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April 27, 2017

'Tragic' was the one-word response from Bill Belichick when he heard of Aaron Hernandez's death. That's about as loquacious as it gets when Belichick renders on any given subject. But when he spends his breath on a matter, his words have impact. Tragic is the word for the Hernandez situation but it…

April 27, 2017

Where did the forensic evidence come from that alleges that the Russians were responsible for hacking the Democratic National Committee and John Podesta’s emails during the presidential campaign last fall? It didn’t come from the FBI, even though FBI Director Jim Comey has confirmed the…

April 26, 2017

Under the Affordable Care Act, premiums are up and jobs are down, with some even leaving employment to qualify for more subsidies. Programs like this destroy a productive society.

This is a battle of ideas. The question should not be who pays, but rather, how do we lower the overall cost of health…

April 26, 2017

In the cartoon on page A4 of the Monday, April 24 edition, perhaps you could explain what was trying to be conveyed? How are guns a problem? Yes, the older metal one will rust and the newer plastic one will melt. Maybe the point trying to be made is somehow a totally inanimate object (the gun) has…

April 25, 2017

Well I see there was no mention of my solution for Elizabeth City’s billing utility problems and the need to re-establish trust.

With the firing of the city’s finance director there is only one way to do this. It’s not because the public suspects anything nefarious, but because…

April 25, 2017

On occasion I read the online version of your newspaper as I am a native of Elizabeth City, now living in California.

I was amused by a recent letter to the editor from a reader who described your newspaper as “liberal.” It seems that many of those with a conservative bent describe any…

April 25, 2017

Saw on Facebook that Museum of the Albemarle celebrated a 50th anniversary with a gala. Sad that I had to learn about this on social media since I was one of the first full-time employees of the MOA after it became the first satellite museum of the North Carolina Museum of History. There were only…

April 24, 2017

I was reading in the April 17 edition of The Daily Advance the story, “Perquimans adopts stricter, clearer noise rules,” and about how those rules “could bring a loud result: A misdemeanor conviction and a $100 fine or 30 days in jail.”

April 24, 2017

A few weeks ago Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6060 replaced its roof.

April 23, 2017

In your 28 March issue you ran an article titled “Proposed Budget would trim Habitat”, which criticizes the President’s budget proposal for trimming all sorts of Federal programs.

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