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BYH to LEOs just trying to do their job. If an officer is murdered the perpetrator should receive the death penalty. A firing squad on national television would be appropriate. It may not serve as a deterrent, but it will absolutely eliminate any possibility of recidivism.

The following deeds of trust were recorded with the Pitt County Register of Deeds from Dec. 9-15:

I'm sitting here waiting for the snow and ice. And waiting for the free Covid test kits that will show whether or not the ice and snow is coming for me before Covid gets me. All this waiting is rather lame. You only go around once and I was attempting to grab all the gusto I could but then r…

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The GRPD is planning a co-rec league for adult kickball to consist of 10 regular season games and a single-elimination postseason format. Doubleheaders will be played on Sunday afternoons at Boyd Lee Park.

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FARMVILLE — The long-anticipated first girls’ basketball matchup of the season between Farmville Central and North Pitt did not disappoint Wednesday night as the host Jaguars came away with a 69-57 victory.

BYH to LEOs just trying to do their job. If an officer is murdered the perpetrator should receive the death penalty. A firing squad on national television would be appropriate. It may not serve as a deterrent, but it will absolutely eliminate any possibility of recidivism.

I'm sitting here waiting for the snow and ice. And waiting for the free Covid test kits that will show whether or not the ice and snow is coming for me before Covid gets me. All this waiting is rather lame. You only go around once and I was attempting to grab all the gusto I could but then r…

BYH to ECU and Athletics. It is ridiculous to see many walk around Minges sans masks while 10 feet away students and faculty wear masks in the middle of a global pandemic. ECU policy states masks should be worn inside ECU buildings. When did the basketball court become outdoors? It was appal…

I write in response to Father Bob Hudak’s Jan. 8 letter requesting research into the “collateral damage” that occurs by inviting a data processing site such as Compute North into our community. My expertise is in the history of human trafficking, not in cryptocurrency. But a connection exist…

BYH. The Agnes Fullilove School building is a beautiful historical building that should be saved and preserved.

Dear Dr. June: Last year I fell in love. We met at a friend’s party and just connected. I was visiting her for a week’s vacation and ended up spending more time with him. When I left we stayed in touch and saw each other every weekend. I felt his love and he felt mine. This went on for eight months and he was talking about moving. I was so happy. Then one weekend he didn’t show up and said he ...

I was kicked off Facebook. You may be asking, what in the world did Calvin do to get kicked off social media? Here’s my story, with its twists and turns, and a lesson or two.

Q My 3-year-old is fearful of trying anything new, including things that other children his age love to do such as swinging on a swing, sliding down a slide and splashing in a pool. I feel like I should begin talking to him about what to do in case of a fire in our house and “stranger danger…

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