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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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Justice promotes civic ed, constitution

September 27, 2016

As part of an outreach program by the North Carolina Supreme Court, Justice Paul Newby visited Elizabeth City and Currituck Monday to talk about civics education and the state constitution.

Newby was the keynote speaker at the opening of a new exhibit, “To Preserve the Blessings of Liberty:…


Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord

September 26, 2016

CARTAGENA, Colombia — Colombia’s government and the country’s largest rebel movement have signed a historic peace accord ending a half-century of bloody combat.

President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londono, leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, signed the…


COA gala raises $82K

September 26, 2016

College of The Albemarle alumni stars turned out Saturday night to help raise about $82,000 for student scholarships.


Giant pumpkin grower grieves the hazards of his hobby

September 25, 2016

The big risk in growing giant pumpkins is that they can suddenly blow up or die.