The Pitt County DA and his ADs need to get to work along with local law enforcement officers. 2020 was an awful year for murders. 2021 is not off to a good start with a shooting at the mall. Did we implement community policing already or what? Has the DA won a case or does he stay in the com…

The following deeds of trust were recorded with the Pitt County Registrar of Deeds from Dec. 17-23:

The following new corporations in Pitt and neighboring counties filed Dec. 14-18 with the N.C. Secretary of State’s office:

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A disarrayed performance by East Carolina’s women’s basketball team Saturday in a home loss to Houston, which effectively used pressure defense, led to Pirate coach Kim McNeill saying her team looked uncharacteristically flustered on offense during its fourth straight defeat.

East Carolina slipped from a three-way tie with Houston and Tulane in the American Athletic Conference women's basketball standings when it lost 66-56 to Houston in Minges Coliseum on Saturday.

I offer a BYH to last year and to this year with these words: I took a poll, I asked/”Which year was the worst?/Also, which year did you welcome most/On January first?”/The answers to both questions/Offer a bit of wordplay fun:/They’re spelled different but sound alike:/2020 won and 2021!

I have strong opinions — but not about how to perform brain surgery, write a smart-phone app, design a golf course, or produce a hip-hop album. Perhaps you do have a strong view about one of these, but almost certainly not about all four.

Members of Congress as well as Vice President Mike Pence are not paranoid — “they” really are coming after them. But who are “they?” Nearly half of the nation still supports Trump, and perhaps half of them are ardent, and perhaps half of the ardent are militant. Who knows?

The Pitt County DA and his ADs need to get to work along with local law enforcement officers. 2020 was an awful year for murders. 2021 is not off to a good start with a shooting at the mall. Did we implement community policing already or what? Has the DA won a case or does he stay in the com…

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — These North Carolina lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina teenager taken to a hospital by his mother for help with a mental health crisis was hit with a stun gun, beaten and body slammed by hospital personnel and sheriff’s deputies, then left bleeding and handcuffed outside, according to a lawsuit.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR will attempt some normalcy at the season-opening Daytona 500 with a live pre-race concert — the first big performance at a track during the pandemic — featuring country music star Luke Combs.

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Stocks closed higher on Wall Street, recovering some of last week’s losses and pulling closer to their record highs. The S&P 500 rose 0.8% Tuesday and got back within 1% of its record set earlier this month. Markets have been rising on enthusiasm about a coming economic recovery as COVID…

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a story January 18, 2021, about the inauguration, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 200,000 small flags displayed on the National Mall were placed there to honor the nearly 400,000 Americans killed in the coronavirus pandemic. The flag were designed to rep…

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MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Tuesday brushed aside calls from the West to release opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was arrested upon his return to Russia from Germany following treatment for poisoning with a nerve agent. Moscow called his case “an absolutely internal matter.”

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NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Army soldier was arrested Tuesday in Georgia on terrorism charges after he spoke online about plots to blow up New York City's 9/11 Memorial and other landmarks and attack U.S. soldiers in the Middle East, authorities said Tuesday.