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  1. TOP 25 REWIND: No. 4 Gonzaga pushing through tough stretchRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 16 | The Daily Advance

    And despite falling at No. 12 North Carolina for a second straight loss, he still thinks it was the right call.

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  2. UNC board names Dixon ECSU chancellorRead the original story

    Friday Dec 14 | The Daily Advance

    The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has named interim Chancellor Karrie Gibson Dixon the new chancellor at Elizabeth City State University. The board made the announcement following a vote at its meeting in Chapel Hill earlier today, according to an ECSU press release.

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  3. COA honors Etheridge, one of college's first gradsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 2 | The Daily Advance

    College of The Albemarle celebrated its alumni, including a member of its first graduating class, at an open house Saturday afternoon at the home of COA President Robert Wynegar. Wynegar and his wife, Lyndasu, hosted about 55 COA graduates, trustees, faculty and staff at the event.

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  4. The Latest: UNC faculty oppose returning Confederate statueRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    The Latest on North Carolina's oldest public university responding to its history involving Confederate landmarks and slavery : Faculty members at North Carolina's flagship public university say a statue of a Confederate soldier torn down from its prominent spot on the Chapel Hill campus shouldn't be put back. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that the Faculty Council adopted a resolution Friday calling for the statue nicknamed "Silent Sam" and its remaining stone pedestal to be removed from campus grounds.

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  5. College to launch program to help middle class familiesRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    A college in North Carolina is set to launch a new scholarship program to help cover costs for undergraduates from middle class families. The Charlotte Observer reports the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill is expected to announce the $20 million scholarship fund Friday, which is the school's 225th birthday.

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  6. NC Bar suspends lawyer's licenseRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    The N.C. State Bar has suspended an Elizabeth City attorney's law license for three years over his failure to monitor a client trust account and turn over financial records promptly. The N.C. State Bar Disciplinary Hearing Commission issued a consent order on Sept.

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  7. UNC Wilmington moves workouts to Chapel Hill after the stormRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    C.B. McGrath paced the court Wednesday, watching his UNC Wilmington team get up shots and sprint through transition drills like seemingly any other preseason practice. They haven't been able to go home for roughly two weeks, not with UNC Wilmington's campus remaining closed to students in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

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

    Aug 31, 2018 | 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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  9. UNC boards have special meetings in aftermath of statue fallRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2018 | 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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  10. 'Silent Sam' a symbol for the past, and the futureRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2018 | 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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  11. Moore statue, as his legacy, passes test of timeRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2018 | 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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  12. 7 arrested in protest over torn-down Confederate statueRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2018 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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