Elizabeth City has a lot to offer!
Thankfully, Hurricane Earl turned out to be no big deal in the waterfront area in Weeksville, just south of Elizabeth City. School was delayed two hours but the school bus just went by.
To keep up with the progress of Earl, go to the following link and click on PSC. You can see the predicted path, wind speed in knotts and the current position.
TCOM, in Elizabeth City, makes 22-meter aerostats used in Afghanistan for surveillance. They will soon deliver dozens of these tethered blimp-like aerostats. See an article with the inside of the hanger at http://tinyurl.com/32ckdoc
Want to know what your child is eating for lunch at school? You can for only $10/year. I think you can even order the lunch online. Did you know schools in Pasquotank County are really changing how they cook? http://tinyurl.com/3yoqg97
I just found something related to the aviation park in Elizabeth City. College of the Albemarle (COA) received over $800,000 in grants to start courses training students for aviation jobs. Looks like this aviation park is really starting to get off the ground.
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Telephonics radar service facility is a boost to Elizabeth City's efforts to have an aviation cluster on Consolidated Road adjoining the US Coast Guard base and on property across Consolidated Road. Telephonics has two student interns from ECSU working at the facility.
There are seven Feeding America Food Banks in North Carolina. One of them is in Elizabeth City, NC. These seven food banks provided over 80 million pounds of food during the past year to help feed those who need assistance in getting enough to eat. The first executive director was announced yesterday...Alan Briggs.