EDENTON — North Carolina’s top court stepped outside its usual confines in Raleigh on Monday to hear arguments in three cases — including one involving the state’s voter ID law — at the 1767 Chowan County Historic Courthouse in Edenton.
CURRITUCK — Currituck voters will see something on next month’s election ballot they didn’t two years ago: a contested race for county commissioner.
The Rev. William Barber II and other social justice advocates will be at Mt. Lebanon AME Zion Church in Elizabeth City tonight for a stop on what organizers are calling the North Carolina Congressional Voting Organizing Tour.
EDENTON — Wind and rain from the remnants of Hurricane Ian cut into the attendance at this year’s Chowan County Regional Fair.
The Albemarle School volleyball team defeated Southampton (Va.) 25-16, 25-15, 23-25, 25-6 in a non-conference home match Monday evening.
The Mid-Atlantic Christian golf team will be represented for the ninth straight year at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Tournament.
EDENTON — Thursday night’s football game between the Pasquotank Panthers and John A. Holmes Aces seemed destined for a blowout when the Aces ran for two long touchdowns on their first three plays from the line of scrimmage.
CHARLOTTE — The Elizabeth City State football team lost 49-14 at Johnson C. Smith Thursday night.
AHOSKIE – When a high school football team racks up 465 yards of total offense and scores six touchdowns, it’s reasonable to assume they were victorious in their efforts.
I recently watched the HBO movie “Catherine the Great” about the life of the Russian empress who ruled from 1762-96. Under her rule, Russia became one of the great powers of Europe.
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Thousands of Americans in Puerto Rico are without power after Hurricane Fiona roared through last week. Idling off the island’s coast is a ship that reportedly carries 300,000 barrels of diesel fuel from Texas. Yet unloading that fuel is illegal without a Jones Act waiver, which the Biden Administration hasn’t granted.
“In the ’50s, you just say n—–, n—–, n—-,” admitted Lee Atwater, South Carolina Republican consultant and architect of George H. W. Bush’s 1988 campaign for the presidency. Later, on his deathbed, Atwater expressed remorse for using race hatred in the pursuit of political power. But from Atwater’s penance we seem to have come full circle. If ’50s demagogues cried the n-word, so does the 45th president of the United States.
North Carolina has divided government. Its most powerful executive is the Democratic governor, Roy Cooper. Four of the seven justices of the North Carolina Supreme Court are also Democrats. But Republicans enjoy majorities in the General Assembly and Court of Appeals, and hold six of the 10 offices on the Council of State.
The Congressional Budget Office recently released a study of trends in the distribution of family wealth between 1989 and 2019. Over those 30 years, the share of total national wealth held by families in the top 1% increased from 26.6% to 34%, while families in the bottom half of the economy now hold a mere 2%.
I was talking with a dear friend just today who was feeling extremely stressed and beat up by other church members. I reminded my friend that ministry could often be thankless work. There are certainly people in the church world who are quicker to tear others down than they are to build them…
“O Lord, who may abide in Your tent? Who may dwell on Your holy hill? He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness, and speaks truth in his heart.” — Psalm 15:1.2
Amanda Parker planned to be one of approximately 60 artists showcasing their work at today’s Arts on the Perquimans in Hertford.
Is your yard plagued by spikey weeds in the summertime?
It’s not like I didn’t have anything else to do, but I counted them this morning: the never-ending pickets that surround our home.
Editor’s note: This is the last of a four-part series on the history of the football program at the former P.W. Moore High School.
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