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June 25, 2016

Darts

To grousing and quibbling among county commissioners over spending for a new communication system for county emergency and law enforcement personnel. While it is right to carefully review all such proposals, the bottom line is that public safety is a critical responsibility of county…


Mass mayhem brings silence

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…