Elizabeth City Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. ECPPS still has teacher vacanciesRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 2 | The Daily Advance

    Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools continues to have about 20 teacher vacancies - and emply nearly two dozen long-term substitutes - at the end of the first week of classes for the new school year. "We are still working to fill teacher vacancies," ECPPS spokeswoman Tammy Sawyer said last week.

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  2. Public deserves explanation for Cartner's leavingRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 1 | The Daily Advance

    With the request for more local funding a constant refrain in the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools, we were as surprised as anyone to learn the district apparently has enough money to pay now-former Superintendent Larry Cartner $318,000 to essentially leave before his contract is up. The ECPPS Board of Education claimed in a press release following Cartner's abrupt resignation Aug. 13 that his departure was "voluntary" and that the payment, which apparently was negotiated with Cartner's attorney and formally agreed to on Aug. 20, was less than half what ECPPS would have owed Cartner had the district decided to terminate him without cause.

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  3. Goetz set to be MACU's first baseball coachRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 21 | The Daily Advance

    ... it's automatically the closest opportunity to play collegiate baseball for many of the kids in this area. Elizabeth City State and College of the Albemarle no longer have their programs. While Goetz does have a little head coaching experience, ...

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  4. Wife, man charged in death of EC merchantRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 21 | The Daily Advance

    ... Cartwright also declined to say whether Melcher has a connection to Angel Sawyer. Cartwright did say the Elizabeth City Police Department provided investigators video footage that supported the murder charges against the two suspects, but he ...

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  5. Cobb named new NHS principalRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 21 | The Daily Advance

    The appointment of Cobb, who has served as principal of Weeksville Elementary School since 2016 and has 27 years of experience in education, was approved this week by the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education. Cobb has bachelor's and master's degrees in English education from East Carolina University.

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  6. Wife of man who died in Elizabeth City home invasion, once listed as a victim, now in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 21 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    An Elizabeth City wife was originally listed as a victim following an August 2 home invasion in Elizabeth City that left her husband dead. Angel Marie Sawyer, 45, is facing first-degree murder charges in the death of 55-year-old Milton Henry Sawyer Jr., the Pasquotank Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday.

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  7. PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 21 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    The Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation arrested two people on Tuesday in connection with the murder of an Elizabeth City business owner. One of the people arrested was his wife.

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  8. Hydrating the HarborRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 21 | The Daily Advance

    Teyona Riddick , Worthy Matron of Order of the Eastern Star, Hood Chapter No. 33, in Elizabeth City, hands a free bottle of cold water to Ava Wheeler, 4, outside Burkes Outlet at Southgate Park shopping center, Saturday afternoon.

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  9. EC man indicted in motorist's shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 21 | The Daily Advance

    A 30-year-old Elizabeth City man has been indicted by a Pasquotank grand jury on a charge of attempted murder in the shooting of a motorist in the Massachusetts Avenue area in June. Stephon Ellis, of the 800 block of North Road Street, was indicted July 30 on charges of trying to kill Darryl Mullen.

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  10. EC man indicted for Esclip murderRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 21 | The Daily Advance

    An Elizabeth City man indicted for first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Perquimans man earlier this year was linked to the crime by the ankle monitor he was wearing while on probation for his role in another shooting, court records show. Dazis Bonds, 22, of the 1100 block of Wood Street, was indicted July 30 by a Pasquotank grand jury in the shooting death of 21-year-old Devon Revelle on Esclip Road on June 30. Bonds is being held without bond at Albemarle District Jail.

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  11. 2,506 students return to classes at COARead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 21 | The Daily Advance

    Students at College of The Albemarle's main campus in Elizabeth City returned to class Monday against the backdrop of an electrical outage that affected two campus buildings. In the midst of a storm Saturday night a tree limb fell on an electrical line, causing a power outage to the campus.

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  12. ECPPS to pay Cartner $318K in 'resignation agreement'Read the original story

    Monday Aug 20 | The Daily Advance

    Former Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools Superintendent Larry Cartner will be paid $318,000 under his "resignation agreement" with the ECPPS Board of Education. The ECPPS board accepted Cartner's resignation Aug. 13. On Monday, the board through its attorney released financial terms of the agreement.

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  13. Bed bugs close rec, senior centersRead the original story

    Monday Aug 20 | The Daily Advance

    Bedbugs have shut down the Knobbs Creek Recreation Center and the Senior Center in Elizabeth City "until further notice," City Manager Rich Olson reported Monday. In an interview, Olson said bedbugs were discovered on the floor inside the Senior Center, which is housed in the Knobbs Creek center, around 11:30 a.m. Monday.

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  14. Can We Help Students Avoid Making Bad College Decisions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 20 | National Review Online

    ... and then looked at the results for majors at ten of the UNC institutions. At only two, NC State and Elizabeth City, was the ratio of debt to earnings under 8 percent. Students contemplating a psych major might think again if they had this ...

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  15. El Diamante restaurant to open in former LevelsRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    A vacant building in downtown Elizabeth City that's been the home of a number of restaurants and nightspots will soon reopen as a new restaurant, the property's landlord said. Robert "Buddy" Brown, who owns the former Levels building at Colonial Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, said the El Diamante restaurant will occupy the location.

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  16. Olson: No resolution yet for fate of grounded boatRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Those wondering when action is going to be taken about a listing, grounded boat in the waters of the Pasquotank River and just off Camden Causeway are apparently will have to wait a while longer. Elizabeth City City Manager Rich Olson on Thursday told the Elizabeth City Downtown Inc. board the city is still working through the matter of the "Eager Miss," which has remained idle for at least a year.

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  17. Ex-substance abusers: Hitting bottom key to recoveryRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Over many years, Susan Hartley, John Jernigan and Calvin Bright III dug a deep, dark hole for themselves that they almost didn't escape from. Each of them struggled with alcohol and drug abuse for years, they shared with The Daily Advance in a group interview Saturday at The Counseling Center in Elizabeth City.

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  18. Hope, awareness are fest's goalsRead the original story

    May 20, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    To spread both awareness and hope, social workers, churches, businesses, musicians and more will host the Third annual Mayday Festival next month in Elizabeth City. The festival on Saturday, Sept.

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  19. Northeastern turns away D.H. Conley at goal line for the win w/Video #NENCsports #NCHSAAfbRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    ... ener was a gut-check performance for NHS, which has another test against Norview (Va.) for its home opener in Elizabeth City next week.

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  20. Hubbard dominates for All-Stars victory at Dixieland Speedway #NENCsportsRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    ... Super Streets , Kevin Bray continued his dominance with a seventh victory in the 20-lap feature. Bray, an Elizabeth City resident, took the lead from Devin Weatherly on lap four and stayed in front during a caution-free race. Weatherly finished ...

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