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July 17, 2017

I’ve been watching Elizabeth City’s governance for 17 years. To say the dysfunction of City Council has contributed negatively to the degree of our progress is an understatement.

Last week’s council meeting was a disgrace beyond what has become routine. The resignation and…

July 16, 2017

Most Americans aren't concerned that the various security agencies of the government tend to make the rules as they go along but they should be.

For instance, people didn't blink an eye at Former FBI Director Jim Comey’s disclosures that he broke the chain of custody of classified information…

July 16, 2017

President Donald Trump believes he lost 3 million popular votes because of widespread voter fraud. And because of his “great loss” he is creating an election integrity commission. So he now wants voter roll data on all U.S. voters in the country, including the last four digits of…

July 16, 2017

The living Word, the symbolic Word — not the literal word — teaches that we should live the "...gospel of Eternal love, graceful acceptance, and inclusive community." The living Word has inspired every movement toward justice, including the movement to end slavery and the one…

July 16, 2017

I am writing in response to a letter published in your July 12th edition, “3rd District voters need to help ‘drain swamp.’” I agree that our country should encourage the best of its elected officials, as well as

promote limited government and prosperity.

I especially agree…

July 13, 2017


July 13, 2017

House Bill 589 passed through the North Carolina House last week and is now on Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk. This bill proposes a moratorium on building wind turbine farms for 18 months. If passed, the bill could adversely affect Chowan County’s economy, since it would be likely that the…


July 12, 2017


July 12, 2017

"There is no future for Christianity, unless the essence of Christian truth can be extracted from its pre-scientific framework." I take the liberty to translate this

as follows: there is no future for Christianity unless the pearl of Christian truth can be extracted from the oyster of…

July 12, 2017

It seems that North Korea is now our latest, greatest enemy threatening our security and well-being.

In fact, America itself is its own worst enemy. We are a threat to ourselves every hour with killings, serial murders, rapes, pedophilia, road rage, hacking our own electronic devices,…

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