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Sunday, July 21, 2019
072119moonevents

Events mark historic 1969 moon landing

July 21, 2019

Museum of The Albemarle is continuing an emphasis on the anniversary of the moon landing with a History for Lunch event July 24 that will examine North Carolina’s role in the space race.

The program will be presented by Jessica A. Bandel, digital editor with the N.C. Office of Archives and…


Economic boost: Potato fest had $300K in impact

July 20, 2019

This year's Potato Festival brought in more than $300,000 to Elizabeth City and Pasquotank County, the city and county's tourism director reported this week.


Whitehurst is new Pasquotank librarian

July 19, 2019

A Perquimans County native and former librarian for Roanoke-Chowan Community College is the new director of the Pasquotank County Library.

Kellen Whitehurst, 32, started his new job on Monday. He takes over for Jackie King, who retired last month after 13 years at the library.

Whitehurst, who holds…


Cooper calls on GOP leaders to compromise

July 19, 2019

Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday he has not issued an ultimatum to Republican legislative leaders to expand Medicaid — but does hope they will compromise on expanding the health care insurance program to cover more low-income North Carolinians.