Sunday, May 26, 2019

Time-honored tradition: Scouts place 1,100 flags in cemeteries for Memorial Day

May 26, 2019

Boy Scouts placing American flags alongside veterans' graves are far too young to recall a holiday known as Decoration Day. Many of their parents were born after Memorial Day became a federal holiday that is observed the last Monday in May.

Still, as many as 200 area Scouts and families continue…

His brothers' and sister's keeper: Methodist Home for Children helps siblings stay together

May 26, 2019

Between National Siblings Day and Father's Day is Foster Care Month. Tyanna Robertson has one person to thank on all three occasions.

For more than a decade, her brother, Tyson, has been more than a sibling. At age 21, he took in Tyanna and her twin brother, Tyshawn, who were 9 at the time. He…

LaRue Evans hits another milestone

May 26, 2019

WINTERVILLE — LaRue Mooring Evans began her career as a professional educator in a most unusual way.

It was in 1940 after graduating from East Carolina Teaching College, now East Carolina University, with degrees in English, French and history.

“When I graduated from…

Historic Landmark: Convenience store has withstood test of time

May 26, 2019

This story is part of an occasional series of features provided by the Greenville Historic Preservation Commission that will focus on city’s history and historic structures.

Passerby’s on Fifth Street have long wanted to know the story of the little old looking convenience store known…

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