A poll commissioned by a Republican-aligned political action committee finds two local Democrats leading their Republican opponents in a pair of key General Assembly races in the region.
Scores of Coasties at Base Elizabeth City celebrated on Thursday the 232nd anniversary of the U.S. Coast Guard’s establishment on Aug. 4, 1790.
Directors and staff from Main Street programs across North Carolina who are gathered in downtown Elizabeth City this week for their annual meeting say they’ve found inspiration in the Harbor of Hospitality for the work they do in their own cities.
TARBORO — Four wins in 13 regular-season games against the Tarboro River Bandits, 1-6 in Tarboro’s stadium, nine of their 11 losses overall this summer to the River Bandits; None of that mattered for the Edenton Steamers Saturday night in the Premier Collegiate League championship game.
EDENTON — An almost two-hour weather delay didn’t bother Edenton pitcher Nicky Wohleking. The big lefthander from Kilmarnock, Virginia, just re-warmed up and went out and pitched a gem.
A second chance.
A second chance.
In a world seemingly filled with disappointment at times, I will often go to the sports section of the newspaper to rejoice in the accomplishments of others and enjoy some positive news. If you do the same I want to apologize in advance, this isn’t our week.
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point in order to battle inflation, even as the economy has begun to slow. This follows a quarter-point move in March, another half a point in May, and three-quarters of a point in June. The Fed also signaled in its post-meeting statement that more rate increases are to come, probably in September, saying that it “anticipates that ongoing increases in the target range will be appropriate.”
Were you as stunned as I was to learn that it will take almost three years for Elizabeth City to replace the small bridge at Rivershore Road and Fairfax Avenue?
Rob Schofield, in his column about who he described as “climate deniers,” is pushing the panic button as hard as he possibly can. He blames these people and calls it a “time for urgent, all-hands-on-deck by every individual.”
You have probably heard about the sideshow put on by Alabama prison officials just before a scheduled execution late last month: A female reporter was hounded and humiliated over her skirt and her shoes. But you may have heard less about the main event, the execution, which was carried out despite pleas for mercy from the family of the victim.
For many people, reaching a certain age causes them to think more about their past life. For me, that age was 70. Since attaining that milestone, I find myself thinking more about my seven decades, particularly the early ones.
Eighty-three is a pretty impressive number. That’s the percentage of Americans who favor empowering the federal government to negotiate prices with drugmakers. Even 7 of 10 Republicans agree, according to polling from KFF, a respected source of health news and statistics.
Brigadier Gen. Billy Mitchell fought between the world wars to update our military through the use of aircraft. The First World War was “the war to end all wars,” and this new technology of planes felt like a luxury in a day so impressed with new guns and bombs.
Elizabeth City State University can stick another feather in its cap, courtesy of its low annual tuition cost.
I could easily imagine myself in this new Brad Pitt movie called “Bullet Train.” I’ve ridden the Shinkansen, the high-speed railway from Kyoto to Tokyo that’s featured in the movie. It was quite a trip, clipping along at close to 200 mph.
College of The Albemarle handed out either high school equivalency or adult high school diplomas to 26 graduates of the college’s College and Career Readiness program in June.
HERTFORD — The Perquimans County Schools Foundation, Inc. recently elected a new president and vice president for 2022-23.
My young Ukrainian friends, Yehor and Vika sent this photo in their work with bulava.org, the small but mighty organization that provides hand-to-hand support to their fellow Ukrainians.
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- Wooten, Weiss picked for ECPPS board
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- Trucks stuck at monument plaza causes issues
- Camden will not pursue US 158 site for high school
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