College of The Albemarle is no longer in the golf business and that’s a good thing, says Doug Gardner.
Backers of a proposed K-2 Christian elementary school in the city are looking for a new location.
MOYOCK — The kindergarten building and most of the cafeteria at Moyock Elementary school will razed and rebuilt as part of a $14 million expansion project at the school.
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After the initial MLB All-Star Game rosters were released, there was a distinct disappointment in Northern California felt all the way in Edenton.
I’m not one to recycle columns but I knew what I wanted to cover this week and then remembered I had written about it a few years ago.
GREENSBORO — A former John A. Holmes High School football player had a standout performance in the 73rd North Carolina Coaches’ Association East-West All-Star football game.
RALEIGH — Legislation to replace the North Carolina High School Athletic Association with a new commission to administer interscholastic sports advanced through another North Carolina Senate committee on Thursday.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association released its football preseason team poll and all-conference team Thursday.
RALEIGH — Legislation that would end the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s century-long role overseeing state interscholastic sports cleared a Senate committee Wednesday, despite calls by some to keep the nonprofit in charge, with adjustments.
The richest man on Earth briefly lost that title Tuesday morning, but only because for a few floaty minutes he was no longer on Earth. Jeff Bezos has spent two decades using his Amazon wealth to underwrite a rocket venture, Blue Origin. On Tuesday the company launched its first manned flight to space, with Bezos strapped on board the capsule.
As the last presidential election approached, one could sense that something was wrong with the polls. The race felt tighter than the polls indicated, and specifically, Joe Biden’s solid lead in the polls felt less solid than the surveys suggested. As they had in 2016, pollsters appeared on their way to underestimating the vote for Donald Trump. That did not mean Trump was actually leading the race, or that he would win — and in the end, he did not — but that the contest was closer than the polls said.
An old spiritual, “Mary Don’t You Weep,” has the following lyrics: “God gave Noah the rainbow sign, no more water but the fire next time.” The line is taken to mean that unrepentant humankind would not be destroyed again by flooding but rather by fire. These days, though, twin catastrophes seem in a race to determine which can bring about the end first.
For years, North Carolina conservatives and progressives argued incessantly about the effects of the state’s rightward turn. Conservatives said lower taxes and less regulation tend to boost entrepreneurship, job creation, and economic growth. Rejecting that position, progressives argued that spending more money on education and other public programs and making greater use of health, safety, and labor regulations would have net-positive results for the economy.
In the Book of Matthew, Jesus is asked: “Master, which is the great commandment in the law?” He answers: “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.” But the second admonition, Jesus adds, “is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.”
Perhaps you recall the eminent “Judge Starr” of Republican legend and song, a pious Christian avatar of justice and sexual propriety. Back when he was dutifully investigating President Bill Clinton’s sex life — “our job is to do our job,” he’d tell TV crews staking out his suburban driveway, a soft-handed househusband obediently taking out the trash — Kenneth Starr posed as a man of firm moral views and unimpeachable integrity.
Editor’s note: The following is a condensed version of a recent sermon delivered by the Rev. C. Renee Edwards, pastor of Mt. Hermon and Woodland United Methodist churches.
EDENTON — In the wake of the announcement that Todd’s Pharmacy is selling its stores to CVS Health, independent pharmacies in the area say they are hanging on amid rising economic pressure.
Is there any tougher question in life than, “What are you looking for?”
During the first years of European settlement, women in North Carolina wore many layers of clothing.
Editor’s note: The following story is part of a recurring series on students who’ve attended College of The Albemarle.
Family meals: Do they really matter?
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