Monday, April 06, 2020
EC Fire Department
Tyson Farms Grain Company is carrying out a massive salvage operation after soybeans in one of its silos off U.S. Highway 17 Bypass in Elizabeth City apparently caught fire on Thursday.
It’s an image that residents in northeastern North Carolina typically are used to seeing only online or on their nightly TV newscasts:
Local business are finding ways to adapt to a stay-at-home economy — and the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce is encouraging customers to continue patronizing favorite businesses through gift cards and other options that remain available.
The Daily Advance interviewed Edenton Steamers general manager Tyler Russell recently on the latest upgrades to Historic Hicks Field.
WILSON — On Saturday, the greater Chowan community lost one of its greats when Bob Burke breathed his last earthly breath.
The Carolinas Golf Association, a amateur golf organization that oversees events in North Carolina and South Carolina, released an open letter Saturday on social distancing and proper etiquette during the noval coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:
At the time, 7:34 p.m. seemed like a normal tip-off time for then Elizabeth City State head men’s basketball coach Dr. Claude Mackey for the contest on January 18, 1990.
Because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there was a period of adjustment last month for golf courses from across the nation on how to proceed.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – Conference Carolinas officially released its baseball all-conference team on Friday.
Monday, April 06, 2020
America came face to face with the festering problem of digital inequality when most of the country responded to the coronavirus pandemic by shutting elementary and high schools that serve more than 50 million children.
The United States reached a grim milestone when the number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic surpassed 2,977 — the number killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Now that a pandemic 9/11 has befallen our nation, we need to ask ourselves: Why does it always seem to take a tragedy to wake us up to danger?
People longing for effective leadership in these perilous times are watching New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus briefings, and they like what they see. Some of them think Cuomo should be the Democrat to take on President Trump in November.
Sunday, April 05, 2020
In our state, Lt. Gov. Dan Forrest held a news conference questioning the validity of the governor’s ban on in-restaurant dining and bars stating this “will devastate our economy.”
As a medical student and J Bradley Wilson Schweitzer Fellow, I am partnering with the James D. Bernstein Dental Clinic, a Federally Qualified Health Center, to help treat patients as a whole, not just the disease. Sitting in the dental clinic with a patient, I asked him if he’s ever talked to anyone about his needs concerning food, transportation and housing. He looked at me and replied, “They go by the book, and the book doesn’t know me.” I was surprised at first, and I later realized that this patient’s comment echoes an issue that we as current and future health care providers must address directly.
Since the founding of the very first chamber of commerce in 1599, chambers have always sought to build and support their local businesses and communities. Now, in the time of a global pandemic, eastern North Carolina’s local chambers of commerce are working collaboratively to help their members survive and thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sunday, April 05, 2020
Museum of the Albemarle’s doors may be currently closed to the public, but MOA staff continue our work!
Saturday, April 04, 2020
With many churches holding online-only services to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many people worshiped last Sunday with the help of either a laptop, tablet or phone.
Having healthcare providers going from the front lines of treating coronavirus patients to the front of the COVID-19 testing line is a major concern for officials at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center in Elizabeth City.
Friday, April 03, 2020
When I heard that country singer Joe Diffie had died from COVID 19 I thought I had heard it wrong.
”Go into the village opposite you, and immediately as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, on which no one yet has ever sat; untie it and bring it here. .... Those who went in front and those who followed were shouting: ‘Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord; ble…
- Sentara Albemarle treating COVID-19 patients in ICU
- Pasquotank reports 3 more COVID-19 cases; Bertie now has 6, Hertford 4
- Hertford County COVID-19 patient dies, second in region to die from virus
- Two more COVID-19 cases reported in Pasquotank; another reported in Currituck
- What EC restaurants, other retail biz remain open
- Residents ready for stay-at-home order
- Currituck enforcing Outer Banks visitor ban with water patrols
- Chowan reports first case of COVID-19
- Bertie resident first in region to die from COVID-19
- Grandy woman killed in 2-car collision