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Hemp's use is recorded throughout history. Many it hemp was the first crop ever cultivated by mankind. Hemp fabric was even found wrapped around an infant's skeleton in the ruins of an ancient city in Turkey. The following timeline includes information from multiple sources:

The following new corporations in Pitt and neighboring counties filed June 18-24 with the N.C. Secretary of State’s office:

The following deeds were recorded with the Pitt County Register of Deeds from June 11-17. Each $2 in revenue stamps is equal to $1,000 in valuation. (No fee required.)

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East Carolina officials have been working on contingencies for capacity limitations at football games this year, knowing full attendance is very doubtful, and there are questions swirling again about playing sports at all during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

East Carolina had a full and updated football roster for its transition from player voluntary workouts to the first summer access phase of mandatory workouts involving coaches, albeit games and the college football schedule became cloudier later in the week.

The East Carolina University Board of Trustees on Thursday approved a contract extension for head baseball coach Cliff Godwin, securing his position through June 30, 2025, and the new agreement includes performance incentives.

A brand-new nonprofit called Caitlin’s Courage has received $3.5 million for a pilot program to track domestic violence perpetrators.This is a slap in the face to all the nonprofits who have been working to prevent domestic violence and serve the victims of domestic violence in North Carolin…

BYH, forget who hurt you yesterday, but don’t forget those who love you every day. Forget the past that makes you cry, but focus on the present that makes you smile. Forget the pain, but never the lessons you gained.

History is full of cases in which people subverted their own just causes by acting impulsively rather than carefully considering the costs and benefits. As the ancient poet Horace put it, “The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted the…

For Democrats, winning control of the U.S. Senate is as important as winning the presidency. Polls in key races that will decide which party is the victor show Democrats with a good chance of succeeding in that effort.

During this quarantine, I’ve been listening to some ’70s music and I have some questions. Was Brandy really such a fine girl if her eyes couldn’t steal her sailor from the sea? Bless her heart. Did anyone besides Billy Joel ever escape the piano bar and chase their dreams? Bless their hearts…

My husband, Peter, and I miss having a dog. I see a lot of dogs on the trail during my daily hike, and so Peter (who is always full of good ideas — usually about things I should do) suggested I carry dog treats.

A Greenville minister who overcame mental illness with help from family and faith is telling his story in a new book that is now available through several online retailers.