East Carolina University started classes for the fall semester on Monday, with efforts in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The following new corporations in Pitt and neighboring counties filed July 9-15 with the N.C. Secretary of State’s office:

The Greenville City Council is set to consider action this week that will push forward development of two downtown hotels, one on Evans Street and another at the Imperial Tobacco site.

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East Carolina’s football team did not hold an official practice Monday, in conjunction with the first day of fall semester classes on campus, as speculation and uncertainty picked up significantly for all conferences and teams about whether or not there will be a season.

Talented freshman Mason Garcia learned he was granted full eligibility by the NCAA late last week, only a few days before he was one of six quarterbacks to participate in ECU’s intrasquad scrimmage Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

To hobble the U.S. Postal Service under the guise of “treating it like a business” is to undermine public confidence in yet another vital American institution at exactly the time when confidence is most needed, as much of the nation prepares to vote by mail in the Nov. 3 election.

No American president until Donald Trump suggested the presidential election could be postponed, or that its outcome could be fraudulent. But he has no authority to delay the election, so why did he say it?

A little-noticed news item: The Trump Administration has terminated 76 foreign journalists who have been working for Voice of America, many of them for many years. And, they are terminating their visas, which ordinarily would have been automatically renewed.

Excluding people based on their race, sex or other characteristics doesn’t just keep those individuals from pursuing their dreams. And it doesn’t just violate moral principles of human dignity and equality. It does great harm to others.

BYH to the American people. If Democrats win in November, we are in serious trouble. If you are interested in gleaning some insight as to how things will change, read 1984 and Fahrenheit 451.

In Aurora climate change is not decades away. It is here, now, and it has flooded my church twice in the last decade. As a minister at St. Paul AME Zion Church and a former marine biologist, I see firsthand the effects of climate change on God’s human and marine creation. I also see the imme…