September 17, 2017

The last time world-renowned jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli performed at East Carolina University, he lost power toward the end of the performance.

That is not the opinion of a music reviewer. It’s a literal statement; Wright Auditorium simply went dark.

Hardly missing a beat, Pizzarelli…

Parents who mean what they say seldom have to yell

September 17, 2017

Q I get very frustrated with my children when they don’t obey me, even down to the simplest of instructions, and end up yelling. How does a parent stop yelling at her kids?

A Thank you, thank you, thank you for asking this very pertinent and timely question. Yelling is commonplace among…

Husband prioritizes texting over conversation with wife

September 17, 2017

Q My husband has an annoying habit of picking up his phone the second he gets a text message, even mid-conversation, and then dropping everything else to respond right away. This irks me.

I am uncomfortable being confrontational and so will often build up resentment gradually until I get…

Pitt 4-H'ers win at regional shooting tournament

September 17, 2017

Several Pitt County 4-H’ers recently received honors in the Eastern 4-H Regional Shooting Sports Tournament in Columbia.

In the junior division, Pitt County Jr. Pirates Drew Allen, Matthew Daniel, Grayson Heath and ​Josh Weidner won silver in rifle-sporter and bronze in the shotgun team…