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It is undeniable the many ways this current pandemic continues to change our world. The recent disruptions to our daily routines, once seemingly unalterable, have caused many of us to have to adapt to a new “normal.” The uncertainty of our long-term prospects and the necessity to curb and, u…

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HERTFORD — The valedictorian of Perquimans County High School’s Class of 2020 is the daughter of immigrants who came to the U.S. seeking a better life for their family. The class’s salutatorian will be graduating with both her high school diploma and an associate of arts degree from College …

“I passed by the field of the sluggard and by the vineyard of the man lacking sense, and behold, it was completely overgrown with thistles; its surface was covered with nettles, and its stone wall was broken down.” — Proverbs 24:30-31

The Museum of the Albemarle staff misses seeing everyone that walks through our doors. Whether you are visiting exhibits, attending an educational program, or part of a school group, we miss everyone. Until we can open the doors to welcome visitors back, we are moving forward to bring you qu…

The old monuments have been taken down. The old battle flag has been lowered, folded, and put away even at NASCAR events. Black Lives Matter is everywhere. Uncle Ben and Aunt Jemima have been put to rest. Washington’s football team is replacing its Redskins nickname. And John Lewis has joine…

“Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor. For if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion. But woe to the one who falls when there is not another to lift him up.” — Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

Some North Carolina old-timers still talk about the disastrous 1943 train wreck south of Fayetteville. It killed 74 people, including the father of one of the central characters of beloved author Jill McCorkle’s new novel, “Hieroglyphics.”