The Pasquotank Republican Party has voted to censure and cease all support for GOP at-large Commissioner Barry Overman in his bid for re-election next month.
The tagline for Elizabeth City State University's annual Homecoming next week is "Vikings Unleashed: Homecoming 2022," and for the first time in two years both returning alumni and current students will have reason to feel unleashed during the weeklong celebration.
ROCKY MOUNT — Character assassination is part and parcel of American politics. Candidates for office routinely face accusations that they’re dishonest, self-serving, greedy or racist.
Elizabeth City police have arrested a city man charged with murder in the Aug. 27 shooting death of one local man and the wounding of another.
Elizabeth City police have obtained a warrant charging a second city man with murder in last month's shooting death of a local woman.
KILL DEVIL HILLS — The Camden volleyball team dominated First Flight 25-16, 25-18, 25-5 in a road win Tuesday night.
On December 7, 1963, over 100,000 fans crowded into Philadelphia’s Municipal Stadium to see the annual Army vs. Navy football game.
The Albemarle School volleyball team defeated Southampton (Va.) 25-16, 25-15, 23-25, 25-6 in a non-conference home match Monday evening.
The Mid-Atlantic Christian golf team will be represented for the ninth straight year at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Tournament.
Democrat leaders have failed to do their basic job of passing a budget and spending/appropriations bills via Regular Order or for that matter even as a Continuing Resolution once again. It is quite apparent that Democrats are just too busy with other pressing matters like producing the “Trump Reality Show.”
In his successful 1980 campaign for the presidency, Ronald Reagan prominently featured the prospect of welfare fraud, citing the case of a Chicago “welfare queen” who had defrauded the government of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Since then, policing and preventing welfare cheats has been a standard plank on the right, a reliable go-to for conservative politicians portraying themselves as upright stewards of the public purse.
I recently watched the HBO movie “Catherine the Great” about the life of the Russian empress who ruled from 1762-96. Under her rule, Russia became one of the great powers of Europe.
Here are some business ideas for someone looking to make a few dollars and do good:
Thousands of Americans in Puerto Rico are without power after Hurricane Fiona roared through last week. Idling off the island’s coast is a ship that reportedly carries 300,000 barrels of diesel fuel from Texas. Yet unloading that fuel is illegal without a Jones Act waiver, which the Biden Administration hasn’t granted.
“In the ’50s, you just say n—–, n—–, n—-,” admitted Lee Atwater, South Carolina Republican consultant and architect of George H. W. Bush’s 1988 campaign for the presidency. Later, on his deathbed, Atwater expressed remorse for using race hatred in the pursuit of political power. But from Atwater’s penance we seem to have come full circle. If ’50s demagogues cried the n-word, so does the 45th president of the United States.
I was talking with a dear friend just today who was feeling extremely stressed and beat up by other church members. I reminded my friend that ministry could often be thankless work. There are certainly people in the church world who are quicker to tear others down than they are to build them…
“O Lord, who may abide in Your tent? Who may dwell on Your holy hill? He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness, and speaks truth in his heart.” — Psalm 15:1.2
Amanda Parker planned to be one of approximately 60 artists showcasing their work at today’s Arts on the Perquimans in Hertford.
Is your yard plagued by spikey weeds in the summertime?
It’s not like I didn’t have anything else to do, but I counted them this morning: the never-ending pickets that surround our home.
- EC teen charged with murder in August Snug Harbor shooting
- EC man charged with murder in woman's shooting death
- Suspect in Aug. shooting death appears linked to manslaughter convictions
- School candidate told to exit podium after exceeding time limit
- Hopefuls differ on how to spur ECPPS turnaround
- Sheriff: Juvenile petitions sought for student who threatened teacher, broke door window
- EC police charge second man with murder in woman's fatal shooting
- City to begin manager apps review Monday
- Man charged with murder in Aug. 27 shooting arrested
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