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Town of Southern Shores files brief in support of mid-Currituck bridge construction

The Southern Shores Town Council drew together a coalition of neighboring municipalities and interested local organizations in support of construction of the long-delayed mid-Currituck bridge and authorized its town attorney to file an amicus brief in the appellate case now blocking construction of the bridge. The Town of Southern Shores issued a press release on June 23 announcing the filing of the brief.
SOUTHERN SHORES, NC
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Kitty Hawk Police warn on jury duty scam

Kitty Hawk Police Department investigators have been made aware that scammers are calling local community members, posing as Kitty Hawk Law Enforcement, and telling them that they are being fined for missing jury duty. The Kitty Hawk Police Department does not enforce jury duty compliance, nor will we ever call you asking for payment information over the telephone for an enforcement action.
KITTY HAWK, NC
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As racial tensions heightened in Elizabeth City, these students decided to calm — and change — the culture at their charter school

Back in person after the pandemic with more students from nine different counties together in a new school building, and with racial tension in the school and community at a high point after the killing of Andrew Brown, this school allowed students to lead the way, building a school culture around respect and inclusivity. This series includes five student perspectives and two perspectives from the guidance counselors in their own words.
ELIZABETH CITY, NC

Taking the oath: Parker sworn in as ECPPS schools chief

Keith Parker reiterated Wednesday his commitment to ensuring every student in Pasquotank County is able to go to a high-performing school and learn from a high-performing teacher regardless of where they live. Parker, who takes the reins as superintendent of Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools on Friday, was administered the oath of office Wednesday afternoon by Superior Court Judge Eula Reid in a ceremony at Pasquotank Elementary School. He told an...
PASQUOTANK COUNTY, NC
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Ashton Colson, Jr. of New Hope, June 28

Ashton “Skeeter” Colson, Jr., age 66, of New Hope, NC died on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Currituck Health and Rehabilitation Center in Barco, NC. Born in Pasquotank County, NC on January 13, 1956 to the late Ashton Colson, Sr. and Grace Etta Leonard Colson, Skeeter was a carpenter by trade and worked in construction.
ELIZABETH CITY, NC
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City to begin search for city manager

Elizabeth City City Council took a first step toward hiring a permanent city manager Monday night. City Council unanimously approved beginning the search for a manager after the council’s Human Resources Committee first drafts an advertisement for the position and outlines a hiring process that will be brought back to the full eight-member council for final approval. The city has been without a permanent city manager since the previous City...
ELIZABETH CITY, NC
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Ashton Colson, Jr.

Ashton “Skeeter” Colson, Jr., age 66, of New Hope, NC died on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Currituck Health and Rehabilitation Center in Barco, NC. Born in Pasquotank County, NC on January 13, 1956 to the late Ashton Colson, Sr. and Grace Etta Leonard Colson, Skeeter was a carpenter by trade and worked in construction.
ELIZABETH CITY, NC
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Steinburg secures $12.5M for COA simulation center

State Sen. Bob Steinburg said Wednesday that he has secured about half of the money that College of The Albemarle needs to build a health sciences simulation center for its nursing program on the college’s Elizabeth City campus. Steinburg, R-Chowan, said $12.5 million was added to the $27.9 billion adjusted state budget that General Assembly leaders agreed to on Tuesday. COA said in May that the health sciences simulation center is expected to cost around $25 million. ...
ELIZABETH CITY, NC
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Robert Jerome Doyle, June 16

A light hearted and faithful man, Bob once said he wanted to be remembered as a nice guy!. He outlived many friends and family members who would recall his jovial nature. Mary Hulsman Doyle, his wife for 72 years, shared life’s challenges and joys and misses him dearly. Bob...
NAGS HEAD, NC

EC police probe unauthorized use of vehicle, fraud reports

Elizabeth City Police Unauthorized use of motor vehicle was reported June 22 in the 600 block of McPherson Street. Investigating officer: E.M. Godard. Fraud by depositing fake check worth $2,450 and using the money was reported June 22 in the 900 block of Halstead Boulevard. Investigating officer: A.Q. Spruill. Fraud by depositing fake check worth...
ELIZABETH CITY, NC
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John Clifton Duke of Kitty Hawk, June 21

John Clifton Duke, III, 50, of Kitty Hawk NC, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. Born on November 7, 1971, he was the son of the late John Clifton Duke, Jr. and Elizabeth Rountree Duke. John was also preceded in death by his sister, Carolyn Duke and brother Johnny Rutherford.
KITTY HAWK, NC
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Corolla Wild Horse Fund introduces Crow, unannounced foal born in early spring

Excited to finally share a photo of the one remaining unannounced foal — meet Crow!. This colt was born in early spring but his parents very rarely come out of the marsh. They were on the beach Wednesday because the biting flies have been really bad. It was a pleasant surprise to see them out there and get some good pictures. We’ve been keeping track of him through supportive property owners who send photos and updates as they see him.
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Fishing with a Firefighter

About a dozen children ages 7 to 10 participated in the Elizabeth City Fire Department's first ever Fishing with a Firefighter event at Coast Guard Park, Wednesday morning, June 29. The children caught several fish, including one catfish that was about a foot long. The fish were all released back to the water.
ELIZABETH CITY, NC
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Fourth of July Celebrations on the Outer Banks 2022

With six major fireworks shows, three parades, a sand sculpture contest, live music, an apple pie contest, a road race, a beer run and so much more, July 4 is a big deal on the Outer Banks. The visitors will be streaming across the bridges this weekend, ready to join...
OCRACOKE, NC
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Perspective | Finding my way as a student trailblazer

When students at Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies returned to in-person instruction, they faced a tense situation in Elizabeth City. Students from nine different counties were gathering in a new school building — many interacting with each other for the first time — soon after the police killing of Andrew Brown, an unarmed Black man. In response to racist incidents, the school allowed students to lead the way, building a school culture around respect and inclusivity. This series includes five student perspectives and two perspectives from the guidance counselors in their own words.
ELIZABETH CITY, NC
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44-acre Kill Devil Hills site eyed for housing

A 44-acre tract of Kill Devil Hills property located just south of Bermuda Bay and north of the Run Hill State Natural Area is one of a number of sites being eyed for essential housing as part of Dare County’s efforts to address the housing crisis here. The parcel,...
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