Monday, July 06, 2020
Sunday, July 05, 2020
POWELLS POINT — The region's only waterpark has announced it will remain closed for the rest of the summer, citing Gov. Roy Cooper's recent decision to pause the state's reopening during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
NEWLAND — Pasquotank County officials Thursday night honored a Newland teenager who helped his younger brothers out of the house when in caught fire in May.
Some area businesses are beginning to hire new workers as they open back up — often replacing furloughed employees who have not returned.
Some local recreation entities are accepting registrations for summer and/or fall athletic programs.
EDENTON — The Edenton Steamers picked up their third loss of the 2020 season and third consecutive loss to the Tidewater Drillers 15-7 on Thursday night at Historic Hicks Field.
Conference USA released the Old Dominion men’s and women’s basketball league play schedules on Tuesday afternoon.
If I had predicted a year ago that Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck would retire, that the best receiver in the NFL, Antonio Brown would be out of football, and that a relatively unknown LSU quarterback named Joe Burrow would be the No. 1 pick in the college draft, you all would ha…
EDENTON — The Edenton Steamers lost to the Old Dominion Hitters 14-8 Tuesday night at Hicks Field.
The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the Chowan University men’s and women’s swimming teams for Scholar All-American honors.
Sunday, July 05, 2020
The same day artists began painting “Black lives do matter” and “End racism now” in the no-drive circle around the Market House, the Fayetteville City Council took steps to further distance the city from the historic building.
In July 1864, Confederate forces led by General Jubal Early attacked Fort Stevens and Fort DeRussy on the outskirts of Washington, D.C. Union forces drove them away after two days of skirmishes, but the battle threw a scare into the capital city and constituted a high point in the Confederacy's Shenandoah Valley campaigns.
The events of recent weeks — beginning with the tragic police murders of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks and culminating in the most diverse coalition of protesters for equal justice that this nation has ever seen — have opened color-blind eyes and tone-deaf ears. Congress must seize this moment to address systemic racism in America.
Chief Justice John Roberts has recently sided with the Supreme Court’s four liberal justices on three key rulings: barring discrimination against LGBTQ employees; outlawing draconian abortion restrictions in Louisiana; and protecting about 700,000 undocumented “Dreamers” from deportation.
Recently, I had “the talk” with my four children, two sons and two daughters. For Black families, “the talk” is not about the birds and the bees. The talk is about what to do when you encounter the police. It is a talk about how to stay alive. My mother and my father had a similar talk with me when I was a child. Their parents had the same talk with them when they were children.
The drive to make Washington, D.C., a state has been a favorite of some Democrats for years. Why wouldn’t it be? If enacted, a new state, formed from deepest-blue D.C., would create two new Democratic senators and one new Democratic member of the House. For a Democrat, what’s not to like?
Sunday, July 05, 2020
Many of you are probably looking for family friendly activities to do during this time.
The board of advisers of the Currituck-Dare Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community.
Irene Ward recently retired from the Pasquotank County Library after 40 years.
Friday, July 03, 2020
Editor’s note: This is a recent sermon delivered by the Rev. Marc O’Neal, pastor at Camden United Methodist Church, Trinity United Methodist Church-South Mills, and Sharon United Methodist Church-South Mills.
In the world of science there is no more prestigious institution than Cambridge University’s Cavendish Laboratory. It is home to more than two centuries of Nobel Prize-winning research, including the discovery of the structure of DNA. Inscribed over its entrance of this institution are these…
When the Rev. Benny Oakes and his wife and four daughters sit around the dinner table each evening, they, like many other families during the COVID-19 pandemic, use the time to reflect on the day.
- Hertford police captain investigated after arrest of councilor
- City to defy Cooper order, to restart disconnecting delinquent customers
- City gets waiver to resume utility disconnects
- Milot’s Musings: The Lies of Black Lives Matter
- 'My favorite bank': Southern Bank holds 'soft opening'
- ARHS: 2 more die from COVID-19 in Pasquotank
- COVID-19 outbreak at EC nursing home is over
- Currituck to host Fourth fireworks show Friday
- City begins collecting on delinquent accounts
- Pasquotank board to discuss monument's future