Community Band: The Tar River Community Band will present a program of Christmas music at 7 p.m. today at the Greenville Mall, 714 S.E. Greenville Blvd., between Belk and Victoria’s Secret.
Federal investigators on Thursday announced they ruled the cause of a fire that shuttered the QVC Distribution Center as undetermined after a nearly yearlong investigation.
A man was stabbed over ongoing conflicts with a former business partner, according to Greenville Police.
For more than 200 years, sailboats and fishing boats have unknowingly passed over the site of a presumed historic shipwreck off the southern coast of the island of Antigua. Now, East Carolina University maritime historians, underwater archaeologists, divers and students are researching the h…
Voter rights groups gathered in Greenville on Wednesday to draw attention to a U.S. Supreme Court case that could fundamentally alter how elections are conducted in North Carolina.
Costumed carolers roaming the streets during last weekend’s Taste of Farmville may have looked as if they were part of the scenery, like horse-drawn carriages pulled in to add some Christmas charm.
Pitt County seniors received a Yuletide treat of food and fellowship at a community-sponsored party on Wednesday afternoon.
WASHINGTON — At least six Supreme Court justices sound skeptical of making a broad ruling that would leave state legislatures virtually unchecked when making rules for elections for Congress and the presidency.
WASHINGTON — The House is set to give final approval Thursday to legislation protecting same-sex marriages in federal law, a monumental step in a decadeslong battle for nationwide recognition of such unions that reflects a stunning turnaround in societal attitudes.
Nutcracker: Dance Arts Theatre will present “The Nutcracker” ballet at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday in ECU’s Wright Auditorium. The ballet is accompanied by the Eastern Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are $40 for the general public and $34 for youth. Call 328-4788 or visit tickets.ecu.edu. Sales at the door begin 45 minutes prior to the performance.
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LITTLEFIELD — Ayden-Grifton split a basketball doubleheader with Southside at home Wednesday night, with the hosts rolling in the boys’ game after the visiting girls’ held on for a win in the opening game.
Zamareya Jones is a junior on the North Pitt High School girls’ basketball team who scored the 1,000th point of her career in a win over South Central on Nov. 29.
D.H. Conley’s wrestling team went 2-0 in a Big Carolina 3A/4A Conference event at home Tuesday evening.
WILMINGTON — East Carolina got an up-close look at what its basketball future could look like on Tuesday in Wilmington.
East Carolina’s women’s basketball team turned in another impressive defense-to-offense performance on Tuesday night and strolled past visiting Maryland Eastern Shore, 67-42, in Minges Coliseum.
Coming off a road loss on Thursday that saw the fewest points of the season in what was an offensive struggle, the East Carolina women’s basketball team spent much of Friday’s practice working on shooting.
Bless our hearts, if you-know-who takes the oath of office again, he will swear to defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic, except those times he terminates it.
The Respect for Marriage Act, codifying same-sex marriage as federal law, already decided as such by the Supreme Court in the Obergefell decision in 2015, has now passed the Senate. If it passes in the House, President Joe Biden will sign it into law.
Legislative leaders are baffled. We all should be. After pouring more than $200 million additional dollars into helping our children read at grade level, they (and we) want to know when we are going to see results. Just before Thanksgiving we learned that the 2021 test results showed only 47…
Oral arguments began Wednesday in an important case that our state’s Republican-led legislature has dragged all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
BOH. Why is no one talking about the sheer pleasure of coming home from vacation and using your own bathroom?
Most of a North Carolina community found itself in the dark Saturday night after someone ripped away a gate and riddled a pair of unmanned Duke Energy substations with bullets.
James Sprunt Community College would like to extend congratulations to Emily Craft, JSCC Foundation Presidential Scholar, for receiving Girl Scouting’s highest honor, the Girl Scout Gold Award.
I love sandwiches. They are easy to make, easy to eat, packed with a wheel of healthy colors and offer up a world of flavor combinations. It’s no wonder Americans consume millions of sandwiches per year. This brings me to this week’s Hot Dish. Let me introduce you to Kings Deli, located in t…
The holiday season is full of traditions. Traditions bring pleasure and reassurance. They give us something to look forward to, and in times of difficulty or uncertainty, traditions root and comfort us. Sharing and repeating traditions connect us to our past and reinforce our relationships w…
The seniors in Pitt County have done well in getting their vaccines; younger people not so much. If you are going to be around older adults this holiday, please get vaccinated and boosted. Eat healthily and be physically active. You don’t want to be sick and miss out on the holiday fun.
I have a love-hate thing with science fiction movies.
Because my most recent column, just before Thanksgiving, was mostly about our cat, Jasper, our dog, Max, has demanded equal time. And in light of a recent revelation regarding the little guy’s lineage, I have to agree.