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  • Lawmakers split on biz incentives

    Northeastern North Carolina’s House and Senate lawmakers remain split on economic incentives for a vehicle manufacturer — with one House member warning “the window of opportunity is closing” for one company in talks to expand into Edgecombe County.

  • Vacant waterfront building headed for renovation

    After more than seven years without an occupant — and after plans for a redevelopment never occurred — the former Hurdle Hardware building has new owners who plan to transform the structure into a place for apartments and businesses.

  • ECSU: Border tuition needs further review

    The possibility of offering discounted tuition to nearby Virginia residents needs to be studied further, the Elizabeth City State University chancellor said on Thursday.

  • Underground Railroad exhibits proposed at MOA

    Local officials and the Museum of the Albemarle are working to surface the history of the Underground Railroad in northeastern North Carolina.

  • Doctor on TV has Edenton ties

    EdentonDoctor on TV has local tiesA doctor with a home in Edenton will be featured on an upcoming episode of “60 Minutes.” Dr.

Edenton lands 4A coach in Hoggard

EDENTON — The lure of Todds Cross, Colerain, and the entire northeast corner of North Carolina finally got the best of Paul Hoggard.

Popular gospel group back after member’s fight with cancer

EDENTON — The sanctuary in the Edenton Church of God was quiet Saturday afternoon except for the lively sounds of the Gospel group Called Out II practicing for a benefit to be held that night.

Today's Editorial Cartoon

  • Letter: A real workout

    Doesn’t accusing someone of having an authoritarian attitude and being omnipotent and omniscient as well as unable to withstand a challenge demonstrate an authoritarian attitude itself?

  • Letter: Applause for Chowan Planning Board

    Your readers may have been baffled by the recent letter “Critic of Wind Power Wrong about Facts” which your paper published responding to a letter I wrote to the Chowan Herald (March 11) on wind generators in our county.

  • Eugene Robinson: Troubling questions surround airliner disaster

    WASHINGTON — We don’t need to know the political or religious views of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Gunter Lubitz to call his crashing of a crowded airliner into a mountainside an act of terrorism.

  • Letter: Qualities needed in 4th Ward council member

    Qualities needed in 4th Ward council memberBeing a property owner in Elizabeth City I would like to comment on the 4th Ward city election.

  • Ronnie Woolard: Fruit of the human spirit is self-control

    But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.