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A state agency is advising residents of Chowan and Bertie counties to avoid green or blue green water caused by an algal bloom that's lingered in the Chowan River since last week.

A full plate of activities is slated for Saturday’s National Lighthouse Day observance in Edenton but the real star of the show might be the 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse itself.

Edenton town officials plan to continue looking for ways to make Colonial Park safe and enjoyable until its 11 p.m. closing time.

Among the fun things you will be be able to do on National Lighthouse Day in Edenton Saturday is to take a shot at dunking a local celebrity — and even get a “guaranteed dunk” if the price is right.

Edenton town officials are setting up two new citizen panels: one to get feedback from younger residents and another to address litter and environmental concerns.

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Fourth & Long with David Friedman

I’m not one to recycle columns but I knew what I wanted to cover this week and then remembered I had written about it a few years ago.

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Just when I thought politicians couldn’t get any stupider — and I’ll include both Democrats and Republicans in this assessment, although we all know which party has been setting new records in this competition almost daily for the past few years — along comes North Carolina’s own Madison Caw…

Small Town Girl with Leslie Beachboard

“A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.”

Out Here in Left Field with Thadd White Jr.

Lyndal and I were yet to be married. Alex was barely six. Camden was still a thought in our minds.

Lucky Seven with Brandice Hoggard

“Mama I love you is,” probably the sweetest words I have ever heard.

Picture That with Andre Alfred

Growing up in New York, by way of the South Bronx, aka “The Concrete Jungle” gave me a unique perspective about life.

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Meditating on His Word with Sylvia Hughes

I have seen the God-given task with which the sons of men are to be occupied. He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also He has put eternity in their hearts, except that no one can find out the work that God does from beginning to end.

Grace & Truth with Pastor Emanuel Webb Hoggard

In 1970, a pastor’s wife asked a 20-year-old new convert to help with children’s church. She’d only been in the church a few weeks, and had never taught children. She wasn’t trained. She wasn’t “called.” She was willing.