Bar Association’s Annual Awards Banquet on June 21 in Wilmington.

This award…

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July 08, 2018

Currituck Chamber supports Corolla wild horse

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce has donated $1,943.59 to Corolla Wild Horse Fund.

The donation, proceeds from the agency’s spring social event, will help support, protect and conserve the Colonial Spanish Mustangs living on the Northern Outer…

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June 24, 2018

Foundation awards $25,000 in area grants

The boards of advisors of the Northern Albemarle Community Foundation and the Women Givers of Northeastern North Carolina announced $25,430 in local awards from its community grant-making fund, according to James Watson, NACF board president.

This…

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June 17, 2018

Lynn wins ‘Professional of the Year’ Award

Sherry Lynn, administrative assistant for Currituck County Cooperative Extension, has been awarded the Northeast District Administrative Professional of the Year Award for 2017, the Cooperative announced.

The award was presented at the N.C.…

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June 10, 2018

The Chowan Community Funds Foundation awarded $17,280 to area non-profit agencies from its community grant-making fund, Katharine Farless, president the Foundation’s board of advisors, announced.

Farless thanked the community for its support of the Chowan Community Funds Foundation.

“We…

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June 03, 2018

Ten individuals were honored during the Pasquotank County Chapter AARP 4th Annual Recognition Program last month.

Elizabeth City Mayor Bettie Parker was guest speaker for the program, which was themed, "Extra-Ordinary Citizens Doing Extra-Ordinary Things." Mistress of ceremonies was Mary Walker,…

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