A listing of community events and activities happening today and coming up soon.
It appears speed was the major contributing factor to a motorcycle crash that left one person dead on Saturday, according to a Greenville Police Department news release.
Medicaid expansion is a top priority for one of the Democrats running for the House District 9 seat in the N.C. House of Representatives, while a second candidate said he would focus on economic growth for the area.
A Virginia woman accused of fatally injuring her 3-month-old son has been charged with murder and child abuse, according to authorities in North Carolina.
Talks to finalize GUC’s takeover of Bethel’s water and wastewater systems will begin in early March with the goal of bringing an initial contract to the utilities’ governing body later that month, GUC’s chief executive said.
A woman who works to strengthen girls by reminding them of their worth and a business that aids the disenfranchised are the recipients of this year’s Best-Irons Humanitarian Awards.
Brian Weingartz has the sort of profession that would be tough to call a 40-hour-a-week job.
East Carolina captured its fourth American Athletic Conference men’s swimming and diving championship on Saturday night, securing the title by winning the 400 free relay to close out the meet.
East Carolina’s baseball team will head into next weekend’s LeClair Classic, featuring juicy matchups against Indiana and Ole Miss, with a perfect weekend record.
South Central High School senior George Ayino achieved the ultimate dream in his final state wrestling tournament Saturday night.
Sunday was the correct day for a “Jayden Gardner game.”
Another spring season of the Pitt County Girls Softball League is upcoming. The league is for girls between the ages of 4 and 18 who are Pitt or Greene County residents.
The author of the Public Forum letter entitled “The Bill for ‘Free Stuff’ Will Come Due” (Public Forum, Feb. 20) ignores certain key facts which are readily available during this hotly-contested primary election season. Most of the Democratic candidates for president, especially those Mr. Cl…
Last year, the Justice Department was investigating whether to bring criminal charges against Andrew McCabe, then the FBI’s deputy director. President Trump repeatedly tried to influence the prosecutors, denouncing McCabe as a “disgraced” liar. Trump was said to have felt “very strongly that…
Walt Disney was no stranger to adversity. He grew up in a large, itinerant family of modest means. His first film studio went bankrupt. But Disney never gave up. And he never stopped learning from his mistakes.
While everyone was distracted by the impeachment drama, the Trump administration quietly muddied the nation’s waters.
BYH to great neighbors who are truly the backbone of this community. To those who step up to care for senior neighbors, neighbors with disabilities and neighbor kids who need shelter, food and guidance, Bravo! You are the best of this community, transcending politics , race, socioeconomic st…
Rumors abound that N.C. Speaker of the House Tim Moore is seeking the position of chancellor at East Carolina University. Moore’s record as speaker and leader of his party should disqualify him.
Arendell Parrott Academy recently staged “Willy Wonka” at the Kinston-Lenoir County Performing Arts Center. The musical featured cast and crew of 49 student actors, musicians and technicians.
D.H. Conley High School sophomore Landon Miller was recently recognized with the Clement Eagle Scout of the Year Award for the Pitt District of the Boy Scouts of America’s East Carolina Council.
E.B. Aycock Middle School placed second in the Eastern Regional MATHCOUNTS competition, held earlier this month. Team members included Mike Davis, Owne Lin, Sam Vinson, Riya Verma, Khushi Patel, Pari Patel, Jack Porter-Acee, Coach Doris Fletcher, Tyler Harrison, Luke Meardon, Anthony Violant…
Wahl-Coates Elementary School of the Arts hosted a string quartet from the North Carolina Symphony outreach program earlier this month. The quartet performed an interactive program for grades three-five, with classical works by composers including Beethoven, Dvorak and Ravel. Following the p…
The Oakwood School has announced its Noetic Math Contest winners. They are, above: Callan Higginson and Jack Norris (fourth-grade team winner), Ethan Karkut and Ian Jones (fifth-grade team winner), Aiden Lang, Lucy Schmidt, Cory Sheffield and Nate Quesnel (seventh-grade team winner), Shad Ho…
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