News Stories

Albemarle Regional Health Services reported 10 more deaths from COVID-19 this week for the second consecutive week, raising the virus’s death toll in the eight-county health district to 330.

Sarah Ashlee Jordan of Hertford was crowned the 2021 Miss Chowan County Regional Fair Saturday night in a pageant held on the fair’s last night.

Sports Stories

Fourth & Long with David Friedman

College football is as unpredictable as I can ever remember it being.

Fourth & Long with David Friedman

That Mack Brown fella knows a thing or two about football and I’m glad he returned to North Carolina.

MURFREESBORO – The Chowan University football team silenced some critics in a 73-7 throttling of Winston-Salem State in CIAA action on Saturday evening to move to 5-0 for the first time since 1980.

Opinion Stories

Out Here in Left Field with Thadd White

If you walk in my Windsor office, you’ll likely notice a wrestling championship proudly displayed across from my desk. It says WCW World Television Champion.

Last month, on Sept. 14 (the Feast of the Holy Cross), was the 700th Anniversary of the death of the greatest poet of all time, Dante Alighieri. On that day in the year 1321, he passed from this world into the “Paradiso” that he envisioned in the splendid “Divine Comedy.”

Milot's Musings with Claude Milot

The shameful exit from Afghanistan, the crisis at the southern border and mind-blowing multi-trillion-dollar spending plans have grabbed the headlines of late, but other Biden blunders are already hitting us closer to home. Take the results of the president’s wrong-headed energy policies, fo…

Feature Stories

Check it Out with Jennifer Finlay

I’m so happy that we’ve been able to have such a successful Armchair Traveler Series this year.

COLUMBIA - The Martin-Tyrrell-Washington Health District is beginning to see a decrease in active cases and hospitalizations, despite one additional COVID-19 related death in Tyrrell County in the last week.

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