September 26, 2018

Ensuring community college students affected by Hurricane Florence stay on track and graduate on time is the priority of the North Carolina Community College System, said the chairman of its governing body.

“The challenges are the students and faculty in the areas that were affected and who…


September 26, 2018

An Enfield woman has been charged with felony concealment of her mother’s death reportedly after keeping the body in their house for several months.

The Enfield Police Department reported Tuesday it arrested Donna Sue Hudgins, 69, on a charge that she concealed the death Nellie Mae Hudgins,…


September 26, 2018

Despite a late start and storm damage from Hurricane Florence that kept some people from surrounding counties away, organizers of the 99th annual Pitt County American Legion Agricultural Fair are calling this year’s event a success.

There were 29,248 admissions during this year’s…


September 26, 2018

Education equals empowerment and Pitt Community College’s fifth president said, and it’s his goal to ensure programs are in place to provide the skills needed in a rapidly changing workforce.

Lawrence Rouse, who also is the community college’s first African-American president,…


September 26, 2018

A woman was injured about 2:30 p.m. Sunday after she was struck by an SUV while crossing the road near Charles Boulevard and Ficklen Drive, the Greenville Police Department reported.

The woman suffered minor injuries and was transported to Vidant Medical Center, department spokeswoman Kristen…

September 26, 2018

WASHINGTON — Hurricane Florence was the nation’s second rainiest storm in 70 years, a top rainfall meteorologist calculated.

Only last year’s Hurricane Harvey rained more over a 14,000 square mile area during a four-day time period, said Ken Kunkel, a meteorologist at the National…

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September 26, 2018

Pride in a solid education showed in the faces and conversations of ECU nursing and allied health students and Pitt Community College graduates who turned out for Tuesday’s Health Career Fair at the East Carolina Heart Institute.

They were there with work on their minds.

There were more…


September 26, 2018

Pitt County is among nine additional counties that has qualified for federal disaster assistance, Gov. Roy Cooper’s office announced.

With the additions, 27 counties have now been approved for federal assistance, a news release from Cooper’s office said.

People in Hoke, Hyde, Johnston,…

September 26, 2018

Animal lovers and their furry friends from all over eastern North Carolina are expected to gather next week for an event that’s doggone entertaining.

At the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina’s 18th annual Canine Crawl on Oct. 6, residents can enjoy an outing with…


September 26, 2018

A former Iranian refugee turned evangelist will be the featured speaker at a fundraiser next month for the Carolina Pregnancy Center.

Author and speaker David Nasser will give the keynote address at the Celebrate Life Banquet, an annual fundraising event for CPC, a faith-based nonprofit…

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