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April 06, 2018

New businesses in Elizabeth City could soon get a break on “system development fees” the city charges for setting up water and sewer service, following a review of the fees that's now on the city's website.

The fees, charged for installing water and sewer meters, could drop by more than…

April 05, 2018

Hertford County is on its way to joining Albemarle Regional Health Services.

Four of ARHS' seven member counties have approved resolutions allowing the Hertford Public Health Authority to merge with ARHS, a regional health department.

ARHS spokeswoman Jill Jordan wrote in an email that county…

April 05, 2018

Pasquotank County and Elizabeth City officials are backing off plans for new amenities at the former Elizabeth City Middle School, but are still planning to demolish the structure’s dilapidated annex building.

In an interview Wednesday, County Manager Sparty Hammett explained Pasquotank and…

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April 03, 2018

Elizabeth City City Council has endorsed the idea of a new regional ferry project, but isn’t committing any city funding for it.

Council voted 6-0 last week to adopt a resolution in support of the Harbor Town project that University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill business professor Nick Didow…

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March 24, 2018

Pasquotank County officials are considering joining national litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors — litigation that if successful could help Pasquotank defray its costs responding to the crisis that addiction to the drugs is causing.

Winston-Salem-based attorney Garry…

March 23, 2018

As River Road Middle School and Pasquotank Elementary School near the three-quarter mark of their first year under the “restart” school reform model, both are eyeing changes to staffing and school organization for next year — including a plan at River Road to adopt a schedule…

March 22, 2018

A potential key funding source for a proposed high-speed ferry system on the Albemarle Sound not only hasn’t endorsed the project, it’s also advising counties that commit to the project that they’ll be ineligible to receive its grant funding for other projects next year.


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March 22, 2018

Canada geese are destroying crops, damaging ponds and creating unsafe and unsanitary conditions across Pasquotank County, local farm and wildlife officials told county commissioners this week.

N.C. Cooperative Extension officials have been studying the impact of “resident” Canada geese…


March 21, 2018

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools officials plan to seek “restart” status for two additional low-performing schools, saying it will allow the use of student achievement-improvement innovations such as additional instructional time and coaching for beginning teachers.



March 19, 2018

Thanks largely to word of mouth from parents happy with their child’s experience and an assist from the state’s school voucher program, a private school in Elizabeth City has doubled its enrollment in the past three years.

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