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Southside, Moyewood clubs celebrate Black History Month

The Moyewood and Southside Senior Citizen Clubs united for a Black History Month celebration recently. More than 150 members of the two clubs attended the event at the Eppes Recreation Center.

  • Winterville club honors members

    The Winterville Senior Citizen Club honored one of its members recently for service to other senior citizens.

  • Human Relations Council to celebrate 44th anniversary

    The Greenville Human Relations Council will observe its 44th anniversary at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Hilton Greenville.

  • Service League works on Charity Ball

    Members of the Greenville Service League recently addressed more than 600 invitations that have been mailed for the annual Charity Ball.

  • Alumni chapter holds calendar planning

    The Eva J. Lewis Alumni chapter of Elizabeth City State University met in efforts to revitalize the chapter and begin calendar planning.

  • Alpha Delta Kappa collects teddy bears

    Members of the Alpha Nu Chapter on Alpha Delta Kappa collected teddy bears for the children's Advocacy Center's TEDI BEAR program of the Department of Pediatrics of Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

Feb. 29 Community news

Today John Paul enrollment Today is the deadline for enrollment in the 2016-17 school year at John Paul II High School, 2725 E. 14th St., for new, transfer and freshman students.

  • Feb. 28 Community news

    Today Parkinson’s group meeting The Eastern N.C. Parkinson’s Support Group will meet from 3-4:30 p.m. in the chapel of the Cypress Glen Retirement Community, 100 Hickory St.

  • Feb. 27 Community News

    Today Human relations The Greenville Human Relations Council will hold its 44th annual award ceremony and reception at 5:30 p.m. to recognize and honor individuals, organizations and businesses whose services strengthen the community and improve the lives of others.

  • Feb. 26 Community News

    Today Fisk on Fourth The 2015-16 Fisk on Fourth concert series continues with concert organist Paul Weber from Louisville, Ky., at 7:30 p.m. at St.

  • Feb. 25 Community News

    Today Scholarship concert A Tom the Jazzman Scholarship Benefit Concert featuring trombonist Jiggs Whigham and the East Carolina University Jazz Faculty will be at 7 p.m. at The Martinsborough in the Jefferson Blount-Harvey Building, 3303 Evans St.

  • Feb. 24 Community News

    Today Holocaust survivor Abe Piasek, a holocaust survivor, will speak to students at The Oakwood School about his experiences at Auschwitz and after the liberation at 1:45 p.m.

Speller: Hidden treasure in Edenton

One of North Carolina’s hidden treasures will be unveiled for all to see Friday and Saturday during Edenton’s Pilgrimage of Historic Homes and Gardens.

  • Speller: Study shows state has made strides in racial progress

    WalletHub, a social media finance company, recently ranked North Carolina ninth among all 50 states and the District of Columbia that are making improvements against racial barriers.

  • Speller: Brothers’ shared birthdays part of bond

    The holidays have passed but we’re still celebrating in the Speller household. Today, both of our boys have birthdays. That’s right.

  • Speller: Handling holidays

    Christmas is Friday and I’m ready — well, maybe not ready but definitely excited.

  • Speller: Attacks lack action, debate from leaders

    The November terrorist attacks in Paris put the world on edge, including the United States, as 130 people were killed by suicide bombers and shootings at cafés, restaurants, a music venue and near a stadium.

  • Speller: Count the many blessings

    When November rolls around, thoughtful, conscientious — and, yes, thankful friends on Facebook begin the daily task of counting their blessings.


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