Listen in on discussions among area public boards, and it's likely economic development will arise in one form or another. Talk may be about how to stimulate the local economy with incentives to businesses, job creation or recruitment initiatives, or it may center on ways to improve life and…
Both our city and county governing boards made changes to their meeting schedules recently that appear to reflect greater sensitivity and appreciation for more open and accountable government.
City Council seems to be agreeing more often these days.
We’d like to think it was the prospect of 800,000 federal workers not receiving a second straight paycheck that finally did the trick.
The eve of celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.'s life seems an appropriate moment to update the progress observed along the long road to racial equality while recognizing acts of courage seen in the spirit of King's life.
There were several close-to-home developments last week that should have driven home the senselessness of the partial shutdown of the federal government, which, as of today, is now the longest ever.
The state's evolving election board crisis may have the public rolling its eyes at the latest example of how a hyper-partisan political culture has brought about dysfunction to governing in North Carolina.
As you read this, our federal government will likely be in the ninth day of a partial shutdown — and well on the road toward what could be the longest such closure of our government ever.
Staff, students, alumni and the Elizabeth City community couldn't agree more with Karrie Dixon's top priority of "stability for the university" at ECSU.
State Rep. Bob Steinburg, R-Chowan, did the right thing last week when he belatedly fired his legislative assistant, Diana London, following her guilty plea to a charge of misdemeanor larceny in Dare County.