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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 28, 2018

As you plod through your daily routine, have you noticed the crunch of dry leaves underfoot? Or have your eyes met the peculiar stare from a jack o’ lantern?

The sticky, dog days of summer have finally given way to brisk autumn air. This shift in seasons held great significance for the Celts,…


October 26, 2018

Nearly everyone who desires fall color in their yards in eastern North Carolina plants pansies and mums. A few grow ornamental cabbage and kale. They’re pretty, but I like variety, and snapdragons can provide a wide array of color and different texture to our fall plantings.

Some years they…

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October 25, 2018

You may have seen the 1977 Italian cult horror film “Suspiria” (translation: “Sighs”). The scary story told about an American ballet student (Suzy Banyon, played by Jessica Harper) who goes to Germany to study at a famous dance school under the guidance of the mysterious…


October 25, 2018

By the time you’re reading this the Elizabeth City Crusade will be history.

It has turned out to be very good history, too.

I was there Sunday night as the crusade began. The preacher, William “Duce” Branch, proclaimed the Gospel of Jesus Christ in a straightforward and powerful…

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