Greenville Utilities is temporarily canceling late fees after learning numerous customers experienced delays in receiving their bills via the U.S. Postal Service.

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:

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A disarrayed performance by East Carolina’s women’s basketball team Saturday in a home loss to Houston, which effectively used pressure defense, led to Pirate coach Kim McNeill saying her team looked uncharacteristically flustered on offense during its fourth straight defeat.

I offer a BYH to last year and to this year with these words: I took a poll, I asked/”Which year was the worst?/Also, which year did you welcome most/On January first?”/The answers to both questions/Offer a bit of wordplay fun:/They’re spelled different but sound alike:/2020 won and 2021!

I have strong opinions — but not about how to perform brain surgery, write a smart-phone app, design a golf course, or produce a hip-hop album. Perhaps you do have a strong view about one of these, but almost certainly not about all four.

Members of Congress as well as Vice President Mike Pence are not paranoid — “they” really are coming after them. But who are “they?” Nearly half of the nation still supports Trump, and perhaps half of them are ardent, and perhaps half of the ardent are militant. Who knows?

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…

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