More from Pasquotank

  • Hospital improves ER wait times, care rates

    By JON HAWLEY | March 5, 2016 - 9:38pm

    When a patient enters Sentara Albemarle Medical Center, their hope is to return to healthy living — quickly and fully.

  • Sentara cited for distinction in maternity care

    By JON HAWLEY | March 5, 2016 - 9:37pm

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina has named Sentara Albemarle Medical Center a “Blue Distinction Center” for low-cost, high-quality maternity care, Sentara officials said Friday.

  • EC crime rate falls 14 percent

    By William F. West | March 4, 2016 - 9:43pm

    The police department’s closer working relationship with the public and a public that’s more vigilant about suspicious activity are being credited for an overall 14 percent drop in index crimes in Elizabeth City last year.

  • EC downtown in running for $500K award

    By William F. West | March 3, 2016 - 4:31pm

    Elizabeth City is on the short list of 9,000 communities across America for a $500,000 award from a Minneapolis-based company seeking to help boost hard-hit downtowns.

  • Mandatory building fix-ups eyed

    By JON HAWLEY | February 29, 2016 - 10:05pm

    City officials could fix up rundown and neglected downtown buildings and bill the owner later under a newly proposed ordinance.

  • Tillis tours USCG base

    By William F. West | February 29, 2016 - 10:01pm

    When it comes to government operations, U.S. Sen.

  • Tillis looking for Rubio to catch fire in GOP race

    By William F. West | February 29, 2016 - 10:00pm

    U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., says he continues to support fellow U.S. Sen.

  • Board cites doc after patient loses leg

    By JON HAWLEY | February 22, 2016 - 10:03pm

    The N.C. Medical Board has faulted a Sentara physician in Elizabeth City for not diagnosing a condition that caused a patient to lose a portion of her leg.

  • City preps for budget debate

By JON HAWLEY | February 22, 2016 - 10:01pm

    The Elizabeth City City Council is poised to craft next year’s budget — and the tax levy it will take to fund it.

  • MACU look to add biology degree program

    By William F. West | February 20, 2016 - 9:29pm

    Mid-Atlantic Christian University is hoping to launch a bachelor’s degree program in biology that campus officials say would be unique because courses would be taught from a Christian worldview.

  • Bakery owners win Jump Start

    By William F. West | February 19, 2016 - 9:36pm

    Two women planning to open a downtown cafe and bakery have won the second annual Jump-Start Elizabeth City Downtown Business Plan Competition.

  • W. Ehringhaus St. Hardee’s to close

    By William F. West | February 18, 2016 - 9:24pm

    The West Ehringhaus Street Hardee’s — the oldest building used by a Hardee’s restaurant in the Boddie-Noell Enterprises chain — will be closing in a few weeks to make way for a new Dollar General store, company and city officials confirmed this week.

  • New health ed center opens: Center aims to boost health care workforce

    By JON HAWLEY | February 16, 2016 - 8:44pm

    Regional leaders say a new health education office at Elizabeth City State University will help ensure residents of northeastern North Carolina continue to benefit from a homegrown and ever-improving health care workforce.

  • Two EC-Pasquotank administrators to retire

    By William F. West | February 16, 2016 - 8:40pm

    The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools will soon be saying goodbye to two school administrators, one who is retiring in April and the other who will be retiring at the end of the school year.

  • Apartment vote may halt road fix

    By JON HAWLEY | February 10, 2016 - 9:49pm

    Elizabeth City’s plans to smooth motorists’ bumpy ride over a quarter-mile of Road Street may have hit a roadblock Monday night with city council’s rejection of a new apartment complex project.

  • Cops begin body-camera training

    By William F. West | February 10, 2016 - 9:40pm

    Elizabeth City police officers have begun training to use body-worn cameras and will start wearing them while on duty sometime this spring, the city’s police chief said Wednesday.

  • ECSU tuition cut considered by lawmakers, UNC officials

By JON HAWLEY | February 8, 2016 - 9:45pm

    Tuition at Elizabeth City State University could be cut by about 80 percent according to one plan being discussed by top state lawmakers and University of North Carolina officials ahead of the next legislative session.

  • Interested buyers get peek at former Coast Guard housing

    By William F. West | February 8, 2016 - 8:50pm

    Those interested in purchasing the former Coast Guard housing complex just off the intersection of Weeksville and River roads will get a chance to take one more look at the property today.

  • Man dies in accident Sunday

    From Staff Reports | February 8, 2016 - 1:37pm

    A 58-year-old man died Sunday night after a motorist accidentally struck him on Halstead Boulevard, Elizabeth City police said.

  • Animal Shelter on pace for June 1 opening

    By William F. West | February 6, 2016 - 9:45pm

    Construction continues on the new home of the Pasquotank Animal Shelter and the new $1 million facility is on pace to open June 1, the leader of the group that will operate it says.

  • New grant program could pump $500K into downtown

    By JON HAWLEY | February 6, 2016 - 8:49pm

    A new state grant program could pump up to $500,000 into downtown Elizabeth City, though it’s too early to say for what exactly.

  • City seeks $1.2M to buy shipyard

    By JON HAWLEY | February 5, 2016 - 9:37pm

    Furthering a long-held goal of providing more public access to the Pasquotank River, the city of Elizabeth City is seeking $1.2 million in grant funds to purchase the former Elizabeth City Shipyard property on Riverside Avenue.

  • Pasquotank fingerprint fees OK’d

    By JON HAWLEY | February 5, 2016 - 9:36pm

    The short-lived controversy over whether Virginia would allow non-state residents to carry concealed handguns has led to a lasting consequence in Pasquotank County: new fees for fingerprinting.

  • Inmate survives suicide attempt

    By William F. West | February 3, 2016 - 10:00pm

    An Albemarle District Jail inmate had to be hospitalized over the weekend after he attempted suicide by cutting one of his arms with a jail-issued razor and then swallowing the blade, the Pasquotank sheriff said Wednesday.

  • Resource Rich: Event helps residents chart new course

    By JON HAWLEY | January 28, 2016 - 8:30pm

    Diverse community groups came together Thursday to help Elizabeth City residents chart a course to a better life, gathering for the Community Relations Commission’s first-ever Community Resources Day.