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“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven; for…

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools officials have transferred a significant portion of state coronavirus relief funds to pay for chromebooks, iPads, classroom supplies and other costs associated with educating students amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The saying, “Christmas comes but once a year” doesn’t apply to the small village of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island. This tiny hamlet rings in the holiday twice: first with the traditional Christmas celebration on Dec. 25, and again on Jan. 6, known as Old Christmas.

Museum of the Albemarle’s collection contains more than 35,000 dimensional artifacts. These range in size from a 29-foot shad boat to clay beads about a quarter-inch in diameter. In most cases they belonged to people who lived in the region from 12,000 B.C.E. to 2000 A.D. We have an extensiv…

“Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and yet it did not fail for it had been founded on the rock.” — Matthe…

Our son Michael in Tennessee is starting a new career as a correctional officer with the state of Georgia. The prison where he will be working is about 45 minutes away from where he lives and he told me this past weekend his family plans to move about halfway between the workplace and their …

New year — new you. Many are striving to become healthier and happier as 2021 begins. It’s often hard when listening to the news, but a positive outlook goes hand in hand with a healthy lifestyle.

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Well, I don’t know about you but this past year has been wild. If you have read some of my prior columns you know some of the challenges my family and I have been through. And let me tell you, we are still living through them. The struggles have not stopped.

GREENVILLE - January is National Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month, and NC Stop Human Trafficking is offering a month full of education and empowerment sessions designed to improve victim identification and response, as well as give caregivers the tools to prevent human traffi…

The early morning of Friday, November 6, was a foggy one. Need a butter knife to cut through it. Is Edgar Allen Poe still looking for his pet raven “Never more, never more...”? Fog now like minute raindrops. Still, I venture forth without my umbrella.