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November 23, 2017 - 1 minute ago

Christmas shoppers have plenty of choices to find gifts during Small Business Saturday when local shops traditionally offer discounts and special deals.

Small Business Saturday is a national initiative started by American Express that brings attention to the importance of shopping local in our…


Downtown lights up for season in small town way

November 23, 2017 - 1 minute ago

The holiday season in downtown Elizabeth City starts strong on the day after Thanksgiving with the annual Downtown Holiday Celebration and Grand Illumination event hosted by Elizabeth City Downtown, Inc.

On Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., the holiday season officially kicks off with the…


Turkey doesn't make you sleepy – but it may boost trust

November 23, 2017 - 1 minute ago

from The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.

 ‘Tis the season for giblets, wattles and snoods – oh my. On Thanksgiving and Christmas, Americans consume about 68 million turkeys – one for about every five of…


Boy's idea sparks wave of support for prison staff

November 22, 2017

Dozens and dozens of cookies, pies and cakes were delivered to prison staff at the Pasquotank Correctional Institution Sunday after one boy's desire to show kindness grew into a wave of community support.

Over 80 people baked the treats after four-year-old Landon Brothers came up with the idea and…