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Flippo: Buying Empty Bowls tix way to help feed hungry

Thanks to the wonders of telework, Diana Flippo was able to start her new job at Food Bank of the Albemarle in May without having to physically move to Elizabeth City. Flippo, the Food Bank’s director of development, recently was able to make the move to Elizabeth City. She’s excited to finally be on the ground here, helping the Food Bank work to combat hunger in 15 northeastern counties.
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Scuppernong River Festival to bring music, entertainment and more to downtown Columbia

The Scuppernong River Festival is on schedule for Saturday, October 9 on the streets and waterfront of downtown Columbia. This will be the 30th year of the old-fashioned street festival and will open with the 10 a.m. Main Street Parade sponsored by First National Bank. The day-long event will include music, entertainment, children’s rides, water activities, helicopter rides, food, arts and craft vendors.
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Food Bank joins America's Hunger Action campaign

ELIZABETH CITY – The Food Bank of the Albemarle will join Feeding America’s Hunger Action Campaign in September to ensure food isn’t an impossible choice for over 48,000 people facing hunger in northeastern North Carolina. The Food Bank of the Albemarle and other network member food banks to inspire people...
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Church of Latter Day Saints to host Great Exchange

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold its annual Great Exchange event at 600 W. Ehringhaus St., Elizabeth City, today from 9 a.m. to noon. Items will include toys, furniture and tools. School supply donations are appreciated. Love You Ministry. Love You Ministry and Outreach will serve...
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Out & About: Week of Sept. 16, 2021

EDENTON – The Chowan County Democratic Party will host a Community Fall Celebration from 3 – 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18. There will be vendors, arts, crafts, food activities and more. Live music will be provided by “The Band Ryder” and an open mic for local performers. The celebration will...
EDENTON, NC
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Proof of God's love seen in lives of people who accept it

I love it when Jesus is walking through the temple one day and some people gathered around ask him, “How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Messiah, tell us plainly!”. Good grief. What does it take for these people?. Jesus says in response, “I have...
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City paid $5.5K for homeless worker's hotel stay

Elizabeth City spent more than $5,500 at the city manager’s direction lodging a homeless city employee at a local motel for 2½ months without City Council’s knowledge or approval, city officials said this week. City Manager Montre Freeman authorized Public Works employee Troy Selsey’s stay at the Quality Inn from...
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Child with Down Syndrome to be featured on NYC JumboTron

Three-year-old Harper Fightmaster is surrounded by a loving family, but on Sept. 18 she will get some jumbo-sized attention. Harper, who has a form of Down Syndrome, will be featured Saturday, Sept. 18, during a video slideshow presented on the two JumboTron TV screens in New York City’s Times Square. Harper was among 500 children and adults with Down Syndrome selected from a pool of 2,100 applicants to participate in the daylong presentation, said Harper’s mother, Jessica.
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Scuppernong River Festival is a go

The festival committee decided last week to proceed with plans for the festival, which will take place on the streets and waterfront of downtown Columbia on Saturday, Oct. 9. “The River Festival is an important event for the Tyrrell County community that brings together all citizens to celebrate the harvest, and school and family reunions,” said Tyrrell County Manager David L. Clegg. “Folks look forward to the food, fireworks, entertainment and vendors.”
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Campaign underway to raise $100K for grandstand

HERTFORD — Talks were already underway during Perquimans County High School’s successful run to the state baseball title earlier this year about the Pirates’ need for more fan seating. Perquimans County Schools Foundation officials say overflow and standing-room crowds for Pirate home games at Jim “Catfish” Hunter Field in 2021...
HERTFORD, NC
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Volunteers needed to deliver meals to seniors' homes

HERTFORD — The Area Program on Aging is seeking more volunteers to deliver meals to the homes of older adults, saying its current number is about half its typical complement. Laura Rollinson, director of volunteer services, explained that before the COVID-19 pandemic there were about 1,000 volunteers for the home-delivered...
HERTFORD, NC
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Patriotic events upcoming in Chowan

Two events of patriotic significance are coming up in Chowan County. On Saturday at 2 p.m. there will be a program at Center Hill Volunteer Fire Department in memory of the first-responders who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. In addition, Constitution Week is Sept....
CHOWAN COUNTY, NC
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After 2 postponements, Camden Heritage Fest finally in sight

CAMDEN — After several postponements because of COVID-19, the long-awaited Camden Heritage Festival is finally within organizers’ sight. The Camden Heritage Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Camden Community Park on Saturday, Oct. 9. The park is located behind Camden Intermediate School. The festival...
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A ceremony observing 9/11 attacks planned for Rocky Hock today

The Elizabeth City Downtown Waterfront Market featuring various vendors will be held at Mariners’ Wharf Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sherry Figgs will be the speaker for Women’s Aglow meeting at St. Philips Chapel at the corner of Church and McMorrine streets, at 10 a.m. 9/11 ceremony. A...
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Malenfant: EC's Fall Festival still a go

Elizabeth City Downtown, Inc. Executive Director Deborah Malenfant said Elizabeth City’s Fall Festival planned for Columbus Day weekend is still on. Malenfant said the committee organizing the Oct 8-11 event is set to meet this week to discuss final details of the event. The event is a scaled-down version of...
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9/11 observances to remember fallen first-responders

Programs remembering the sacrifices of first-responders who died in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, will be held in Elizabeth City and Center Hill on Saturday, the 20th anniversary of the attacks. A program will be held at noon at Sam A. Twiford Veteran’s Park at...
ELIZABETH CITY, NC
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Downtown Waterfront Market to be held Saturday

The Perquimans County Schools Foundation is starting a campaign to raise $100,000 to build a baseball grandstand at the Jim “Catfish” Hunter baseball field at Perquimans County High School. The foundation is seeking funding at five levels. Make donations to PCSF, Inc., P.O. Box 337, Hertford, NC 27944. Contact: Brenda Lassiter at brendalassiter@pqschools.org.
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Republicans are not source of modern racism

Last week The Daily Advanced published a column by Rob Schofield of NC Policy Watch entitled, “Democrats aren’t the source of modern racism.” Schofield went on a historical journey to conclude that Republicans are the source of modern racism. The column gave little to no evidence to prove this, other than suggesting that since the late South Carolina Sen. Strom Thurmond was a racist, then all members of the Republican Party are racists.
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Peace or turmoil? It depends on whose voice you follow

There certainly is a lot of “sheep talk” in the Gospels, referring to us of course. Is that fair? Are we really like sheep? Do we really travel in flocks?. We all like to think of ourselves as pioneers, original thinkers, rugged individualists. But isn’t it true that we get our ideas and decisions from someone else?
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