Greenville City Council rejected a recommendation to switch local road construction projects in the upcoming 2024-33 State Transportation Improvement Plan.
The Board of Education on Monday approved a school calendar that complies with state law, though some board members acknowledged the schedule is not what they or many others would like.
Pitt County commissioners directed staff to develop a request for proposal to seek options for recycling services after an executive for the current provider said the county would have to pay “significantly more.”
The floor of D.H. Conley High School’s basketball court is being named for a coach who spent more than two decades helping to build the school’s athletics programs.
North Carolina Democrats, minority party in both chambers of the General Assembly, recently reintroduced legislation to create an independent redistricting commission.
The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a handgun from a home near Washington.
The Pitt County Health Department is providing free flu immunizations for people who don’t have health insurance and is encouraging people to get vaccinated as flu season continues.
The chairwoman of ECU’s faculty raised questions about a proposed change to the UNC System’s policy regarding employee political activities on the same day trustees voted to approve a resolution affirming free speech and academic freedom.
The wife of a former Winterville Town Council member will not be taking his seat after the town attorney acknowledged an error in the original process and another candidate was selected.
A man authorities said forced his way into a Greenville home and stood over homeowner’s bed with knives stolen from their own kitchen was arrested early Saturday morning.
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As Congress rolls out its latest theatrical production concerning the debt ceiling, the same old lines from the same old script are enjoying new life.
The “problem” with freedom is that other people may do things that trouble, annoy, or even anger you. In a free society, you have no legitimate authority to stop them.
Slogans are easy and are vehicles to mask reality.
Wonder why the U.S. is in such a mess? Well, here is a primer on how to ruin a country.
Rural North Carolina has taken many body blows — and this year has pummeled us with even more. In January, ECU Health announced it is closing five clinics, including its inpatient behavioral health unit.
Capable of playing Bach to bluegrass, Hank, Pattie and The Current (HP&C) established themselves as a band whose signature sound colors outside the lines of musical norms.
“The worst thing,” I told my mother, “was when you made us eat venison sausage for lunch. That sausage lasted forever!”
Are the days of the roadside eateries gone? My book, “North Carolina’s Roadside Eateries,” celebrated the barbecue and country cooking family friendly restaurants near the interstates.
Which plant group displays the showiest, most flamboyant flowers? Sunflowers and daisies? Lilies, daffodils and amaryllis? Or maybe the iris family?
In 1983, I went through a brief hat phase. I was young, daring and — it turned out — nothing at all like the people wearing Panama hats in music videos on MTV. That short-lived fashion statement served to solidify my self-awareness as a no-hat person.
Q I live in Boston, and the news here seems to be fixated on a brand-new COVID-19 variant. Omicron was all everyone talked about for a long time. Does this mean the new variant we are hearing about is worse? What are we supposed to do to protect ourselves?