February 23, 2019


Model train show

A model train show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Blind Center, 221 N. Harvey St., Washington. The show will include concessions, face painting and Thomas the Tank Engine and Civil War Battle layouts. Admission for adults is $5; free for ages 5 and younger…


February 23, 2019

WINSTON-SALEM — A North Carolina university administrator has apologized for a 1982 yearbook photo of her standing in front of a Confederate flag, but students are calling for her resignation.

The picture shows Wake Forest University Dean of Admissions Martha Allman, who graduated from the…

February 23, 2019

RALEIGH — With a new election ordered in North Carolina’s disputed congressional race, a key question remains unanswered: Who could face criminal charges after a state elections board hearing exposed evidence of ballot fraud?

Among those in potential legal trouble are the central figure…

Election 2018-North Carolina

February 23, 2019

African Americans often hear they are at greater risk of dying from heart disease and stroke because they are at greater risk for developing high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes.

African Americans also often hear they can cut their risk through healthy eating and exercise.

What few people say,…


February 23, 2019

Numbers released by the Greenville Police Department in a memo to City Manager, Ann Wall showed crime in Greenville is trending downward, even as its population continues to rise.   

The Feb. 13 memo notes that violent crimes have dropped from nine per 1,000 people to five per 1,000…

February 23, 2019

East Carolina University has received a $1 million award from the Golden LEAF Foundation to support rural economic prosperity through innovation and entrepreneurship, the university announced this week.

The grant, awarded on Feb. 7, will support RISE-29, a university-wide program launched recently…


February 23, 2019

An app that tracks nightclub action had the right Vybe for judges in an ECU entrepreneurship competition.

The second Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge concluded on Feb. 21 with student-team Vybe taking first place and a cash prize of $15,000.

Now in its second year, the three-round challenge is the…


February 23, 2019

RALEIGH — Democrat Dan McCready said on Friday that he’s running, again, for the country’s last vacant congressional seat now that North Carolina has ordered a new election.

McCready told supporters on Friday at a brewery in Waxhaw, near Charlotte: “I am running in the…

Election 2018-North Carolina

February 23, 2019

The East Carolina University Alumni Association named its five student recipients of the Robert H. Wright Alumni Leadership Award on Tuesday.

The award recognizes students’ academic achievement as well as commitment to leadership and integrity. The students will be honored at ECU’s…

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February 23, 2019

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 373 fire and EMS calls from Feb. 14-20. Following is a breakdown:


Feb. 14

■ 9:37 a.m. — public service at 101 N. Warren St. Cleared 9:44 a.m.

■ 2:09 p.m. — alarm system sounded due to malfunction at 100 Hickory St. Cleared 2:58 p.…

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