Update: COA campus to be evacuated

By on September 11, 2019

Caprie Anthony Paige (Elizabeth City Police Department)

Sept. 11 at 4 p.m.

This was posted on the COA Facebook page

An evacuation of College of The Albemarle’s Elizabeth City Campus will occur shortly. The Elizabeth City Police Department will evacuate students and staff building by building. They will direct traffic and buses off campus. All evening classes on the campus have been cancelled.

In the meantime, law enforcement officials in the area are searching for a suspect identified as Caprie Anthony Paige, who has active warrants for Discharging a Firearm in City Limits, Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Vehicle and Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill. Paige is considered to be armed and dangerous. Anyone coming in contact with him should call 911 or the Crime Line at (252) 335-5555



Sept. 11 at 2:30 p.m.
COA campus in Elizabeth City on lockdown

There have been reports today from various local television outlets, including WTKR-TV, that the College of Albemarle campus in Elizabeth City and Sentara Albemarle Medical Center are currently on lockdown as a result of a nearby situation. There is reportedly no direct threat to the campus.

This is the most recent statement posted by the Camden County Sheriff’s Department this afternoon. “COA is currently on lock down as a precaution because of a wanted suspect across the road in the wooded area. I know some parents are concerned and have been inquiring as to what is going on. The students will be released as soon as it is determined to be safe and/or the suspect is in custody.”

Dare County Animal Shelter

Sealed bids for completion of the Dare County Animal Shelter will be received on February 11, 2020, in the Dare County Administration Building, 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo, NC, for 01-Fencing, 03- Concrete, 04-Masonry, 05-Metals/ Steel, 06-Casework, 07-Roofing, 07-Caulking, 08-Glass and Glazing, 08-Doors, Frames and Hardware, 08-Overhead Doors, 09-Drywall, 09-Flooring, 09-Painting, 10- Specialties, 12-Furnishings, 21-Fire Protection, 23-Mechanical & Plumbing, 26-Electrical, 31-Sitework and 32-Landscaping.

This project will be bid and awarded in accordance with North Carolina law. Sealed proposals from Contractors will be received until 1:00 p.m. All bidders must submit for prequalification by 2:00pm on 2/3/2020. Bids submitted by non-prequalified bidders will not be considered. All bids will be opened and read aloud starting at 2:00 p.m. of the bid day. Bids must be delivered in person and on the supplied Bid Form and include a bid deposit worth 5% of the total bid value. Electronic and faxed bids will NOT be accepted or reviewed. All times are local prevailing times.

Information requests concerning the project shall be submitted in writing to: Alex Palagyi of The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company via email (alex.palagyi@whiting-turner.com)

Bidding material, prequalification material, and complete plans and specifications may be obtained from the Whiting-Turner Building Connected site and will be available until the bid due date. All subcontractors are responsible for emailing Alex Palagyi (alex.palagyi@whiting-turner.com) for access to the Building Connected site.

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company and Dare County reserve the right to reject any and all bids, waive informalities and irregularities in bidding, and to accept bids which are considered to be in the best interest of the County. The Whiting Turner Contracting Company and Dare County also reserve the right to require any bidder to submit information needed to determine if said bidder is responsible within the meaning of N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-129.

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