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The state prison system, where seven prisoners in three facilities have now tested positive for the coronavirus, announced on Monday that it would begin a two-week moratorium on accepting new offenders from county jails starting today. Prison-to-prison transfers also will be limited severely.


A Pitt County resident died from complications related to COVID-19 over the weekend becoming the county's first fatality from the virus, the health department reported.

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East Carolina athletics director Jon Gilbert said during ECU Board of Trustees meetings last week that three Pirate student-athletes were allowed to stay in their residence halls, as part of nearly 100 total who are in Greenville and living off campus while sports are on hold amid the COVID-…

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SNOW HILL — A state order that closed all hair and beauty salons on March 25 cut off the livelihood of dozens of area business and more individuals, but most say they understand it had to be done.

Everything is getting canceled, which is for the best. Many had looked forward to celebrations: concerts, music festivals, birthdays, graduations, proms, etc.