March 18, 2019

ECU Chancellor Cecil P. Staton announced this morning he is resigning.

Staton, the university’s 11th chancellor, said he will step down effective May 3 but will remain on as an adviser to UNC System President Bill Roper and the interim chancellor through June 30.

“Catherine and I are…


March 18, 2019

The afternoon sun shone through the stained glass of the Al-Masjid Islamic Center in Greenville where scores of young and old gathered Sunday to mourn the 50 men, women and children gunned down last week in New Zealand.

Samar Badwan of the Interfaith Refugee Ministry, acting as spokesperson for the…


March 18, 2019

A survey by Elon University released last week indicated that a Democratic presidential nominee has a better shot at winning North Carolina than President Donald Trump if the election was held now.

The Elon University Poll also surveyed registered voters to gauge their impressions of 12 men and…

March 18, 2019

Recent polls by East Carolina University’s Center for Survey Research have found that legalize gambling in two states was widely supported regardless of party affiliation while the Confederate statue issue largely divided people in North Carolina along party lines.

Results from the poll were…

March 18, 2019

More than 2,700 middle and high school students are visiting employers across Pitt County this week for the region’s largest effort to help develop a homegrown workforce.

Grow Local, a week-long initiative led by the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Pitt…

Kate Teel

March 18, 2019

While a quilt is made up of layers of material sewn together to create the final product, the Greenville Quilters Guild demonstrated that a quilting class is made up of layers of fun.

The guild held a “Learn to Quilt” class on Saturday in celebration of National Quilting Day, which…


March 18, 2019


Soup Kitchens

■ The JOY Soup Kitchen, 700 Albemarle Ave., serves a meal of soup, sandwiches and/or fruit from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call 561-7519.

■ The Community Outreach Soup Kitchen, 3492 Walnut St., Farmville, serves meals from noon to 1…


March 18, 2019

More Greenville Utilities customers who live outside the city want street lighting, and they want to choose the style of lighting.

To meet those customer demands, Greenville Utilities staff is proposing a revision to policy for installing rural street lighting service.

The option is going to be…

March 18, 2019

Money is still available to help low-income seniors and families cover heating expenses through this month, said an administrator with Pitt County social services.

A relatively mild winter meant fewer people applied for help through the Low Income Energy Assistance Program managed by the Pitt…

March 18, 2019

FARMVILLE — Town officials are ready to turn the page on an outdated facility as the Farmville Public Library rebuild project has officially gone out for bids.

The $4.5 million project is scheduled to begin construction in June. Farmville commissioners received a project schedule at the…

Farmville Library
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