At first glance, Mary Blount Williams and Sean Kenny might not appear to be the likeliest allies.
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Greenville Morning Rotary recently used a district grant to purchase a computer tablet for Community Crossroads Center, the club announced.
A Farmville woman was cited for driving while impaired after a single-car crash on Oct. 7, according to court and law enforcement reports.
WASHINGTON — Here’s how area senators voted on major issues during the legislative week ending Oct. 23. The House was in recess.
Historical walk: Pitt County Historical Society is sponsoring a Greenville Historical Walking tour with Roger Kammerer beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday. No pre-registration is required. Participants should meet at the Laughinghouse Clock at Five Points, the corner of Fifth and Evans Street. The tw…
Volansi Inc. has begun a commercial healthcare drone delivery project in North Carolina.
The shift from in-person to online events during the 2020 pandemic is taking the annual Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival from East Carolina University’s Fletcher Hall to concert-goers’ own homes.
FARMVILLE — Thanks to its unique partnership with East Carolina University’s School of Art and Design, Pitt Community College will begin offering ceramics courses at the DeVisconti Art & Event Center during the spring semester.
Time was dwindling for thousands of voters in Pitt County and across the state to fix absentee voting errors as elections officials hustled out an updated process for handling mail-in ballot problems as Election Day neared.
A recently formed committee on fiscal sustainability initiatives at East Carolina University will not prioritize athletics and its ongoing financial challenges.
Here we go.
The John Paul II volleyball team lost its first set of the season on Thursday night in the second round of the NCISAA playoffs, but that was a small detail in a 3-1 Saints victory.
Coach Mike Houston and some of his current East Carolina staff members were at James Madison when they first recruited running back Rahjai Harris.
So much in sports has changed since mid-March when the COVID-19 pandemic rocked sports leagues nationwide. There also are aspects that have not changed, like uncertainty with game schedules.
East Carolina football coach Mike Houston said Tuesday he expects the five players who were not available Saturday to return to the team next week before the Pirates’ game Oct. 30 at Tulsa.
On a topic other than the election or the pandemic: not long ago Greenville had a city councilperson who had a vision of Greenville becoming a destination for eco-tourists. Evaluating the feasibility of that vision becoming reality is beyond me. But should Greenville’s city council make chan…
Between the election and COVID it seems all news is bad news. Is there a silver lining coming? Will the Democrats cure the ills of the world? Will Cal and his wife work it out? Will we ever have another Elvis?
With a little over a week left until Election Day and millions of North Carolina voters having already cast their ballots, the power and importance of voting early has never been more clear.
Former president Calvin Coolidge once noted that if Americans first thought of the federal government when they think of the term “government,” that it would harm the fabric of our Republic. Yet, the first thought of most citizens is the federal government when they think of elections or gov…
Republican and conservative journalists and politicos need to avoid a trap when discussing the Hunter Biden laptop story. The trap might be called the “can’t prove untrue” maneuver that we saw from Democrats and their allies in the media when discussing the Steele dossier during the Trump-Ru…
We live in a very dangerous time, when America and countries around the globe are facing illness and death from a worldwide viral pandemic.
This is the latest in an ongoing series about local musicians.
Clams marked the typical Atlantic shoreline, their abandoned shells highlighting its edge like a beach necklace.
“Would you wait here, please. An usher will seat you.” The voice behind the face mask was polite but firm.
Dear Short Answers: After 25 years of marriage my parents recently got divorced. That was bad enough but I have also found out secrets about my dad that I never knew. He was married and had a kid before he met my mom. And he might have even been in jail although I’m not completely sure. Shou…
Q: In a recent column, you identified toddlerhood as “the hump of parenting.” As a grandmother who managed to raise five children who were out of the house in their early twenties and are responsible citizens, I could not agree more. Two of them, however, did not get over the hump with their…
Does North Carolina have a godfather?
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