October 22, 2017

Janet Lammie of Moyock found the perfect Halloween mask at the perfect price on Thursday.

Lammie plans to work at a booth for her church's October Fest, and thought the mask with silver sparkles and gold trim would be fun.

"Nobody will know who I am," she said, playfully lifting the disguise to her…

Fall's a great season for 'cabinet of curiosities'

October 22, 2017

Digging around in a favorite flea market a couple of years ago, I found a handmade, compartmentalized box that someone had lovingly crafted from wood, probably 100 years ago. It looked like it could have been a tool kit, fishing tackle box or something a builder would use. Undeterred by the fact…

Women's boutique opens in thrift store

October 22, 2017

Albemarle Hopeline’s Clothesline Thrift Store is celebrating the grand opening of its new “Thriftique” on Oct. 27.

The event correlates with Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October and Albemarle Hopeline’s observance of “Purple for Peace Day” on Oct. 27.…

Masons have 175-year tie to Edenton Courthouse

October 22, 2017

“…when it being reported that the Justices gave leave the Lodge might be held in the courthouse. Resolved that the Lodge be moved, it was accordingly moved…”

—Lodge minutes, 6 July 1778

With these simple words, the Freemasons of Unanimity Lodge No. 7 made a momentous…