GRIMESLAND — Just in time for Thanksgiving, volunteers are working to provide ready-to-cook meals at First Born Community Development Center for hundreds of families in need. But after this weekend’s feeding of the multitudes, the longtime holiday tradition appears to be coming to an end.
An Ayden man was arrested on Sunday after he allegedly assaulted a woman, the Ayden Police Department reported.
Ahead of a Thursday ribbon-cutting ceremony for the U.S. 264 Southwest Bypass, the Pitt County Board if Commissioners approved new zoning regulations for the area at its meeting on Monday night.
Once considered an anchor store of the former Carolina East Mall and a bulwark that survived several rounds of company closings across the country, Sears in Greenville is expected to close its doors by February.
Plans to create a self-guided tour based on the history of Greenville’s African American community is coming together with help from East Carolina University’s Joyner Library.
Widespread leadership was present during East Carolina football’s bye last week, which was an easy positive for first-year coach Mike Houston to see with two games remaining in the Pirates’ season.
It’s a new era for the North Pitt boys’ basketball team this year, as head coach Grant Smith settles in for his first season in charge.
This football season proved to be another strong year for Ayden-Grifton. The Chargers finished 8-3, included going 4-2 in 2-A Eastern Carolina Conference play.
A foot injury is limiting 7-foot starting center Ludgy Debaut's first season with the East Carolina basketball team to three games.
Connecticut’s struggling football team returned to practice Sunday after not practicing at all during its bye week.
Bounce-back has not been an issue for Appalachian State’s football team.
Talk about playing with house money.
Ear to the ground, I hear the rumble of the good ol’ boy financial and political network gearing up to seize the opportunity to make one of their own, a political appointee, the next ECU chancellor. In a March 20 letter, before the last chancellor came and went, I called for a bold new way f…
As long as we’re using Latin legal jargon to explain Donald Trump’s odd adventures in Ukraine, there’s an even better phrase than quid pro quo. It’s cui bono, which translates roughly as “who benefits?”
The fellow from down east was fed up with his neighbors calling Democrats “socialists.” He fumed, “Some of the people yelling loudest about socialists are the biggest socialists around.”
As for the Yankee girl coming to Thanksgiving dinner, maybe she doesn’t care for the food because it is over salted, over cooked and high in unhealthy fat. Other than that it sounds as though she probably doesn’t feel very welcome. To the MAGA hat guy, yes, it is bad manners not only to wear…
The absolute worst case of professional incompetence and dishonesty is in the area of climate science. Tony Heller has exposed some of the egregious dishonesty of mainstream environmentalists in a video he's titled "My Gift To Climate Alarmists."
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Moonshine has come to my rescue.
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I hated it when they called me Junior.
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