Grants for nonprofits
East Carolina University started classes for the fall semester on Monday, with efforts in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Some Pitt County middle schoolers expecting to return to the classroom next week will begin with virtual instruction instead. But it’s not due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The following new corporations in Pitt and neighboring counties filed July 9-15 with the N.C. Secretary of State’s office:
To recognize the entrepreneurial spirit driving teachers to meet their students' distance learning needs during this difficult time, SONIC Drive-In matched all donations to DonorsChoose on Teacher Appreciation Day.
The Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina recently made a donation of $40,000 to the NC Baptists On Mission as a part of the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program.
AgCarolina Farm Credit is accepting applications for its Ag Biz programs through Friday.
GREENVILLE — For two years running, Vivian Mott has kept the flag flying for heroes in uniform. The only thing that has changed is the uniform.
The Greenville City Council is set to consider action this week that will push forward development of two downtown hotels, one on Evans Street and another at the Imperial Tobacco site.
East Carolina’s football team did not hold an official practice Monday, in conjunction with the first day of fall semester classes on campus, as speculation and uncertainty picked up significantly for all conferences and teams about whether or not there will be a season.
Talented freshman Mason Garcia learned he was granted full eligibility by the NCAA late last week, only a few days before he was one of six quarterbacks to participate in ECU’s intrasquad scrimmage Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
Phillip Boykin felt like a kid again as he ran around the bases last weekend in Tarboro’s Municipal Stadium for a triumphant end to the Carolina Virginia Collegiate League baseball season.
Marshall did not scrimmage Saturday. East Carolina did, holding its first intrasquad football scrimmage of the year at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium and running around 100 plays.
Chips and putts from area golf courses:
Grady-White Boats made the largest donation in East Carolina athletics and Pirate Club history this week, which will go toward a new weight training facility on ECU’s athletics campus off Charles Boulevard.
To hobble the U.S. Postal Service under the guise of “treating it like a business” is to undermine public confidence in yet another vital American institution at exactly the time when confidence is most needed, as much of the nation prepares to vote by mail in the Nov. 3 election.
No American president until Donald Trump suggested the presidential election could be postponed, or that its outcome could be fraudulent. But he has no authority to delay the election, so why did he say it?
A little-noticed news item: The Trump Administration has terminated 76 foreign journalists who have been working for Voice of America, many of them for many years. And, they are terminating their visas, which ordinarily would have been automatically renewed.
Excluding people based on their race, sex or other characteristics doesn’t just keep those individuals from pursuing their dreams. And it doesn’t just violate moral principles of human dignity and equality. It does great harm to others.
BYH to the American people. If Democrats win in November, we are in serious trouble. If you are interested in gleaning some insight as to how things will change, read 1984 and Fahrenheit 451.
In Aurora climate change is not decades away. It is here, now, and it has flooded my church twice in the last decade. As a minister at St. Paul AME Zion Church and a former marine biologist, I see firsthand the effects of climate change on God’s human and marine creation. I also see the imme…
Do black lives matter in a good, almost all-white neighborhood in Raleigh?
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I noticed my wrists were sticking to my desk.
FARMVILLE — After a seven-month wait, art has returned to the WonderBox, a special display spot located outside of Woodside Antiques & Auction in Farmville.
If you’re a flatlander like me, it might be quite a while between your visits to the beautiful Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia.
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