The owner of farmland off of East Fire Tower Road that was subject to a contested rezoning request last year now wants to rezone property that he owns on the opposite side of the road.

Many Pitt County Sheriff’s deputies are making thousands of dollars less each year than their counterparts at the Greenville Police Department, according to a study by the sheriff’s office.

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Speedy left-hander Lane Hoover was East Carolina baseball's leadoff hitter on opening day, but Pirate coach Cliff Godwin said later in the weekend that an ideal batting order for the Pirates moving forward is for Hoover to hit in the second spot.

In the only men’s basketball matchup between the two teams last season, East Carolina pulled off an improbable home upset over the then-12-3 Cincinnati Bearcats, 73-70.

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Ryder Giles played shortstop -- three separate times -- and pitcher -- twice -- as East Carolina held off William & Mary, 7-4, at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Sunday for a sweep on college baseball's opening weekend.

Despite having six players suited up and only five players in the final two minutes after Sincere Jones fouled out, the Pitt Community College men's basketball team survived a second-half comeback to defeat Guilford Tech 70-65 at home Saturday afternoon.

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East Carolina baseball’s five-run fourth inning Saturday included a pop up skied into the air off the bat of Alec Burleson. The rest of the Pirates, however, picked him up plenty during what was a game-changing rally.

Duke Energy wants its customers to pay for the cleanup and disposal of millions of tons of toxic coal ash. The editorial board has long said that given Duke’s mishandling of coal ash, that cost should be paid by shareholders. More recently, N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein filed a formal app…

It was disgusting and disgraceful to hear about Trump’s expulsion of Lt. Col. Vindman and his brother from the White House National Security Council. These are honorable, long serving, highly decorated, active duty military officers whose only “transgression” was honestly answering congressi…

In 2018, Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order on climate change that, among other things, established a goal of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions in North Carolina by 40 percent below 2005 levels by the year 2025.

The good news for democracy Tuesday was that in New Hampshire they know how to count votes. That’s especially good news for Bernie Sanders, who was denied his election night TV time in Iowa last week but not this time as he narrowly won the Granite State. Whether that’s good news for the Dem…

One in every five Americans now lives in a state with legal access to a medically assisted death. In theory, assisted dying laws allow patients with a terminal prognosis to hasten the end of their life, once their suffering has overcome any desire to live. While these laws may make the proce…

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This recipe is not entirely authentic. I prefer to call it an improvised Ma Po Tofu, because when the craving strikes for this spicy, satisfying Asian soup, but it happens to be a Sunday night in the dead of winter and you happen to be in your P.J.’s, it’s time to dig deep and improvise.

John Paul II Catholic High School students enrolled in the school’s boat-building classes had a chance to tour Grady-White Boats last month. Students were able to talk with President Kris Carroll and with engineers from the company. Participants included: Lawson Barbee, Max Dooley, Cole Evan…

Arendell Parrott Academy students have been working after school using sewing machines, irons and colorful flannel to make comfort pillows they will donate to Give the Kids the World Village in Orlando, Fla. The unique resort fulfills the wishes of children with critical illnesses by giving …

The Oakwood School students, from left, freshman Ella Holdeman and juniors Haley Wright and Kristina Kessler attended the ECU Choral Leadership Clinic earlier this month on campus. Simon Carrington was the featured clinician at the workshop, which is designed for accomplished high school sin…

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