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September 22, 2019

The stench of brown contaminated flood waters filled the air.

People cried out for help from rooftops.

The loud whirring of helicopters could be heard in the distance.

Farmers rushed their livestock into trailers, and strangers in boats loaded people and their pets from front porches before taking…

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September 22, 2019

A Greenville woman charged with driving while impaired crashed into a tree, according to Pitt County court records.

The single-car crash occurred at 1:24 a.m. on Sept. 15.

Cheriva McCoy Turnage,29, of 2045 Turnage Lane, was driving East in her 2016 Nissan passenger car on Cobb Dail Road when she…

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September 22, 2019

Today

Community Fellowship Breakfast

The Interfaith Clergy will host a Community Fellowship Breakfast at the JOY Soup Kitchen, 700 Albemarle Ave. from 8-9 a.m. the third Sunday morning of each month. Scheduled dates are Sept. 22, Oct. 20 and Nov. 17. There will be no breakfast in December.

Well-…

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September 22, 2019

Driving a Prius will not save the planet but large groups banding together to do something about fossil fuels and rising carbon emissions, even if it requires activism and civil disobedience may bring about change.

That was the central message of globally recognized environmentalist and activist,…

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September 21, 2019

Cheers, music and popping balloons filled the gym at Ridgewood Elementary School on Friday as students celebrated their inclusion in a new house system school officials say will strengthen bonds and encourage growth.

More than 800 students from kindergarten to fifth-grade gathered to be chosen by…

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September 21, 2019

Early in his career at ECU, Ara Gregorian, who would go on to become a distinguished professor in the School of Music, struck a bit of a sour note during a visit with an arts patron.

It was not a musical note, of course. Gregorian, a Juilliard graduate who had moved to Greenville to teach two years…

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September 21, 2019

The theme of the Pitt County Fair this year is "100 Years of Fun," and at one exhibit in the main hall you might add that it's about good, clean fun.

Nestled among the homemade pies, cakes, jellies, jams, clothing and quilts is a display of soaps created by soap maker and retired school teacher…

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September 21, 2019

U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy is making his first official visit to the 3rd Congressional District since being sworn in Tuesday in Washington, D.C., with stops in Ocracoke and at ECU.

The Greenville Republican is scheduled to arrive at Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department at 10 a.m. today where he will meet…

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September 21, 2019

Today

AARP fundraiser

The Greenville Chapter of AARP will hold a fundraising pancake breakfast from 7-10 a.m. at Hwy 55 Restaurant, 1900 W. Arlington Blvd. Cost is $6 per breakfast with tickets available at the door. Breakfast will include pancakes with sausage or bacon, juice and coffee.

Food…

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September 21, 2019

The UNC System’s interim president said ECU’s future “is looking bright,” in his Friday report to Board of Governors.

Interim President William Roper updated the board on East Carolina University’s financial status at the start of Friday’s meeting.

“Last…

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