Phase 1 of the Pitt County Community Prevention and COVID-19 Testing Study, or Pitt County ComPACT Study, is now under way, and project leaders are seeking participants in Pitt County.
A company that makes outboard power catamarans for recreational boaters worldwide will open a new production facility in Pitt County, investing nearly $9 million and adding 60 jobs, state and local officials announced.
Grants for nonprofits
The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man wanted on multiple charges in Moore County after received information he might be in Greenville, a news release from the agency said.
Requests from a gaming business to occupy a storefront on 14th Street and a tobacco store to operate on West Arlington are among items to be considered by the Greenville Board of Adjustment today.
Pitt County’s public health director said clusters of new COVID-19 cases among returning East Carolina students are inevitable but overall risk from the virus remains low.
WINDSOR — A tornado that killed two people during Hurricane Isaias early Tuesday destroyed or damaged more than 200 homes along a 10-mile stretch in rural Bertie County, officials said during a visit by Gov. Roy Cooper.
An update about social distancing efforts at the Leroy James farmers market sparked more debate about enforcing a mask mandate there and other county properties.
Pitt County Schools will offer families the option to pay $25 as part of a user agreement that will give them a de facto insurance policy for laptops and devices it distributes to aid with remote learning.
COVID impact survey
Part of an update by East Carolina athletics director Jon Gilbert on Wednesday addressed the uncertainty surrounding football fan attendance, which remains a fluid and hot topic, especially while North Carolina is in Phase 2 of its COVID-19 response into September.
When asked about some college football players nationally opting out of playing this season, East Carolina second-year coach Mike Houston pivoted, saying that uncertainty about games is what is frustrating for his players.
American Athletic Conference football teams can play up to four nonconference games if they desire.
When East Carolina was recognized by the American Baseball Coaches Association on Monday, it marked the Pirates’ fifth straight year earning the ABCA team academic excellence award.
One advantage so far of East Carolina football’s spread-out preseason camp is the amount of repetitions allotted for each quarterback.
Chips and putts from area golf courses:
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My mother taught me early how to recognize and eliminate weeds. “Don’t pull that one,” she would caution if I reached for a flower or vegetable that she had planted.
Carolyn's Creations is the vendor of the week at the Leroy James Farmers Market, 4560 County Home Road.
In the late 1970s, the Episcopal Ad Project began releasing spots taking shots at television preachers and other trends in American evangelicalism.
Traveling abroad may be on hold right now, but there’s no reason why we can’t bring the taste and ambience of travel home to our kitchens and gardens with mezze. Mezze is an appetizer tradition essential to the cuisines of the Middle East, Turkey and Greece.
Dear readers. Our local COVID experts tell us, especially with students returning to campus and to school, it is time for us to be especially vigilant. So, please wear your masks, stay apart, wash your hands often, eat healthy and get some physical activity.
At the beginning of the growing season I declared my other half to be a Better Boy than I. He was willing to get dirt under his fingernails and watch the tilled soil like a teakettle with the burner turned off for any sign of a sprig. And a sprout was a reason to shout. Now as the season is …
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