With a new executive director to guide them, members of the Ayden Chamber of Commerce met on Nov. 18 to discuss the organization’s future.

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program wrapped up its collection of toys on Thursday but still has many children on the rolls without presents this year.

A pair of festive charity events today will benefit a campaign that provides Christmas presents for children through the Salvation Army and Pitt County Schools.

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Thursday, December 02, 2021

A pair of festive charity events today will benefit a campaign that provides Christmas presents for children through the Salvation Army and Pitt County Schools.

Nearly 30,000 children are registered with the Toys for Tots campaign in Pitt County, but fewer than a 1,000 toys had been donated before Thanksgiving.

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Four people have been displaced after a fire caused heavy damage to their home next to ECU’s campus on Wednesday morning, Greenville Fire-Rescue reported.

After retiring a little more than a decade ago, Mary Merlino began devoting her time to projects ranging from assisting tornado victims to giving to the homeless and remembering troops serving overseas. But earlier this year, she found a goodwill effort that fit her like a glove.

Vaccinations, masks and other precautions continue to be the best weapons in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic as the new omicron variant is spreading rapidly worldwide, local health officials said.

The Pitt County Department of Social Services today will launch the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program to provide one-time payments to eligible families who need help with home heating expenses this winter.