June 24, 2017

More and more people are choosing to live and vacation near the coast. The surf, the sand, the sun and the wonderful breezes have always been something of an attraction for us. Of course, there are times when beaches are not very good places to be, and it doesn’t take long for any of us to…

Go Guide June 23

June 23, 2017


Sunflower festival

The N.C. Sunflower Festival will be held today-Sunday at Raised in a Barn Farm, 2100 N.C. 33 East, Chocowinity. The event will include food, music, rides crafts and contests. Festival hours are noon-10 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets…

Eastern Run/Walk for Autism

June 23, 2017

Many people are quick to judge parents whose children act out in the grocery store, but one local mom said things aren’t always as they appear.

Amy Soderstrom is one of hundreds of Pitt County parents whose children have autism, a condition characterized by difficulties in social interaction,…

Movie Capsules June 23

June 23, 2017

Capsules of movies playing locally. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

47 METERS DOWN — Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to…