Albemarle Neighbor

April 20, 2019

As a pediatrician, Nita Coleman spent more than 36 years working to improve the health and welfare of children.

Although she’s now retired, she continues her devotion to future generations through her work with environmental causes.

A member of Green Saves Green, an area environmental…

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April 13, 2019

Finding time to exercise or take a moment just for yourself can be difficult, but Carrie Barth has found a way to do both: Lunch-Hour Express Yoga.

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April 04, 2019

Whether they wear their highest heels or pair of most comfortable sneakers, Meredith Gragg is encouraging people to attend Saturday’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event.

The third annual walk, coordinated by Albemarle Hopeline and held to help spread awareness about sexual assault and domestic…


March 29, 2019

Tanya Wiker is striving to help others on their journey to a healthy lifestyle by providing a fun environment for exercise at Madhouse Dance Fit.


March 23, 2019

Guided by her faith, Holly Loyer is helping women overcome their addiction to drugs and alcohol at Albemarle Teen Challenge.

Since she founded the agency 12 years ago, 65 women have successfully graduated from the local Teen Challenge program in Elizabeth City.

Loyer said the first Teen Challenge…

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March 16, 2019

Jennifer Chappell had always enjoyed crafting, but she didn’t always have a passion for string art.

Chappell said she first discovered string art — the art of arranging thread or yarn between points on a fixed base to form a geometric pattern or design — until she was looking for…

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March 09, 2019

Tri-County Animal Shelter Director Katelyn Robertson believes it’s important for new shelter animals to form connections with those who care for them.

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March 02, 2019

Growing up in Chowan County, Camaryn Ivie Byrum always enjoyed participating in 4-H.


February 23, 2019

As both an assistant professor of kinesiology and the director of the Vikings Care Food Pantry, Jennifer Brown works to help Elizabeth City State University students with both their fitness and nutritional needs.


February 16, 2019

Whether it’s a sofa damaged by water in a hurricane or a cherished chair in need of repair, Pat Temple gives new life to furniture at her upholstery business in Hertford.

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