EDENTON — A Chowan County native is hosting a six-part podcast that takes a deep dive into the history of the transatlantic slave trade.
In the 2007 film, “No Country for Old Men,” Tommy Lee Jones stars as Texas Sheriff Ed Tom Bell who is baffled by a new breed of senseless crime.
The role of prayer in post-Revolutionary War America had a profound effect on the nation’s Congress. Our elected leaders recognized that the nation’s victory over Great Britain was, like David’s victory over Goliath, the answer to many patriotic prayers.
My family recently enjoyed dinner with my father’s side of the family. We ate and hugged and laughed. They asked me to bring a guitar, so we sang a few songs.
“How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the path of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers!” — Psalm 1:1
Since the late 19th century, Catholics have recited the Prayer to St. Michael when facing disease, disaster and despair.
With hurricanes regular occurrences in eastern North Carolina, the Albemarle region is no stranger to the flooding and damage wrought by these powerful forces of nature. The costs endured by our coastal communities are manifold.
EDENTON — Annette Ringeisen has enjoyed transforming fiber into imaginative creations for decades. Now she’s helping others learn that joy through sewing and fiber art classes offered at her business, Cloth and Twine.
Charles Knight, author and curator of military history at the North Carolina Museum of History, provides a compelling look at the day-to-day activities of Confederate Army Gen. Robert E. Lee in is his latest book on the Civil War.
Starting the new year right is vital to all. For the Christian, it is all about beginning the year with Jesus.
As we start fresh in a new year most people start with new year’s resolutions. The most common are health-related ones like eating healthier, exercising more, losing weight, or even quitting a habit like smoking.
“I will sing of lovingkindness and justice, to You, O Lord, I will sing praises. I will give heed to the blameless way.” — Psalm 101: 1-2
The Albemarle is filled with architectural treasures, though they are often overlooked and forgotten. In every one of our counties there are places of wonder, if you just give them a chance.
The Dominion Energy Foundation has awarded the College of The Albemarle Foundation a $10,000 grant to expand the college’s offerings in science, technology, math and engineering, and to offer its STEM outreach programs in additional counties.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. — Petty Officer 2nd Class Davin White, an Elizabeth City native, was recently named U.S. Fleet Forces Command’s Junior Sailor of the Year and Junior Sailor of the Quarter.
GREENVILLE — Within days of comedian Betty White’s death, social media posts appeared urging people to donate to animal rescue organizations in memory of the television legend.
As bone-chilling temperatures envelope Edenton our little slice of paradise can’t seem to escape winter, despite a recent warm spell.
Postpartum body image is a hot and possibly triggering topic for many of us. I am by no means an expert on this, or a mental health professional or doctor. But I do come from a place of first-hand experience on the subject and have had many conversations with women and read hundreds and hund…
Thanks to Sentara Albemarle Medical Center employees, the local United Way has nearly $34,000 more to help its partner agencies respond to pressing needs across the region.
In the outlook for this New Year, the possibilities can be scary. So I’m resolving this year to hope. 2022 is going to be another dreary political year. The pandemic is bad enough, but the arguments about it are even more off-putting. The climate is convulsive, and worrying.
Women have faced obstacles throughout history because of race, politics, or gender. Museum of the Albemarle’s Women Breaking Barriers exhibit examines the lives of more than 100 women from northeastern North Carolina who overcame barriers through ingenuity, talent, tenacity and courage. Here…
“How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who announces peace and brings good news of happiness.” — Isaiah 52:7.
Who is the most famous North Carolinian today?
A former president of the local SPCA who was the driving force behind completion of Pasquotank County’s animal shelter five years ago has been awarded the Old North State Award, one of North Carolina’s highest honors.
Two 2021 Elizabeth City State University graduates recently learned first-hand how internships can help students develop critical professional skills that can turn into real-world job opportunities.
College of The Albemarle recently celebrated the 10 December 2021 graduates of its Surgical Technology program, which is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
GREENVILLE — Mason Stedman has never been inside Pactolus School, but his peers know where to look for him in their classroom. The seventh-grader navigates to a familiar place near the back right-hand corner and listens for instructions from his teacher.
“Not everyone who calls out to me, ‘Lord! Lord!’ will enter the Kingdom of Heaven. Only those who actually do the will of my Father in heaven will enter. On judgment day many will say to me, ‘Lord! Lord! We prophesied in your name and cast out demons in your name and performed many miracles …
The past two years have been a draining exercise in patience. I don’t know anyone who hasn’t felt the strain of constant change and expectation from every direction.
The threat of losing federal funding finally forced Pasquotank County’s Board of Education in late 1969 to end segregation in all public schools in the county, an ECSU history professor said this week.
Someone once said, don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened. We can say the same about the year we just came through: “Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened.”
The first First Friday ArtWalk of 2022 will be smaller than ArtWalks during the recent holiday season but will still feature a variety of artists and live music acts.
The following is not intended to be a political statement, so please don’t judge me on that. President Joe Biden’s Christmas message to the American people last Thursday, just the day before Christmas Eve, left the nation with a doomsday feeling.
Putting herself in a position to help others who need it has always been important to Kelly Hoeltzel.
WINFALL — Christmas was a little merrier for 100 local residents thanks to the efforts of Dr. Larry Honeyblue and Bobby Tolson.
- Hanig: Construction to start on long-delayed Mid-Currituck Bridge in 2023
- Bertie man arrested in shooting death of Edenton man in EC
- EC police investigating fatal shooting of Edenton man
- Fire damages home in Camden, occupants get out safely
- Roof collapse
- Emergency official: Stay home and enjoy the snow, no significant incidents reported overnight
- Patrol identifies head-on collision victim as 71-year-old Hertford man
- Folwell report critical of Chowan Hospital
- Bowman eyes new Camden Library opening in mid-April
- New Tractor Supply Company store to open this summer