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For the town of Elizabeth City, the year 1908 brought with it the publication of its first private newspaper, The Independent. With an overall mission of supporting clean and fair government, no story went untold, and no powerful individual was safe from being exposed within the pages of the…

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Whether it is the eye-dazzling waves at the Outer Banks or the inspiring views of nature on the Dismal Swamp, Katherine Wassink has been capturing the beauty of the region's waters and rivers in her fiber art for nearly two decades.

In the Old Testament, the prophet Jeremiah agonizes over the fact that others, including friends, have rejected him and even make fun of him because he continued to speak out against the evils prevalent in that culture as he believed God was calling him to do. The people did not want to hear it.