September 23, 2018
After bottling up his real feelings about Christine Blasey Ford and her 36-year-old allegations of sexual assault against his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, for nearly a week, President Trump decided Friday he just couldn’t bite his tongue and hide his anger and annoyance any longer.…
September 09, 2018
The rumors, which got thicker than molasses during a Minnesota winter, turned out to be true: The Daily Advance has been sold.
Adams Publishing Group and our former owners Cooke Communications completed the sale Aug. 31 after negotiators from the two companies arrived at an agreement to transfer…
September 09, 2018
Just as election officials across North Carolina were celebrating finalization of this fall’s ballot, and finally turning their focus to preparing for the important Nov. 6 mid-term election, the Trump administration’s Justice Department decided to go fishing for phantom illegal voters.…
September 02, 2018
With the request for more local funding a constant refrain in the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools, we were as surprised as anyone to learn the district apparently has enough money to pay now-former Superintendent Larry Cartner $318,000 to essentially leave before his contract is up.
August 26, 2018
The simmering frustration among many citizens to remove symbols glorifying the "lost cause" of the Civil War erupted last week in an assault at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
Fortunately, it wasn't an assault that brought great human suffering — at least none requiring medical…
August 12, 2018
Elizabeth City residents, business owners and patrons in the last 25 years have experienced a fairly long and continuous history of traffic-impeding downtown renovations.
August 05, 2018
State Rep. Bob Steinburg, R-Chowan, says he didn’t break any laws or ethics rules when his new sports marketing company signed a $50,000 contract with Currituck County last year to facilitate the county’s sponsorship of a college basketball tournament in Asheville this fall.
July 29, 2018
Last week City Council heard or suggested an array of options to make the highway corridor of Halstead Boulevard, where it runs past the campus of Elizabeth City State University, safer for pedestrians.
July 22, 2018
Fresh off his "success" in Helsinki helping Vladimir Putin avoid accountability for a host of international crimes, including the attack on our elections in 2016, President Donald Trump now says he plans to invite the Russian leader to the White House this fall.
July 08, 2018
Just what is it about the Albemarle Commission that invites financial scandal?