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Thursday ECU game prompts changes

East Carolina’s football game on Thursday is expected to disrupt classes and university operations and alter normal weekday parking and traffic patterns on and near campus, officials said.

  • Hagan rails on Tillis at ECU

    U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan criticized opponent Thom Tillis’ stances on education during a campaign event with East Carolina University students and teachers on campus Wednesday.

  • Tillis seeks to end gridlock

    Electing a Republican majority to the U.S. Senate will move Congress out of the gridlock that has prevented any meaningful legislation from being passed, the Republican candidate for North Carolina’s seat said.

  • Different views in N.C. House race

    The race for the N.C. House District 8 gives voters some clear choices between two women — incumbent Susan Martin and challenger Bobi Gregory, both of Wilson — with different positions on common issues.

  • Bond committee narrowing scope

    The Greenville Bond Advisory Committee will consider several projects today as it begins to narrow the scope of a potential bond issue recommendation to the City Council.

  • Request addresses Dixon issue

    U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to review the circumstances of the firing of Faris Dixon by Pitt County District Attorney Kimberly Robb.

Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong.

  • 9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — More than 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes — enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a "shadow curriculum" that lasted nearly two decades at the University of North Carolina.

  • Duke will not bill customers for taxes

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy says it will not charge customers for corporate income taxes that it does not have to pay.

  • Wrecks of merchant ship, U-boat found off NC coast

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In the aptly named Graveyard of the Atlantic off the North Carolina coast, researchers have found the wrecks of a Nazi U-boat and the ship it sank during a World War II convoy. "That whole battlefield scene is there," said Joe Hoyt of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, chief scientist for the expedition. "Both sides of the story are represented as a memorial to history." A research team using sonar found the wrecks of U-boat 576 and the freighter Bluefields on Aug. 30 in waters off Cape Hatteras, just 240 yards apart.

  • NC raises $310K to save land near Bennett Place

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has raised the $310,000 needed to protect land near Bennett Place Historic Site in Durham, site of the largest Confederate troop surrender of the Civil War.

  • Probe reveals scope of academic fraud at University of North Carolina; 3,100 students involved

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Probe reveals scope of academic fraud at University of North Carolina; 3,100 students involved.

Man arrested, heroin seized

Narcotics officers made one arrest and seized heroin, guns and cash after a tip led to a traffic stop, officials reported Monday.

  • Swastika case continued

    A trial set for Wednesday for two ECU students charged with painting a swastika on the door of an apartment where a Jewish girl lived was continued until January.

  • Swastika case continued

    A trial set Wednesday for two ECU students charged with painting a swastika on the door of an apartment where a Jewish girl lived was continued until January.

  • SHP Report: Three-vehicle wreck

    Five people were hurt in a three-vehicle wreck on N.C. 43 near D.H. Conley High School last week, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Man facing multiple drug charges

    A 70-year-old Greene County man is facing multiple drug charges and a $1 million bond after his arrest in Ayden on Friday, Ayden Police Chief Barry Stanley said.

  • Crime: Incidents at Copper Beech

    Greenville police are investigating a burglary and two thefts from homes in the Copper Beech apartment complex.

Financial health: Loan considerations

Lenders want to make sure you have the ability to repay your loans and the willingness to use your resources to do so.

  • Budgeting helps when L.I.F.E. happens

    Most of us understand the basics of financial planning and budgeting.

  • Know facts about credit reports

    Given the importance of your credit report and credit score it is important to know a little bit about each.

  • Financial Health: Pet insurance value

    Cynics often tell me that buying insurance is just “betting” that something bad will happen.

  • Company sets e-cig future

    While public health officials consolidate their opposition to the use of electronic cigarettes in Pitt County, the future of the e-cigarette flavoring industry firmly planted itself in Greenville last week.

  • Financial health: Prevent water damage

    I went out of town for 19 consecutive days this summer on a business trip.

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