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August 21, 2017

The prospect of making North Carolina’s gerrymandered districts fair — and doing so in a timely manner — isn’t looking good.

N.C. House and Senate Republicans have hired Beltway computer geek Tom Hofeller to draw maps. He’s being paid $50,000 in taxpayer money for what…

Redrawing America Imbalance of Power

August 21, 2017

In a country where it feels like divide has swallowed its citizens whole, it’s an event entirely out of human hands that will connect this great nation.

For the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse on Monday will range from sea to sea in the continental United States, literally…


August 20, 2017

Loud voices have risen to label the statues that stand in front our courthouses as symbols of racism, sedition and hate. The story the voices tell is simplistic. The men the statues represent, the people who erected them and the people who honor them today are far more complicated, and to paint who…


August 20, 2017

I've never written a letter to the editor before, but the way this country is going, I feel the need to say something. I am a black woman and a Southerner. However, all this hoopla about removing Confederate statues and memorials is not something I can endorse. It's American history and part of…

August 20, 2017

Welcome to the college students. I was a college student once and looked forward to graduation and getting out into the real world. Sure do wish I could go back to college. The real world ain't all it is cracked up to be. Study hard and pray that your parents will leave you a lot of money.


August 20, 2017

The Pitt County Girls Softball League is holding its annual golf tournament on Oct. 6 at noon at Ironwood County Club. The cost to play is $400 per team, or $100 per individual player.

The fee includes range balls, lunch, pizza after the tournament, raffle prizes and non-alcoholic beverages.…

August 20, 2017

BYH working people. I work, vote and pay my taxes. I guess that makes me a racist.

BYH to our city leaders who are considering a petition to remove statues but then want to raise a memorial to a church. Are the tables turned.

City leaders are off the hook on this one as the city has no jurisdiction…

August 20, 2017

The moon is about to throw some shade.

On Monday, the Earth will experience a moon-shade eclipse, and it will be at least partially visible throughout the United States, including from Greenville. The view from the moon will be of a full marble Earth, lit by the Sun from behind the Moon, with a…

August 20, 2017

President Donald Trump had a news conference on Tuesday because he had something to say. Unfortunately, what he wanted to say and what the staff had prepared for him to say were two wildly different things.

Since everyone knew the president was going to get questions about the events in…


August 20, 2017

Here is something you probably haven’t heard much lately, if at all, given the shocking news from Charlottesville and the disturbing reaction by President Trump.

Roughly 80 percent of Americans believe that Trump and his administration should do all they can to make the Affordable Care Act…

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