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Monday, January 27, 2020
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Paul Cassese (left), a civilian contract employee at the U.S. Coast Guard base, and Chief Jason Browning help prepare the wooden frames for a dugout being built at the baseball and softball fields at Albemarle School, Sunday. Both men work at the Coast Guard’s Aviation Logistics Center on ba…

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City Council will vote this evening on whether the city will partner with Pasquotank County on a $25,000 effort to reduce the county’s resident geese population.

Sunday, January 26, 2020
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As the first Mid-Atlantic Christian regular baseball season is about to get underway soon, head coach Jason Goetz has preached one thing in particular to his team.

Opinion

Monday, January 27, 2020

Super Tuesday began as a Southern regional primary designed by the Democratic Party to allow more moderate candidates to emerge who could win the White House. In 1988, then Tennessee Sen. Al Gore was the favorite going into that string of contests, but it was the Rev. Jesse Jackson from the party’s left who emerged with more wins and delegates than Gore on that day.

The Senate impeachment trial began with political theater over rules. Senate Republicans prefer an expeditious trial while Democrats who rushed to impeach in the House are suddenly demanding witnesses and crying “coverup.” So let’s break down what’s really going on in the fight over witnesses.

Sunday, January 26, 2020

President Donald Trump rightly touted “America’s extraordinary prosperity” in his speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday. But his history of overlooking the global component of that success is wrongheaded, especially because transnational threats can reverse the uninterrupted U.S. economic growth that began during the Obama era.

Features

Sunday, January 26, 2020

The Elizabeth City Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., held a meeting to gauge interest in the Kappa League on Saturday, Jan. 11. Kappa League is a national program of Kappa Alpha Psi to provide high school male students opportunities to exercise leadership, engage in scholar…

Saturday, January 25, 2020
Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tomorrow, Monday, Jan. 20, formally recognizes the contributions of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Efforts to create a federal holiday honoring King’s legacy were met with decades of legislative resistance.