The launch of an African-American cultural trail was celebrated Wednesday as not only a reminder of the area’s history but also as a chance for the community to forge ahead.
The newly dedicated African-American Cultural Trail includes a half dozen initial stops. They are:
The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two firearm thefts reported on Tuesday.
One count of attempted murder was dismissed against Santos Anselmo, who is on trial on charges of attacking an ex-girlfriend with a machete at her Farmville home in June 2019.
A voter engagement group is spending the last days of early voting for the 2021 municipal election holding outreach events, including stops in Ayden and Winterville this afternoon.
A Pitt County man sought for allegedly shooting a bail bondsman near Falkland earlier this month was arrested in Goldsboro on Tuesday.
People with diabetes are at increased risk for COVID-19. Learn and do all you can to prevent/manage diabetes. The long-standing (this is the 20th year in Pitt County) “Winning with Diabetes” program starts 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10. Call to register: 847-5590 or vidantwellness@vidant…
The proposed congressional and state legislation maps continue to make North Carolina a poster child for gerrymandering by diluting the voting strength of minorities and urban areas, multiple speakers said during a remote public hearing conducted Tuesday in Raleigh, Greenville and Charlotte.
An Ayden man was arrested on Monday after he allegedly assaulted and seriously injured another man in a parking lot on 10th Street.
The defense for a man on trial for the attempted murder of two people in 2019 questioned the recollections of both victims during his cross-examination on Tuesday.
Sophomore Edie Yount enjoyed a solid season on the tennis court for J.H. Rose High School. She played No. 1 singles and advanced to the finals of the Big Carolina 3A/4A Conference Tournament, and she also competed for the Rampants in the regional and dual team tournaments recently.
The dual team tennis season is over for J.H. Rose.
How sweep it is.
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After a few weeks of teams holding their collective ground in these rankings, one defeat has finally shaken things up, at least a little bit, and a former outsider is now on the inside at No. 5.
East Carolina faces a short week after losing each of its last two games to potential American Athletic Conference top dogs Houston and UCF on the road.
Not since 1942, when women flooded into the workplace in support of the war effort, have we seen a worker revolution such as we are experiencing now.
BYH to the angry motorist from Windbrooke who does not like cyclists and chooses to ignore the mandated “change lanes to pass” laws. It is ironic in the video of you cussing out a law-abiding cyclist that you admit to speeding, passing illegally and driving dangerously. Meanwhile you’re upse…
As we enter into the holiday season of gratitude, which we call Thanksgiving, our attention turns to emphasizing our gratitude to those people who continue to enrich our lives.
When I was, like, 17, I didn’t eat for three solid days. Ten pounds had to go — immediately. The period of starvation crowded out every other thought in my head. Of course, I lost weight, though it was mostly water. Of course, I gained it back.
By any fair assessment, the United States has come a long way in the past 150 years in overcoming its original sins of slavery and institutionalized racism.
Followers of former President Donald Trump have found one conspiracy theory they don’t like: That some Republican members of Congress may have had deeper roles in plans and events that led to the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
As always, rumors swirled around the favorites in the 2002 race to become the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury.
In uncertain times, it’s important to take a moment to reflect on the simpler things in our lives that bring us genuine pleasure. Family and friends? Absolutely. Good health and thriving children? You bet. Sultry sunsets and autumn foliage? Thank you very much. But right now, I prefer to foc…
With his long white hair blowing, shiny black fiddle wedged under a cottony beard, and bow poised like a wand ready to cast his spell, Michael Kinzie is larger-than-life.
Some journeys are for supercontinents. Some are for superheroes.
It happened a year ago, but it still haunts me.
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