A pilot program coming soon in Greenville aims to support minority- and women-owned businesses by helping them secure downtown office and retail space as well as financial assistance and other services.
A Monopoly-like game developed by the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce will give shoppers a chance to win $500 prizes and a grand prize of $1,000 while supporting local business during the holiday season.
ECU’s chancellor search committee remotely interviewed candidates for the university’s top job during two days of meetings last week.
WINTERVILLE — The Pitt Community College VISIONS Career Development and Scholarship Program is putting together its next class and is seeking applications from juniors at each of Pitt County’s six public high schools.
When Terry Kingery talks about his rare book collection, one of the first things he says is, “Well, we had to add a wing onto the house for it.”
A Greenville man was cited for driving while impaired after rear-ending another driver on Sept. 18, according to court and law enforcement reports.
Wheels and a stereo were stolen during a larceny in Ayden, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.
A listing of community events and activities happening today and coming up soon.
To many people Henry Clifton Ferrell Jr. was a history professor, but to his grandchildren he was granddaddy or, as his siblings called him, “Buzzie.”
WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues during the legislative week ending Sept. 25.
Perhaps knowing it would need as much of a leg up as it could get facing UCF’s high-octane offense on Saturday afternoon, the East Carolina football team did everything in its power to create a fast start.
These three questions were asked in preview coverage of East Carolina’s opening football game against No. 13 UCF.
When UCF got its timing right at nearly empty Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday, there was only so much resistance East Carolina’s football team could offer.
In a sports world almost completely revamped in terms of accessibility thanks to COVID-19, disc golf has hardly noticed.
East Carolina’s football team counted down from months to weeks to days.
It’s excusable to be wrong in #2020, especially with any kind of prediction in sports.
On June 14, 1993, President Bill Clinton nominated Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the Supreme Court. On Aug. 3, she was overwhelmingly approved by the Senate, with only three hardcore Republican conservatives opposing her.
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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness — unless they are the other side or look, think, believe, act different than us, in…
It’s almost time to put your swimsuits and beach umbrellas away, but don’t pack up your water bottle!
This is the latest in a series on local musicians.
“You’re breaking up with me!”
Pitt Partners for Health is a community health improvement partnership with representatives from local churches, businesses, communities, and human service agencies.
Dear Short Answers: The house next door is for sale and my wife and I are very concerned that we get the right family — quiet with no little children. The last family had two little terrors who started playing outside (weather permitting) at the crack of dawn every Saturday and Sunday. My wi…
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