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May 03, 2018

It seems spring has finally sprung.

Tuesday was a delightful day to me. It was wonderfully warm.

As I write this on Wednesday morning it’s even warmer and the forecast for today approaches 90.

I’m hoping we have seen our last cold snap. That’s partly because I enjoy the warmer…


May 03, 2018

With the announcement that Emily Blunt will reprise the Julie Andrews role of a magical nanny in “Mary Poppins Returns,” one could argue that ex-stripper-turned-screenwriter Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman have beat those retro filmmakers to the punch.

A new film called…


April 29, 2018

Let me introduce myself. My name is Christian Brothers. I am a Junior at Northeast Academy of Aerospace and Technologies, Elizabeth City. In order to graduate, my high school requires that I complete an 80-hour internship. I am interested in archaeology and I am trying to decide if this is the…

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April 27, 2018

Most folks have seen it from their vehicles. Few likely know what it is or why it’s grown. Some might say that the flowers look like those of salvia. They’d be right.

The plant in question is clary sage (Salvia sclarea). Take a drive down Route 17 into Bertie County and you’ll see…

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April 26, 2018

Today I’m making the case for time.

I mean in saying this that I have come to believe we should take time for family and friends, we should make time to meet strangers and understand they might become friends, we should use our time wisely (as most of us have heard from the days of elementary…


April 22, 2018

History on Two Wheels, the Museum of the Albemarle’s newest exhibit telling the history of bicycles, opened just last week.

The bannered exhibit, on loan from N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, explains the history of these two-wheeled marvels through photographs and text.…

April 19, 2018

None of us likes thinking about death, but it’s one of the basic realities of life and it has been on my mind lately as I have watched a number of friends deal with the death of family members.

A couple we were very close to years ago lost their daughter over the weekend and we suddenly are…


April 15, 2018

It’s been called America’s greatest race.

April 14, 2018

Wes Anderson’s films are not everybody’s taste.

April 13, 2018

So, when do we plant?

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