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  1. Enviva Partners, LP Increases Distribution Over Previous QuarterRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Business Wire

    ... United Kingdom and Europe. The Partnership owns and operates six plants in Southampton County, Virginia; Northampton County and Ahoskie, North Carolina; Amory and Wiggins, Mississippi; and Cottondale, Florida. We have a combined production capacity ...

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  2. 15 teachers in region join forces to gain AIG licensureRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Daily Advance

    ... orator, for example, "we want them to become a great writer, too." Four EC-Pasquotank teachers, two from Northampton County, plus one each from Currituck, Perquimans, Bertie and Washington counties will begin the new cohort, according to Dianne ...

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  3. Wake County has one of the highest bankruptcy rates in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    ... the country. At 26.10 bankruptcies per 10,000 residents, Wake County isn't at the top of the list (that's Northampton County, which has nearly 136 bankrupt residents out of every 10,000, and has the tenth highest bankruptcy rate in the country). But ...

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  4. Driver was drunk in single-vehicle Hanover Twp crash, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | NJ.com

    A North Carolina man is facing DUI charges after allegedly crashing a rental car into a barrier along Route 22 east in Hanover Township, Northampton County. Michael Calvin Farmer, 38, of Sylva, was traveling in a Nissan along Route 22 eastbound near mile marker 326 when he lost control of the vehicle shortly before 2 a.m. Tuesday.

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  5. Editorial: New ideas, clear thinking and common senseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    North Carolina got a black eye on social media just before Christmas, after a story about "stupid" Tar Heels went viral on Facebook and elsewhere. Earlier this month, the town of Woodland, in rural Northampton County, rejected a zoning request that would have cleared the way for a "solar farm," an array of solar power panels.

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  6. Editorial: The urban, rural divide persists in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... Tar Heels went viral on Facebook and elsewhere. Earlier this month, the town of Woodland, in rural Northampton County, rejected a zoning request that would have cleared the way for a "solar farm," an array of solar power panels. The digiterati ...

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  7. Greg Arnette first buckRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | North Carolina Sportsman

    Greg Arnette killed his first buck ever on a farm in northeastern North Carolina near Conway in Northampton County on November 7th with his 7 year old son Bryce Arnette. Greg is a beginner hunter after his son became interested in hunting last year.

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  8. Solar panels will suck up all the energy from sun? Solar farms will...Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | Norwalk Reflector

    Usually what happens in Woodland stays in Woodland, a town 115 miles east of Raleigh with one Dollar General store and one restaurant. But news of the Northampton County hamlet's moratorium on solar farms blew up on social media over the weekend after a local paper quoted a resident complaining to the Town Council that solar farms would take away sunshine from nearby vegetation.

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  9. Rural N.C. town mocked on social media after passing solar moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    Usually what happens in Woodland stays in Woodland, a town 115 miles east of Raleigh with one Dollar General store and one restaurant. But news of the Northampton County hamlet's moratorium on solar farms blew up on social media over the weekend after a local paper quoted a resident complaining to the Town Council that solar farms would take away sunshine from nearby vegetation.

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  10. Rural N.C. town mocked on social media after passing solar moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Usually what happens in Woodland stays in Woodland, a town 115 miles east of Raleigh with one Dollar General store and one restaurant. But news of the Northampton County hamlet's moratorium on solar farms blew up on social media over the weekend after a local paper quoted a resident complaining to the Town Council that solar farms would take away sunshine from nearby vegetation.

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  11. Criticism of solar farm proposal garners international attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | WITN

    When a Northampton County resident said the building of a new solar farm would "suck up all the energy from the sun," the comment received international attention. But officials in the small town of Woodland say that concern isn't the reason a solar farm proposal was rejected.

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  12. Resident worries solar farm would 'suck up' the sun's energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    A North Carolina community has rejected a proposal to build a solar energy farm, citing fears the farm would suck up all the energy from the sun, according to the Huffington Post. During a Woodland Town Council meeting in Northampton County Wednesday, residents expressed concerns about rezoning land so that a solar farm could be built, the Huffington Post reports.

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  13. Solar Farm Rejected Amid Fears It Will 'Suck Up The Sun's Energy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Switched

    A town council in North Carolina rejected plans to rezone land for a solar farm after residents voiced fears it would cause cancer, stop plants from growing and suck up all the energy from the sun. Two citizens reportedly made the allegations at a Woodland Town Council meeting in Northampton County, northeastern North Carolina, on Wednesday.

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  14. Prep Football Storylines: Playoffs Week 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... zone 19 times. The defense has been good this season, but it showed some weakness in last week's win over Northampton County and in the Seahawks' lone loss of the season to East Carteret. KEY PLAYER: After giving up 56 points in last year's loss, ...

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  15. Lehigh County power plant bears striking similarity to Invenergy's proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Sue Severn knows a thing or two about life near a power plant because she lives across the street from one. "I really don't like any of it," said Mrs. Severn, who has shared Applebutter Road with the 1,110-megawatt Bethlehem Energy Center in Northampton County since it went on line in 2003.

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  16. UCPS teacher turnover higher than state, increasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... Superintendent June Atkinson said in a news release. The highest district turnover rate in the state was Northampton County with a 33.55-percent rate and the lowest was Graham County with a 5.75-percent rate. The Top 5 self-reported reasons for ...

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  17. Voters say they miss out when towns choose not to offer early votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | WRAL.com

    They were surprised and outraged when they were told that wasn't an option. Conway, like eight other communities in Northampton County and a handful of other small towns across the state, has chosen not to offer voters the option to cast ballots by mail or early in person.

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  18. Cleanup of dead fish on Va. Eastern Shore complicated by endangered beetleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... wash up on an area known as Smith Beach. The area is near the Savage Neck Dunes Natural Area Preserve in Northampton County. On Tuesday, officials with Omega Protein said they estimated that some 75,000 fish had washed ashore. They had hired a ...

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  19. Teacher Attrition Continues to Plague North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Education Week

    ... turnover in more than a decade and major disparities in teacher-retention rates among districts. In Northampton County, a small district in the northeast part of the state, one-third of its 155 teachers left during the 2014-15 school year. By ...

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  20. Thousands of dead fish wash up on Eastern Shore beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... wash up on an area known as Smith Beach. The area is near the Savage Neck Dunes Natural Area Preserve in Northampton County. On Tuesday, officials with Omega Protein said they estimated that some 75,000 fish had washed on the shoreline. They had ...

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