News Stories

Monday, December 09, 2019

CAMDEN — The Camden Sheriff’s Office has received county commissioners’ approval to seek a state grant paying a share of the costs for a new deputy’s position in traffic enforcement.

Sunday, December 08, 2019
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Anita Hummer will be leaving City Council Monday night, but don’t expect to see less of the 85-year-old who’s been a fixture in Elizabeth City government for the past two decades.

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CURRITUCK — Currituck County officials last week opened the door for single-family homes to be built on the 21 islands in the county accessible only by boat.

It’s that time of year again when you are trying to get your favorite angler a present but you have no idea what they need or want. It may look like they have all the tackle and gear they need but the one thing you can say about fishing is you can never have enough stuff.

Opinion

Monday, December 09, 2019
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President Trump didn’t jet off to Madrid for last week’s United Nations climateklatsch, but Nancy Pelosi brought a congressional delegation — and a message. “By coming here,” she proclaimed at a news conference, “we want to say to everyone: We’re still in. The United States is still in.”

Americans are having fewer babies and dying younger. That grim reality should be part of the conversation as this country tries to get past the wall of political intransigence that has prevented it from constructing a saner immigration policy and better health care system.

Americans are having fewer babies and dying younger. That grim reality should be part of the conversation as this country tries to get past the wall of political intransigence that has prevented it from constructing a saner immigration policy and better health care system.

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President Trump apparently thought he could bluff and bluster his way out of being impeached, but he was wrong. His place of dishonor in history is now all but assured.

The House released a 300-page impeachment report Tuesday detailing wrongdoing by President Donald Trump when he asked the Ukrainian president to dig up dirt to smear former Vice President Joe Biden, one of his chief rivals in the 2020 presidential election.

Sunday, December 08, 2019
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During 2018, North Carolina lost some 338,000 private-sector jobs, or 9.1 percent of the total. Did you happen to notice this economic catastrophe?

Features

Sunday, December 08, 2019
Saturday, December 07, 2019

Azaleas and nearly all spring flowering shrubs and trees need to be pruned soon after flowering. A new fold has developed in recent years. Reblooming azaleas bloom in spring and fall. So what do we do?