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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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Ten of city's finest promoted at ceremony

August 24, 2016

Ten of Elizabeth City's finest were all smiles as they officially received their promotions Tuesday evening.

During a promotions ceremony at Museum of the Albemarle, Capt. John Young became the city's first-ever deputy police chief, while Lt. Jamie LaCombe, who had been a lieutenant in charge of…


Perquimans to start year with 100 more students

August 24, 2016

HERTFORD — The Perquimans County Schools are expecting 100-plus more students than last year when classes resume on Monday.

The school district’s projected enrollment for 2016-17 is 1,890 —  107 more students than last year.

Unlike last year when school officials had to…


Beach Music Blast: Atlanta group that has topped charts for decades to perform Friday

August 24, 2016

Beach music never seems to grow old.

The Tams topped U.S. music charts with "Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy" in the late 1960s, and fans still love the song.

Even 50 years after The Tams was formed, the "Beach Band of the Decade" in 1986 continues to please crowds with its upbeat, energetic tunes.…


Casting call busy for movie on Jacobs'

August 21, 2016

EDENTON -- About 40 young women came out to Swain Auditorium Saturday afternoon in response to an open casting call to portray on camera Edenton-born author Harriet Jacobs, who escaped slavery and went on to write the highly regarded “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.”