News Stories

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.

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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.


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.

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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.

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.

Saturday, February 15, 2020