News Stories

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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Fourth Ward City Councilman Johnnie Walton has been elected mayor pro tem after a plan proposed by two other councilors to split the role never materialized.

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More than 100 Pasquotank County voters have obtained a voter ID card from the county Board of Elections that they’ll need to show to cast a ballot in the March 3 primary.

Monday, December 09, 2019

Opinion

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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As many of us prepare to welcome the Prince of Peace anew, I want to remind readers of this forum of a local group of peacemakers. In our most recent Friends Committee on National Legislation, Greenville Advocacy Team meeting we recalled how being part of this national peace and justice movement inspired us to write many letters to this forum, regularly contact Sens. Burr and Tillis and Reps. Butterfield and Murphy, study policy issues and hold public meetings.

For more than a year, the University of North Carolina’s Board of Governors has tried to resolve a problem that didn’t really exist: What should it do with Silent Sam? The Confederate statue with its racist roots had been topped by protesters on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus in August 2018. Agree with the method or not, Silent Sam no longer was a safety hazard or a source of pain and controversy to the school community.

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