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June 01, 2016

The key to getting to Omaha, Neb., for the College World Series is consistently hosting regionals and super regionals. The next step for East Carolina is to get at least one regional victory.

East Carolina is the No. 3 seed in the Charlottesville Regional hosted by Virginia this week and it will be…


Jones, Reeves best GOP, Dem choices in 3rd District primary

June 01, 2016

North Carolina’s 3rd U.S. Congressional District has changed its look, but 10-term incumbent Rep. Walter B. Jones continues to be the best choice for eastern North Carolina Republicans on June 7. Ernest Reeves looks ready to serve as a Democrat, but has little chance to win in November.

While…


Get prepared for a rough 2016 Hurricane season

May 31, 2016

The names Alex, Bonnie, Colin, Danielle, Earl and Fiona could become very familiar this year. They are the first six names that the National Hurricane Center will assign to cyclones that reach tropical storm or hurricane strength. 

It’s time to get prepared. The…


All's well at the well?

May 30, 2016

In February 2014, a horrendous spill occurred from coal ash ponds at Duke Energy's shuttered Dan River Steam Station near Eden. Some 39,000 tons of ash spilled into the Dan River. Duke was fined — not much, relatively speaking — and vowed a cleanup. It's a cleanup environmentalists…