A Washington theatre called “crown jewel of Eastern North Carolina” has expanded its vaudeville roots, assuring its continued bright reputation across the region. Established in 1913, Turnage Theatre has become a local venue for youth arts, movie events, comedy, summer art camps, and workshops. It's also a performing home for East Carolina University’s school music opera program.
Profiled are facilities asserting the increasing problem with food insecurity in the United States and that college students are among this population. Examples include Murfreesboro’s Mobile Food Bank, which serves Hertford County citizens. Students at Chowan University can seek assistance with food, along with hygiene and laundry items, on campus through the Just in Time Pantry.
Mailing methods in North Carolina have changed greatly since the 16th century, when ship captains coordinated letters' delivery. During the Colonial period, post offices were established in Edenton, New Bern, Washington, and Wilmington. Delivery conduits during the 19th century and 20th centuries included Terrell County's 21 post offices, located in places such as Springfield, Frying Pan, Kilkenny, and Jerry. Today, Columbia, site for the first post office, is the locale for the only post office serving Tyrell County.
The CSS Albemarle's gored smokestack helped bring the Civil War to life for Doward Jones. From this experience at Raleigh's Museum of History, it is the author's hope this part of the state’s history can come to life for generations to come. Today, people can vicariously experience this part of North Carolina’s history in museums such as Port O’ Plymouth.