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.…


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.


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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,…


May 27, 2018

The Elizabeth City Rotary Club handed out more than $20,000 in academic scholarships to 11 students during the club’s annual Rotary Scholarship Awards presentation on Wednesday.

Scholarship selections are made by a committee of the club each year from applications collected from high schools…

The Elizabeth City Rotary Club Scholarship Ceremony

May 20, 2018

Harris earns certified nurse educator designation

Robin Harris, Dean of Health Sciences and Wellness programs at College of the Albemarle, has earned the designation Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), the college announced.

She earned the certification by meeting strict eligibility criteria and…


May 13, 2018

ECSU named 12th best in HBCU rankings

Elizabeth City State University has been ranked 12th in the country for the Best HBCU category by College Consensus (https://www.collegeconsensus.com). The announcement was made by the organization late April 2018.

As an aggregate ranking, College Consensus…


May 06, 2018

Ferebee wins soybean research scholarship

The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association recently announced a local recipient of the 2018 North Carolina Soybean Research Scholarship.

The recipient of the scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year is John G. Ferebee of Currituck County. Ferebee…


April 29, 2018

Dismal Swamp Welcome Center rest area noted for beauty

The Dismal Swamp Canal Welcome Center and rest area in Camden County was recently recognized by two national publications as one of the most beautiful and unique rest stops in America.

USA Today recently listed the Dismal Swamp…


April 22, 2018

Moyock native Spicer serves on USS Ronald Reagan

A Moyock native and 2015 Currituck County High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Chance Spicer is a fire controlman aboard the aircraft carrier operating out of Yokosuka,…


April 15, 2018

Youthbuild students attend national conference

Jamie Everett and Dayvon Johnson, students at River City YouthBuild, served as delegates to the AmeriCorps Conference of Young Leaders in Washington, March 17-21.

The annual event is a national gathering of YouthBuild AmeriCorps members. The conference…

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