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November 04, 2018

The era of the Harlem Renaissance, a period lasting from the 1920s to the mid-1930s, encouraged African-Americans to celebrate their heritage.

During Black History Month in February, the museum celebrated the Harlem Renaissance with exhibits inspired by the words of Langston Hughes, poetry by…

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November 03, 2018

Building on her passion for crafts, Sabrina Morris started her own embroidery business, Custom Embroidery Genie, four years ago.


November 02, 2018

CAMDEN — Area residents seeking to get an early jump on the Christmas shopping season will have two days to do so this weekend in Camden County.

The 33rd annual Holly Days Festival of Gifts gets underway Saturday at Camden Intermediate School at 10 a.m. The festival, hosted by the Camden…


November 02, 2018

When folks ask about dianthus I smile. It’s like asking a kid if he likes candy bars. The obvious answer is yes, but there are so many different kinds.

Dianthus is a genus with a great variety of members. Their common name is “pink,” but many are not that color. All pinks have…

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November 01, 2018

Last weekend I had a unique opportunity.

I was invited to attend Friday’s reunion reception for Elizabeth City State College’s Class of 1968, which was part of homecoming activities for Elizabeth City State University.

While members of the class were greeting each other and rekindling…


October 30, 2018

Seventh-graders in Allison Heckler’s classes at Camden Middle School recently completed an engineering project involving water and lots of pennies. 

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October 30, 2018

Patricia Daniels, the media specialist at Northside Elementary School, recently received a $2,000 grant to support youth literacy. 

The grant was awarded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and used toward the purchase of 180 books for the school media center. 

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October 30, 2018

Students at the Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies participated in an event called Remote Learning Protocol Day on Friday. 

During RLP Day students attended satellite locations and took part in learning experiences in students' homes, communities and sometimes…


October 28, 2018

The extensive process utilized by John Peel is reflected in the beauty of his pottery.

Located near his century-old home at 980 Ham Overman Road is a wood-fired salt kiln Peel constructed last year, which he uses to fire his pottery.

Peel is offering the public an opportunity to visit the site,…


October 28, 2018

Guardian ad Litem gains four new advocates

The Guardian ad Litem Program for the First Judicial District recently swore in four new Guardian ad Litem Child Advocates.

Among the new advocates are Gary Reed of Dare County, Patricia Leonard of Pasquotank County, and Karen Wright of Perquimans County.…

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