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ROBERSONVILLE — A fund established in honor of a Martin County educator after her death during the pandemic awarded its first $1,000 scholarship on June 12.
James A. Nelson Jr. of Greenville has been awarded one of North Carolina’s highest civilian honors, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, recognizing his achievements and service to the state.
The Pitt County Board of Commissioners on Monday is expected to discuss action on a proposed law enforcement center and a spending plan for $17.5 million from the federal American Rescue Plan.
A pair of rising seniors from Pitt County have been selected to work at Greenville Utilities as pre-apprentice linemen through the local TradesFormers program.
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Five area high school graduates are among 215 rural North Carolina students selected to receive $12,000 scholarships from The Golden LEAF Foundation, the organization announced this week.
WINTERVILLE — A new program to spur North Carolina’s economic recovery from COVID-19 is giving the state’s 2021 high school graduates a chance to attend Pitt Community College tuition-free for the next two years.
Have you seen the internet meme of a dressed-to-the-nines couple having dinner in a lumber yard? It reads, “Take me somewhere expensive!”
Greenville Recreation & Parks will be hosting a Jr. Home Run Derby event at 1 p.m. Saturday for ages 12U & 14U.
D.H. Conley head baseball coach Jason Mills removed his cap to show how little hair he has on top Thursday night.
East Carolina athletics director Jon Gilbert said Wednesday he has been in daily contact with baseball coach Cliff Godwin and wants him to remain with the Pirates, but he also understands the process for Godwin after the coach was linked late last week to the LSU coaching vacancy.
Pradnya Akula, a junior tennis player at South Central High School, will be competing in the Class 4A Eastern Regional Tournament on Friday at Millbrook Exchange Park in Raleigh.
Shane Winkler is the East Carolina softball team’s first-ever male head coach (fifth overall), and he wants his first season to be impactful.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The East Carolina baseball team’s performance during NCAA super regional weekend would have been good enough at a lot of other places, but not at Vanderbilt. Not against the Commodores’ pitching tandem of Kumar Rocker and Jack Leiter, who as many predicted, pitched like th…
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China is America’s economic rival. The way capitalists deal with rivals is to compete. President Joe Biden vows to compete with this rival on the rival’s terms. He calls it “extreme competition.”
New federal laws mean North Carolina taxpayers will save $500 million by expanding Medicaid. Is there a reason to be against that?
As the Senate returns to work and faces a fistful of thorny issues — from upgrading infrastructure to upholding voting rights — the ghost of a man named Jim Jeffords haunts the Capitol.
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Several columns past, I took to my bully pulpit and excoriated men who are married with children for being fathers first and husbands a distant second (maybe even third behind sports fans). My point, for those of you who are behind the curve here, is that children don’t need fathers who are …
“Do you have time for this?” my husband, Peter, asked.
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