The Elizabeth City Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., held a meeting to gauge interest in the Kappa League on Saturday, Jan. 11. Kappa League is a national program of Kappa Alpha Psi to provide high school male students opportunities to exercise leadership, engage in scholar…
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Greetings and welcome to 2020. I will attempt to predict some historical and major events for our collective futures in the Albemarle region, North Carolina and the world.
Saturday, January 25, 2020
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, Eclectic Jewelry Designs owner Maria George is already gearing up for gift-hunters at her shop at 513 East Fearing Street.
We’ve all heard of the glycemic index. Many dieters and all diabetics constantly monitor carbohydrate intake. Carbohydrates don’t all influence our systems at the same rate and that can be important for our blood sugar management.
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Sunday, January 19, 2020
Tomorrow, Monday, Jan. 20, formally recognizes the contributions of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Efforts to create a federal holiday honoring King’s legacy were met with decades of legislative resistance.
There is no doubt that one of the most difficult challenges for military families is the constant moving. When a service member transfers from one duty station to another, it typically means that the family will be moving to another state, across the country, or sometimes even to another country.
The Currituck-Dare Community Foundation and the Currituck-Dare Women’s Fund recently awarded more than $39,000 in grants to 20 nonprofits in the two counties.
American popular music in the 1960s was both shaped by and helped shape perceptions of the Vietnam War.
Saturday, January 18, 2020
I heard people using the S-word this morning and it gave me chills.
As director of the Pasquotank County Library, Kellen Whitehurst strives to create an environment where patrons can come to find information, locate both online and print resources and check out their favorite books.
“For I know the plans that I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” —Jeremiah 29:11
Friday, January 17, 2020
Most shrubs have a certain season where they are most attractive. Loropetalum is one that can be pretty during any season. We have one at school that has a few blooms right now.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Dr. Felix Buabeng, program coordinator/instructor for College of The Albemarle’s agribusiness technology program, traveled recently to Tajikistan to participate in the Farmer-to-Farmer program established by the U.S. Agency of International Development.
Superintendent Catherine Edmonds and the Board of Education recently recognized Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public School students for their artwork selected for the 2019 ECPPS holiday card.
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Arts of The Albemarle plans to continue its signature events in 2020 while adding some new shows, contests and other activities.
James “Mike” Shepard of Pasquotank County is the new Ruritan Club governor for the Albemarle District after being elected the organization’s lieutenant governor in 2019.
On New Year’s Eve I lost one of the best friends anybody could ever have.
Saturday, January 11, 2020
We all know what a mule is. It’s a cross between a female horse (Equus caballus) and a male donkey (Equus asinus). Since the parents are different species the mule is sterile.
Eastern Star COGIC. Elder Glenn Sawyer will be the speaker for the 3 p.m. service.
‘“A son honors his father, and a servant his master. Then if I am a father where is My honor? And if I am a master, where is My respect?”’ says the Lord of hosts.... — Malachi 1:6