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June 21, 2017

In the Ivory Coast during the 1980s, women were generally expected to settle down and raise families.

Instead, Hortense Dodo went to the United States to study food science and how to improve vital crops.

Dodo, currently an adjunct professor at Fayetteville State University and founder of…

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June 21, 2017

In case there's any doubt that Karin Montero, Phyllis Bosomworth, Jordan Suchon and Nannette Turner-Williams are excellent women, the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce made it official Wednesday.

The four women are this year's winners of the Chamber's “Women of Excellence” awards,…

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June 21, 2017

Continuing their efforts to strengthen community ties and celebrate all as a child of God, local pastors will hold an outdoor unity service at 5 p.m. on Sunday at Waterfront Park in downtown Elizabeth City.

The service will feature Elizabeth City State University Chancellor Thomas Conway as speaker.…

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June 21, 2017

Pasquotank County is hoping to soon get an $80,000 grant to use repairing the public boardwalk behind College of The Albemarle and Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.

Pasquotank has been pursuing the grant from the N.C. Division of Coastal Management for about six months, County Manager Rodney Bunch…

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June 20, 2017

Pasquotank commissioners voted Monday to approve a $45.5 million general fund budget for next year that includes a 1-cent increase in the county’s property tax rate.

Commissioners approved the spending plan by a 6-1 vote, with Commissioner Frankie Meads casting the lone no vote.

The approved…

June 20, 2017

Maxine Moore says River City Community Development Corp.’s YouthBuild program was a game-changer for her son, preparing him for life when she was not able to.

Moore rose to speak at the end of the Juneteenth celebration held in the auditorium at Sheep-Harney Elementary School on Monday. The…

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June 20, 2017

Elizabeth City received no bidders on a $1 million contract to improve sewer service around Herrington Road, but city officials still hope to see the project completed this year.

City Manager Rich Olson reported last week the city received no bidders for the Dawson Street Pump Station Gravity Sewer…

June 19, 2017

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June 16, 2017

Elizabeth City City Council voted Monday to advance a grant that, while small, would go to a business belonging to the daughter of a strong supporter of Mayor Joe Peel.

Council voted 4-2 to call a public hearing on June 26 to consider a Downtown Improvement Grant Program for The Bridal Lounge, a…

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June 16, 2017

It’s important that all new city water infrastructure gets rigorously tested.

And so kids splashed up a storm at Elizabeth City’s new Enfield Splash Pad on Thursday.

“I like it!” said a soaked Scarlet Simpson, age 9, as she and other kids ran through water jets and other…

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