Vidant Health, The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group, has announced that Dr. Christina Bowen, medical director of The Outer Banks Hospital Center for Healthy Living, was selected by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health to represent North Carolina and will appear in…

The following deeds were recorded with the Pitt County Register of Deeds from Oct. 1-7. Each $2 in revenue stamps is equal to $1,000 in valuation. (No fee required.)

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These three questions were asked as part of preview coverage for the East Carolina-SMU football game at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. ECU recorded one of its most impressive victories in a handful of years, defeating SMU 52-38 to finish with a 3-5 American Athletic Conference record for its best le…

A win for East Carolina over SMU will give the Pirates a 3-5 American Athletic Conference record to match the 2015 season. ECU-SMU kicks off at noon Saturday on ESPN-Plus.

I was really impressed with the Sept. 4 article by Tom Campbell, creator and host of NC SPIN. The heading was “It’s time to reckon with racism.” Tom stated that North Carolina and our nation have a crisis more critical than the pandemic. It is a moral crisis — the crisis of racism. I add tha…

A Greenville man I know recently learned his local pharmacy was no longer ‘in network,’ and that he’d have to choose a new one. He was steered to a limited list of mostly big-box chain pharmacies, which would be a huge change for this man, who has several complex medical conditions and is th…

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President Donald Trump has it exactly, eternally wrong. This year’s election was not a fraud or a failure. It was a glorious triumph for American democracy, and this week we should all be thanking the heroes who helped make that victory possible.

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The Trump campaign’s top lawyers — Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, Jenna Ellis — went into last weekend on the offensive. On Thursday, they held a news conference vowing to prove the existence of a far-ranging conspiracy to defeat the president. They were pressing a case alleging unfair voting…

As I am preparing our Thanksgiving meal, I hear the medical helicopter flying over my house. BYH, EastCare. Sending you some good thoughts and am thankful you are out there.

Many trees have long memories in short cuts. Every year they thicken, loosening their belts. They add a ring, stretch the waistband. Those rings are apparent when a tree is cut through its short side. And they remember a lot.

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