Thursday, August 06, 2020
Pasquotank elections officials took the first step Wednesday toward replacing the county’s voting equipment.
WINDSOR — A tornado that killed two people during Hurricane Isaias early Tuesday destroyed or damaged more than 200 homes along a 10-mile stretch in rural Bertie County, officials told Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday.
The American Athletic Conference Board of Directors has announced the conference’s plan and timeline for the start of athletics competition for the Fall 2020 season.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — An Edenton Steamers player earned the Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League’s highest individual award for the 2020 season.
Tootie Robbins, a former football player at Bertie County High School who played football professionally with the St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals and the Green Bay Packers died on Sunday.
Multiple area high schools were recognized by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association for not having an ejection during the 2019-20 year.
HAMPTON, Va. — The Greenbrier Knights defeated the Tidewater Drillers 8-7 Sunday night in the Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League championship game at War Memorial Stadium.
EDENTON — The Edenton Steamers lost to the Tidewater Drillers 5-4 Saturday night in a Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League playoff game at Hicks Field.
Thursday, August 06, 2020
People who bully others must be insecure themselves. Maybe these people, many of whom are managers, got abused as children. Who knows?
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
There is very little new under the sun. The monument and statue destruction that we are witnessing has been witnessed in other times and other places. A tyrant’s first battlefield is to rewrite history. Most notable were the political purges of Joseph Stalin. The Soviet government erased figures from Soviet history by renaming cities — such as the Imperial capital of St. Petersburg to Petrograd and Leningrad and Stalingrad — and eradicating memories of czarist rule. Stalin’s historical revisions also included changing photographs and history books, thereby distorting children’s learning within educational establishments.
When baby boomers protested the ills of society in the 1960s, we didn’t trust anybody over 30. Now that we’re in our 60s and 70s, we don’t seem to trust anybody under 70.
In the midst of the current pandemic and its adjacent challenges, we could all use a little good news. This news is great.
I predict that a vaccine for the coronavirus will be found, at least one will publicized, shortly before the election. It may turn out to be a hoax, but that won’t matter once the election is over.
Marjorie and I have lived, or rather survived, under 14 presidents — seven Democrats and seven Republicans — dating back to Herbert Hoover who took the hit for the world depression which began in Europe.
Sunday, August 02, 2020
Fifteen entering freshmen participated in the Virtual Summer Bridge program at Elizabeth City State University this summer, an online version of the program designed to help high school graduates with STEM-related interests become successful college students.
Chesapeake Regional Healthcare is bringing new HOPE to area residents suffering from interpersonal violence.
Friday, July 31, 2020
In this new age that we have entered, there are safeguards in place to protect us from contracting a deadly virus, including a shift in the way we are entertained.
Food Bank of the Albemarle has unveiled a new 53-foot, refrigerated tractor-trailer the hunger relief agency purchased with a $100,000 grant from the charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms.
Editor’s note: This is a recent sermon delivered by the Rev. Marc O’Neal, pastor at Camden United Methodist Church, Trinity United Methodist Church-South Mills, and Sharon United Methodist Church-South Mills.
If you walked past Muddy Waters Coffeehouse this week, you likely saw artist Holly Cole Luke painting a vibrant mural on the Road Street side of the building.
- New house manager named at Penelope Barker House Welcome Center
- The Daily Advance switching to mail delivery Sept. 1
- Edenton man dies after bike collides with vehicle
- Good luck, coach
- True to form: Isaias plays out like its forecast
- 2 more die from COVID-19 in Pasquotank; cases in region near 1,300
- Firearms used in Canada crimes bought in EC, Ahoskie
- EC police: Missing teen found, is OK
- Two killed after tornado hits Bertie mobile home park
- COVID in a small town