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  1. Trade issues worry soybean farmersRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    The president and chief executive officer of the N.C. Soybean Producers Association is disappointed trade talks have reached the point where the Chinese are now threatening to impose a tariff on American soybeans. "It's unfortunate that it has come to this as it has in the last several days," said Jeff Jennings, who himself comes from a farming family in Pasquotank County.


  2. Data: 75 percent of Currituck residents non-NC nativesRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    CURRITUCK For years Albemarle counties have seen a steady infusion of new residents from other areas and states. In fact, newcomers now significantly out-number native residents in Currituck County where three-fourths of current residents are non-natives of the Tar Heel State.


  3. Curator.jpgRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Tar Heel women and their contributions to North Carolina and the nation are the subject of the latest exhibit on display at Museum of the Albemarle. The exhibit, called "N.C. Women Making History," shows the contributions of women in the state over 400 years.


  4. 1,025 activities in NC focus on school choiceRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    School Choice Week began in North Carolina and across America this Sunday, with the goal of raising awareness about the options that parents have for their children's education. The week will feature 1,025 events and activities across the Tar Heel State, including open house events at schools, school fairs, homeschool information sessions, and other celebrations.


  5. Benefits of NC offshore drilling exceed its costsRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    If energy companies respond to the Interior Department's recently announced process for pursuing oil and gas exploration off the North Carolina coast, it is likely that residents or visitors will never see any rigs, pipelines, or depots, as these facilities are located either far offshore or off the beaten path. What North Carolinians could well see, if such exploration discovers economically recoverable energy assets, is a substantial contribution to job creation, income gains, and public revenues - but only if the federal government sides with North Carolina's congressional delegation, which mostly favors offshore exploration, rather than North Carolina's governor, who opposes it.


  6. NC Commerce head to speak at Chamber banquetRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    The Tar Heel State's chief business development official will be the featured speaker at the Elizabeth City Area of Commerce's 107th Annual Dinner next month. Also, Chamber officials have announced the agency's annual Business Expo, a traditional spring event, has been moved to the autumn.


  7. Famous spirits to haunt EC Ghost WalkRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2017 | The Daily Advance

    Before the notorious pirate Blackbeard met his brutal end, he traded with people happy to see him in Elizabeth City. Before colonists found North Carolina, an English fur trader named Nathaniel Batts made a deal with an Indian chief to buy a large tract of land, known today as Weeksville and Newbegunland.


  8. Costly, outdated regulations should limp off into sunsetRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2017 | The Daily Advance

    North Carolina is a national leader in conservative reform of state governance - a fact that, as you might expect, pleases conservatives and horrifies progressives in the Tar Heel State. Most of the praise or blame, respectively, is directed at the series of tax reforms and reductions the General Assembly has enacted almost every year since 2011, the budgetary restraint that has accompanied those tax cuts, the expansion of parental choice and school competition in North Carolina education, and changes to our unemployment insurance and public assistance programs.


  9. Camden All-Stars take third at statesRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2017 | The Daily Advance

    The Camden under-12 All-Star softball team finished in third place at the Tar Heel Leagues state tournament on Saturday. Camden, which won the Tar Heel Leagues' District 7 tournament earlier this month, posted a 3-2 record in tournament action.


  10. Corolla Wild Horse Fund welcomes new leaderRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Daily Advance

    COROLLA A 58-year-old Pennsylvania woman who first fell in love with horses when she was three is the new director of the Corolla Wild Horse Fund. Linda Adkins for approximately two weeks has been on the job as leader of the non-profit organization established in 2001.


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