June 23, 2019
We’re glad to see that the State Board of Elections is working with counties to hold special seminars on the new voter ID requirements.
June 16, 2019
We have supported the Harbor Town project since one of its chief proponents, University of North Carolina business professor Nick Didow, first started talking about it publicly early last year. The idea of linking “harbor towns” like Elizabeth City, Edenton, Hertford, Columbia and Kitty…
June 09, 2019
It's a safe assumption that most area citizens are, at a minimum, pet-friendly, if not pet-loving.
In addition, the area's SPCAs and other pet-caring groups and organizations have attained significant public appreciation and support for their efforts to help protect and manage local pet…
June 02, 2019
It’s disheartening but not really surprising that both Republicans seeking their party’s nomination in this fall’s 3rd Congressional District special election are willing to pass on demanding Congress exercise its constitutional role as a check on presidential power when it comes…
May 26, 2019
The term "Americans" was first used during the period just before the American Revolution to describe the non-indigenous, but permanent inhabitants of our eastern continental shores.
May 19, 2019
A month later than scheduled, and following the abrupt resignation of the interim school superintendent, the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education has tapped a new schools chief.
May 05, 2019
What is the most cost-effective way to promote Elizabeth City to tourists and visitors?
April 28, 2019
The prevalence of drug abuse and illegal drug trafficking has infected many of the nation's primary institutions — from the workplace and schools to health care, family stability and, of course, criminal justice.
It's the latter of those that the public tends to watch when it comes to whether…
April 22, 2019
With most of the region’s political attention focused right now on the upcoming special election in the 3rd Congressional District, it’s easy to forget the other elections that typically grab notice in even-numbered years.
That’s likely not the case in Hertford, however, where one…
April 14, 2019
Elizabeth City residents want their local police force to be effective and reliable at what they are entrusted to do, so insuring the department has adequate resources, training and good leadership should be a priority for taxpayers and city leaders.
During the past several years it has been. In…