East Carolina University officials are warning students to be mindful of what they eat or drink at social gatherings after receiving reports of tainted beverages being served at a fraternity house.


The local business community heard how the candidates for the Pitt County Board of Commissioners think about issues involving economic development, education and health care during a virtual forum sponsored by the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce.

Pitt County drew another high-profile face in the race for president on Tuesday as the campaigns continued a push to win a state that is considered a toss-up two weeks from Election Day.

Latest e-Edition

Special Editions

Online Poll

How are you casting your ballot?

You voted:

East Carolina football coach Mike Houston said Tuesday he expects the five players who were not available Saturday to return to the team next week before the Pirates’ game Oct. 30 at Tulsa.


The talent gap between East Carolina and most other football teams in the American Athletic Conference is closing, which is evident in the Pirates’ defensive line stacked with promising young talent and freshman running back Rahjai Harris rushing for 115 yards versus South Florida and 172 ag…

Isaiah 5:20 says “They say that what is right is wrong and what is wrong is right.” And so goes the rationale of people manifesting Trump Derangement Syndrome. These people hate President Trump because they do not approve of his personality or the way he speaks. So rather than support the ma…

BYH to the individual who wonders what else people will receive when Democrats win in November. They will get their Democracy back.

Bless my heart. Here we are, coming up on the winter flu season with COVID numbers rising. All I am hearing is wear your mask and wait for the vaccine. This winter, if we are in a building with a closed-loop HVAC system, after 30-45 minutes we are all going to be breathing each other’s breat…

After several months of many phone calls, multiple visits from technicians, and misinformation from Suddenlink Customer Service, our phone, TV, and internet are still less than 75 percent in working order.

  • +4

I have had many conversations over the past week and, quite frankly, over the past many years about what it will really take to address the opportunity gap and to achieve equity for all of our students. I have also watched so many district and school leaders and communities wrestle with this…

The cooler season begs for layers — and not just when it comes to clothing. Behold the lasagna. This hefty casserole is layered with three cheeses, a meaty tomato sauce and — wait for it — kale.

Please stay well and safe. Eat an extra serving of fruit today. Walk a few more minutes. Wash your hands often. Wear a face covering and stay 6 feet apart. You might enjoy the blog by my friend Alice on shopping only every three weeks for groceries. See https://alicehenneman.com/2020/07/13/1…

The Rickhouse has been open for lunch since the summer but recently expanded its already impressive menu. General manager Jeremy Shelton along with manager Greer Jones and head chef Keisha Peterson have thought up incredible combinations and entrees combining flavors and textures that create…