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  1. Byars, Vikings beat Rams in home openerRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    Coach Shawn Walker Sr.'s return to the R.L. Vaughan Center as the Elizabeth City State men's basketball coach was a successful one as the Vikings defeated Winston-Salem State 69-63 in ECSU's home opener. ECSU took a 36-25 lead into halftime and it never gave up the lead in the second half, even though Winston-Salem State outscored the Vikings in the final 20 minutes.

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  2. Council awards $28K in grants to 10 nonprofitsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    Elizabeth City City Council voted Tuesday to award $28,000 in grants to 10 local nonprofit groups, despite some councilors' agreement with a citizen who claimed they were ignoring their own grant-award guidelines. Councilors voted to award Community Support Grants to nonprofits serving children and low-income individuals in various ways.

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  3. Coats for KidsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    Rome Joyner, 6, of Elizabeth City, tries on a new coat at the Coats for Kids event sponsored by Mary Holly Grove AME Zion Church in the parking lot at Holy Trinity Community Church on S. Road Street, Saturday morning. Rome was accompanied by her godfather, Melvin Farrow .

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  4. Pasquotank has key role in moving forward clean energy effortRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    Much of Elizabeth City and Pasquotank County may be rendered effectively unusable in the future because of rising sea levels due to climate change, according to an analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists. If the Atlantic Ocean rises 4 feet by 2100, Pasquotank County is projected to be chronically flooded from Elizabeth City south to the Albemarle Sound.

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  5. License plate agency office proposed for CurrituckRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Advance

    CURRITUCK Currituck County residents may no longer have to drive to Elizabeth City or Manteo to buy a license plate or to pay their vehicle registration fees. That's if all goes according to a plan to open a license plate agency in the county.

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  6. Lavin's, Archuleta's election night leads hold, victories become official FridayRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Advance

    Sean Lavin and George Archuleta will win their respective races for Pasquotank commissioner and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank school board member that they led on election night. The Pasquotank County Board of Elections concluded its count of provisional and absentee ballots on Thursday, confirming the election-night results that had Lavin defeating incumbent Commissioner Joe Winslow for the Northern Outside seat on the Pasquotank Board of Commissioners, and Archuleta edging fellow challenger Ron Payne for one of two Outside City seats on the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education.

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  7. New book details century-old mystery of Currituck boy's disappearanceRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Advance

    One September day in 1905, 8-year-old Kenneth Beasley walked out of his Poplar Branch schoolhouse for recess. When recess ended, Kenneth's schoolmates returned to class but he didn't.

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  8. High School Roundup | Currituck boys, Pasquotank girls win at swim meet #NENCsports #NCHSAAswimRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Advance

    The Currituck boys and the Pasquotank girls swimming teams won their respective meets at Albemarle Family YMCA in Elizabeth City Wednesday. The Pasquotank girls posted 20 points, John A. Holmes was second with 18 points, Northeastern was third with 14 points and Currituck took fourth with 10 points.

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  9. Job fair.jpgRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Advance

    The local employment office on Wednesday reached out to veterans in the Harbor of Hospitality looking for work by bringing business representatives to the Veterans of Foreign Affairs Post 6060 for a job fair. Marcus Cutrell, the veterans employment representative at the N.C. Works Career Center in Elizabeth City, said he and his team try to conduct job fairs every year for the veterans.

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  10. City seeks county lease on shelter buildingRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Advance

    The Elizabeth City City Council took a "baby step" towards opening a new homeless shelter Tuesday night, but only after a tense debate and arguments over whether racial bias factored into opposition to the facility. In a 4-3 vote, councilors approved asking Pasquotank County to lease the former health department building at 311 Cedar St. for a homeless shelter.

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  11. Prof: ECSU trustee board not integrated until 1949Read the original story

    Wednesday | The Daily Advance

    Although the educational institution that became Elizabeth City State University was founded in 1891 to educate black teachers and had an all-black faculty and staff for decades, all the trustees were white until 1949. ECSU history professor Glen Bowman described some of the history and politics behind that paradox Tuesday during the second annual Dr. Darnell Johnson Memorial Lecture, which dealt with desegregation in the 1930s and 1940s of the trustee boards at what were then the state's three public colleges for educating black teachers.

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  12. Port Discover eyes January reopeningRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Daily Advance

    Port Discover's new executive director says she's aiming to reopen downtown Elizabeth City's hands-on science center for kids in January. "I really think Port Discover is amazing and I think it can be better than its glory days," Duffy Danish, the nonprofit's new leader, said Tuesday.

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  13. Election officials: 95 more ballots will be countedRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Daily Advance

    Pasquotank County election officials have agreed to allow an additional 95 ballots to be counted in the Nov. 6 election - enough to affect the outcome of two close races: one for county commissioner, the other for school board. The Pasquotank Board of Elections has approved 42 of 175 provisional ballots cast during the Nov. 6 election, Elections Director Kelli Price and Deputy Elections Director Rebecca Creech reported Tuesday.

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  14. NASA engineer visits P.W. Moore studentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Daily Advance

    P.W. Moore Elementary students recently met with NASA engineer Terry Nienaber, thanks to a partnership with the Pasquotank County Library. The students were excited with Nienaber's presentation and asked several questions as they watched video clips of astronauts floating in zero gravity.

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  15. EC Foundation awards 11 nonprofits nearly $90K in grantsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Daily Advance

    The local American Red Cross chapter, the region's domestic violence shelter and the local Boys & Girls Club are the biggest recipients of nearly $90,000 in grants awarded recently by Elizabeth City's largest private charitable trust. Also receiving grants from the Elizabeth City Foundation are Arts of the Albemarle, the local SPCA, Albemarle Family YMCA and YMCA at the Pines, the local Girl Scouts program, the Dream Hunt and Fish Foundation, Museum of the Albemarle, and the College of The Albemarle Foundation.

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  16. Churches, helpers on a shoe box missionRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Daily Advance

    Churches in an eight-county area in northeastern North Carolina are on their way to packing 10,000 shoe boxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items to send to children in need around the world as part of the Operation Christmas Child program. The central drop-off site for the area is at Evangelical Methodist Church on Old Okisko Road in Elizabeth City. 1 comment

  17. 1100918 SolarRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Daily Advance

    The county's new economic development director hopes "we can have our cake and eat it too," but also said the proposed "Birchwood Solar" project would take up some of the county's best industrial land. Proposed by Adani Solar USA, Birchwood Solar would cover 3,000 acres west of the intersection of U.S. Highway 17 Bypass and Halstead Boulevard Extended.

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  18. College Roundup | Stell, ECSU women's basketball tops Slippery RockRead the original story

    Monday Nov 12 | The Daily Advance

    Elizabeth City State's Devona Stell scored a team-high 19 points with 10 rebounds and two blocks as the ECSU women's basketball team defeated Slippery Rock 80-79 Sunday afternoon at the PSAC/CIAA Challenge on the campus of Gannon University. Stell made the game-winning free throw in the late stages of the fourth quarter to give the Lady Vikings an 80-79 lead.

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  19. Local vets reflect on life serving their countryRead the original story

    Monday Nov 12 | The Daily Advance

    They answered the nation's call, proved themselves, and reached for better futures. Yet those accomplishments carried costs: hardship, danger, and, sometimes, profound frustration or disappointment.

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  20. Veterans Day ceremony salutes those who servedRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Daily Advance

    Elizabeth City residents and veterans gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday, where they honored the long and continuing legacy of those who have borne the battle. "Never, never underestimate what your value was," retired US Army Command Sgt.

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