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February 18, 2018

I read with much shadenfreude the report by Seth Thomas Gulledge regarding the most embarrassing overturning of the Greenville planning board’s denial of a request for a special-use permit.

When I was chairman of the city’s Board of Adjustment, I had many a heated argument with…

February 18, 2018

During the month of February, many facts, events and occasions are celebrated. As an educator, I naturally think about our presidents (Washington, Lincoln), Valentine’s Day (which promotes love) and an emphasis on black history.

With the latter in mind, I think of Mrs. Beatrice C. Maye, a…

February 18, 2018

One of the great treasures of the Catholic faith are the liturgical seasons. Another is devotion to the saints. Last week many of us celebrated Ash Wednesday and St. Valentine's Day wholeheartedly. There is no conflict in the meaning of Lent, turning more fully to God and St. Valentine's Day…

February 18, 2018

I know the city and the City Council are making decisions for the development of the Imperial Tobacco site.

Please, please use it to improved the quality of life in Greenville and to recruit an upscale hotel like Aloft, and put a performing arts center in there for culture and entertainment so…

February 18, 2018

Maybe this is a little fuddy-duddy, but my husband and I went out to pick up some litter yesterday. In fact, quite a bit. Believe us, it’s not hard to find trash on the highways and by-ways of Pitt County or on the once-pristine Tar River.

I can’t help but wonder who litters and why.…

February 17, 2018

In a previous letter I briefly stated that a wall across the desert would be useless. A few friends have asked me to explain in another letter.

First, walls do not work. Any wall can be got over, under or around. Keep in mind that 40 percent of the undocumented aliens in the U.S. came through the…

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