Another straight week of high humidity and temperatures in the 90s is treating Little League Softball World Series visitors to an experience locals suffer routinely — sweltering heat.
FARMVILLE — Considering fear-inducing, popular middle-grade titles such as “How I Survived Middle School,” “Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life” and “Middle School Is Worse Than Meatloaf,” it’s no wonder that many students approach their sixth-grade year carrying a backpack-load of app…
The Pitt County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved an agreement that will make the county animal shelter the exclusive shelter of the City of Greenville.
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Bethel workforce development: Pitt Community College, Pitt NCWorks Career Center and Pitt County DSS are partnering with the Bethel Workforce Development Center, 7449 N. Main St., to provide Bethel residents with resource assistance and educational training and employment opportunities from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Call 818-0020 for more information.
Greenville is ready to play ball.
There’s nothing little about the production behind the Little League Softball World Series. One could even venture to call it a big hit for Greenville, according to local economic, league and city leaders.
Fans waved and cheered at Friday’s sendoff for the Pitt County Girls Softball League’s All-Star team as members boarded a bus to set out on their journey to the Little League Softball World Series, a trip that was expected to take no more than 15 minutes, depending on traffic.
Eleven girls from Pitt County plus one from Beaufort County will carry the home team banner during the Little League Softball World Series, starting its second year in Greenville on Tuesday. The Pitt County Girls Softball League All-Stars, playing under the North Carolina moniker, will be am…
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For volunteer umpires from around the world, getting selected to work the Little League Softball World Series is like Christmas coming early.
J’Khari Simmons, a rising seventh grader at A.G. Cox middle school, took home three gold medals and the Most Outstanding Athlete of the year award at a meet on July 27.
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Pitt County Girls Softball League head coach Gentry Coward has had to juggle a handful of responsibilities over the past several weeks as he prepares his team for the Little League World Series.
The Little League Softball World Series gets under way Tuesday, as 12 teams will begin play in the double-elimination bracket.
A BYH to those who think more of money than their own pets. Seriously, pets are family and should be treated as such. No matter how bad the situation is, it’s not all about the money. Money grabbers will get karma tenfold!
In the Aug. 4 issue of The Daily Reflector, the editorial from The Wall Street Journal, “Schumer-Manchin bill bad news for taxpayers,” expresses negativity against this new tax bill.
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BMH, I truly don't see how anything in the Inflation Reduction bill is going to do anything to reduce inflation. If anything it will enhance inflation. But Sen. Manchin says the bill is "laser-focused on solving our nation's major economic, energy and climate problems." I think he meant his …
Against a backdrop of soaring ornate wood and pipes, each member of the recorder group raises an instrument to her lips.
The North Carolina Literary Review, produced at East Carolina University, begins its fourth decade in print featuring “Writers Who Teach, Teachers Who Write.”
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I could easily imagine myself in this new Brad Pitt movie called “Bullet Train.” I’ve ridden the Shinkansen, the high-speed railway from Kyoto to Tokyo that’s featured in the movie. It was quite a trip, clipping along at close to 200 mph.