September 26, 2016

GREENVILLE — A recently passed state law means a new kind of school could be coming to Pitt County next school year.

The University of North Carolina laboratory schools program, established as a provision of the most recent state budget, requires that the UNC Board of Governors establish…

September 26, 2016

GREENVILLE — A change in state policy means local officials must now reconsider when students may begin participating in competitive sports.

Statewide, sixth grade students are allowed to participate in all interscholastic sports except football, following a change made by the N.C. State…

September 26, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nightly protests have shaken the city of Charlotte since the shooting death of a black man by police last week, but Sunday’s NFL game between the Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings was played without interruption.

A group of around 100 demonstrators…

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September 26, 2016

Greenville has opened its books to the public and residents now can track municipal spending through the city’s website.

Greenville Assistant City Manager Michael Cowin unveiled the city’s new financial transparency tool last week.

“We are really excited about this,” Cowin…


September 26, 2016

For about 31 years, Karen Palmer has been in recovery from substance abuse. During a vigil on Sunday to raise awareness about addiction and share information about resources, Palmer described her journey as one day at a time.

Greenville Lights of Hope hosted the event, sponsored by The…


September 26, 2016

“Shoes Speak Louder than Words” was the theme, but local jewelry designer Ileana Rojas-Bennett helped tell the story at a recent New York Fashion Week runway show.

The event, held Sept. 10, showcased the spring 2017 Authentic line of shoes designed by John Ashford, with Rojas-Bennett on…


September 26, 2016

Metrics Contract Services is investing $3.5 million in a 15,000-square-foot stability storage expansion that will triple its capacity.

The investment is being driven by the growth of clients’ registration batch stability programs in support of various international markets. The…

September 26, 2016

Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium retailer, will celebrate the opening of its newest location in Tarboro with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday.

The store, located at 102 River Oaks Drive across from Walmart, opened on Aug. 2. Ribbon-cutting festivities included special…

September 26, 2016


Interfaith Alliance meeting

The Interfaith Alliance of Eastern North Carolina will meet at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 131 Oakmont Drive. The program will be “What the Communion of Saints Means to Catholics.” Prayers for Peace and Justice will begin at 7 p.m.…


September 26, 2016

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, is scheduled to visit East Carolina University on Wednesday to discuss voter registration and her mother’s plans for providing free college tuition.

Clinton will stop at Mendenhall Student Center at 12:10 p.m.…

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