HERTFORD — Hertford Town Council has officially endorsed a redevelopment plan aimed at promoting a mix of tourism, commerce, recreation and housing in the town’s riverfront and downtown areas.
It’s Litter Sweep time again and volunteers are needed to help clean up area roads and waterways.
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Christmas came early for Adelynn Taylor on Saturday.
Runners from 23 different states have already registered for next March’s inaugural Coast Guard Marathon.
A former Northeastern High School football player was recognized by the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association on Monday.
WINSTON-SALEM — The Elizabeth City State University football team defeated Winston-Salem State 19-14 Saturday afternoon.
ELIZABETH CITY — Explosive, big play offense, and opportunistic defense is quickly becoming the trademark of the undefeated Northeastern High School football team.
BARCO — It was a nail-biting finish to the fall 2021 edition of the Byrd Bowl football game on Friday night.
North Carolina’s legislative leaders have been relentless, spending untold sums of tax dollars, in their efforts to fix something that isn’t broken.
Having grown up in the Deep South under the cruel lash of Jim Crow, I was jolted back to my childhood by the images of dark-skinned Haitians driven back by mounted Border Patrol agents — terrified black people helpless before light-skinned men on horseback. I remember the television footage of Selma’s Bloody Sunday, when white law enforcement agents, armed with clubs and whips, drove their horses into peaceful black protesters. I have ridden past prisons where black inmates worked fields of cotton under the shotguns of white men on horseback.
On Sept. 17th, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled that North Carolina’s voter ID law was unconstitutional. Why? The court said it was “racially biased” and that it “discriminates against black voters.” How? They didn’t say.
Before The Andy Griffith Show, before nearby Pilot Mountain became the nucleus of a popular state park, Mount Airy had the Rock.
The last month has provided a great inflection point for our country. As the war in Afghanistan ended and the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 passed, many Americans have reflected on our country’s standing in the world. For many of us, we have mixed feelings about what America looks like today.
Editor’s note: The following is the third story in a multi-part series about the history of Elizabeth City State University’s football program. This story details that history during the 1940s.
While debating heretics, early Christians used the Greek term “hypostasis” — meaning “substance” and “subsistence” — to help define their belief in the Incarnation of Jesus as one person, yet with divine and human natures.
The world where we live can be a crazy, dangerous, scary place. We hear about shootings, robberies, and horrible things happening to good people. Just the resurgence in COVID cases is enough to make most people feel uneasy.
Take a piece of paper and quickly write down the names of the people you know are your real friends. Did it take long?
Pilate therefore said to Him, “Are You a king then?” Jesus answered, “You say rightly that I am a king. For this cause I was born, and for this cause I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.” Pilate said to Him, “What i…
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