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April 10, 2018

Elizabeth City motorists should have another place to shop for tires by early next year.

City officials announced last week that Discount Tire is coming to Tanglewood Pavilions. The Scottsdale, Arizona-based company plans to build a new discount tire store on an out-parcel in front of Hobby…

April 09, 2018

Unemployment rates in several Albemarle area counties fell slightly in Fe­bru­ary, the lat­est N.C. Com­merce data show.

April 07, 2018

Elizabeth City Farm Fresh employees and others hoping to land a job with grocery competitor Food Lion will have a chance to make their case next week.

Food Lion plans to hold a job fair for 100 part-time and full-time positions on Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m at the K.E. White Center, company…

April 07, 2018

Elizabeth City and Pasquotank County’s top business and industry recruiter is retiring.

Wayne Harris, director of the city-county Economic Development Commission, said Friday he will be retiring on June 30. Harris, 71, said he’s retiring to move closer to his elderly family in the…

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April 04, 2018

While many current Farm Fresh employees are expected to be offered jobs with Food Lion once the rival grocer assumes ownership of Farm Fresh’s Elizabeth City store, not all will be, a Farm Fresh document suggests.

Human Resources Director Randall Benjamin, in a letter to the N.C.…


April 02, 2018

Holly Staples is no longer interim president of the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce. On Monday, the local Chamber’s board of directors named Staples the business group’s new president.

Staples, who most recently served as vice president of the Chamber, succeeds Mike…


April 02, 2018

A section of the former downtown tavern and restaurant Thumpers will be revived as a future bistro.


March 24, 2018

COINJOCK — Lawrence August, owner and operator of A.D.S. Roofing and Siding, recalls one of the first jobs his firm ever had on the Outer Banks.

August was living in Carteret County at the time when a client asked him to complete a roofing job on his summer home in Dare County. August said…


March 24, 2018

HARBINGER — A Jeep dealer specializing in customizing Wranglers for resale is moving 245 miles from northern Virginia to set up shop in Lower Currituck.

Mike Wells and his wife, Beverly, celebrated the start of construction on his new Wells Custom Jeep dealership in Harbinger, Friday morning.…

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March 19, 2018

Unemployment increased in all but seven North Carolina counties in January, with Perquimans County — which still had a jobless rate higher than the state average — the only area county to report a slight decrease.


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