March 22, 2019

As the name suggests, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” is a story about connection.

The Tony Award-winning comedy, which opens today at Magnolia Arts Center, centers on the ties that bind three middle-aged siblings.

Brother and sister Vanya and Sonia share a bland existence in…


March 22, 2019

An ECU trustee who initially was passed over for reappointment made the list of nominees who will be submitted to the full UNC Board of Governors today.

The board’s Committee on University Governance, meeting on Thursday, added Leigh Fanning, an executive with R.A. Jeffreys Distributing…


March 22, 2019

GUC will be a sustaining member in a public-private economic development effort, the utilities’ Board of Commissioners decided on Thursday.

The board unanimously approved a resolution affirming its commitment to a public-private economic development partnership at its monthly meeting,…


March 22, 2019

More than 300 students from 18 different North Carolina counties presented their historical research to judges during the National History Day regional competition at East Carolina University. 

“National History Day is basically like a science fair but with historical projects,…


March 22, 2019

FARMVILLE — A group that works to raise awareness about the special-needs community through including them community of running is growing in Pitt County and sharing a lot of love, one of its organizers said. 

“Everyone deserves to be included,” Ainsley’s Angel…

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March 22, 2019

DURHAM — Officials in North Carolina have agreed to avert a federal lawsuit by paying $650,000 to the mother of a 17-year-old murder suspect who hanged herself in a jail.

The settlement agreement is awaiting approval by a federal judge after being filed Wednesday. In addition to the payment…

March 22, 2019

RALEIGH — North Carolina prison authorities must stop denying expensive medicines to most of the inmates believed to be carriers of the potentially deadly blood-borne infection hepatitis C, a federal judge ruled this week.

U.S. District Judge William Osteen wrote in an order issued Wednesday…

March 22, 2019

A firearm and a flat screen television were stolen during a residential break-in committed sometime earlier this week, according to a case report released by the Greenville Police Department. 

The incident took place between 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and 5:31 p.m. on Wednesday at a home located in…

March 22, 2019

The Pitt County Board of Education wants to meet with the county commissioners to discuss plans for a proposed supplement increase for teachers.

Currently, beginning teachers in the first three years of service receive a 3 percent supplement and proficient teachers receive a 5.25 percent supplement…

March 22, 2019


Fish fry 

The Pactolus Ruritan Club will hold its annual fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the Pactolus Fire Dept., 5858 U.S. 264. Eat-in or take-out dinners are $10 each and include herring or trout, French fries, slaw, hushpuppies and a beverage.

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