Pitt County Manager Scott Elliott said he and his wife have discussed retirement over the years.
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Preservationists want the Greenville City Council to approve a rule that will prevent the demolition of neglected houses or other buildings.
Six public hearings involving changes to Pitt County’s development ordinances are scheduled for the Board of Commissioners’ 6 p.m. Monday meeting.
A man who police said fell asleep in a McDonald’s drive-through has been charged with driving while impaired.
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The chickens are angry. Farmers take their eggs and coop them up all day. They’re tired of it, and now they’re on the attack.
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Pitt Greenville Soccer Association boys and girls travel soccer teams are forming for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 seasons.
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In his letter of May 9, Luther Davis asserts that the Electoral College protects the “will of the people.” The U.S. Constitution’s bicameral system for legislation was designed to prevent a “tyranny of the majority over the minority.” Instead, it has created a tyranny of the minority over th…
Bless your heart, Representative Clyde, can we normal tourists get in your office and prop our feet on your desk? Thankee kindly.
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There’s a word to describe political movements that emphasize ethnic, racial and religious solidarity over citizenship and pluralistic values, but it has unpleasant historical associations. Using it only causes political conversations to end in bitterness and name-calling.
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