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A home filled with love

Snow Hill –– Love is certainly in the air. But it is also on the kitchen table. It covers the buffet in the dining room, and it hangs above the fireplace.

  • Meeting place Feb. 14

    Barbershop Chorus: The Greenville Area Barbershop Chorus, “The Carolina Chord Connection,” meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Jaycee Park, 2000 Cedar Lane.

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost and found pets and news frome area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Pets for adoption

    Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Consider Grand Bahama for a quiet island getaway

    GRAND BAHAMA, The Bahamas — Looking for a low-key winter getaway or quiet spring-break destination? Grand Bahama may be your place.

  • ‘121 First Dates’ tells story of looking for love

    Single and ready to quit dating after one too many disastrous dinners?

OT takes its toll again

East Carolina’s women’s basketball team had two potential game-winning jump shots against Memphis on Saturday, but both bounced off the rim instead of falling through to satisfy the struggling Pirates and the spirited crowd on hand for ECU’s annual Play4Kay game promoting cancer awareness and honoring Kay Yow.

  • ECU skid reaches four games

    Cincinnati dominated inside, played unselfish basketball and extended East Carolina’s losing streak to four consecutive games on Saturday.

  • Top 25: Unranked teams score upsets

    NORMAN, Okla. — Devonte’ Graham scored a career-high 27 points and did played tenacious defense on Buddy Hield to help No. 6 Kansas defeat No. 3 Oklahoma 76-72 on Saturday.

  • ACC: Allen beats buzzer, Cavs

    DURHAM — With the game in the balance, Duke guard Grayson Allen powered his way down the lane and flipped the ball off the backboard.

  • Vickers relishing return to Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Brian Vickers might have been more easily found on TV this week pitching a blood-thinning drug instead of practicing for the Daytona 500.

  • Williams: ‘I feel fine’

    CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina coach Roy Williams doesn’t sound worried about the vertigo that sidelined him for part of Tuesday’s win at Boston College.

Editorial: The coal ash debacle

Should Greenville Utilities customers foot the bill for the unnecessary Dan River coal ash debacle created by Duke Energy? All things considered, the answer is, yes.

  • Letter: Ray for district judge

    The court system is a constant source of concern for citizens with mental health conditions and the organizations that support them.

  • Letter: Not a Cam fan

    On Super Bowl Sunday, I was grateful not to be a Carolina Panthers fan; not because they lost the game, but because of Cam Newton’s behavior after the game.

  • Fitzsimon: Trump is a symptom

    Listen to many of the conservative pundits around the country and in North Carolina these days and you’d think Donald Trump appeared out of nowhere to storm to the front of the Republican presidential primary field with his rhetoric about immigrants and Muslims and women that traditional Republican leaders say they find offensive.

  • Kristof: A teachable moment

    We have been rightfully outraged by the lead poisoning of children in Flint, Michigan -- an outrage that one health expert called “state-sponsored child abuse.” But lead poisoning goes far beyond Flint, and in many parts of America seems to be even worse. “Lead in Flint is the tip of the iceberg,” notes Dr.

  • Hood: Party strength vs. registered voters

    How Republican is North Carolina? My answer is 63. I realize this number has no meaning to you right now. I’ll explain it.

Storm: In search of quiet

It’s deep into the evening and I am alone in the newsroom. All is serene, except something is clicking. The clicking is intermittent and not particularly loud. Even so, it is maddening.

  • Rutledge: Kids today know how to play

    My cousin, Wayne Scarbrough, plays several instruments well, and he’s nearly as old as I am.

  • Clark: Saluting racial pioneers

    I received an email recently announcing my 50th high school reunion later this year.

  • Rutledge: An unlikely highway hero

    In the hallway near my new office, a manager from information technologies said he had ordered a new case for the small computer I’d been issued a few days before. “We’re getting you a special case,” he said. “It comes with a big magnet on the bottom.” He was having some fun with me.

  • Castleberry: Mourning Mirra's loss

    Six or seven years ago, I was hitting golf balls at the Bradford Creek Golf Course driving range when Dave Mirra showed up. Mirra wasn’t alone.

  • Castleberry: Finish line is near

    Their sophomore seasons created plenty of optimism. Both disappointed as juniors.

Teens remembered as hard-working, fun loving

VANCEBORO ­— Friends and family members of Isaiah Yates and Charles “C.J.” Elliot Jr. cried together and held each other during a gathering at West Craven High School Saturday afternoon to remember the two teenagers.

  • S.W. Bypass project getting ready to roll

    Work on the long-awaited Southwest Bypass could begin as early as May, and the first offers are expected to go out to property owners in the road’s path in the next two weeks, state officials said.

  • Women of the Moose sale helps charities

    The Women of the Moose make the most of Valentine’s Day.

  • PCC notes: CIT Division prepares to ink new recruits

    WINTERVILLE — The Pitt Community College Construction and Industrial Technology Division will join technical institutions across the country Thursday as part of National Career and Technical Education Letter of Intent Signing Day.

  • ECU notes: Project examines diversity at historic sites

    One East Carolina University student’s research could help museums, plantations and Civil War sites in ongoing efforts to present a balanced view of history and to attract more minority visitors.

  • Congressional voting report

    WASHINGTON — Here is how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Feb. 12HouseCONGRESSIONAL REVIEW OF SCIENCE FUNDING: Voting 236 for and 178 against, the House on Feb. 10 passed a GOP-drafted bill (HR 3293) that would require the National Science Foundation to explain in writing how its research grants are “demonstrably” in the national interest.

DWI: Man with history of DWIs charged again

A man who has a long history of convictions for driving while impaired was charged again by the Winterville police.

  • Man who died in fire identified

    A man who died in a fire on Old River Road on Friday evening has been identified as Damon Latrell Brooks.

  • Deputy follows tracks in snow, finds stolen purse

    A Pitt County Sheriff’s Deputy located a stolen purse early Saturday morning after tracking two people through a cold, snowy field, a case report said.

  • Pitt County Grand Jury

    The following people were indicted on felony charges on Jan. 25 by a Pitt County grand jury. All information, including addresses, is from court records.

  • Students killed in N.C. 43 wreck

    A wreck in southern Pitt County on Friday killed two college-bound West Craven High School football players and injured three others.

  • Man is charged with helping employer dispose of body

    A man was arrested early Friday on allegations he helped his employer dispose of his girlfriend’s body, and new details were released in the case, which is being investigated as a murder-suicide.


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