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Friday, February 21, 2020

More than two years after suspending the practice in the wake of a deadly attempted prison break, Elizabeth City officials plan to revisit having minimum custody prison inmates from Pasquotank Correctional Institute perform work for the city.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Citing Thursday's snowstorm and the possibility of snow-covered roadways Friday morning, all area public school districts, the Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies, and all campuses of College of The Albemarle will be closed Friday.

The inmate believed to have committed suicide at Pasquotank Correctional Institution earlier this week apparently hanged himself.

CLEVELAND — Brandon Lynch, who has served as East Carolina’s cornerbacks coach for the past two seasons, has been appointed to a similar position with the Cleveland Browns according to an official announcement by the National Football League organization Wednesday.


Friday, February 21, 2020

Attorney General William Barr is looking into the murky origins of the politically charged Justice Department investigations that have roiled American public life for the last three years.

I read the editorial on Sunday and would like to share a different perspective. I have attended all the joint meetings of the Camden Board of Education and Camden Board of Commissioners, as well as several board of education meetings and commissioner meetings. I have spent hours looking thro…

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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Back in 2016, presidential candidate Donald Trump promised that Mexico would pay for his proposed border wall. Turns out Mexico wasn’t interested, so Trump eventually resorted to declaring fake emergencies and illegally misappropriating money from the military budget.

A recent Pew Research Center survey finds that only half of American adults think colleges and universities are having a positive effect on our nation. The leftward political bias, held by faculty members affiliated with the Democratic Party, at most institutions of higher education explains a lot of that disappointment. Professors Mitchell Langbert and Sean Stevens document this bias in “Partisan Registration and Contributions of Faculty in Flagship Colleges.”


Wednesday, February 19, 2020

One hundred fifty-three College of The Albemarle students were named to the President’s List for the fall 2019 semester. To qualify for the list, a student must complete 12 or more curriculum semester hours, in courses numbered at or above the 100 level, and earn a 4.0 grade-point average.

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.