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Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Hertford council backs off removing Eley

May 23, 2019

HERTFORD — A majority of the Hertford Town Council on Wednesday appeared to back away from removing one of its members from office after hearing advice from an outside attorney.

The five-member council took no action during an emergency meeting called to consider removing Councilor Sid Eley…


City to unveil marker honoring Vietnam War hero

May 22, 2019

Elizabeth City officials will pay tribute to the city’s only Medal of Honor recipient during a special ceremony at the city’s Veterans Memorial Park on Friday.

A memorial marker honoring the late Franklin Douglas “Doug” Miller will be unveiled at the park at 222 North Water…


Firm VP believes shootings 'random'

May 22, 2019

Mark Delosreyes, vice president of J.W. Jones Lumber Co., says it’s unclear why someone keeps firing a gun toward the company’s buildings on Northside Road.

“It seems completely random to us,” said Delosreyes, of the shootings, the most recent of which was reported Saturday,…


Heat slows turnout on fest's final day

May 20, 2019

Area temperatures jumped into the low 90s Sunday, the third day of this year’s N.C. Potato Festival.