CAMDEN — Camden Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Blount didn’t quite know what to expect when he went to Hyde County last week to get a look at one of the free trailer travels Hyde was giving away.
An Elizabeth City man who pleaded guilty to distributing cocaine, crack and fentanyl in the region last summer was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison last week.
HERTFORD — The N.C. Highway Patrol has released the name of the driver killed in a head-on collision in Perquimans County on Monday.
The Albemarle Food Pantry will be closed on Friday due to the arrival of expected winter weather, Food Bank of the Albemarle announced Tuesday.
The world is saying it’s goodbyes to Betty White, John Madden and Dan Reeves, but I’d like to use this space to tell you about another accomplished individual we just lost. His name is Sam Jones, he’s from right here in North Carolina and his story is an incredible one.
I cannot believe it’s almost 2022.
Happy Holidays everyone. I genuinely appreciate you supporting your local newspaper and taking the time to read our publication.
WILLIAMSTON — Camden High School’s varsity boys basketball team relied on solid defense, clutch free throws and three players in double figures to defeat Riverside 50-44 and win the Wash House Laundromat Christmas Classic at Riverside High School Tuesday.
WILLIAMSTON — Camden’s varsity boys basketball team made nine 3-pointers but needed four big free throws in the final 15.7 seconds to seal a 56-52 victory over SouthWest Edgecombe in the first round of the annual Wash House Invitational Christmas Tournament Monday night at Riverside High School.
Child poverty is bad for the United States. And we’re paying a terrible social and economic cost for allowing it to continue.
From time to time, it is wise to consult a statistical portrait of the nation’s politics. Politics cannot be reduced to a science, at least not yet; it is too raw and human for perfect quantification. But we need data to debunk false popular impressions and partisan sleight of hand. This is at least as true in a relatively less studied field like North Carolina state politics, and thanks to the Art Pope-John Locke Foundation, we now have a poll providing a wealth of information on our state’s majority party.
Every two years, exit pollsters attempt to survey voters who’ve just cast ballots. They post interviewers at hundreds of voting sites across the country. They call and email voters who cast ballots by mail. The resulting exit polls are often roundly criticized and improperly reported (such as when journalists circulate and comment on raw exit-poll totals on Election Night that have not been weighted based on actual election returns).
“Authoritarian” and “totalitarian” are popular words being tossed about nowadays by both political parties. But only one party has shown their true stripes again and again.
The world's largest telescope is way up there right now exploring that part of the universe in our immediate neighborhood, even if it scans an area a thousand or a million light years in extent.
Americans know that something is up.
As we start fresh in a new year most people start with new year’s resolutions. The most common are health-related ones like eating healthier, exercising more, losing weight, or even quitting a habit like smoking.
“I will sing of lovingkindness and justice, to You, O Lord, I will sing praises. I will give heed to the blameless way.” — Psalm 101: 1-2
The Albemarle is filled with architectural treasures, though they are often overlooked and forgotten. In every one of our counties there are places of wonder, if you just give them a chance.
In 1 Corinthians 12:27-31, Paul the apostle makes a statement. He states that we are members individually in the body of Christ.
I have spent most of my life wanting to be great.
The Dominion Energy Foundation has awarded the College of The Albemarle Foundation a $10,000 grant to expand the college’s offerings in science, technology, math and engineering, and to offer its STEM outreach programs in additional counties.
- Currituck motorist charged in fatal collision in Perquimans
- 2nd city man indicted in EC triple murder
- ARHS employee terminated for not getting COVID vaccine
- Hertford man arrested, charged in robbery of Family Dollar-Dollar Tree
- Patrol identifies head-on collision victim as 71-year-old Hertford man
- Royal Farms plans to build first NC store in Grandy
- Camden, EC, Va. Beach residents charged with failure to appear in court
- Third brewery makes a trail: Couple eye Feb. for AVDET's opening
- EC man sentenced to 12 years in fed prison for distributing fentanyl, other illegal drugs
- Spectrum to charge city for City Council meeting broadcasts