Each year, the Chowan, Gates and Perquimans County Extension Master Gardeners award a $1,000 scholarship to an area student pursuing advanced studies in the areas of agriculture, horticulture and/or natural resources.
Lorri Glennon is known to her customers as the Fairy Godmother of Art.
For several years, people have heard that sodas containing sugar are not a healthy choice for our families, and, as a result, have started buying fewer of those kind of drinks. However, as soda drinking declines, more families are buying sports and energy drinks, thinking they are healthier …
It’s hard to do justice to ancient holy days in throw-pillow slogans.
It is hard to believe the advent season is here. Perhaps you have noticed an influx of people putting up lights on their home, around trees, and in their yard. I love all the lights at Christmas because it reminds me of the second part of Jesus’ call to believers in Matthew chapter five. His…
About a year ago, I submitted an application to the Pomeroy Foundation on behalf of the Annie E. Jones Marker Committee for a marker honoring longtime Elizabeth City resident Annie E. Jones as part of the National Votes for Women Trail. A creation of the National Collaborative for Women’s Hi…
EDENTON — Trotting for a cause.
Three area churches are sharing the Christmas story this month through live nativity scenes and other holiday-themed outdoor programs.
“According to the grace of God which was given to me, like a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another is building on it. But each man must be careful how he builds on it. For no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.” — I Corinthians 3:10-11
“Amazing Grace” is certainly a hymn we have all heard many times, and probably sung as well. But exactly what is “amazing” about grace?
The Albemarle Chorale will perform in public for the first time in two years when it holds the first of two Christmas concerts early next month.
Currently on display at Museum of the Albemarle until August of next year is “Picturing Women Inventors,” a poster exhibition designed to educate and inspire young people to see themselves as future inventors. This exhibition showcases breakthroughs, motivations and challenges women encounte…
“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him.” — Ephesians 1:3-4
Port Discover, the family science center in downtown Elizabeth City, hopes to bring back a host of programs for kids, teens and adults. And to do it, it’s brought back a former staffer in a new role.
As an assistant coach of Elizabeth City State University’s men’s basketball team who played point guard in high school, Kenny White is used to setting up winning plays.
The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools released the following honor rolls for for the first nine weeks of the 2021-22 school year:
In Psalm 95:2, the psalmist reminds us to come before God with thanksgiving and extol Him with music and song. Few verses fit the holiday better. Psalm 95:2 sums up Thanksgiving. Let us look at these words and see how beautifully they suit this day of gratitude.
As Thanksgiving approaches we often reflect on the year and give thanks for friends and loved ones. This year I’m so very thankful for the many people that bless my life whether family or friends or acquaintances. The experiences we share with others are what makes our lives rich. And when t…
Close watchers of the British monarchy have recently become concerned about two words describing life in Windsor Castle — “new stage.”
HERTFORD — Last weekend’s annual Turkey Drop allowed the Open Door Food Pantry of Perquimans County to provide Thanksgiving meals to 125 families in the county this year.
In the Gospel of Matthew 5:38-40, Jesus says some well-known and quite outrageous things like, “If anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other one also. If anyone should sue you and take your coat, let him have your cloak as well. Love your enemies and pray for those who per…
Thanksgiving is next week and in the Albemarle that means it’s time for the popular Newbegun United Methodist Church pie sale.
While historians argue about what C.S. Lewis did or didn’t say, it can be stated with absolute certainty that the Oxford don never patted down his rumpled, professorial tweed jacket before exclaiming, “Where’s my phone?”
At the River Bridge underwater archeological excavation site on the Pasquotank River, more than 100 gallons of shoes have been excavated in an area 45 feet long by 5 feet wide. This graveyard of shoes has generated plenty of questions but very few answers.
Berea Baptist Church
“Don’t you realize that in a race everyone runs, but only one person gets the prize? So run to win! All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but we do it for an eternal prize. — 1 Corinthians 9: 24-25
For the second consecutive year Victory Praise and Worship Center is spearheading a community Thanksgiving meal in Elizabeth City.
So far, Wayne Wood has had a busy retirement.
Just as you plan for your holiday guests’ enjoyment by ensuring they’ll have enough food, drink and merriment, so should you plan in the COVID-19 era for their safety by taking commonsense health precautions.
Editor’s note: The following is the 10th and final story in a multi-part series about the history of Elizabeth City State University’s football program. This story details that history from 2010 to the present day.
Each year for the past five years, the Albemarle Commission’s Area Agency on Aging has coordinated a holiday program designed to bring smiles to the faces of scores of elderly homebound residents who live in the 10-county region.
Jesus encountered 10 lepers one day on His journey to Jerusalem. They cried out asking to be healed by the Messiah, and Jesus responded, “Go to your priest and present yourself.” As they walked away, they were made clean.
Asked if the topic of abortion came up during his recent Vatican summit with Pope Francis, President Joe Biden said: “No, it didn’t. It came up — we just talked about the fact he was happy that I was a good Catholic, and I should keep receiving communion.”
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