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WINTERVILLE — Students enrolled in Pitt Community College Public Services & Fine Arts curricula took advantage of an opportunity on Thursday to learn about topics pertaining to their future careers from professionals currently working in those fields.

A Greenville man charged with driving while impaired failed to yield for another vehicle and caused a wreck at the intersection of Greenville Boulevard and 14th Street, according to law enforcement and court records.

The future of recycling in Pitt County is at a tipping point as falling prices and increasing restrictions have the local processor looking at fee hike and layoffs, its executive officer told officials last week.

With their undefeated record and the Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A girls’ tournament championship game hanging in the balance early in the fourth quarter, Jenna Wooten and Kylah Silver stepped to the forefront for top-seeded D.H. Conley.

South Central’s boys’ basketball team has forfeited 10 wins from this season’s record, according to multiple reports Thursday and a statement from Pitt County Schools on Friday confirming the ruling was made by the North Carolina High School Athletics Association.

When UNC System BOG Chair Randy Ramsey was quoted recently relevant to efforts by two members of the East Carolina University Board of Trustees to influence a potential student representative’s vote, he expressed significant frustration, even saying he would like to relieve the entire group.

So-called moderate Democrats in New Jersey and New York are flocking to the self-funded candidacy of billionaire Michael Bloomberg, pausing hardly at all, it seems, to consider — or remember — the suspect policies, especially in the realm of civil rights, that were so deeply troubling and th…

In an opinion piece published Feb. 18, John Hood discussed the role of natural gas as an energy resource compared to the use of sustainable energy, solar and wind. His argument that natural gas is the best choice for the foreseeable future must be rejected.

Eastern North Carolina is unfortunately all too familiar with the human and financial cost of natural disasters. In recent years, Hurricanes Matthew, Florence and Dorian have caused historic flooding damage that has left many of our neighbors without homes and many of our communities with in…

Last week’s news that McClatchy newspapers were declaring bankruptcy wasn’t a complete surprise. There have been rumors, but that organization isn’t alone, as industry ad revenues have plummeted and paid circulations have dropped precipitously.

Utah’s Chocolate Cliffs are the perfect low-calorie destination for anyone on a lingering candy high from Valentine’s Day. The cliffs are the very first step in a very Grand Staircase that sweeps up from the Grand Canyon panorama in Arizona to the Bryce Canyon ampitheater in Utah.

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