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A story on the Perquimans Art League’s new photo essay on Albemarle senior athletes in the Lifestyles section of our weekend edition included the wrong contact information for senior citizens who wish to participate. To make an appointment to have your photo taken, call Harbor Images at 252-…

I love the Bible story of the Prodigal Son in which the father totally forgives an ungrateful son who had taken his inheritance early, left home, and squandered it all on rowdy living, ending up so desperate that in order to survive, he fed pigs — the ultimate disgrace for a Jew.

Hezekiah Brown said the presence of many white residents at protests following the officer-involved shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City points to a growing perception that “something needs to happen” to counter racism in America.

WINFALL — Nearly a year after a fire destroyed its original sanctuary, Spirit and Truth United Methodist Church’s congregation returned home to worship for the first time last Sunday.

In 1954, the United States was involved in the newest telecommunication era. The advent of television in post World War II to market consumer products made building TV towers and studios possible across the nation.

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In his book, “Seeking To Be Christian In Race Relations,” Benjamin Mays wrote, “It is probably easier to be a Christian in any other area of life than it is in the area of race. Here the practice of the Christian religion seems to break down most completely.”

College officials said light turnout at a drive-in FAFSA event Saturday, April 17, at College of The Albemarle was partly because of a generally good track record this year for students making timely applications for student aid.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German pastor who was imprisoned and executed by the Nazis for speaking out against Hitler’s regime. His many friends begged him to tone it down as most of them did. He knew the danger but his devotion to his Lord did not allow that choice. He was well aware of the …

“Now I exhort you, brethren, by the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, that you all agree and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be made complete in the same mind and in the same judgment.... Each one of you is saying, ‘I am of Paul,’ and ‘I of Apollos,’ and ‘I of Cephas,’ and ‘I…