On the same day, when evening had come, He said to them, “Let us cross over to the other side.” Now when they had left the multitude, they took Him along in the boat as He was. And other little boats were also with Him. And a great windstorm arose, and the waves beat into the boat, so that i…
Tuesday, March 02, 2021
My twin daughters are living at home while attending college. Adults technically, but that does not save their dates from the mandatory ritual of coming inside to meet the parents.
Sunday, February 28, 2021
“There is music in every child. The teacher’s job is to find it and nurture it.” -Frances Clark
When I was a kid, my favorite “tv show” was any Joyce Meyer message. She’s a “televangelist,” I know. But don’t disqualify these words just yet.
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Mark Hoggard Jr. first sang in front of a small church in the Northampton County crossroads of Faison’s Old Tavern. He was seven or eight years old, even he can’t remember.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
I recently read a suggestion for family members that I think could apply to all our interactions. The recommendation related to our behavior each time, each day, we first see someone.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Sitting at the spindly card table that is my bedroom work station, I was reminded by the family dog, Max, that my setup for at-home office work stinks.
Monday, February 22, 2021
Marvin Jones is holding out hope an important artifact from Hertford and Gates county history discovered just across the state line in Virginia will someday return home.
- Fugitive arrested in Aulander
- One arrested in 2016 burglary, assault
- Black History Month: Dr. Smallwood is Bertie Black History
- From childhood, Hoggard has loved music
- Missing Teen found with relatives
- Bertie Ledger-Advance staff claims nine awards
- Bertie Sheriff: Watch out for scammers
- Portable heaters, kitchen fires are top causes of Bertie Co. blazes
- First weekend series goes to ECU with Saturday win
- The love of teaching music
Sunday, February 21, 2021
Some of my best memories as a young adult were chaperoning kids to our annual summer camps. They were hot, sticky, and messy, but seeing little loves changed and called into kingdom living, nothing like it.
Saturday, February 20, 2021
My mother, like her mother before her, had a large garden. Unlike her mother, the garden was her place to retreat and find peace after a hard day at work. In her garden she could shake off the stress of work and relax. Working in the dirt is an age old therapy. I have felt it many times. I h…
Thursday, February 18, 2021
And He has made from one blood every nation of men to dwell on all the face of the earth, and has determined their preappointed times and the boundaries of their dwellings. Acts 17:26 NKJV
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Out and About lists current events sponsored by nonprofit groups in Bertie County. Please send listings to the Bertie Ledger-Advance, P.O. Box 69, Windsor, NC 27983, or e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org. All events must be submitted by 4 p.m. each Monday.
Monday, February 15, 2021
It's probably time to declare the stacked firewood too pretty to burn
Sunday, February 14, 2021
A lady attended the Super Bowl. A man in the aisle next to her noticed there was an empty seat beside her. This scene perplexed him, seeing how crowded the stadium was, so he asked her if she knew whose seat was.
In his final East Carolina Board of Trustees meeting Friday, Interim Chancellor Ron Mitchelson let the numbers do most of the talking. Those figures told trustees and the public that over a chaotic 18 months he ensured the ship did more than stay afloat.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Long ago I awoke one morning to a day that in the pastoral ministry all ministers dread. Two wonderful families, independent of one another but both resolute components of our small congregation, unexpectedly experienced tragedies you would never wish upon anyone.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
The Windsor/Bertie Chamber of Commerce is proud to celebrate Sheila Powell’s time as President from 2019 to 2020. We thank her for her work with the Chamber, she was always energetic and supportive of all of our endeavors.
Being the only one of anything could be a challenge.
Tuesday, February 09, 2021
Church announcements are published each week in the Bertie Ledger-Advance. The deadline to submit news items for this listing is 5 p.m. each Monday. Submissions may be emailed to email@example.com.
At the midnight cry, Paul and Silas are singing with all their might to God. Chained to the guard, they free their souls and sing of their great deliverer. It’s in this setting that an earthquake shakes the cell, and these men’s chains fall off. The very presence of God overpowers the bondag…