When social media comic Davonte Jones talks about having 62 entries for this weekend’s parade in Bethel, population 1,700, folks may wonder if it’s one of his DeeBoy12 video pranks. But he wasn’t joking when he approached the mayor earlier this fall about restarting the town’s Christmas parade.
A man accused of shooting and killing a mother of three outside her home in west Greenville in 2018 chose not to testify on his own behalf in Pitt County Superior Court on Wednesday.
Keeping Christmas merry, not scary, is the focus of Pitt County Emergency Management’s annual Holiday Safety Fair.
Four people have been displaced after a fire caused heavy damage to their home next to ECU’s campus on Wednesday morning, Greenville Fire-Rescue reported.
After retiring a little more than a decade ago, Mary Merlino began devoting her time to projects ranging from assisting tornado victims to giving to the homeless and remembering troops serving overseas. But earlier this year, she found a goodwill effort that fit her like a glove.
MAURY — A corrections officer is counting his blessings after an unfortunate collision with a bear last month.
East Carolina University students will bring holiday cheer this week with a glass ornament sale and musical events.
A Snow Hill man charged with attempted first-degree murder this week was jailed at the Pitt County Detention Center under a $516,000 bond, not $1,000 as listed Tuesday on the jail’s website.
Vaccinations, masks and other precautions continue to be the best weapons in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic as the new omicron variant is spreading rapidly worldwide, local health officials said.
The Pitt County Department of Social Services today will launch the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program to provide one-time payments to eligible families who need help with home heating expenses this winter.
The J.H. Rose football team is on the cusp of reaching the 3A state championship game, but one big step remains this week when the Rampants take on Jacksonville in the East Region final.
Two players from the East Carolina football team were named to the All-American Athletic Conference first team, the league announced Wednesday.
The shots kept falling. So East Carolina kept taking them.
The North Pitt girls’ basketball team improved to 2-1 on the young season on Tuesday night after notching a key 57-51 victory over South Central.
College football head coaching jobs are opening across the country, kicking off the annual musical chairs tradition as the regular season ends.
Decorated D.H. Conley wrestler Walker Kassnove reached the 100-win plateau for his career during first week of the season.
With respect to the N.C. Department of Public Safety Behavioral Health Policy, behavioral health services shall be available to all offenders identified with a serious mental illness, including those with substance abuse disorders. Also, those with less severe mental health needs are related…
Bless your hearts to the people who can’t pronounce the word “especially.” There are no words in the English language pronounced “EK-specially” or “EX-specially.” The word is actually pronounced “E (as in egg) specially” Use of EK and EX is especially annoying when I see it on news.
The ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critical role of the North Carolina life sciences industry in battling our most serious public health threats. When faced with the threat of COVID-19, biotechnology companies — many based right here in North Carolina — answere…
To the delight of high school biology teachers everywhere, messenger RNA is having a moment.
BYH, learning English is difficult, but it can be taught through tough thorough thought though.
Having been associated with the Army all my life, I’ve seen firsthand the effects of service to our country: the patriotism and pride in one’s country, the camaraderie, being fully taken care of by the system, honor and integrity, etc.
As we move indoors due to the weather, please be mindful to wear masks when gathering in crowds, keep air circulating and wash your hands often. Serve health promoting snacks and meals, please.
During this season of giving, keep your gifts rich and real with homemade and locally sourced products, foraged decorations and repurposed items. A gift need not be pricey or fancy, and when it is homemade, it conveys a personal, meaningful touch. Look to your community and Mother Nature for…
Over 150 years and more, the people and families of Farmville have helped the community survive and thrive, according to a historian helping the town mark its sesquicentennial.
A beloved Ayden man has been recognized for 50 years of membership with the American Legion Post 289.
Drummer Bob Aiken has long been a fixture in the local music community and has a string of friends, fans and bandmates as a result. His story, from tapping with pencils and sticks to the drum throne, has a cadence uniquely his own. And here it is, in his own words:
On a beautiful summer vacation day in 1999, seated at a winery table in rural New York, before tasting any of the local gewurztraminer, we squinted at a couple at a nearby table. Outside, riesling and merlot grapes cascaded along 11 steep and narrow lakes that were plowed out by mile-thick g…
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