September 24, 2017

HOBUCKEN — This series has largely been about turning my inevitable fishing conversations with people away from the water into actual fishing excursions on it.

While attending the wedding of friend and college football colleague Stephen Igoe back in July, I got to talking to his father, Billy,…


September 24, 2017

Sports editor Nathan Summers is taking monthly fishing excursions on the Tar River system to explore its character and its characters.

CHOCOWINITY BAY — It never fails that a lot of people lucky enough to live next to water don't care to spend much of their time on it.

Anderson Potter has…


September 24, 2017


Riley’s Army fundraiser

Riley’s Army will hold the sixth annual On the Run with Riley’s Army 5K Run/1K Fun Walk at 3 p.m. at Winterville Recreation Park adjacent to A.G. Cox Middle School. Opening ceremonies start at 2:30 p.m., the 1K Fun Run begins at 3 p.m. and the…


September 24, 2017

The following people were indicted on felony charges on Sept. 11 by a Pitt County grand jury. All information, including addresses, is from court records.

Michael Lee Baker, 41, 7023 County Home Road, Ayden, habitual assault for July 12 offense.

Willie James Barrett, 78, 1505 Spruce St., sell…

September 24, 2017

WINTERVILLE — It’s official: Pitt County has been designated an NC Works Certified Work Ready Community.

During a ceremony at Pitt Community College Wednesday morning, a representative from the N.C. Chamber Foundation presented PCC officials with a certificate stating that Pitt County…


September 24, 2017

A 37-year-old man charged with driving while impaired in July was charged again after he crashed his motorcycle and was seriously injured on Reedy Branch Road near Davie Street in Winterville. 

On Sept. 7 about 7:15 p.m., the State Highway Patrol responded to a motorcycle wreck in…

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September 24, 2017

Water has always been a key element of River Park North. About 250 acres of the 324-acre, city-owned park is made up a river, ponds, swamps, marshes and wetlands. Now the park's newest feature is allowing visitors to go a little deeper in their exploration of water.

The Water Discovery Lab, which…


September 24, 2017

The Lucille Gorham Intergenerational Community Center will soon have some help with its electrical needs thanks to the sun, students and faculty in the East Carolina University College of Engineering and Technology, and a Constellation E2 Energy to Educate grant.

CET students partnered with the…


September 24, 2017


Lock It Down Today!

Alert! Alert! Equifax has been hacked.The personal credit information of 143 million Americans has been stolen.

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America. It affects the rich and the poor; it can even affect your children. Unfortunately, we usually do not…

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September 23, 2017

High-flying acrobatics will finish out this year’s 98th annual Pitt County American Legion Agricultural Fair.

Down to Earth Aerials, acrobats who use aerial fabrics, are scheduled to perform today and Sunday at the fair.

The fair gates open at 1 p.m. today and Sunday and the midway opens at 2…

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