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June 26, 2016 - 21 minutes ago

Medical examiners reports show a teen who was one of two who died of apparent accidental overdoses on Jan. 21 had Xanax, oxymorphone and other substances in his system.

Kyle Griffin, 18, was found unresponsive about 8:30 a.m. at his home at 136 Oakmont Drive. He was pronounced dead at the…

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June 26, 2016

The parents of two teens who died from accidental overdoses in January want people to remember the young men for more than just one mistake.

Gail Suggs remembers taking her son, Michael Suggs, to Los Angeles to see a Lakers basketball game. His favorite player was Kobe Bryant.

What stood out during…

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June 26, 2016

An image of a trail descending into the woods, another of a tiny green insect on a mauve, bell shaped flower and one of a boy showing off the fish he caught are among winners in the annual River Park North Photography Contest.

The winners and honorable mentions were announced earlier this month in…

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June 26, 2016

WINTERVILLE — Pitt Community College has published the results of a recent campus climate study that shows scores higher than peer institutions in most of the areas measured and across-the-board improvement at PCC since the same survey was conducted there in 2006.

According to an executive…

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June 26, 2016

A new training course and flight simulator used by U.S. Army and Air Force cadets at East Carolina University is helping develop the nation's future military leaders.

Unique among schools in the UNC system and across the country, ECU offers a dedicated outdoor training area at the West Research…

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June 26, 2016

A 13-year-old Ayden resident recently donated $1,432 to the Rocking Horse Ranch of Greenville from proceeds she raised by holding two yard sales and contributions she collected.

Riley Springer organized the sales on April 2 and 9 with all proceeds benefitting the ranch. She conducted the activity…

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June 26, 2016

When I was young, I was often accused of daydreaming. I would be watching a teacher diagram a sentence or break down an algebra equation when suddenly something would remind me of something else and my focus would slip. The next thing I knew, an irritated educator would be asking me, “Janet,…

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June 26, 2016

WINTERVILLE — The Winterville Youth Council continues to grow.

Entering its fourth year in August, the revamped council now has 20 members and recently elected its new officers for the 2016-17 year.

Nicole Gomez-Bush is the youth council’s new principal. Gomez-Bush, 16, has been a…

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June 26, 2016

Today

Sunday in the Park

The Uptown Greenville Umbrella Market will open 6 p.m. at the Greenville Town Common and offer fresh produce, handmade arts, jewelry, baked goods and more. The market will remain open during the duration of the Sunday in the Park concert, which begins at 7:00 PM. This…

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June 26, 2016

HARTFORD, Conn. — Soaring numbers of overdose deaths are adding to woes already plaguing medical examiner and coroner offices, resulting in a shortage of places to store bodies and long delays in autopsies and toxicology testing.

The Connecticut medical examiner's office has considered…

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