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  1. New rules eyed for areas at risk of floodingRead the original story

    Friday Aug 31 | The Daily Advance

    Pasquotank County and Elizabeth City officials are considering new regulations on building in flood-prone areas, a byproduct of new federal maps of flood zones. In separate meetings this week, county and city officials explained the Federal Emergency Management Agency has updated its flood maps after years of review.

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  2. UNC boards have special meetings in aftermath of statue fallRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 28 | The Daily Advance

    The boards that govern North Carolina's flagship university are holding special meetings a week after protesters tore down a century-old Confederate statue on campus. The University of North Carolina declined to confirm the purpose of the specially convened meetings Tuesday, a week after the fall of the statue known as "Silent Sam."

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  3. 'Silent Sam' a symbol for the past, and the futureRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 25 | The Daily Advance

    The simmering frustration among many citizens to remove symbols glorifying the "lost cause" of the Civil War erupted last week in an assault at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Fortunately, it wasn't an assault that brought great human suffering - at least none requiring medical attention.

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  4. Moore statue, as his legacy, passes test of timeRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 25 | The Daily Advance

    In light of the news that came from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill on Monday night - that a group of people knocked down the controversial Confederate statue "Silent Sam" - one might be asking the question, "Could it happen here, at Elizabeth City State University?" This is an easy question. No way.

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  5. 7 arrested in protest over torn-down Confederate statueRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 25 | The Daily Advance

    Officials say seven people have been arrested at a rally calling for a century-old Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina to be returned after it was yanked down five days ago Protesters scuffle with police during a rally in front of Graham Memorial Building on the campus of UNC in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Aug.25, 2018. The rally featured those for and against the removal of the controversial "Silent Sam" statue which was toppled earlier this week.

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  6. University head: Confederate statue toppling was a surpriseRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Activists who tore down a century-old Confederate statue this week at North Carolina's flagship public university took campus officials by surprise, the school's top administrator said Thursday. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill expected about 100 people to peacefully protest the earlier arrest of an activist demanding removal of the memorial nicknamed "Silent Sam," Chancellor Carol Folt said during a conference call.

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  7. The Latest: Panel: Rebel monuments stay on Capitol groundsRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    The Latest on a North Carolina state panel meeting about a request by the governor to relocate three Confederate monuments on the Capitol grounds : A North Carolina state committee has recommended that three Confederate monuments remain on the state Capitol grounds, but it also says more information should be installed next to them to discuss slavery and provide historical context. The study panel voted Wednesday to re-interpret the monuments and also urged state leaders to build a memorial honoring the history of black citizens as soon as possible.

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  8. The Latest: Senate leader compares group to "violent mobs"Read the original story

    Aug 21, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    The Latest on the toppling of a Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill : North Carolina's state Senate leader says the people who toppled the Confederate statute at UNC-Chapel Hill are like "violent mobs" and he says their actions won't heal wounds of racial injustice. Republican Senate leader Phil Berger released his statement after the "Silent Sam" memorial was pulled down during a demonstration by hundreds of people at the University of North Carolina's flagship campus.

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  9. That scrutinized bit of Meyer's OSU contract may be new normRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    The investigation of how football coach Urban Meyer handled domestic violence accusations against an assistant has drawn attention to his obligation to report violations of Ohio State's sexual misconduct policy - a type of specificity becoming increasingly common in college athletic contracts, especially for highly paid coaches who are standard-bearers for their universities. Sports law experts say such provisions clarify expectations for those employees and can make it easier for schools to fire them without compensation if they fall short.

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  10. Confederate statute marred year after sister memorial movedRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    One of North Carolina's most expensive Confederate memorials is under watch after vandals splattered it with what appeared to be white paint. Media organizations report that police responded early Saturday to the 23-foot statue stationed on a downtown Salisbury street.

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  11. Simpson's coastal themes will color Landmark competitionRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    North Carolina author and musician Bland Simpson is the unofficial chronicler not just of the Great Dismal Swamp but of the state's Outer Coastal Plain. His eight books - a ninth is on the way - delve deep into the region's lore, people and geography.

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  12. Women's group behind rebel memorials quietly battles onRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Their numbers may be dwindling, but the United Daughters of the Confederacy still have some fight in them. Members of the 124-year-old memorial group are fighting in court to protect their monuments to the "Lost Cause."

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  13. SmartUp effort to start in EC in Sept.Read the original story

    Aug 4, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Representatives of the Kenan Institute in Chapel Hill plan to visit Elizabeth City next month to learn more about local businesses and kick off the SmartUp initiative here. SmartUp is a business incubator strategy being funded by a $950,000 grant from the Sun Trust Foundation.

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  14. Brown seeks to be difference-maker for ECSU studentsRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    The new head of the Division of Student Affairs at Elizabeth City State University said he wants to make the kind of positive difference for students that a similar official at N.C. Central University made for him when he was a student there. Gary Brown, ECSU's new vice chancellor of student affairs, began his work at the university on Monday, coming to ECSU from the Division of Student affairs at N.C. Central.

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  15. ArtWalk to feature 'leaf painting' event in alleyRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    A "leaf painting" event for the new public art sculpture in Ives Alley will be a featured activity at the First Friday ArtWalk in Elizabeth City's downtown on Friday. Starting at 5 p.m. and continuing until 7 p.m., ArtWalk participants will be able to help paint the metal leaves that will be incorporated into the new sculpture that will be displayed in the alley between Poindexter and McMorrine streets behind Arts of the Albemarle.

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  16. Top of the Class: 2018 valedictorians, salutatorians looking aheadRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    The top academic performers among the Albemarle's 2018 high school graduates - the valedictorians and salutatorians at area schools - share a common commitment to excellence but plan to serve in a variety of different professions. Camden County High School's valedictorian is Bladen Harnlya , the son of Mark and Melissa Harnly.

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  17. Three Northeastern Eagles move on to college #NENCsportsRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Something as simple as wearing a headband to practice became a lesson. Another player told him to take it off.

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  18. ECSU mulls mandatory on-campus housingRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    After years without any requirement, Elizabeth City State University may begin mandating that some students live in on-campus housing. The topic of mandatory on-campus housing came up Tuesday during a discussion by a committee of ECSU trustees about ways to increase the university's revenues.

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  19. Ready to soar: 195 Eagles begin new chapterRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Northeastern High School's 195 graduates were urged Saturday to remember that learning is continuous, that it includes helping others to learn, and that it's better accomplished together since no one truly makes it on their own. Those were some of the ideas expressed by NHS Class of 2018 valedictorian John Parker Betts and class salutatorian Savannah Hess during their remarks to fellow graduates during the school's annual commencement ceremony on the NHS athletic field.

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  20. 209 grads turn tassels in CurrituckRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    There were a lot of cheers at Friday's commencement ceremony at Currituck County High School, but probably none louder than that for the school's former principal when she accepted the diploma for senior Jonathan Gillette. Gillette, who was badly injured in a vehicle accident in Lower Currituck in February, couldn't attend Friday's commencement because he's still undergoing treatment at the Shepherd Center, a neurological and neuromuscular facility in Atlanta.

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