More from Our Views

  • County should support reopening of Meads Pool

    August 21, 2010 - 1:50pm

    Transforming the aging, repair-rich environment of Meads Pool into a splashy, kid-filled summer swimming experience won’t be a quick fix — and it probably won’t be cheap either.

  • Courthouse room naming overdue honor for Cale

    August 19, 2010 - 1:38pm

    Pasquotank commissioners‘ recent decision to name their courthouse meeting room for Hugh Cale certainly won’t forgive the injustice perpetrated by their predecessors, who a century ago allowed racists to remove Cale’s name from a commemorative plaque in the courthouse floor.

  • Changes coming for accessing TDA’s online content

    August 14, 2010 - 5:03pm

    Dear readers, both on the Web and in print: The Daily Advance will celebrate its 100th birthday next year.

  • Lawmakers shed more light on the public’s business

    August 14, 2010 - 5:03pm

    Step by step, legislative session by legislative session, North Carolina citizens are gaining access to information that should be — and in many states already is — public.

  • Impartiality demands Butterfield return Rangel cash

    August 5, 2010 - 2:19pm

    While we find his rhetoric a little extreme, we do find ourselves in basic agreement with Republican congressional candidate Ashley Woolard’s demand that U.S. Rep.

  • Bank of Currituck, a good citizen, will be missed

    August 3, 2010 - 5:20pm

    For 90 years, The Bank of Currituck has been a mainstay in the Albemarle.

  • Kudos to schools on AYPs, young hero

    August 1, 2010 - 4:04pm

    Congratulations to Lenora Jarvis-Mackey on receiving the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, and on leading the River City Community Development Corp. for 20 years.

  • End mystery: Release marshal arrest report

    July 31, 2010 - 4:50pm

    North Carolina law is pretty clear: District Attorney Frank Parrish doesn’t have to release the Elizabeth City police incident report detailing the fight outside a city nightclub last January that ultimately led to the arrest of a deputy U.S. marshal on a charge of violating North Carolina’s concealed weapons law.

  • Board must improve hiring process

    July 25, 2010 - 4:23pm

    Franklin Scott’s stated reason for changing his mind about becoming director of Elizabeth City’s Housing Authority was the board of directors’ delay in finalizing his contract.

  • With crime, disasters, the public is a priority

    July 24, 2010 - 6:01pm

    Imagine it’s a calm Friday night at your home. Dinner is over and you’re watching a movie you’ve been dying to see all week.

  • City helps citizens by funding key non-profits

    July 20, 2010 - 4:53pm

    The issue: Elizabeth City Council adopts list of non-profits that will be funded with a $19,000 city appropriation.

  • Steamers continue to roll; Kings need to grow up

    July 19, 2010 - 5:20pm

    America’s favorite pastime is in full swing in Edenton, as the Steamers chock up win after win.

  • Thumbs up for Cross, Towne South teens, McLean

    July 3, 2010 - 12:48pm

    Elizabeth City Downtown Inc.’s new director has tackled her job with energy and enthusiasm that should serve her well in her efforts to strengthen the city’s heart and keep it healthy.

  • Leadership needed in COA cosmetology ruffle

    June 26, 2010 - 11:42am

    Kandi Deitemeyer was still finding her way around campus when a rare controversy rattled the halls of College of The Albemarle last month.

  • Memorial Day should be more memorable to public

    June 2, 2010 - 4:46pm

    Thumbs Up & Down: Memorial Day is so-named because it was created in remembrance and in honor of military members who died in service to our country.

  • Memorial Day: Enjoy the holiday, but remember...

    May 30, 2010 - 1:43pm

    This Memorial Day, let’s help spread a little more red, white and blue.