February 26, 2017

WINTERVILLE — Pitt Community College has selected University Transfer student Angel Andrade as its recipient of the N.C. Community College System Academic Excellence Award for 2017.

A 2015 graduate of South Creek High School, Andrade plans to pursue a four-year degree in economics and a…


February 26, 2017

East Carolina University students like Emery Bowser are preparing to teach in their own classrooms one day through a unique network of schools in eastern North Carolina.

ECU’s College of Education established the Latham Clinical Schools Network in 1996-97 to provide field experiences for…


February 26, 2017

Spring may officially be 22 days away, but many in eastern North Carolina also know that March often delivers snow.

Reoccurring atmospheric trends actually make snow storms more likely to occur in March than February, said Corey Davis, applied climatologist with the State Climate Office.…


February 26, 2017

Women for Women recently awarded a $2,928 grant to United Way of Pitt County that will be used to expand Imagination Library to approximately 100 girls in Pitt County.

Imagination Library, founded by the Dollywood Foundation, delivers a developmentally appropriate book to enrolled children once per…

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February 26, 2017


Parkinson’s support group

The Eastern NC Parkinson’s Support Group will meet from 3-4:30 p.m. at Cypress Glen Retirement Community, 100 Hickory St. The topic will be “Boxing Parkinson’s: Chair-based exercises that can help increase flexibility and fitness.”



February 26, 2017

NEW BERN — A Grimesland man has been elected as the 100th Potente for Sudan Shriners, and a Greenville man was appointed to the board of directors.

Noble Samuel Stacey Pugh from the Pitt County Shrine Club in Greenville was elected on Jan. 28 as the 100th Potentate for Sudan Shriners,…


February 26, 2017

A Greenville woman is charged with driving while impaired after she was in a collision on Memorial Drive, according to a weekly review of Pitt County court records.

Cassandra Jan Kirk, 36, 704 River Hill Drive, was stopped on Memorial Drive near Sylvan Drive about 1:50 p.m. on Feb. 19,…

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February 26, 2017

The door is rapidly closing for another snow this winter, meteorologists with the National Weather Service Newport station said Friday.

"Looking ahead in the next two weeks we are going to trend with temperatures above normal," said meteorologist John Elardo. "The winter is closing really fast to…

February 26, 2017

A grant program that helps retain top teachers will exempt Pitt County Schools from new class-size standards for three years, but officials will continue to advocate for a bill to modify the standards.

The North Carolina House on Feb. 16 unanimously passed HB-13, a bill that would relax class-size…


February 26, 2017

Greenville area residents with disabilities got a chance to dance, sing and express their artistic side on Saturday during the Support Team for Adaptive Recreation’s annual cultural arts day at Greenville’s Jaycee Park.

STAR is a nonprofit, self-help support group that promotes…

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