A blight of trash spurred by the pandemic is marring the beauty of spring, but a few people are trying to change that.
Supplemental funding for county EMS squads, proposed rules for discharging firearms in unincorporated areas and rule changes at the farmer’s market are on the Pitt County Board of Commissioners Monday agenda.
For the second consecutive year, East Carolina University has seen a record number of freshmen applications, 22,824. But don’t expect the university to report an increase in applicants’ average SATs.
While several universities across the country have announced that they will require students to get the COVID-19 vaccine before they return for the fall semester, ECU does not plan to join them.
An Ayden man caused a fender bender that led to his arrest on March 28, police reported.
Kennedy visit: ECU history professor John Tucker will give a presentation on U.S. Sen. John F. Kennedy’s campaign appearance at East Carolina College on Sept. 17, 1960, during an online event hosted by the Pitt County and Winterville historical societies. The free presentation is 7-8:30 p.m.…
WASHINGTON — Here's how area senators and representatives voted on major issues during the legislative week ending April 16.
History and recreation will come together along the Greenville Greenway thanks to East Carolina University faculty members and a local nonprofit group.
In light of all stimulus packages being pumped into the U.S. economy in response to the shock from COVID-19, some investors are becoming nervous about inflationary pressures.
WINTERVILLE — Pitt Community College has recognized five faculty members for teaching excellence, including Daniela Long, who received the school’s highest honor for instructors — the Joseph E. Downing Award for Excellence in Teaching.
A new turkey hunting organization awarded $20,000 in prizes on Saturday after a daylong team event that ended with prizes and country music.
GREENVILLE – The harsh reality of having two undefeated teams meet in the first round of the state playoffs is one will continue on and one’s season will end.
East Carolina Aquatics hosted the Waves of Wilmington in the 2021 East Coast Swim League Championships held at Minges Natatorium in Greenville on March 26-28.
A group working to establish an African American cultural trail in Greenville is making progress toward a soft launch in June.
Sorting out the Atlantic Coast Conference in baseball, which is rooted in North Carolina teams, is difficult.
After watching the now-graduated quarterback Nick Hamilton lead the D.H. Conley football team to a conference championship in 2019, junior Bryce Jackson had some big shoes to fill in his first season as the starter this year.
As a dental student, I hear patients say they can’t wait to stop wearing masks after they receive the COVID-19 vaccine. I can’t help but worry that vaccines may give people a false sense of security.
One Sunday morning in June 1969 there occurred an event which came to astonish the nation: the Cuyahoga River in Ohio was on fire. That event came to highlight the ongoing pollution of the planet. Another wakeup call was the work of Rachel Carson, whose book “Silent Spring,” documented the d…
How can somebody like me possibly live in darkest Arkansas, well-meaning correspondents sometimes want to know. And when the state legislature is in session, I do sometimes wonder. All I can say is that I’m glad Arkansas is a state, not a country. Because I’m stuck on the place, mostly for p…
D.G. Martin is a retired lawyer, politician and university administrator and is host of UNC-TV’s “North Carolina Bookwatch” at 3 p.m. on Sundays and 5 p.m. on Tuesdays.
When I read about the senseless killing of Daunte Wright by a Minnesota police officer, I thought of my friends Isaac Cudjoe and Kevin Isabelle-Peete. Several years ago, while living and working in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C., they got pulled over for a phony traffic violation. …
Just six months ago — it seems like so much longer — many Democrats were supremely confident about their prospects in the 2020 election. Some saw Joe Biden winning in a landslide over then-President Donald Trump. Speaker Nancy Pelosi believed House Democrats would increase the size of their …
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You might be having a bad day if stacks of dirty dishes are falling out of the windows.
Simply Francis publishing company recently announced the release of a new book by Greenville resident John Lutz, a retired East Carolina University professor.
The tree was lying on its side when I got to it.
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