AgCarolina Farm Credit has announced that an employee donation of nearly 800 pounds of canned goods and non-perishable food items to be split between the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina in Raleigh and Greenville and the Food Bank of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City.

The following deeds of trust were recorded with the Pitt County Register of Deeds from Sept. 16-22:

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A smattering of New Bern football fans walked out of the stadium at J.H. Rose in shock Friday night.

Week 10 of the high school football season features a pair of big games in the Big Carolina 3A/4A Conference and the Eastern Plains 2A Conference as teams begin jockeying for possible playoff position.

BYH how much of our tax money has been wasted on commercials for vaccines? Unless you have been living in a cave in Afghanistan you know about the vaccine and that it is available. The commercials will not change any one's mind that has not gotten one. So the government is now resorting to u…

Bless our hearts, we are going through so much these days. We have to hold on because better days are coming. Remember, sometimes good things fall apart so everything can fall together.

Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson saying controversial things could be a reality show. There’s easily enough content for multiple seasons. After all, his ascendency in North Carolina politics emerged from his confrontational speaking style. His mouth is what makes him so popular and disliked at the sam…

It was a sign of the times in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. Closed theaters with no movies to advertise got creative with their marquees, displaying phrases like, “Now Showing Nothing Starring Nobody,” “When Harry Met Sally on Zoom,” “The Chronicles of Corona” and “To Be Continued.”

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley was the top third-quarter fundraiser for candidates in next year’s U.S. Senate race in North Carolina, according to documents filed at Friday’s financial reporting deadline.

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper of North Carolina signed a milestone energy bill into law Wednesday that aims to sharply reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the state's power plants by 2030, celebrating the legislative accomplishment with Republican lawmakers.

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopian military airstrikes have hit the capital of the country’s Tigray region and killed at least three people, witnesses said Monday, returning the war abruptly to Mekele after several months of peace.

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LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Parliament opened a somber session on Monday to honor the Conservative lawmaker stabbed to death as he met constituents, an attack that has raised questions about how the country protects it politicians and grapples with extremism at home.

LONDON (AP) — Facebook said it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform that promises to connect people virtually but could raise concerns about privacy and the social platform gaining more control over people's online lives.

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ANCIENT OLYMPIA. Greece (AP) — Three activists protesting human rights abuses in China sneaked into the archaeological site where the flame lighting ceremony for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics was being held Monday and ran toward the newly lit torch holding a Tibetan flag and a banner that…

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Hundreds of people were ordered to report for jury duty Monday in Georgia for what could be a long, laborious effort to find jurors to hear the trial of three white men charged with fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery as he was running in their neighborhood.

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WOJSLAWICE, Poland (AP) — The Polish witnesses of the German crime in Wojslawice lived for decades with the memories of their Jewish neighbors executed in 1942. They remembered a meadow that flowed with blood, a child who cried out for water from underneath a pile of bodies, arms and legs th…