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March 18, 2018

The idea of high-speed ferries whisking visitors between “harbor towns” on the Albemarle Sound has been around a while.

March 18, 2018

The other day Professor Nick Didow of the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina made a presentation at Museum of the Albemarle. Because of his success in bringing dark fiber to rural North Carolina, when Nick talks, people in this area listen intently. You see, dark…


March 17, 2018

As I watched the most despicable politician in U.S. history, Hillary Clinton in India, I was reminded once again how happy I am that she is not our president.

After tripping twice while touring India, she somehow made it to a conference in Mumbai where she tried once again to explain why she lost…

March 16, 2018

Even the usually reliable Fox News goofs at times. Here’s the news flash: "The Trump Administration sues California."

Not so. We the people's Department of Justice sued California for violating and ignoring our constitutional laws. Plain and simple. We call that picking and choosing…

March 16, 2018

President Trump said recently, “I believe I’d run into the school building in Parkland, Florida, even if I didn’t have a weapon, and confront the shooter with a AR-15 rifle.”

Yes, I’m sure he would. But Mr. Trump had his chance to be brave during the long Vietnam…

March 15, 2018

I read in The Daily Advance on March 10 that a woman from the Congo and her young daughter were separated by the U.S. government. The youngster was sent to a "facility" 2,000 miles away from her mother.

Way back in the mid-to-late 1800s, the U.S. government snatched Native-American…

March 15, 2018

Military Educational Savings Accounts, also known as ESAs, currently proposed in HR 5199, would provide a wonderful option for our local Coast Guard families.

In an ESA, education funds follow the child and are given directly to the families for private school tuition, textbooks, online programs…

March 14, 2018

It is not unusual for residents to disagree with their local government. Residents of Elizabeth City have struggled with this for decades.

March 14, 2018


March 13, 2018

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