Titus 3:1 (KJV) “Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work.”
Editor’s Note: Hertford Mayor Earnell Brown posted a review of Hertford’s accomplishments between January 2020 and March 2021.
Cedarwood Cemetery Needs Attention
I have a beautiful wife with good taste and dresses to kill; unfortunately, she cooks the same way.
A popular and often heard expression is “It’s the calm before the storm”.
When Maine’s congressman Jared Golden voted No on the $1.9 trillion Covid relief monstrosity recently enacted by Congress, he was the only Democrat in the House of Representatives to do so.
I served 40 years in law enforcement, starting as a Virginia State Trooper. I left there due to much better opportunities, benefits, and pay to work for the Fairfax County Police Department, where I retired after 35 years of service.
In response to the column — ‘Running for Cover in the Land of the Free’ by Rod Phillips (April 1/Perquimans Weekly), the editorial starts off stating percentages and totals of gun ownership in the USA.
- NC Highway Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash
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- New Scholarship Available
- Perquimans Democratic Party Holds County Convention
- Round-up: Estes' Trophy and Farrar's Gift
- PQ Hunter Safety Teams Scores A Bullseye at District Tourney
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- Year's Worth of Hertford Progress
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If you think about regional differences in North Carolina politics, economics, or culture in terms of urban blue and rural red, you are missing a thick slice of the story: the suburbs. And, no, you can’t just paint the suburbs purple. That’s an oversimplification.
Happy April Fool’s Day.
There are nearly 400 million firearms in the United States, approximately 46% of the world’s total civilian supply, more than one for every person here.
Most readers of this column probably think I’m just a crochety old man who sees only the dark side of everything.
The National Rifle Association is America’s longest standing civil rights organization. They are a gun rights group based in the United States. They were founded to advance rifle marksmanship, and to teach firearm safety and competency, and responsible gun ownership.
Last week, marked an entire year since Governor Roy Cooper unilaterally put the state of North Carolina and its citizens under a state-wide emergency executive order due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
By a split 3-2 vote, Hertford Town Council approved a resolution to have the town study consolidating the Hertford Police Department with the Perquimans Sheriff’s Office.
Did you ever watch that TV show Unsolved Mysteries?
Kids know that the way to make big money is to become a sports star.
Two bills before the General Assembly that would’ve allowed local governments to bypass newspapers and instead hide public notices on local government websites only are dead.
There have been quite a few theories as to what HB 35 and HB 51 are supposed to do and not do.
Disclaimer: Don’t be off-put by the flavor of what you read at the beginning of this dialogue. Walk with me through times of ignorance – times of growth and development of early law enforcement days. Follow me through the changing times as we progress toward Community Policing, law enforceme…