After hitting the pause button on its September events because of COVID-19 concerns, Arts of the Albemarle has decided to move forward with its cultural and entertainment events scheduled for October.
Before agreeing to a plan that would let students and families choose virtual education rather than face-to-face instruction, Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education members have decided to hear what principals and teachers think of the plan.
As Peaches & Herb famously put it: “Reunited, and it feels so good.”
RALEIGH — Former colleagues of the late Senate leader Marc Basnight gathered Tuesday to remember his lasting contributions to North Carolina and to view a portrait of the Outer Banks Democrat that will hang in the chamber.
Elizabeth City officials are considering separate grant requests for $20,000 to help two business owners renovate a couple of downtown buildings that have been vacant for at least 10 years.
I have been watching football for a long time, and I am not one of those guys that will tell you that the game “was better back in the day.” Every year I am amazed that the players get bigger, faster, and incredibly more athletic. This is true from the pros, to college, and right down to the…
BEAR GRASS — The Perquimans County High School varsity boys soccer team defeated Bear Grass Charter 8-4 Monday at Bear Grass Charter High School.
The Elizabeth City State University women’s volleyball team defeated Mid-Atlantic Christian University 25-11, 25-8, 25-8 Monday inside the Robert Vaughan Center on the campus of ECSU.
Camden volleyball tournament champions
The Vietnam exit, the Iran hostages, the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Titanic are all comparisons I can draw from the botched Afghanistan departure, with the Afghanistan departure being far worse than any of the others listed. Excuse: We were surprised.
Here in France, the reaction to former President Donald Trump’s exit in favor of Joe Biden was one of elation. That was before Biden wiped the naïve smiles off their faces last week.
You’ve likely seen the headlines about COVID-19 killing radio hosts and activists who opposed vaccines and masks. Several of those headlines were about Caleb Wallace, a Texan who helped organize a “freedom rally” this summer to protest mask-wearing. Some corners of the internet reacted with ridicule to news of his death last month, sparing no thought to Wallace’s grieving wife and daughters.
In one country song, a husband and wife admit that they "got married in a fever hotter than a pepper sprout," and that the "fire went out." They started fantasizing about finding extramarital thrills in a different town. The husband brags about how he is going to wow the women and show them …
Etched over the main entrance of the post office in New York City are the following words of the U.S. Postal Service creed: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”
“Children of the same foul spirit,” former President George W. Bush calls the Jan. 6 insurrectionists, “domestic terrorists.” Last week’s rally at the Capitol claimed to be for “justice” for those insurrectionists.
Over the years I have learned that the people at a funeral are paying much more attention to what is being said than at a wedding or baptism. It is difficult to engage in our usual denial of death when we are gathered around a coffin.
The title sums up Clint Eastwood’s movie career – “Cry Macho.” Whether intended or not, it calls to mind the poncho-wearing Man With No Name in those classic spaghetti westerns and the flinty-eyed policeman saying, “Make my day!”
“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field. But while his men were sleeping his enemy came and sowed tares (a weed resembling wheat) among the wheat, and went away. But when the wheat sprouted and bore grain, then the tares became evident also.” — Matthe…
CAMDEN — Anyone wishing to view the Camden Heritage Museum’s offerings of old photographs, newspaper articles and genealogical materials will soon be able to do so online.
Elizabeth City State University has learned that both its master of elementary education and master of school administration degree programs have received advanced accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
Editor’s note: The following is the second story in a multi-part series about the history of Elizabeth City State University’s football program. This story details that history during the 1930s.
- Body identified as that of missing Chowan man
- Sawyer guilty, sentenced to life in prison without parole
- Sawyer guilty, sentenced to life without parole
- EC police: Man stable after shot in leg Sunday
- Melcher admits murder, says Sawyer helped plot it
- Sheriff: Body identified as missing Chowan man
- Medical Examiner: Milton Sawyer died as result of asphyxia
- $1M EC lottery winner retired Coastie
- Gold-laden ship's sinking off NC coast sparked economic crisis
- Trial in death of Milton Sawyer gets underway with opening arguments