Friday, September 20, 2019

Early voting underway: 80 cast ballots in EC election on first day

September 19, 2019

More than 80 voters cast ballots on the first day of early voting for the Oct. 8 city election in Elizabeth City.

By late afternoon on Wednesday, 79 of those ballots had been cast at the Pasquotank Board of Elections office. Two were cast at the Camden Board of Elections office. City voters who…

Candidates quizzed on closer town-gown ties

September 19, 2019

What can elected city officials do to make Elizabeth City more like a university town?

That was a topic of discussion at Tuesday night’s informal forum for candidates in Elizabeth City’s Oct. 8 municipal election. The forum was held in the Ridley Student Center on campus at Elizabeth…

Brown to students: Back rights for all

September 18, 2019

The vice chancellor for student affairs at Elizabeth City State University challenged students on Constitution Day Tuesday to live the spirit of the document by respecting and advocating for the rights of all people.

Murphy sworn in, assumes duties as 3rd District congressman

September 17, 2019

State Rep. Greg Murphy officially became U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy after taking the oath of office during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday.

“We’re excited and ready to get to work,” Murphy said a day before his swearing-in. “We’re trying to get…