Pitt County Schools is asking parents to weigh in on whether or not masks should be required in the new school year.
Washington, a quaint, historic waterfront town, is place to find art, history, education, good food and beauty all wrapped up in one location, held together by Pamlico River.
New and returning members of East Carolian University’s Board of Trustees are ready to tackle the job of growing the university and transforming eastern North Carolina.
An update on health guidance for the state’s public schools has left parents and some educators asking about COVID-19 requirements for the upcoming school year. But Pitt County Schools officials have not yet announced whether masks will be required when classes resume in August.
WINTERVILLE — Pitt Community College will hold a number of special, “Fall Into Registration Day” events within the next few weeks to give students opportunities to meet with academic advisors and sign up for fall classes in-person.
Saturday’s Back to School Summer Slam comes a full 30 days before classes start for the county’s public schools students. But it is more than just a celebration of a new school year.
Experts are warning that smoky conditions were beginning to affect certain sensitive individuals on Thursday and could continue into the weekend.
For families or individuals looking for a nearby change of scenery, Wilson offers a variety of experiences.
Buildings don’t always need a historic designation to be recognized for the difference they have made in people’s lives.
Almost a year and a half without a live production is a long time to wait, but Magnolia Arts Center is hoping to get audiences back in the habit with “Nunsense,” which opens tonight.
A 10-6 elimination game win Thursday night over Kinston advanced the Pitt County Post 39 baseball team in this week's double-elimination Area 1 East tournament.
After winning 3A state championship most outstanding female swimmer as a sophomore and most recently securing two more state titles her junior year, Madeline Smith has one more school year to rack up medals and records as a J.H. Rose High School swimmer.
Kevin Hamilton was one of the athletes who shined frequently during the COVID-19-altered scholastic sports calendar, excelling for J.H. Rose High School in basketball and football as those seasons nearly overlapped in February.
Alex Espinosa-Johnson is as clear now about his goals and expectations as he was when he was under center as North Pitt’s quarterback or leading the quest to become the next state champion wrestler at 220 pounds for the Panthers.
Lesly Mena Torres rose to many challenges as a four-sport athlete at North Pitt High School in her senior year, and she matched adversity with versatility and determination.
Another successful All-Star summer circuit by the Pitt County Girls Softball League included its 10U team winning the North Carolina Little League state championship in Lake Norman.
“There’s nothing good going on after midnight that you need to be part of,” my momma repeatedly told me. She was right. Our legislators would do well to heed that advice. No legislation passed after midnight is good for most of our state. Exhibit A is House Bill 951, passed by a 7-vote margi…
Since the new wave of race consciousness that has been sweeping our country, precipitated by the graphic video of the killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin, something very strange has happened.
BYH ECU and PCC for not requiring vaccination against COVID. Are you offering a Things Not to Do During a Pandemic 101 class?
BYH, Town of Winterville. We haven’t seen the street sweeper in our neighborhood in more than a year. Monday morning I saw a City of Greenville street sweeper cleaning up the Sam’s parking lot. Maybe you should contract with them to keep our streets clean.
Thirteen of our American 50 states have passed so-called “vaccine freedom laws.” These 13 states comprise the Benighted States of America (BSA). Thank goodness that the other 37 states have not passed such laws.
Last week, 39 million American parents began receiving a monthly child allowance ($300 per child under 6 years old, $250 per child ages 6-17). It’s the biggest helping hand to American families in more than 85 years.
My friend Steve has a new neighbor downstairs. She threw a loud party right after moving in. Apartment walls are thin in New York City. It was like being trapped in an echo chamber.
On my jogging route around the community college, there are trees planted as memorials. Each one has a plaque on a post bearing the name of the tree, the person who planted it and the one remembered.
Although it’s the middle of summer, now is the time to start planning and planting your fall vegetable garden.
This week, you are about to go on a journey of realization. You have to understand that reality is not always what it seems.
Q I didn’t catch the whole news story but heard scientists found something good in food for migraine sufferers. Can you fill me in? GH, Greenville
Right now, there is an abundance of delicious, fresh summer produce that awaits you. Grill it, chill it or eat it by itself, you can’t go wrong.
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