The Pitt County DA and his ADs need to get to work along with local law enforcement officers. 2020 was an awful year for murders. 2021 is not off to a good start with a shooting at the mall. Did we implement community policing already or what? Has the DA won a case or does he stay in the com…

The following deeds of trust were recorded with the Pitt County Registrar of Deeds from Dec. 17-23:

The following new corporations in Pitt and neighboring counties filed Dec. 14-18 with the N.C. Secretary of State’s office:

Black families are a source of empowerment, and racism needs to be exposed and removed at its source, a speaker told audience members during Pitt Community College’s ninth annual MLK Scholarship Tribute.

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East Carolina slipped from a three-way tie with Houston and Tulane in the American Athletic Conference women's basketball standings when it lost 66-56 to Houston in Minges Coliseum on Saturday.

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East Carolina announced its full baseball schedule, beginning Feb. 19 and including eight four-game American Athletic Conference weekend series in addition to nonconference matchups versus North Carolina, Duke, St. John’s and Appalachian State.

The Pitt County DA and his ADs need to get to work along with local law enforcement officers. 2020 was an awful year for murders. 2021 is not off to a good start with a shooting at the mall. Did we implement community policing already or what? Has the DA won a case or does he stay in the com…

BYH to the people giving the COVID vaccine. Maybe we should have Chick-fil-A administer when we finally get enough. They have the system of moving people through down pat.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — These North Carolina lotteries were drawn Monday:

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MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian judge on Monday ordered opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days, after the leading Kremlin critic returned to Russia from Germany where he was recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on President Vladimir Putin's government.