February 18, 2019

Pitt County Social Services is seeking approval from the Board of Commissioners to pursue a grant that would pay interns to work in the agency’s child welfare division.

The board is scheduled to consider the request at its meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. today.

The $81,000 grant from the…

February 18, 2019

An interstate natural gas pipeline planned to run through much of eastern North Carolina along the I-95 corridor may have run its course before any fuel has flowed.

In a case of bad news coming in threes, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline recently has been downgraded as an investment, taken the…

February 18, 2019

MADISON — It was kismet.

A mutual love for things of the past meant a bond on which Suzie Vaughan and Ed Moore could build a future.

The couple, celebrating their two year dating anniversary this week, recently bought and reopened the historic Boxley mansion, a 234-year-old stately and…


February 18, 2019

East Carolina University will present a production of “The Vagina Monologues” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the Main Campus Student Center Ballroom.

“The Vagina Monologues” is a play addressing aspects of the feminine experience including the physical body, empowerment and the…

February 18, 2019

An effort to document the history of a Greenville community erased by an urban redevelopment project has spawned a workshop series to engage more people in collecting oral histories.

East Carolina University’s Joyner Library held its first two sessions aimed at arming participants with the…


February 18, 2019

Bright red and pink signs with the words “Share the Love” dot the department-store landscape at Belk at the Greenville Mall, part of an advertising campaign to get customers to purchase merchandise and gift cards for others.

But the signs also convey a deeper message, inviting shoppers…


February 18, 2019

Would arming rival countries in the Middle East with nuclear weapons prevent the conflicts in the war-torn region?

That was among the ideas posed during the latest Great Decisions lecture, a series of thought-provoking conversations ongoing at East Carolina University. 

Faculty, students and…


February 18, 2019


Soup kitchens

The JOY Soup Kitchen, 700 Albemarle Ave., serves a meal of soup, sandwiches and/or fruit from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call 561-7519. The Community Outreach Soup Kitchen, 3492 Walnut St., Farmville, serves meals from noon-1 p.m. Monday…


February 18, 2019

RALEIGH — Artist Kulsum Tasnif channels her emotions with loss, life, love and politics into paintings, drawings, and even purses that have caught national attention.

Her work includes a collection called “Journey to the Good Life,” pieces with wide hand-painted borders that…


February 18, 2019

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 388 fire and EMS calls from Feb. 7-13. Following is a breakdown:


Feb. 7

■ 9:18 a.m. — motor vehicle accident with injuries at Oxford Road and East 10th Street. Cleared 10:30 a.m.

■ 11:52 a.m. — unintentional alarm system…

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