April 30, 2017

Spring is finally here for good, and as light green and new blooms fill our landscapes, it might be time for me to suggest a few books for the new season.

In “Argos: The Story of Odysseus as Told by His Loyal Dog,” Carrboro author Ralph Hardy retells the classic adventure story of…

Youth of the Month winners named

April 30, 2017

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain has announced its Youth of the Month winners.

Youth are selected for the honor based on contributions to their club, school, family and community as well as personal challenges and obstacles they have overcome.

Pitt County award recipients include:


Students take honors in Oratorical Contest

April 30, 2017

Two local students took top honors in the the North Carolina East District Zone 4 Oratorical Contest, hosted earlier this month by the Optimist Club of Greenville.

Harriett Bowles and Faith Koesters will advance to next month’s N.C. East District Oratorical Contest in Goldsboro to compete for…

Short Answers April 30

April 30, 2017


Dear Short Answers: My husband and I have been married and shared a bed and bedroom for almost 40 years. Lately, however, I find that I don’t sleep as well as I used to and have asked my husband to consider sleeping in separate rooms (we have the space to do that). My husband is…