There may have been Elizabeth City fire trucks at Coast Guard Park Wednesday morning, but the only visible smoke was coming from the reels of children’s fishing rods.
I know you have seen all the hurt the world seems to be perpetuating. You want to help, but it all seems too overwhelming. “I can’t see the forest for the trees,” we often say.
The massacre occurred during a Sunday mass, but it wasn’t an ordinary Sunday — this was the great feast of Pentecost, which marks the end of the Easter season.
The work of parenting is so vital. Fathers especially are essential to the family unit.
“Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people.” — Proverbs 14:34
CAMDEN — Whether it’s his scrumptious strawberry biscuits or mouthwatering buttermilk biscuits, it’s evident why people are starting to call Jeff Burns “Mr. Biscuits.”
Not solely a beautiful building filled with interesting information, the Museum of the Albemarle is a place to experience a heartwarming journey into our region’s past.
Sometime back, the children at church and I were talking about where people turn for power. I had a small LED (light emitting diode) attached to leads which I held up and asked, “I would like for this to emit light; how can I make that happen?”
Nehemiah had a heavy burden for the city of Jerusalem. When he heard about how bad the wall was, he immediately asked God to give him favor in fixing the problem.
Before the Southern Baptist Convention’s strong vote to approve what supporters called “bare minimum” sexual abuse reforms — with victims in the crowd weeping with relief — there was a strategic amendment to the recommendations.
Thanks to a Sentara Cares grant, the Albemarle Alliance for Children was recently able to create and distribute 150 “social emotional” kits designed for children who experience traumatic events.
Dave Repanshek is helping College of The Albemarle students’ dreams of a career in aviation take flight.
With the 250th anniversary of the American colony’s declaration of independence from the British crown soon approaching, we can use this time to remember the individuals from that era and how they lived, particularly those in the Albemarle region.
NASA scientist. Air Force pilot. Neuropsychologist. Certified public accountant. Biomedical engineer.
“Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.” — I Corinthians 16:13-14
I know this time of year keeping your plants watered can be a daunting task. We spend so much time and energy on making sure our gardens, flowerpots and flower beds look beautiful, but they can dry out so easily during the late spring and summer. It can almost feel like you can’t even go awa…
Elizabeth City Habitat for Humanity has received a $15,000 grant from Sentara Cares for its new home repair program for low-income senior homeowners in Pasquotank County.
All is lost. The Israelites have been conquered, humiliated and forced to be servants for the people of Persia, and this isn’t the first group that has overtaken them.
We’ve heard that “no man is an island,” which is an excerpt from the poem, “For Whom the Bell Tolls,” by John Donne, a 17th century English writer, poet and clergyman.
“For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men who suppress the truth in unrighteousness. ... For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions, for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural, and in the sam…
Nine Elizabeth City State University students will be learning different languages, soaking up other cultures, and gaining valuable life skills by participating in ECSU’s study abroad program this summer and next fall.
“Then Jesus stopped the crowd and wouldn’t let anyone go with him except Peter, James, and John (the brother of James).” — Mark 5:37
As a youngster I wanted to be a paleontologist. You know, study dinosaurs. I read books by Roy Chapman Andrews. I talked my way into graduate classes of Historical Geology. I now own an impressive collection of fossils — dinosaur eggs, footprints, gastroliths, coprolites and petrified bones.
Do you like putting on an apron and making a delicious snack for your family? How about helping out at the stove, stirring and sniffing the sweet smells? Or making cookies by cutting out your favorite shapes?
We make countless choices and decisions in our everyday lives. Some are conscious, and some are unconscious. Those many options direct the future of our lives.
When Jason Schubert graduated with a civil engineering degree from N.C. State University, his decision to pursue a career in the ministry was an easy choice.
A good journalist answers the who, what, where, when, why, and how of every story when conveying details to an audience. Jesus used this same approach when communicating the Great Commission to His followers. The Great Commission is recorded five times in the gospels and Acts. Each telling o…
EDENTON — A treasure trove of portraits of historically prominent African Americans was recently discovered in the attic of an East Church Street home in Edenton.
Two years before long-standing rumors about Cardinal Theodore McCarrick leapt into headlines worldwide, America’s most outspoken activist on clergy sexual abuse, Richard Sipe, met with his local bishop — San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy.
The Elizabeth City Foundation recently awarded a total of $81,547 in college scholarships to Camden and Pasquotank County students planning to pursue higher education in the fall.
ROCKY MOUNT — Five area students have been selected to receive college scholarships awarded by the Golden LEAF Foundation worth up to $14,000.
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- Jail to conduct own probe of inmate's death
- Chowan sheriff, SBI investigating fatal shooting of woman
- Tradition: State champion Pirates with load of generational connections
- Rivers: Reasons for Hicks' resignation unclear
- Burns' fame as 'Mr. Biscuits' rising at Belcross Biscuit
- Taking the oath: Parker sworn in as ECPPS schools chief
- City to begin search for city manager
- Edenton's fireworks show up in the air