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The following deeds of trust were recorded with the Pitt County Register of Deeds from March 31-April 6:

The following new corporations in Pitt and neighboring counties filed April 4-8 with the N.C. Secretary of State’s office:

The following deeds were recorded with the Pitt County Register of Deeds from March 10-16. Each $2 in revenue stamps is equal to $1,000 in valuation. (No fee required.)

Even before a developer announced plans to build a 150-unit apartment complex along Dickinson Avenue, the need for housing was a hot topic for candidates in Tuesday’s Greenville City Council races.


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With Father’s Day coming up, I just wanted to say BYH to the daddies who pay college tuition. If you paid a chunk of your net worth to have a college teach your kid how to think, you probably got a bargain. If the college taught your kid what to think, well, never mind.

New York Mayor Eric Adams is a rising power in the Democratic Party. A former police captain, Adams is the answer to the prayers of Democrats who have almost given up praying for a politics they can sell nationally.

We Americans have long grappled with a basic legal and philosophical problem: how to reconcile the fundamental right of individuals to live full and independent lives with the right of society to limit those freedoms in the interest of the general health and welfare.

Think about it this way: If Justice Samuel Alito gets his way and the Trumpist Supreme Court majority voids Roe v. Wade, many states will be forced to begin criminal investigations of women who suffer miscarriages. Don’t give me that crying act, sweetheart. In this state, abortion is murder.

One of the mysteries of the Hunter Biden matter is how the president’s son, with no obvious sources of income, manages to maintain a grand lifestyle. For the last year or so, he has been living in a $20,000-a-month rental house in Malibu, California. (The taxpayers are footing the bill for t…

The planet and its national and international institutions are not even close to facing the realities that confront us. Instead, we live in a fantasy la-la land, or what Greta Thunberg might call blah-blah land. No one is more insanely deluded than Vladimir Putin, who launched a horrific and…

An evil, ruthless tyrant invades a smaller country to slaughter citizens and extinguish their identity. The oppressing army is larger and better equipped. But the bravely led, incredibly courageous freedom fighters are defending their homeland, their families. The dictator’s soldiers fight f…

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — This year's retirements of two veteran Democratic congressmen in North Carolina have opened the way for robust primaries within their party as Democrats, Republicans or both hold contests Tuesday in all but one of the state's 14 U.S. House districts.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Four pairs of Republican incumbents face off Tuesday in the North Carolina General Assembly primaries, their confrontations the result of redistricting in rural areas that have lagged other parts of the state in population growth.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is taking the first steps to release $45 billion to ensure that every U.S. resident has access to high-speed internet by roughly 2028, inviting governors and other leaders on Friday to start the application process.

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LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — A man opened fire during a lunch reception at a Southern California church, killing one person and wounding five senior citizens before a pastor hit the gunman on the head with a chair and parishioners hog-tied him with electrical cords.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NCAA waited nearly a year to issue a warning that there are still rules to follow now that college athletes can earn money off their fame, sparking speculation that a crackdown could be coming for schools and boosters that break them.

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BEIJING (AP) — Most of Shanghai has stopped the spread of the coronavirus in the community and fewer than 1 million people remain under strict lockdown, authorities said Monday, as the city moves toward reopening and economic data showed the gloomy impact of China's “zero-COVID" policy.

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The white gunman accused of committing a racist massacre at a Buffalo supermarket made threating comments that brought police to his high school last spring, but he was never charged with a crime and had no further contact with law enforcement after his release from a ho…

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Aaron Salter was a beloved community member and security guard who knew the shoppers of Tops Friendly Market by name. When they came under attack from a gunman with a rifle, he sprang into action.