Thursday, April 18, 2019

Gerlach: ECU offer surprising but challenge is exciting

April 18, 2019

ECU’S newly appointed interim chancellor said he anticipates being in that role for “a couple of years.”

Dan Gerlach, who led the Golden LEAF Foundation for a decade, also said the dissent that has arisen from his appointment is no different than other controversies that have…

Smith introduces two bills aimed at reducing recidivism

April 18, 2019

State Rep. Kandie Smith introduced two pieces of legislation on Tuesday aimed at helping former convicts and parents who owe child support become gainfully employed and stay out of jail.

Smith serves the 8th House District, which includes much of Northern Pitt County, including parts of…

Happy hunting ground: Students create special eggs to extend Easter tradition to blind children

April 18, 2019

First-graders scattered across the lawn at Wintergreen Primary School on Wednesday in search of candy-filled eggs. But at this Easter egg hunt, there was something much sweeter.

Nestled in the grass alongside the traditional pastel eggs were larger eggs that beeped to create a happy hunting ground…

Hands-on science fun: ECU hosts annual Earth Day Expo

April 17, 2019

Children from across Pitt County got to pet bunnies, hedgehogs and snakes while also learning about plant life, animal science, biodiversity, climate change and renewable energy during the eighth annual Earth Day Expo at East Carolina University.

The event, which was held at the Howell Science…

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