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Some of the information Hertford Town Councilman Quentin Jackson cited at last week’s residency challenge hearing for a political opponent may have been information that shouldn’t have been publicly disclosed by an individual, according to a recognized expert in municipal law.

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I have frequently mentioned that the pandemic has reminded me more than ever that our public schools truly are the hubs of our communities. From providing the time and space for students to develop deep social connections with peers and adults; ensuring students nutritional and mental health needs are met each and every day; to meeting the academic needs and goals of our students — our schools play a crucial role in shaping and supporting each of our communities.

The author of the letter to the editor in your June 26th edition was right on — all lives matter. Also, if persons sought by law enforcement would comply with police’s request, they would not be shot. When you point any kind of weapon at the police they will have to respond to save their own lives.


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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The number of North Carolinians in the hospital due to COVID-19 has doubled in the last two weeks, the 14-day rolling average of new daily cases has increased by nearly 200% and the share of tests coming back positive is at its highest level in more than five months.

BELMONT, N.C. (AP) — Brenda Williams remembers moving into the House of Mercy in Belmont nearly nine years ago and immediately wanting to leave. She had lived in her own apartment in Gastonia for 11 years and was used to the life she had there.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Healthcare Association announced on Thursday that several of the state's largest hospital systems will require employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine in order to continue working at their facilities.

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