Melvin Brice lived through the Great Depression and World War II, but friends and family were not sure he would survive 2020.
Pitt County Schools’ new COVID-19 reporting system shows 241 students and staff members had the virus as over the last two weeks. The numbers, for Jan. 2-15, include both in-person and virtual students and staff.
Vidant Health is one of 21 providers the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with to stage large-scale community vaccinations.
Mayor P.J. Connelly said he supports efforts to modify regulations limiting how often electronic signs can change messages.
Black families are a source of empowerment, and racism needs to be exposed and removed at its source, a speaker told audience members during Pitt Community College’s ninth annual MLK Scholarship Tribute.
CSX Transportation plans to close 10 area railroad crossings for maintenance and repair starting on Monday, according to a Pitt County news release.
The Pitt County District Attorney’s Office recently highlighted accomplishments and reported staff is ready to proceed with cases efficiently once normal courthouse operations resume.
RALEIGH — Less than a year after an audit of the N.C. Department of Transportation found massive overspending, a blue-ribbon panel is recommending the department get a 40% budget hike.
A $50,000 grant from the Cape Fear Memorial Foundation will help people with financial challenges receive urgent and restorative dental care at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine’s community service learning center in Brunswick County.
WASHINGTON — Here's how area House members voted on major issues during the week ending Jan. 15. The Senate was in recess.
College athletics directors and conference commissioners have not had much time this school year to laze in successes, like the simple fact of making it through an entire football season.
East Carolina slipped from a three-way tie with Houston and Tulane in the American Athletic Conference women's basketball standings when it lost 66-56 to Houston in Minges Coliseum on Saturday.
East Carolina announced its full baseball schedule, beginning Feb. 19 and including eight four-game American Athletic Conference weekend series in addition to nonconference matchups versus North Carolina, Duke, St. John’s and Appalachian State.
Despite dropping the first set, the first-seeded D.H. Conley Vikings secured a 3-1 victory over Cedar Ridge in the second round of the 3A state volleyball playoffs, advancing to the third round of the bracket and spoiling Cedar Ridge’s perfect season.
East Carolina’s next men’s basketball game will not be this weekend or Wednesday, and ECU also identified a cluster of 10 positive cases within the Pirate baseball program.
Pitt Community College athletics director Dawn Manning announced this week PCC canceled its basketball and volleyball seasons due to concerns over playing during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, while taking a wait-and-see approach to upcoming outdoor sports baseball and softball.
I am sure that most of us are carefully monitoring the “bless your heart” section of the newspaper to garner some important data.
Good for the goose
BYH to the people giving the COVID vaccine. Maybe we should have Chick-fil-A administer when we finally get enough. They have the system of moving people through down pat.
Democrats started trying to remove President Donald Trump from office before he entered office. Now they are proposing to remove him from office after he leaves office.
Inauguration Day will soon be upon us, and it can’t come soon enough for millions of Americans.
“There has never been a greater betrayal by a president of the United States of his office and his oath to the Constitution,” said Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, in announcing she would vote to impeach President Trump.
We got inoculated Jan. 6.
I used to live with a black woman.
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Dax stared at me in disbelief. I am the Treat Lady, and I had no treats. It was inexplicable.
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