Believe it or not, when best-selling author Sheila Turnage first got the idea for her latest middle-grade novel, she was just a fourth-grader herself.
A data processing provider that wanted to open a facility in Greenville to mine cryptocurrency has declared bankruptcy in Texas.
A new boat builder that had been operating without a permit in Greenville for a year has now been granted the air quality license from the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality, the division announced Thursday
FARMVILLE — Town boosters on Friday unveiled a new logo and hailed a campaign they said will modernize Farmville’s image while staying connected to its roots.
Nearly a year after its official opening, Greenville leaders celebrated the pending expansion of facilities at Wildwood Park.
St. Peter’s Church of Christ Disciples of Christ will celebrate its 100th church anniversary with a service at 11 a.m. Sunday.
A man who struck the back of a residential building on Sherwin Drive was arrested later by police for impaired driving, according to the Greenville Police Department.
Refugee roundtable: Interfaith Refugee Ministry will hold a refugee roundtable from 4-5 p.m. on Sunday at St. Timothy Episcopal Church, 107 Louis St. The event will offer information about participation and feature former refugees, volunteers and IRM staff. Donations of personal care products and gently used or new kitchen items will be accepted. Call 635-6459 and visit www.helpingrefugees.org
An East Carolina University and Fayetteville State University partnership has secured more than $1.3 million in grant funding from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation to address regional public health needs.
The largest job fair of its kind in eastern North Carolina is returning to the Greenville Convention Center on Sept. 29 to give adult job seekers and Pitt County high school students a chance to explore the region’s workforce development needs.
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Temple Free Will Baptist Church on Fire Tower Road is now accepting registration for Upward basketball and cheerleading online, by mail and drop box.
FARMVILLE — After surrendering an opening-drive score, Farmville Central scored 39 unanswered points on its way to a 46-14 Homecoming victory over visiting Ayden-Grifton in an Eastern Plains 2A Conference football game Friday night.
Six area teams will cross the midway point of the regular season when they play their sixth games of the year tonight.
Five weeks into the high school football season and a zero remains in the loss column for Greene Central.
The East Carolina football team is searching for its third win in as many games as it opens American Athletic Conference against Navy at 6 p.m. on Saturday in Greenville.
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Over 2 million illegal immigrants that we know of have crossed our borders so far in Fiscal Year 2022 but the Biden administration continues to tell us the border is secure.
The Supreme Court’s June overrule of Roe v. Wade denies women the right to control their bodies. Those privacy rights are constitutionally guaranteed — to women and men — by the 14th Amendment, the same amendment that underpinned the Court’s original decision affirming women’s right to abortion.
In 2020, it became evident that Donald Trump would not accept defeat long before the first ballot was cast. “The only way we’re going to lose this election is if the election is rigged,” he told his supporters.
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As a person whose eight great-grandparents were born in Ireland, my enthusiasm for British royalty is rather limited. Irish Times columnist Patrick Freyne may have put it most succinctly: “Having a monarchy next door,” he wrote in 2021, “is a little like having a neighbor who’s really into c…
FARMVILLE — The fourth-graders at H.B. Sugg and Sam D. Bundy Elementary put their knowledge to the test recently during their first Diet Coke and Mentos experiment.
The South Ayden High School Class of 1967 celebrated their 55th year reunion during Labor Day weekend at The Rock Springs Center in Greenville with a senior prom. Three former South Ayden High School teachers were honored during this reunion gala on Sept. 2.
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A cache of geologic riches percolates within the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.
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