October 25, 2016

Pitt County Schools

Pitt County’s public school system has announced make-up days for the instructional time lost due to Hurricane Matthew. Schools will have early-release days on Nov. 23 and Dec. 21. Students will attend a full day of school on Dec. 20, which was originally scheduled as an…

Storm stories: For some, Matthew disrupted routines

October 23, 2016

Pitt County residents last week talked about how Hurricane Matthew interrupted their lives and affected the people around them.

Alicia Hobbs, 18, a Goldsboro native who is currently attending Pitt Community College and lives at the Bellamy student apartments on Bellamy Drive 

Alicia Hobbs was…

Keillor: In less than three weeks, it all comes to an end

October 23, 2016

This election is winding down, thank heaven, and barring a bombshell backstage video in which Hillary is heard talking about how she loves to stroll into a men's room and let out a whoop and yank the waistbands of men at the urinals and yell "Snuggies!" the outcome is in sight, and finally we'll be…

'Four Saints in Three Acts'

October 21, 2016

The last time John Kramar directed a version of “Four Saints in Three Acts,” he overheard a woman in the Tennessee audience remark, “You know, I don't know what it meant, but it was beautiful.”

Even though the opera, by American composer Virgil Thompson, is sung in English,…