The Pitt County Branch of the N.C. Retired School Personnel recently installed new officers.
The Pitt County Council on Aging recently released classes and programs coming up in June and July.
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Participants in a vigil outside a Greenville elementary school on Thursday called for action days after a gunman’s rampage killed 21 at a Texas grade school and following more scares at local schools.
PEA RIDGE — A Raleigh woman hopes to create a brighter future for her hometown by leaning into its history.
Record-breaking gas prices are not expected to deter travelers as the summer season kicks off with the Memorial Day weekend, prompting calls for motorists to keep safety first on the highway.
Local activists on Saturday will gather in Greenville to celebrate African freedom and the day that marked much of the continent’s independence from European imperialism.
A bipartisan effort is underway to appropriate $4.5 million for the installation of a new Grimesland fire station.
Authorities have charged two men with murder in separate incidents in Pitt County this week — a shooting near Bell Arthur and a domestic incident in Greenville.
Gospel and Blues: The Farmville Community Arts Council will host Gospel and Blues Night at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Paramount Theater, 3723 N. Main St. The event will feature the Glorifying Vines Sisters and Shirley McNeil with the Gospel Singers of Faith. General admission is $5 at the door.
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Sommer Knight is heading back to nationals. It was only a matter of time.
The East Carolina baseball team is playing like a runaway train and all of that energy blew right through BayCare Ballpark.
South Central saw its historic season come to an end Thursday night as it suffered an 8-1 loss at the hands of South Brunswick in Game 2 of the 3A Eastern Regional finals.
D.H. Conley’s Mia Trueblood stepped to the plate with runners at first and second and two outs in a tie game in the bottom of the seventh Wednesday night in Game 1 of the 3A East Regional against Fuquay-Varina.
The East Carolina baseball team collected two major regular-season awards, while nine more players were all-conference selections, the American Athletic Conference announced.
Greenville’s Drew Greene has earned a spot in the Optimist International Golf Tournament to be held June 30-July 2 in Reno, Nev.
Last week we sacrificed grandparents in Buffalo on the altar of gun worship. This week it is fourth graders in Texas. Some say we love guns more than we love our children. That may not be true. But we clearly love guns more than we love other people’s children. God forgive us.
You would think, after the House Bill 2 backlash that occurred in 2016, North Carolina Republicans might think twice before pouring gasoline on the flames of divisive social issues.
I am so pleased and proud that the first annual edition of the “State of Black America” (Encounter Books), published by my organization, CURE, Center for Urban Renewal and Education, in conjunction with the Claremont Institute has just been released.
The first day of class the law professor strode into the room. The first thing he did was ask for the name of a student sitting in the front row.
The Democrats in Congress should put forth an assault weapons ban bill tomorrow and see if the Republicans care more about children’s lives or their sacred Second Amendment and all the money they collect from the gun lobbies.
It seems as though everyone is suffering the effects of inflation. So what is the problem? What is the cause? We can blame Biden, blame Putin, blame the war, blame the supply chain, blame the pandemic, blame the Democrats, blame the Republicans. But money doesn’t disappear.
After my brother, Jeff, started a vineyard on his part of the family compound, others living on the farm, including me, liked the idea and planted more vines. I wish we could have planted them closer together.
The Hall of Men fits the name, with meetings offering beer, cigars, an open bar, some kind of “guy food” (think pizza) and lots of chatter around a giant wooden table.
It’s easy to see this one while speeding down the highway, blooming now and well into the summer. This is a perennial species, coming back year after year.
Happy Memorial weekend. Make it safe. Wear your mask, wash your hands frequently, keep your distance, consider taking a fast COVID test before you join a group of people and change your plans if you test positive — even if you have no symptoms. Get vaccinated and boosted, please.
Medical experts at ECU Heath are seeing an increase in the number of younger people suffering from strokes.
There are times when you simply need a light and healthy timeout.