Thursday, July 09, 2020
Tuesday, July 07, 2020

President Donald Trump was asked in May by a reporter: “Do you wish you had done anything differently concerning the coronavirus?” “No,” was his answer. At the time, there had been nearly 100,000 deaths and more than 1.5 million cases of COVID-19 in our country. (There are now nearly 130,000…

Sunday, July 05, 2020

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Sunday, July 05, 2020
Friday, July 03, 2020

Our community has financial struggles even on a good day. Given what we’re facing right now with unemployment, reduced sales taxes, and other challenges because of COVID-19, it’s hard for me to imagine why the Chowan County Board of Commissioners wouldn’t be rolling out the red carpet for an…

Thursday, July 02, 2020

When I read an opinion piece like Martha Johnson’s that blames President Donald Trump for everything it tells me more about the writer then the president. I would caution anyone to look up the facts about these accusations to find the real story.

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

The article in Sunday’s Daily Advance about the city of Minneapolis’ move to dismantle its police department gave us a new perspective on just how bad it’s gotten in America. Just when we thought things couldn’t sink any lower the Minneapolis City Council found a new depth of depravity to ma…

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Recent articles and letters have gotten my attention. I grew up in Elizabeth City and have lived in Pasquotank County my entire life. After marrying in 1971 we moved to the county where we were on city electricity but were not in the city limits.

Friday, June 26, 2020

I read with mounting concern the article in The Daily Advance addressing City Council members making $4,000 more a year than Pasquotank commissioners if the $250-a-month raises council proposed for themselves go through.

I want to thank the employees of the Colonial Cafe for making sure my wife's lost wallet found its way to the Elizabeth City Police Department. I'd also like to thank the two uniformed police officers who hand-delivered it to our home on Sunday afternoon, June 14. The restaurant's employees …

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Gov. Roy Cooper's decision to remove the Confederate monuments from the state Capitol based on behavior of the radical mobs is an example of poor leadership. Reconstruction of the history of North Carolina is repulsive to the majority of its citizens.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

As a retired Marine, I want to thank Cindy Grasty for the letter she wrote regarding the cartoon by Clay Bennett published in your newspaper. The cartoon displayed a Marine saluting the president using a “Loser” sign as President Donald Trump passed by.

In “What’s up in the Albemarle,” I recently read a request by Elizabeth City officials for members of the community to take the WALKEC online survey before it closes on June 30.

Martin Gugano, an elderly protester who was pushed to the ground by Buffalo, New York police officers and suffered a head injury and now fighting for his health in a hospital, has been a Catholic social justice worker for 55 years.