Wednesday, October 21, 2020
GREENVILLE — The husband of Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris stressed the importance of turnout to Democrats’ chances of winning both nationally and in North Carolina during a campaign visit in Greenville on Tuesday.
Three biology graduate students at Elizabeth City State University are finding that if there’s anything better than learning about lifesaving health practices, it’s actually doing your part to help save lives.
Albemarle Regional Health Services is reporting three more COVID-19 deaths in the region, including two at a Chowan County assisted living center.
Nearly 11,000 voters in Pasquotank, Currituck and Camden counties have already cast a one-stop ballot for the Nov. 3 general election, mirroring the record turnout trends statewide during the first five days of early voting.
CAMDEN — A sampling of one-stop voters in Camden Tuesday afternoon showed mixed support for a bond referendum allowing the county to borrow $33 million to construct a new high school.
Albemarle School’s Donovan Sherlock left no doubt about who was the best male cross country runner in the Tarheel Independent Conference in 2020.
Even in the face of a worldwide pandemic, the senior bowlers of the Albemarle area were not denied an opportunity to compete for state level bragging rights and took advantage of a rather unique state games event to claim more state games hardware.
The North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association released the brackets for its volleyball state playoff tournaments.
The chatterbait is a lure that had been developing a lot over the past few years but it is basically a cross between a spinnerbait and a jig.
To this day, I remember the comment.
Pungo Christian Academy defeated the Albemarle School volleyball team 25-20, 25-15, 25-13 in the Tarheel Independent Conference high school varsity tournament championship match Thursday evening at Albemarle School.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
I have had many conversations over the past week and, quite frankly, over the past many years about what it will really take to address the opportunity gap and to achieve equity for all of our students. I have also watched so many district and school leaders and communities wrestle with this same question. What we know is that all too often we come up short, or we make a lot of efforts that do not lead to immediate or long-term changes in our schools.
COVID-19 dominates North Carolina’s governor’s race, and it likely will determine the outcome. But there’s another big difference between the two candidates. It gets less attention, but matters more for the future.
The ugliness that we have recently witnessed including rioting, billions of dollars of property destruction, assaults, murders and grossly stupid claims about our nation has its origins on college campuses. Two websites, College Reform and College Fix, report on the despicable teachings on college campuses across the nation. Let us look at some of it.
The current U.S. Senate’s duplicitous Supreme Court confirmation process is cause for concern. Either it’s right, just and the Senate’s duty to hold a hearing and vote on a president’s Supreme Court nominee in an election year; or it’s right, just and the Senate’s duty to let the American pe…
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
The person who manages most of state government’s financial assets — the $107 billion pension fund for state and local employees, for starters — is not an appointee of the governor. The voters of North Carolina elect a state treasurer every four years.
Over the past decade, there’s been a growing militarization of hate groups that call themselves “militias.” These are people driven largely by white-extremists views. Many policy experts believe these people are very distraught about the growing demographic diversity of the United States.
Sunday, October 18, 2020
The following is a condensed version of a recent sermon delivered by the Rev. Carroll Bundy, pastor at New Hope United Methodist Church.
Wendy Bunch Casper waited two and a half years and traveled more than 1,400 miles to meet Fitz.
Saturday, October 17, 2020
McBride movie night
Arts of the Albemarle’s The Center has reopened its McGuire Theater just in time for this year’s Manhattan Short Film Festival.
- EC police seek suspect in weekend homicide
- UDC: It does not own Confederate statue
- Back to (kind of) normal: ECPPS students back in classroom
- Lofts raffle winner named: Curtice's 'funny feeling' pays off
- Betty Savage
- Johnson suprises Holmes with $15M for new school
- Making it count: Voters line up early to cast ballots in Nov. 3 election
- Attempted murder suspect arrested in Edenton
- Many parents opting for continued remote learning
- Crimewatch, Oct. 2-13