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February 17, 2019

To celebrate Black History Month, I wanted to reflect on the life and work of Elizabeth Keckley. If you’re unsure of who she is, or why, like myself, you don’t remember her name from your history classes, let me begin with this: She was among one of the first African American women to…

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February 16, 2019

With his coiffed hair and rock-and-roll swagger, 1950s teen idol Conrad Birdie grabs the microphone, belts out lyrics to a song and wins the hearts of his adoring fans.

 

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February 16, 2019

Whether it’s a sofa damaged by water in a hurricane or a cherished chair in need of repair, Pat Temple gives new life to furniture at her upholstery business in Hertford.

Temple has upholstered sofas and chairs at Pat’s Upholstery since she opened in 1985. She also creates slip covers,…

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February 16, 2019

I was walking around in the brush recently and noticed thick stands of cockleburs. I tried to avoid them, but before I realized it my pants collected dozens.

People with hunting dogs know all about cockleburs. Long-haired dogs have even more problems. Sometimes prickly burs get so entangled that…

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February 14, 2019

Rodney Meads says it’s the little surprises that help keep his marriage to Melanie fresh and strong.

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February 14, 2019

As we celebrate Valentine’s Day I am grateful for a love song that is as unlikely as it is infectious.

Steve Earle’s “Galway Girl” has really grown on me since I first heard it just a few years ago. It’s a great love song in that it just basks in the joy of love and…

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February 12, 2019

Whitehurst picked to conduct Eastern All-District Band

Camden County High School Band Director Chris Whitehurst has been selected to conduct the North Carolina Eastern All-District Band.

Each January the N.C. Bandmaster's Association holds All-District auditions for middle and high school students.…

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February 12, 2019

Woodworking

Students in Kelly Russell’s woodworking connect class at Perquimans County Middle School construct wooden caddies.

Risks of Tobacco Use

Students in Heather Winslow’s health classes at Perquimans County Middle School learn the health risks of tobacco use, including electronic…

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February 12, 2019

FLL robotics team wins state research award

The Griffins, the robotics and technology team at NEAAAT, won the Research Award trophy at the FLL State Competition held at N.C. A&T State university on Feb. 2.

The Griffins include 7th and 8th grade students at NEAAAT. 

Along with…

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February 10, 2019

Whether it is a Broadway favorite from “Guys and Dolls” or the theme song from the television show, “Friends,” The Center Players have chosen their favorite songs to perform at their winter showcase, “We Go Together.”

Bright smiles and exuberant voices resonate…

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