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Expand : needs history, governance, local industry/economy sections
the "Battle of Elizabeth City" (scarcely a battle & the wording hardly sells it!) could be expanded; why was the city not better defended (insignificant?); what campaign was in progress; who were the commanders and regiments; what happened after?
Verify : add more inline citations (these are needed to verify info & are a pre-requisite for promotion beyond start class)
Other : additional, closer scale map would be good
if appropriate, consider separate schools article for EC or its wider area (a British example is Primary schools in Dacorum)
The article is being re-assessed as 'start-class' from an initial assessment of B-class. The initial assessment was done several years ago, and I don't recall why it was rated as B-class. But I don't think it fits currently. The article as it stands now, is a good start towards collecting information, but most sections are very short, and mostly comprised of lists of information -- education, transportation, famous bits. There's also only four citations, so it really doesn't even qualify for C-class with that. I'd recommend taking a look at the WP:USCITY guideline. The article should start with a good introduction, followed by history, geography, demographics, and economy. A culture section should follow that. The article in its present state doesn't even follow that general format. Dr. Cash (talk) 16:40, 1 December 2009 (UTC)
The article has been expanded and resources have been added. I would say it's definitely C-Class right now, but it still has some issues. The article needs more resources. There is plenty of press related to the town; I just did a Google search and found lots of relevant material. Currently it relies a bit too heavily on the www.historicelizabethcity.org resource. It's a good resource, but the article needs others. The Coast Guard section is functioning as an economy section, though I think calling it "Economy" and expanding it would definitely be better. There isn't a "Notable residents" section either. Sports, Parks and recreation, and government sections would also help. Narthring (talk • contribs) 22:42, 10 March 2010 (UTC)