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.
A plain and small white church built in 1853 was one of the biggest things that had ever happened in Washington County at the time its doors first opened and the Rehoboth Methodist Church still stands pretty much as it did 168 years ago.
Emma Montero, a rising senior at Northeastern High School, has been selected to attend the 2021 North Carolina Governor’s School.
“You should clothe yourselves with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God.” — 1 Peter 3:4
The stories of numerous heroic women are featured in the pages of the Bible. Their examples have inspired men and women of faith throughout the centuries.
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.
HERTFORD — Friends of Teddy Sablon reflected on his life and his impact on others during a recent dedication of a bench purchased in his honor at the Perquimans County Recreation Center.
Most professional photographers have favorite spots where they like to capture images of their clients.
GREENVILLE — As she got into bed on July 11, 2020, Rosa Hoell found a note on her pillow. On it, her husband, Henry, had written, “You will be my sweetheart forever.”
Major Malachi Parson Jr., who grew up in Edenton, made history when he served as the first Black presidential support pilot for Marine Helicopter Squadron One from June 1981 until July 1983.
Editor’s note: The following is a version of a sermon delivered recently by the Rev. Marc O’Neal. O’Neal is pastor at Camden United Methodist Church, Trinity United Methodist Church-South Mills, and Sharon United Methodist Church-South Mills.
Camp Cale is celebrating its 60th year of operation this year, and director Matt Thomas is enthusiastic about welcoming this year’s campers.
Marc Basnight’s first campaign for elected office started in Elizabeth City — and it would catch the man who would go on to become one of the most powerful leaders in North Carolina history completely by surprise.
I think most of us are familiar with the account of Jesus washing his disciples’ feet at the Last Supper.
College of The Albemarle is partnering with the North Carolina Science Olympiad to host a New Team Institute at COA-Elizabeth City July 13-15.
This week I have been thinking about some of the smaller things in life that help make it enjoyable. They are simple comforts, simple pleasures, or simple joys.
The Camden County Tourism Development Authority will receive student entries for its first-ever Student Photo Contest through today.
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.”
Elizabeth City State University is hoping to raise $50,000 for university programs and scholarships during its 5th annual Day of Giving next week.
GREENVILLE — While North Carolina is inching closer to resuming regular activities, most people still want assurances of safety when undertaking activities outside their home.
You are to rise in the presence of the elderly and honor the old. Fear your God; I am Yahweh.” — Leviticus 9:32
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 …
Haley McFadden had not initially planned on enrolling at College of The Albemarle, but when the pandemic hit, her plans were altered.
One of the many assets available to those of us fortunate enough to live in the Albemarle Region is the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City.
While the classic American-made cars are the focus, it is family and friendship that make this Ford Model T club so fun, its members say.
College of The Albemarle officials reaffirmed last week the importance of operating in-demand programs such as truck driver training and nursing even when the college doesn’t break even financially on the programs.
While working on the 1985 book “Habits of the Heart,” the late sociologist Robert N. Bellah met “Sheila,” who described her faith in words that researchers have quoted ever since.
As NCWorks’ NextGen Program manager, Rachel Clipston is helping area youth strive for success.
The 1960s was a decade that saw social and political movements, wars, assassinations, and changes in fashion and music that shaped both a generation and a nation.
“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…
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