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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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Chowan Memorial Day speaker: Restore patriotism to rightful place

May 30, 2016

EDENTON — The Rev. Thomas Biggs told a crowd on hand for Chowan County’s annual Memorial Day observance Monday that America needs to honor the sacrifices of fallen service men and women by restoring patriotism to its rightful place and turning back to God.

Biggs, speaking...


Vietnam vet: Never forget those who serve

May 30, 2016

HERTFORD — A retired U.S. Army chaplain decorated for his service in Vietnam urged a crowd at a Memorial Day observance in Hertford on Monday to never forget the sacrifices of veterans and to be thankful to live in a country where people can choose to be different.

Corbin Cherry,...


Memorial Day: What it means to area veterans

May 30, 2016

Former Navy Chief Petty Officer Roy Giarrusso has been out of military service for more than a decade now, but life was not easy for him late last week as Memorial Day approached.


Old train station becomes 'Bout Thyme Kitchen'

May 29, 2016

The old train station along South Hughes Boulevard hasn’t served passengers since not long after World War II, but a local businessman is hoping to serve many people home-cooked-style meals in what is now the home of his restaurant.