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Blue lives matter

Is it time to push the panic button? It’s not highly secretive information that we have become a society spiraling out of control, perhaps sinking ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Reports.

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is always a special holiday – one of the few that hasn’t been overly commercialized. We need Thanksgiving – a time to be with ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Reports.

Celebrate freedom every day

Seventeen years have passed since this nation’s peace and calm were shattered by coordinated terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington D.C. Sept. 11 ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Reports.

Immigration & Andy Griffith

When it comes to immigration, federal lawmakers should ask themselves: what would Andy Griffith do? Read more

2 years ago by Contributor.

Remember our heroes

To most, Memorial Day marks the official start to summer. With the typical warm weather and the itch to do something special, individuals and families ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Reports.

Just say no, again!

Among the items listed on their scheduled 6 p.m. meeting on Monday, March 20, the Northampton County Board of Commissioners will once again engage in ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Reports.

Continue the ‘dream’

Some local churches and other organizations honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by conducting special services and events in and around the ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Reports.

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is always a special holiday - one of the few that hasn't been overly commercialized. We need Thanksgiving - a time to be with ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Reports.

‘Rudy’ wins the Oval Office

They say politics is the root of all evil. The 2016 election season across America can attest to that. It was, without a doubt, the ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Reports.

Have fun, and be safe on July 4th

If watching colorful explosions of light in the nighttime air and foot-stomping music is “your thing” – then there are plenty of opportunities to engage ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Reports.

Let due process run its course

In the wake of what transpired within a 10-to-15 minute time frame after a brutal knife attack bled the life from 29-year-old Teffiney Renee Williams ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Reports.

Residential Shuffle

Someone once said that you can’t have your cake and eat it too. We would say that depends on where you live, especially in Ahoskie, ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Reports.

‘Tis the season…for scammers

This newspaper receives sporactic reports from citizens living across the Roanoke-Chowan area concerning possible scams. Most of those bogus phone calls deal with “Green Dot” ... Read more

5 years ago by Staff Reports.

Small price pays for big rewards

In 2007, legislation passed by the N.C. General Assembly gave to counties a local-option, quarter-cent sales tax. The sales tax (G.S. 105-535) must be approved ... Read more

6 years ago by Staff Reports.

War on drugs fought by more than one side

Getting drugs off the streets is not the responsibility of a single individual, nor is it the sole responsibility of local law enforcement officers. Certainly, ... Read more

6 years ago by Staff Reports.

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