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  1. EC gearing up for Potato FestivalRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    North Carolina's potato-growing friends in Idaho are making a big - six tons, in fact - appearance at next weekend's N.C. Potato Festival in Elizabeth City. The Big Idaho Potato, a 72-foot tractor-trailer rig that features a six-ton replica of an Idaho potato, is a promotion by the Idaho Potato Commission.

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  2. Police arrest murder suspect wanted in shootingRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Elizabeth City police have arrested a local man charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 19-year-old last week. Police spokesman Lamont Butts said in a statement that police arrested Raymond Eugene Woodley on Friday for the shooting death of Trevon Demetrius Blount on May 3. The release doesn't provide details about where Woodley was arrested.

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  3. ECPPS seeks $3.36M more for schoolsRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Officials with the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools asked county commissioners this week for $3.36 million more in local funding than the district received last year. The recently passed quarter-cent sales tax will only help with a fraction of that extra cost.

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  4. Use site at Knobbs Creek bridge for watercraft accessRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    I realize that I'm a little late for the Moffatt and Nichol public hearings to make suggestions for projects to improve Elizabeth City's waterfront appeal; but seeing The Daily Advance's recent front page story on "Paddle for the Border" prompted something that's been on my mind for a while. Before the new U.S. Highway 17 bridge was built across Knobbs Creek, there was an area on the southern bank that locals could park their vehicles and launch small watercraft .

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  5. Midgette Spence inspires love for readingRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    As director of Library Services at Elizabeth City State University, Juanita Midgette Spence strives to help students, faculty and staff locate information resources and engage in leisure reading activities. Midgette Spence, who has served as the director of library services at ECSU's G.R. Little Library since 2006, has worked at the university for more than 26 years.

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  6. Coast Guard responds to emergency aboard NJ-bound cruise shipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Asbury Park Press

    ... The 83-year-old woman was hoisted off the deck of the massive 1,142-foot vessel about 160 miles southeast of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, the Coast Guard said in a prepared statement Friday night. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and a fixed-wing ...

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  7. A 19-year-old from Elizabeth City was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree murder.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    The 19-year-old is accused of killing Trevon Demetrius Blount on May 3 of this year. Woodley was arrested for First Degree Murder and is currently held at Albemarle District Jail without bond.

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  8. Coast Guard medevacs 83-year-old from cruise ship off NC's coastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    The U.S. Coast Guard had to medevac an 83-year-old from a cruise ship about 160 miles off the coast of Elizabeth City, N.C. The woman was suffering from renal failure aboard the cruise ship Anthem of the Seas. The captain of the cruise ship contacted the Coast Guard at 10:30 a.m. on Friday requesting medical evacuation.

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  9. Celebrating our 350th: Historic charter, tour boat visitRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Elizabeth City entertained two visitors on Thursday as part of this year's continuing celebration of the Albemarle region's founding 350 years ago. The first visitor to arrive was the Belle of Washington, an 80-foot cruise vessel that docked at Waterfront Park Wednesday night.

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  10. EC man sentenced to 16 years for fed drug, weapons chargesRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    An Elizabeth City man who claims he began selling cocaine as early as age 13, has been sentenced to 16 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to drug and weapons charges. Jerel Leon Jordan, 24, received the sentence after appearing before Chief U.S. District Court Judge James C. Dever III on May 7, a city police department press release states.

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  11. Military Affairs Committee 2018 Annual Awards LuncheonRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Elizabeth City officials celebrated "citizen soldiers" on Wednesday, hailing U.S. Coast Guard members for exceptional service, whether it be in the seas or skies or through volunteer work right at home. "These active-duty service members are true citizen soldiers," said event keynote speaker Lt.

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  12. Belle of Washington arrivesRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    The cruise boat Belle of Washington sits docked at the Elizabeth City waterfront after arriving Wednesday night. The vessel is scheduled to take passengers on a cruise that begins early Friday morning from Waterfront Park and concludes Sunday with a visit to Somerset Plantation in Washington County.

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  13. McKenzie, longtime City Road pastor, to retireRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    ... School of Divinity graduate served appointments between 1975 and 1983 at First United Methodist Church in Elizabeth City, Mount Hermon United Methodist Church, Hall's Creek United Methodist Church and Moyock United Methodist Church. Most of ...

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  14. EC police ID murder suspect in recent shootingRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Elizabeth City police are seeking a local man they've charged with first-degree murder in last week's shooting death of a 19-year-old man. Police are seeking the whereabouts of Raymond Eugene Woodley, 19, of the 700 block of Greenleaf Street, police spokesman Lamont Butts said in a press release earlier today.

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  15. Jones, Meads thankful for clean race; Meads weighs recount requestRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    ... that same platform that emphasizes her experience as the general election approaches. Chamblee, who works for Elizabeth City's Community Development Office and is a former employee of the clerk's office, said she appreciated the opportunity to get ...

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  16. Early shoppers like new Food LionRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Tanya Stephens-Holly was among the early arrivals who lined up outside the former Elizabeth City Farm Fresh Wednesday morning for its grand reopening as a new Food Lion store. She also was one of scores of shoppers who entered the store - Food Lion's fourth in Elizabeth City - shortly after the doors were unlocked at 7:45 a.m. What they saw when they entered was a spruced-up supermarket that looked pretty much like the Farm Fresh it replaced, albeit with a few changes.

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  17. Graham, Wooten eye fall campaignRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    ... primary opponent, Lt. Bill Ward, for running good, clean campaigns. Graham, a 40-year-old sergeant with the Elizabeth City Police Department, defeated three other candidates who work at the sheriff's department: Lt. Brent McKecuen, Sgt. Todd Wagner ...

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  18. Heron's Ridge: City subdivision expandingRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    The Heron's Ridge neighborhood in Elizabeth City is poised to more than double in size in coming years, as the developer is pressing forward with three more phases of the potentially 245-lot subdivision. Samuel Miller, of Miller Homes and Building in Moyock, said Monday his company aims to start developing the next phase of the subdivision located across the street from River Road Middle School by late 2018 or early 2019.

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  19. EC an official retirement communityRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Elizabeth City is now a "Certified Retirement Community," a state status recognizing the city as an active and inviting community for retirees. "There are only a few towns in North Carolina that have this status," said Peter Thomson, chair of the Elizabeth City Area Committee of 100, which is a sponsor for the city's outreach efforts to retirees.

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  20. Students take in EC, look ahead to careersRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Elizabeth City State University senior Tavaris Taylor eventually would like to offer affordable veterinary services to people in northeastern North Carolina. In the meantime, he has an interest in working near the campus for a time and mentoring future classes of science students.

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