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August 11, 2019

There’s obviously a lot that’s frightening about last weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, and the one before them in Gilroy, California on July 28.

August 04, 2019

Cyber-hacking and other threats to nation’s voting system have raised justifiable alarms among the public.

July 21, 2019

If you attended President Trump’s “Keep America Great” rally in Greenville last week and were among the hundreds — or possibly thousands — who shouted “Send her back!” in response to the president’s racist-tinged criticism of Democratic Congresswoman…

July 21, 2019

If you attended President Trump's "Keep America Great" rally in Greenville last week and were among the hundreds — or possibly thousands — who shouted "Send her back!" in response to the president's racist-tinged criticism of Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, shame on you.

July 14, 2019

With so many issues dividing the nation, maybe it shouldn’t be unexpected that the upcoming 2020 Census would be soiled by partisan tinkering to include a citizenship question.

June 30, 2019

The Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court apparently know “extreme partisan gerrymandering” when they see it. Just don’t ask them to do anything to stop or prevent it.

That was essentially what the court said Thursday in its disappointing but not completely surprising 5-4 ruling on…

June 23, 2019

We’re glad to see that the State Board of Elections is working with counties to hold special seminars on the new voter ID requirements.

June 16, 2019

We have supported the Harbor Town project since one of its chief proponents, University of North Carolina business professor Nick Didow, first started talking about it publicly early last year. The idea of linking “harbor towns” like Elizabeth City, Edenton, Hertford, Columbia and Kitty…

June 09, 2019

It's a safe assumption that most area citizens are, at a minimum, pet-friendly, if not pet-loving.

In addition, the area's SPCAs and other pet-caring groups and organizations have attained significant public appreciation and support for their efforts to help protect and manage local pet…

June 02, 2019

It’s disheartening but not really surprising that both Republicans seeking their party’s nomination in this fall’s 3rd Congressional District special election are willing to pass on demanding Congress exercise its constitutional role as a check on presidential power when it comes…

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