Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Both lasagna and camaraderie were on the menu Monday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6060, which hosted nearly 20 residential patients visiting from the Hampton VA Medical Center in Hampton, Virginia.
A Hertford man is in jail on a felony charge after leading law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase through Elizabeth City that ended with his vehicle crashing into a tree.
EDENTON — State Sen. Erica Smith, a candidate for U.S. senator in the March 3 primary, delivered a fiery sermon in Chowan County on Sunday in which she drew comparisons between church participation and the 2020 election cycle.
Elizabeth City was one of the first cities in North Carolina with desegregated lunch counters — due largely to community activism that began with demonstrations by university students at what was then Elizabeth City State Teachers College.
- Traffic stop turns into several charges for 2 men
- Mother, son facing drug-related charges
- Occupant treated at hospital after house fire
- Motorcyclist dies from injuries after collision
- Police: Woman's death probed as homicide
- City to move security cameras to high-crime area
- Crimewatch, Feb. 3-10
- Chesapeake Regional Primary Care celebrates Camden opening
- City to re-examine homeless voucher program
- Thomas Brickhouse, Jr.
FRONT ROYAL, Va. — The Mid-Atlantic Christian men’s basketball team defeated Christendom College 73-66 Saturday at Christendom College.
During three nights and each Saturday morning, a little over 100 sanctioned league bowlers pass through the doors of Albemarle Lanes, each hoping to have that one special night.
WINSTON-SALEM — Another year, another successful trip to JDL Fast Track for the Northeastern High School indoor track and field team.
Northeastern was totally dominant in their conference matchup with Elizabeth City rival Pasquotank County High School Friday night.
KILL DEVIL HILLS — The First Flight High School boys’ basketball team defeated Currituck County 70-64 Friday night at First Flight High School.
The Elizabeth City State women’s basketball team snapped its five-game losing streak Saturday at the Vaughan Center against the same team they last beat.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Duke Energy wants its customers to pay for the cleanup and disposal of millions of tons of toxic coal ash. The editorial board has long said that given Duke’s mishandling of coal ash, that cost should be paid by shareholders. More recently, N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein filed a formal appeal to the N.C. Supreme Court asking it to overturn a state regulators decision that allows Duke to pass hundreds of millions in costs to customers.
The government’s debt is rising faster than one can say bankruptcy, default, delinquency, insolvency and ruin.
In 2018, Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order on climate change that, among other things, established a goal of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions in North Carolina by 40 percent below 2005 levels by the year 2025.
Over the years I’ve been approached by some very notable people asking me to run for public office. I always respectfully turned them down.
Monday, February 17, 2020
The good news for democracy Tuesday was that in New Hampshire they know how to count votes. That’s especially good news for Bernie Sanders, who was denied his election night TV time in Iowa last week but not this time as he narrowly won the Granite State. Whether that’s good news for the Democratic Party is another story.
Despite overwhelming evidence proving the president used the power of his office in an attempt to cheat in an American election, only one Republican U.S. senator was willing to stand up to the president.
Sunday, February 16, 2020
For years the Friends of the Museum Board of Directors talked about doing an audio-video production about a subject that is part of Albemarle history. The opportunity to advance the concept came about as plans for the Museum of the Albemarle’s 50th anniversary year developed.
The Pasquotank Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution earlier this month honoring Martin Ferrell Nevins who will turn 100 on Feb. 22.
A free program celebrating black American music and its contributions and impact on American culture will be held at Arts of the Albemarle’s The Center this Thursday.
Remember the “infamous Crosby Bridge accident” that happened outside the town of Bomont, Utah, where dancing is forbidden?
Saturday, February 15, 2020
As a young girl growing up in Michigan, Emily Martin gained an appreciation for art from her grandmother.