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June 24, 2016

In her moving column concerning the June 12 massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, local pastor Kris Cervantes conveyed the growing weariness behind prayer and public outcry regarding mass mayhem without consequential leadership in response. We agree — and so deeply lament that our nation's…


Exceptional passion for a good cause merits support

June 23, 2016

Greenville’s leaders should establish, plan and develop, as a part of its continuing growth, a city commitment to help its homeless population achieve a better future. 

Community Crossroads Center executive director Bob Williams wants everyone in Greenville to share his passion…


Certificate of Need law vital for regional health care

June 22, 2016

Pitt County legislators should act quickly and decisively to make sure the N.C. General Assembly supports the state’s Certificate of Need (CON) law in the face of strong efforts to remove it.

Protecting this health care law while improving it to be more responsive to current economic…


Greenville budget a healthy compromise for a healthy city

June 21, 2016

A Greenville budget that lowers property owners’ tax rate, avoids unnecessary borrowing while leaving room for economic development, maintains a healthy fund balance and provides a pay raise for city employees is a good package. But still it split the City Council down the middle.

Mayor Allen…