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Abby: Friend is ready for more

Dear Abby: “Roger” and I have been seeing each other for two years. (We are both 50.) He is very handsome.

UNC case in holding pattern

CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina’s long-running academic fraud scandal case seems stuck in procedural limbo.

  • Deflated Panthers look ahead

    CHARLOTTE — Dave Gettleman has been on both ends of the spectrum when it comes to the Super Bowl.

  • Champs hit century mark

    FARMVILLE — When Shaft Parker hit his first 3-point attempt less than a minute into Tuesday night’s game against Beddingfield, he knew it was going to be a good night.

  • ECU falls in OT

    Missed opportunities at the free throw line Tuesday night cost the East Carolina women’s basketball team, which lost its fifth straight game with a 74-67 setback in overtime against SMU in Dallas.

  • Pirates on skid vs. Wave

    Jeff Lebo is not paying much attention to Tulane’s record.

  • Newton: ‘I know who I am’

    CHARLOTTE — Cam Newton is not apologizing for acting like a “sore loser” after the Super Bowl.

Editorial: Enrollment decision misdirected

The Pitt County Board of Education’s well-meaning decision last week to adopt open enrollment for most schools rightly attempts to provide students with academic and extra-curricular access, but wrongly decides the issue of student athletics.

  • Letter: Burr avoiding debate

    As one of Richard Burr’s opponents in the March 15 Republican U.S. Senate primary, I consider his refusal to debate me because I don’t have enough “money” or “credibility” shameful and cowardly.

  • Letter: Suicide prevalent, preventable

    Our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and many admiring fans around the globe of the much-loved and respected sports vanguard Dave Mirra.

  • Dionne: Is Rubio too good to be true?

    GOFFSTOWN, N.H. — There was a time when Republican governors were not all that different from Democratic governors.

  • Editorial: Install pedestrian safety measures near PCC

    Developers and government leaders must take all available measures to assure safe pedestrian access to the new shopping center on Memorial Drive and other locations adjacent to Pitt Community College.

  • Letter: Feral cats dangerous

    In response to Joan Holster’s Feb. 3 letter (“County animal control best”), I would like to ask her how many feral cats she has had close contact with?

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.

  • Grizzard: Too many young lives lost, too many left to ask ‘Why?’

    Why? It’s the natural question we ask when tragedy rocks our world.

  • Storm: Einstein for president

    After long study of the current field of candidates for the 2016 presidential race, my little terrier mix Einstein has announced to me that he is considering a run.

Greenville women learn about craft beer

When Megan Potter takes a seat at a bar, she’s often handed the wine, cocktail or “girly beer” list.

  • Supplies spread Goodwill to students

    FALKLAND — Students at Falkland Elementary School got a visit Wednesday from familiar faces who brought along supplies to help them finish out the school year strong.

  • Meeting discusses police, community relations

    The first step to lowering crime and strengthening relationships between the community and police begins with changing perceptions.

  • Consultant: Grow city through love

    Peter Kageyama has made a career of teaching people to love their cities and grow where they live through that love.

  • Redistricting court battle continues

    The state on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop a judgment ordering North Carolina to redraw its 1st and 12th Congressional Districts by next week.

  • Local towns touting tourism

    FARMVILLE — Fountain Commissioner Alex Albright recently held a brainstorming session with Farmville residents to come up with ways to help small communities.“It’s just a discussion about the future of towns,” Albright said.

Man in drone case facing new charges

A man who reportedly flew a drone that interfered with a helicopter was arrested for the third time since January after allegedly intimidating a witness who drove him away from an area where officers spotted the flying device.

  • Woman found dead; boyfriend commits suicide

    A woman's body was found wrapped in a blanket in her vehicle Wednesday, and her boyfriend committed suicide in front of deputies trying to question him about her death, according to the Pitt County Sheriff's Office.

  • Man hit by 2 vehicles, dies from injuries

    A man was struck by at least two vehicles Wednesday night and later died from his injuries, according to Greenville police.

  • Library evacuated due to gas leak

    Sheppard Memorial Library had to be evacuated on Wednesday after a gas leak was discovered in the basement, according to Greenville Fire-Rescue.

  • Crime: Woman charged with assault

    A 29-year-old woman was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly cutting her boyfriend in their home in Ayden, according to the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Third juror seated in Anthony trial

    Two men and a woman have been selected to be jurors in the first-degree murder trial of a man charged with killing three cousins at a Farmville convenience store in 2012.


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