The number of girls running in and out of dorms and the amount of food being delivered on College Hill Drive don’t quite add up to ECU classes being more than a week away.
A softball championship is certainly the prime objective for fans and families at the Little League World Series, but many are finding time to slow down and appreciate Greenville between games.
A veteran tax office worker has been appointed to a two-year term as Pitt County tax administrator less than a month after being named interim administrator.
ECU’s School of Dental Medicine has named the inaugural recipient of a distinguished professorship that honors Dr. Jasper Lewis, a longtime Greenville pediatric dentist, national trailblazer and advocate in the dental profession.
Lifelong Learning Program: East Carolina University will host a kickoff event for its Lifelong Learning program from 1-4 p.m. Friday at the Willis Building, 300 E. First St. There is no cost for the event, however, a fee is charged for fall membership and course registration. Register for the kickoff at https://go.ecu.edu/llpfall2022kickoff.
A church in Farmville is planning a back-to-school event this month that will feature a parent resource fair with more than 10 agencies in the county offering information about support resources to caregivers.
The Pitt County Council on Aging is providing the following classes and programs at the Pitt County Senior Center, 4551 County Home Road. Offerings are free unless otherwise noted. Registration is required unless otherwise noted by calling 752-1717, Ext. 201.
Pitt County residents have an additional resource to receive free at-home COVID-19 tests thanks to the expansion of a partnership between the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services and the Rockefeller Foundation.
Mark and LuAnne Phillips were among the first people at the Little League Softball World Series on Tuesday. They arrived at Stallings Stadium before the teams and coaches, before the ESPN camera crew, before even the most die-hard fans.
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The bases loaded, her team trailing 1-0, Macy Rickards asked the crowd for some energy.
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