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Passion, enthusiasm and an abundance of gratefulness filled the Bertie Middle School gym Friday evening, as almost 500 people gathered to partake in Bertie County’s Relay for Life.

Grace & Truth with Pastor Amanda Hoggard

I was about twelve when I realized I needed to think about what I was thinking. It sounded ironic to me, because, who really takes time to think about what they’re thinking? But I knew it was important.

Hartman to Heart with Pastor Chuck Hartman

Arguably, the two utmost commands in the Old Testament are to Love neighbor like self (Leviticus 19:18) and know that God is One (Deuteronomy 6:4).

Out and About lists current events sponsored by nonprofit groups and churches in Bertie County. Please send listings to the Bertie Ledger-Advance, 109 South King St., Windsor, NC 27983, or e-mail them to All events must be submitted by 4 p.m. each Monday.

Edenton Epicurean with Chef Cheryl Orr

The signs of spring are evident everywhere. The roses are in full bloom as the sun begins to intensify and we can now enjoy longer days and warming temperatures.

Extension Notes with Jean Brownfield

Summer is upon us! It’s important that we follow some helpful tips to stay healthy and active this summer and throughout the year. In this article, I will share some helpful tips and tricks to keep your body in tip top health this summer.

This is the Day with Pastor Johnny Phillips

Behold the humble shopping cart; bane of parking lots for their inclination to leave scratches and dents, urban America’s iconic symbol of homeless women and ready-made platform for small children preparing for death defying acrobatics against their mothers’ unceasing protests.

“I do not ask on behalf of these alone, but for those also who believe in Me through their word; that they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me. The glory which You have given Me I have given …

Hartman to Heart with Pastor Chuck Hartman

Recently, I showed my children at church the cover of a textbook from my college years as an art student. The book’s cover is the 1989 piece Storm Center by the great American abstract impressionist Helen Frankenthaler.

Grace & Truth with Pastor Emanuel Webb Hoggard

Can you imagine being in the crowd the day Jesus multiplied lunch so everyone had something to eat? I focus too much on the scene’s specifics rather than the story’s purpose. I consider the two fish, five loaves, the little boy or the disciple’s dialogue.