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Winter Fun

  • Advance, Perquimans Weekly win 14 press awards

    CHAPEL HILL — The Daily Advance received seven news awards and four advertising awards Thursday at the 2015 North Carolina Press Association Winter Institute and Awards Banquet in Chapel Hill.

  • Official: EC nation’s 17th ‘Coast Guard City’

    U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Paul Zukunft will officially make Elizabeth City a “Coast Guard City” on May 9, City Manager Rich Olson said Friday.

  • Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek,’ dies

    LOS ANGELES — Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of “Star Trek” fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr.

  • Pastor: Police probe fraudulent purchase of phones, tablets

    Police are apparently looking for a man who fraudulently used an Elizabeth City church’s name and a fake federal tax identification number to purchase more than $10,000 worth of cellphones and computer tablets from stores in the Chesapeake, Va., area.

  • Corolla pedestrian path on NC 12 moving forward

    COROLLA — Currituck is pushing ahead with plans for a pedestrian path at two dangerous intersections in Corolla despite a failed attempt to gain right-of-way from the subdivision it will serve.

Back in the Hoop: Eagles disrupt Nighthawks, on to next round

Knowing First Flight likes to shoot from the perimeter, and knowing its offense runs through Northeastern Coastal Conference player of the year Jack Konstanzer, Northeastern boys basketball coach Ronald Nixon’s game plan centered around disrupting those things.

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  • Eugene Robinson: Make Iran nuke deal — military option always available

    WASHINGTON — President Obama is clearly right — and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is wrong — about the Iran nuclear negotiations.

  • Douglas Cohn: Why authoritarianism, not democracy, is now on the rise

    WASHINGTON — In a Feb. 25 article, Washington Post columnist Charles Lane wrote that “the most disappointing defeat for liberal governance and democracy has been the Arab Spring, which degenerated into sectarian warfare and authoritarianism almost everywhere except for Tunisia.... Of even greater concern is the prospect of democratic decay, or even rollback, in Europe, as that aging continent comes under pressure from four directions: dysfunctional politics, Russian aggression, economic stagnation and Islamist terrorism.”In fact, authoritarianism, not democracy, is on the march.

  • Letter: Respect others’ views — even when they’re wrong

    I’d like to make a few points before we all, hopefully, move on to more interesting subjects:

  • Giuliani should get a dog if he wants love

    The former mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani — “America’s mayor,” as he is affectionately called — said recently, “I believe, and I know this is a horrible thing to say, but President Obama does not love America.

  • Roger Burns: Show others patience God shows us

    “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.

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