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Chamber honors men for citizenship

The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce doubled up Saturday with two special recognitions of outstanding local citizenship and humanitarian work.

  • Poultry, economy 'Thrivez'

    A solution for making poultry more comfortable offers the potential for a boost to the local agriculture economy, a state poultry scientist said Thursday.

  • PCC notes: Offering late-start classes

    WINTERVILLE — Pitt Community College has scheduled three late-start classes in Farmville this semester as part of its commitment to expanding educational programming and services to all sectors of the community.

  • ECU notes: Studying chronic pain

    Two East Carolina University researchers have received funding for a project that could lead to better quality of life for people living with chronic pain.Drs.

  • Congressional voting report

    WASHINGTON — Here is how area members of Congress voted on major issues during the week ending Jan. 23.

  • School makes step of faith

    Robert Lee walked around the steel-frame skeleton of the future site of Christ Covenant School Thursday afternoon, which has seen drastic changes since the private school’s groundbreaking in August.

FairPoint strike reaches 100-day milestone

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — FairPoint Communications and more than 1,700 striking workers reached the 100-day milestone on Saturday with workers marking the occasion with events across the region and expressing hope that the two sides will soon reach an agreement.

DWI report: Man hits parked car

A 31-year-old Winterville man was among motorists charged with driving while impaired recently after he was in a crash on Worthington Road, according to a review of court and law enforcement records.

  • Police: Attacks are unrelated

    Authorities investigating a pair of weekend assaults against two women said on Sunday that the incidents are not related.

  • Police investigating sexual assault

    A victim was transported to the hospital after a sexual assault occurred early Sunday morning, according to an East Carolina University alert.

  • Crime: Assault investigated

    A woman was reportedly assaulted by four men early Saturday after they picked her up on Fifth Street, according to a 4 a.m. alert issued by East Carolina University.

  • Alert: Men assault woman in SUV

    Update: East Carolina University police confirmed that area law enforcement agencies were asked today to be on the lookout for a gray Ford Explorer in which four male occupants reportedly assaulted a woman after giving her a ride.

  • ECU police still seeking suspects

    The victim of a robbery in Clement Residence Hall on Tuesday evening was specifically targeted by the men who robbed him, ECU police reported.“It is targeted,” Lt.

Poultry, economy 'Thrivez'

A solution for making poultry more comfortable offers the potential for a boost to the local agriculture economy, a state poultry scientist said Thursday.

  • Financial Health: New Year tips

    Was your New Year’s resolution to work on your personal finances? Here are some tips to help you achieve that goal. 1. Make a budget.

  • Financial Health: Interest rates

    When the Federal Reserve announced the end of its quantitative easing (QE) program in October — a bond buying program designed drive intermediate and long-term interest rates down and thereby help stimulate a sluggish economic recovery — the burning question on Wall Street was not whether interest rates would go higher, but when and by how much.

  • Debate on credit card chip renewed

    Several years ago, I wrote about an impending move to credit card technology from the “magnetic strip and sign” technology to a system that would include an embedded radio frequency identification (RFID) computer chip in the card and require a four digit personal identification number (PIN) to eliminate the need for a signature.

  • Economy showing new life

    Editor’s note: A review of the major stories of 2014 begins today with a report on the year’s major economic news.

  • Tax fraud could happen again

    Identity thieves have relied on “phishing” scams to defraud North Carolina taxpayers in the past, and it appears that the same schemes will be used again for returns filed in 2015.

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