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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.

Opinion

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.

The story about the $15 million check in N.C. Education Lottery proceeds from state Superintendent of Schools Mark Johnson to Edenton-Chowan Schools officials for the new John A. Holmes High School is cause for celebration.

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Every day, some new poll is published showing Democratic challenger Joe Biden with a big lead over President Donald Trump. Some Trump supporters ignore the news because some of the polls were wrong in 2016. They shouldn’t. The polls are real, and there is no doubt Trump is facing a serious challenge. But those polls don’t tell the whole story. Recently, we have seen a number of indicators to suggest not that the polls are completely wrong, but that the race might change in its final days.

The leaders of the General Assembly are crowing that North Carolina is in better financial shape than New York City and want to be praised for their stewardship of state revenues and fiscal management. Say what? Maybe a “Bronx cheer” would be more like it.

Features

Sunday, October 18, 2020
Saturday, October 17, 2020

“If we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin. If we say that we have no sin we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins He is faithful and righteous to fo…

“If we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin. If we say that we have no sin we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins He is faithful and righteous to fo…