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  1. Peeling to prepare for the N.C. Potato Festival on Coast LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The NC Potato Festival is a fun-filled, family festival that celebrates one of Northeast North Carolina's largest crops - potatoes. Northeast North Carolina's largest festival will return again on Friday, May 19, 2017, with food, arts and crafts, contests, live entertainment and a Midway full of games and large amusement rides.

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  2. Deputy shoots dog during drug search in Elizabeth CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 6 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Elizabeth City man is charged with possession with intent to sale and deliver drugs after a search warrant was issued on May 4. Police say the Albemarle Drug Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant in the 700 block of Ray St in Elizabeth City. During the execution of the search warrant, an agent with the Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office encountered a vicious dog at the side of the residence that attempted to attack him.

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  3. Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off N.C. coastRead the original story

    Wednesday May 3 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Richard reportedly was sailing for Maine when he departed from a marina in Riviera Beach, Florida, the Coast Guard said. Multiple crews from Air Station Elizabeth City and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch searched an area covering 2,700 square miles over a 45 hour period.

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  4. Potato lovers, rejoice! Potato Festival coming to Elizabeth CityRead the original story

    Monday May 1 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The festival, which was founded in 1940, offers entertainment, games and of course delicious food-including mounds of free, hand cut French fries. The three day family-friendly festival is free and open to the public and expects to attract about 40,000 people.

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  5. Coast Guard rescues two people from damaged sailboat off Cape HatterasRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Watchstanders at Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received notification at 6 a.m. that the 43-foot sailboat Nanette had a fouled propeller due to heavy weather conditions and was requesting assistance. The Coast Guard sent a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Station Hatteras Inlet, a C-130 Hercules aircrew and a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Elizabeth City and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch.

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  6. Elizabeth City drug trafficker sentenced after $80K found in washing machineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    PASQUOTANK Co., N.C. - A man was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison for drug trafficking and other charges. 42-year-old Davon Kelly Bennett was sentenced to 240 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, 100 grams or more of heroin and marijuana; possession with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, 100 grams or more of heroin and marijuana; and money laundering by concealment.

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  7. Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship in Virginia BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Watchstanders in Portsmouth were notified by the 965-foot cruise ship Carnival Pride at 8:42 p.m. that a 58-year-old man was having a heart attack on board the ship. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina and arrived on scene east of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.

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  8. Elizabeth City Police search for missing teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Keyona Michelle Tyler was last seen around 3 p.m. on Wednesday in the area of West Cypress Street and North Road Street. 13-year-old Keyona is 5'4" tall, around 150 pounds, with hazel eyes and dark burgundy hair pulled up in a bun.

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  9. Vehicle struck by gunfire in Elizabeth CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    On April 12 just before 4:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Hoffler Street and Parkview Drive. The victim of the incident told police a gold sedan drove by on Parkview Drive.

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  10. Man found shot in front of Elizabeth City homeRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Elizabeth City Police are investigating after a 49-year-old man was found suffering from a gunshot wound on Wednesday morning.

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  11. Elizabeth City Police search for missing 90-year-old womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Police say Ruby Whedbee was last seen Monday at 4 p.m. in the lobby of the Brookdale Assisted Living Facility, located at 401 Hastings Lane. She was wearing a green and blue short-sleeve shirt and lime green pants.

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  12. Coast Guard rescues woman suffering diabetic shock on cruise ship off the Outer BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth received notice from Royal Caribbean International's Anthem of the Seas that the 75-year-old woman was suffering from diabetic shock. An HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, launched to help.

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  13. Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in York RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth were notified at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday by the Virginia Marine Police that Ballard was reported missing after he did not return from his Monday kayaking trip. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew and a 38-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow water crew from Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, a 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Station Milford Haven and an MH-60 Jawhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, all responded and remain on scene searching.

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  14. Elizabeth City Police investigate shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    If you have any information that can help police call the Elizabeth City Police Department at 335-4321 or the Elizabeth City Crime Line at 335-5555.

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  15. Coast Guard rescues man from sinking sailboat 140 miles off North Carolina coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A 52-year-old man was rescued from a sinking boat approximately 140 miles from Wilmington, North Carolina on Saturday. Fifth Coast Guard District watchstanders received an alert at 6:32 p.m. that a man had used his SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger to notify the International Emergency Response Center that his 32-foot Pearson sailboat 'Great Peace' was taking on water.

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  16. Elizabeth City Police looking for missing 17-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    According to police, Donjenah Emanuel Barnes was last seen at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 8 wearing a gray long-sleeve shirt and gray sweatpants.

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  17. N.C. District Attorney: Man arrested for wife's death released, not indicted for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Samuel Mansfield was arrested in December for the death of his wife after she was found dead in the garage of their home. On Monday the North Carolina District attorney said Mansfield was released from custody after a grand jury failed to indict him.

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  18. North Carolina lawmakers ask Trump administration to shut down wind farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Lawmakers in Raleigh wrote a letter to the incoming Trump administration, asking for a wind farm near Elizabeth City to be shut down. The group says the wind farm could pose a national security risk as it is close to a surveillance radar in Chesapeake, Va.

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  19. Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 20 miles off NC coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A 76-year-old woman was medevaced from a cruise ship approximately 20 miles off the coast of North Carolina on Wednesday. The Coast Guard was notified by the captain of the Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas around 8:40 a.m. about a passenger experiencing abdominal pains.

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  20. 14 year-old Elizabeth City teen reportedly abducted by 28-year-old manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Elizabeth City Police are looking for a 14-year-old girl who has reportedly been abducted by a 28-year-old man. Monday morning, Elizabeth City Police received a call about the abduction of 14-year-old Kaniya McMurrin from the 400 block of Massachusetts Avenue.

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