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Friday, October 30, 2020

Albemarle Regional Health Services reported another COVID-related death at a Chowan County assisted living center on Thursday.

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CHARLOTTE — After careful consideration, the Board of Directors for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), in conjunction with its Athletic Directors Association (ADA), has voted to cancel its indoor track and field and women’s bowling championships.

MURFREESBORO — The Chowan Esports Rocket League team produced its first win of the inaugural season against Southern Mississippi after playing a complete team game.

MURFREESBORO — In their first collegiate action of the season, the Chowan Esports Fortnite Trio finished 99th overall in the Week 7 session of the PlayVS Collegiate Fortnite Tournament on Monday evening.

Opinion

Friday, October 30, 2020

I’m thinking of ordering a bumper sticker that says, “I survived the 2020 election.” We knew this election cycle was going to be ugly, but this one hit new lows — filled with half-truths and outright lies, conspiracy theories, nasty character smears and little substantive content.

Perhaps you’ve heard winter is coming. Or as Joe Biden warned last week about a third virus wave, “We’re about to go into a dark winter, a dark winter.” He’s playing up the worst case as the election nears, so some context is in order.

In his poem, "If," Rudyard Kipling lists, perhaps, 15 to 20, standards for measuring a man. If you meet these standards, Kipling says, you'll be a man." Let's change "man" to "a thoughtful, mature adult."

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Last year, North Carolina lost 35 people during the week of Halloween, and nine of those deaths were caused by impaired drivers who were drunk, high or under the influence of some other mind-altering substance.

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