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March 16, 2018

It’s time to cut and plant those spuds. Potatoes are different than most vegetables we eat. They aren’t propagated by seed. Plants are grown asexually, meaning they are clones. All plants in a field are genetically identical to each other.

Few people would even give this a second…

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March 16, 2018

If you’re a client of the area Meals on Wheels program, don’t be surprised to see a local celebrity show up at your door sometime next week, your hot meal in hand.

The “March for Meals” campaign, the annual effort to raise awareness about Meals on Wheels, is scheduled to…


March 15, 2018

About 30 middle school and high school teenage boys were treated to a smorgasboard of life lessons Sunday afternoon at the Hugh Cale Community Center during an event one organizer billed as “trying to reach these kids before the streets reach them.”

Dubbed Barbershop Talk after the…


March 15, 2018

Many of you may already know about the late poet Robert Frost’s visit to Elizabeth City and some of you surely know more about it than I do.

The story has fascinated me, though, ever since I first learned about it. I don’t recall the exact source that first put me onto the story but I…


March 15, 2018


Jazz series

Arts of the Albemarle will host the Third Thursday Jazz series featuring The Thomas Taylor Group, who will be performing “Back to the Crib,” from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. A cash bar will be available.

Drivers safety course

The Camden County Senior Center will offer an AARP…

March 14, 2018

Move aside Angelina Jolie, there’s a new Tomb Raider. Alicia Vikander (“Ex Machina,” “The Danish Girl”) takes over the role of Lara Croft in the reboot of this action-adventure series based on a video game whose developmental roots go back to 1993.

Angelina Jolie gave…


March 14, 2018

Elizabeth City music lovers will have a chance to be part of a live CD recording this week during two jazz concerts on Thursday and Friday.

Drummer Thomas Taylor is coming back to perform a second time at the Third Thursday Jazz series and bringing a new group to join him.

“We want to bring…

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March 13, 2018

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association through March 21.


March 13, 2018

Two Currituck County High School students have been selected to participate in the N.C. Governor’s School Program.

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March 13, 2018

A blood drive hosted by Grandy Primary School was held Feb. 19 at Camden United Methodist Church.

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