Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday urged all K-12 public school students and staff to wear masks when class resumes next month but left the final decision to local boards of education.
A popular Greenville restaurant and bar’s final day of operation will be Saturday, as financial struggles from the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to change its strategy.
The father of a former J.H. Rose soccer player sentenced Tuesday for trying to prevent his father’s deportation died earlier this month from injuries suffered in a wreck, according to friends.
Area law enforcement officials say they are excited to once again meet and mingle with the community during this year’s National Night Out on Tuesday.
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Thousands of the county’s public schools students are saying goodbye to masks in the classroom today as 30 days of summer instruction come to an end. But whether or not they will have to return to wearing masks when school resumes in three weeks is still being decided.
A Kinston man accused of sex crimes against two children between 2015 and 2018 in Pitt County has been arrested.
A 19-year-old man has been arrested for felony arson after allegedly setting an East Carolina University police SUV on fire Tuesday.
The number of people receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in Pitt County has risen over the last two weeks, but an increase in new cases has jumped the local alert level from moderate to substantial spread.
Workers slogged through Tropical Storm Elsa earlier this month to deliver exhibits for a museum they hope will take Greenville by storm.
Josh James finished his senior season at South Central High School and then went right into playing American Legion baseball earlier this summer. Post 39 reached the Area 1 East Tournament finals before having its season end with a loss to Wayne County. James is headed to Chowan University t…
East Carolina basketball will face Big 12 opponent Oklahoma in the first round of this year’s Myrtle Beach Invitational, according to an announcement on Wednesday.
CARY — The start of a much-hyped North Carolina football season not only begins in five weeks and two days, but from a non-traditional sense, it also is the start of important Atlantic Coast Conference play for the Tar Heels at Virginia Tech.
LAKE NORMAN – Pitt County secured a state championship in youth softball recently.
CARY — Friday’s Bill Dooley Pigskin Preview served as yet another offseason opportunity for third-year East Carolina football coach Mike Houston, if he wanted, to maybe learn something new about Appalachian State quarterback Chase Brice.
CARY — Alphonso Boyd received unique insight into college football during his own unique celebration at the 18th annual Bill Dooley Pigskin Preview.
Monday marked the 31st anniversary of the federal recognition of the civil rights of people with disabilities with the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
I’m no mind reader. So it’s hard to tell whether a recent attack on proposed N.C. tax cuts represents a case of willful ignorance or deliberate misdirection.
State Senate Republicans regularly ignore the needs of underfunded public schools, but some of them are moving with urgency to dismantle one dimension of public schools that is well-funded and widely supported — the governance of high school sports.
In the United States, various institutions and groups have made efforts to combat the problem of human trafficking. As first responders, local law enforcement agencies play a critical role in identifying and responding to human trafficking cases.
Mark Twain once said, “It’s difficult to make predictions, particularly about the future.” Economists like me often use the comment as an opening line in our public presentations. The reasons are, the quote is funny, and it’s usually very true.
I suppose most people are proud of their roots and where they grew up. When people had asked me, “where are you from?” I experienced a proud moment as I stated that I was born in a farmhouse and raised in Shenandoah County of the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia.
One of the toughest jobs in the country these days has to be driving a semitractor-trailer up and down the interstate highways. Navigating the truck-filled interstates in a car is no piece of cake either.
Anyone looking for Baptists should head to Greenville, South Carolina.
This past weekend I went kayaking — again. I was driving along the backroads toward our beautiful Edisto River here in South Carolina, there in northern Colleton County, when I spied a wonderful habitat. A “loading deck.”
Every day of the week in my opinion is a great day to eat Mexican. Most of us can’t wait for Taco Tuesdays so we can affordably indulge in delicious chicken, beef or steak tacos and mounds of crispy chips and salsa. It’s the perfect meal to enjoy with friends and to help you unwind after a l…
Reduce your and your child’s risk of getting COVID-19 when playing close-contact or indoor sports. Be vaccinated if 12 years or older. Play outdoors. Wear a mask when indoors and stay 6 feet apart when possible. Wash your hands often and eat healthy.
Summer’s sultry heat invites fresh, simple meals with garden vegetables that require limited effort to prepare. This tomato tart is a light and easy dinner for a warm night that takes advantage of the season’s kaleidoscope of cherry tomatoes falling in our gardens and showcased in our markets.
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