April 21, 2018

It was a day of pomp and pageantry.

Richard R. Eakin was installed as the ninth chief administrator of East Carolina University on Friday, April 15,1988, in an inaugural ceremony at Wright Auditorium.

“I pledge to those assembled and to the countless thousands of East Carolina loyalists…


April 21, 2018

Greenville’s Love A Sea Turtle has organized several opportunities today in recognition of Global Youth Service Day and Earth Day. Earth Day is Sunday.

Events including a “Pedal Through River Park North,” which offers participants to collect water samples for testing and…

April 21, 2018

A Greenville man filed a police report after a group of juveniles set a ditch on fire near his home.

The blaze was set in the 1300 block of Westpointe Drive between 6 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. on Thursday, according to a Greenville Police Department report.

Kristen Hunter, Greenville Police public…

April 21, 2018

Friday was a special day for a group of local athletes.

Hundreds of competitors — along with parents, coaches, and volunteers — gathered at J.H. Rose High School to kick off the Pitt County Special Olympic Spring Games.

They were met with fanfare and rousing cheers as they…


April 21, 2018

AYDEN –– Ayden commissioners have voted unanimously to adopt the Ayden Housing Authority’s banned list policy.

The list outlines actions and substances that will lead to a resident or visitor being banned from Housing Authority property.

Actions include theft, damage to Housing…

April 21, 2018

What role does sexuality play in Christianity? Should homosexual people be welcomed in the church? Is gender a fact of God or a person’s choice? 

Those questions and more are the subject of an upcoming event called “Elevating the Dialogue in Greenville,” where local…


April 21, 2018

WINTERVILLE — Pending the railroad's blessing, the town of Winterville plans to move forward with its plan to make Railroad Street at one-way road.

The Winterville Town Council voted 4-1 — with Mayor Pro-tem Mark Smith opposed — to accept the low bid of $34,208 by Tripp Bro's Inc.…


April 21, 2018

The founder of the major fundraiser for Greenville Utilities' Neighbor for Neighbor program was remembered this week for her passion for service.

In 2002 Connie Bond, a leader with First Presbyterian Church, told GUC officials she had an idea to raise money for Neighbor to Neighbor, a program…


April 21, 2018

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 396 fire and EMS calls from April 12-18. Following is a breakdown:


April 12

■ 12:40 a.m. — building fire at 100 Adams Blvd. Cleared 1:25 a.m.

■ 11:02 a.m. — unintentional alarm system activation at 3900 S. Memorial Drive. Cleared…

April 21, 2018


Blood drives

• Doves of Wisdom, 1920 Smythewyck Drive, 7-11 a.m. • The American Red Cross Eastern North Carolina Donation Center, 700 Cromwell Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 758-1140.

Zumbathon fundraiser

The Hyster-Yale Group will sponsor a Zumbathon fundraiser open to the…

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