September 25, 2017

At this shank end of a summer that a calmer America someday will remember with embarrassment, you must remember this: In the population of 325 million, a small sliver crouches on the wilder shores of politics, another sliver lives in the dark forest of mental disorder, and there is a substantial…

Convention center shows value of city investment

September 24, 2017

The success of the Greenville Convention Center clearly demonstrates the positive impact that direct municipal investment has on the city’s economy and the pocketbooks of its residents.

Back in 1993, the city and Pitt County paid $2 million for a broken down department store building and the…

Year on the Tar: Life on the bay

September 24, 2017

Sports editor Nathan Summers is taking monthly fishing excursions on the Tar River system to explore its character and its characters.

CHOCOWINITY BAY — It never fails that a lot of people lucky enough to live next to water don't care to spend much of their time on it.

Anderson Potter has…

ANDERS: Regulating burnouts a tough task

September 24, 2017

Cyndi Lauper once said girls just want to have fun, but boys do too, right?

In a sport that has been ridiculed for being overly restrictive in just about every way, one of the few forms of freedom NASCAR drivers still have is in their postrace victory celebrations.

I love seeing what some guys do.…