October 15, 2019


Fall concert

The Pitt Community College Symphony Orchestra will present its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Farmville Community Arts Council, 3723 N. Main St. The concert is part of a celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. It will include movements from Beethoven…


October 14, 2019

Coverage of candidates in contested races for Greenville City Council continues today with mayoral challenger Demetrius Hicks and Tuesday with Renee Boston-Hill.

A young man working to bring alternative transportation to Greenville said the city needs a leader who sees growth coming from new…


October 14, 2019

Heat-related illnesses, pesticide exposure and other occupational hazards face migrant and seasonal farmworkers each day.

But a new three-year, $427,551 health disparities grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine will help East Carolina University and its…

October 14, 2019


Sierra Club

”Green Investing” will be the topic of the Cypress Group of the Sierra Club at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 131 Oakmont Drive. Green investing or “eco-investing” is about financial investing that aligns with one’s goals for…


October 14, 2019

As construction continues on Sycamore Hill Gateway Plaza at Greenville's Town Common, the project's architect, Zena Howard, said she hopes it will educate future generations about a thriving community that was destroyed in the name of urban renewal.

Howard spoke at ECU's Main Campus Student Center…


October 14, 2019

Medicaid expansion and the stalled state budget stirred controversy among state lawmakers at a recent chamber of commerce breakfast meeting.

Chamber members who attended the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce 2019 Legislative Breakfast on Friday at the Holiday Inn had the opportunity to…


October 14, 2019

The Pitt County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to vote on road improvements and body cameras for law enforcement officers, among other items at tonight's 6 p.m. meeting.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation staff will present proposed plans for improvements to N.C. 43 South, from…

October 13, 2019

The family of Janice H. Faulkner, who died Tuesday at 87, asked that people who attended her funeral on Saturday wear purple and gold.

It was a fitting request to honor a woman who once described herself to friend and attorney Phil Dixon as "just a little farm girl who came to Greenville" to attend…


October 13, 2019

Within a week after Dorian made landfall in North Carolina, volunteers from the Pet Food Pantry of Eastern N.C. were on the ground providing relief in the form of pet food.

But the 189 dogs and 147 cats they served were 150 miles away from Ocracoke, where Dorian sent a storm surge of 7 to 10 feet…


October 13, 2019

What’s in a name? As Shakespeare wrote in “Romeo and Juliet,” “That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”

But what if a name change makes things even sweeter — because it more accurately reflects your identity?

That’s the case for…

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