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January 18, 2019

Ever hear the word “boomer” and wonder who is one? A new exhibit opening Saturday, Jan. 26, at Museum of the Albemarle seeks to answer that question.

Titled “The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders,” the exhibit is made up of 19 large photographs of…


January 18, 2019

A friend of mine brought in a mushroom sample recently for me to identify. I smiled when I saw it. When I was a teenager, it was one of my favorites to collect. I usually found it on dead or dying elm trees.

It’s called oyster mushroom and it’s one of the most abundant in North America.…

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January 17, 2019

I became fascinated with Hank Williams around seventh or eighth grade.

I’m not talking about Junior or “Bocephus,” although I took a liking to “Country State of Mind” and some of his other songs as we moved into the 1980s.

But in the mid-1970s I was all about Hank…


January 15, 2019

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January 15, 2019

NEAAAT sets new application record

More than 100 students have already submitted applications to attend Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies in the 2019-2020 school year, setting a new school record for applications received in the first week of the admissions window.…

January 15, 2019

Currituck high school to offer AP Capstone Diploma

Currituck County High School is one of about 1,800 schools worldwide to implement the AP Capstone™ Diploma program ―an innovative program that allows students to develop the skills that matter most for college success, such as research,…

January 15, 2019

Foundation announces availability of travel grant

Current juniors and seniors and recent graduates of the last three classes (2016, 2017, 2018) of Perquimans County High School are eligible to apply for a travel grant to support a recognized formal study abroad program or a plan for…

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January 13, 2019

Encore Theatre Company’s first show of the year hopes to answer the audience’s age-old question: How did everyone involved make such a big performance possible?


January 13, 2019

Sentara donates $16K to COA health programs

Sentara Albemarle Medical Center, a College of the Albemarle Community Partner since 2014, has donated $16,000 to benefit the college’s Health Sciences and Wellness Programs for the 2019-20 academic year.

The annual gift specifically…

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January 13, 2019


With African American History month coming up in February, it is a good time to recall one of the Albemarle’s most courageous characters—maritime slave Moses Grandy. Enslaved for four decades, Grandy worked as a waterman to purchase his freedom. Cheated of it twice by…

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