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Three vie for district judge seat

A district court judge seated in September by gubernatorial appointment will defend his place on the bench in the May 6 primary as two attorneys vie for the job.

  • Youth celebrate Earth Day

    WINTERVILLE — Employees at area businesses celebrated Earth Day on Tuesday, not only by beautifying the area around the Jack Minges Boys & Girls Club of Pitt County, but also teaching club members about taking care of the environment.

  • Kids get a shot at creativity

    Children with cancer will have a shot at self-expression thanks to a newly funded photography course offered through a local arts council.

  • Golf tournament fights cancer

    When Chris Carter was a 15-year-old in high school, he found out he had cancer in his chest and had his ribs replaced with mesh.

  • Legislator rebuts challenger

    Legislative redistricting following the 2010 Census gave Pitt County a veteran legislator who was a newcomer to the community. Rep.

  • Robotics team builds on success

    A group of 38 high school students is not wasting a moment of spring break, hoping to win big on an international playing field for their robotic creation.

Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

SACRAMENTO, Calif.

  • Duke: Moving coal ash would cost up to $10 billion

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy told North Carolina lawmakers Tuesday that removing all of the company's coal ash away from the state's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with its electricity customers likely footing nearly all the bill.

  • Duke: Moving coal ash would cost up to $10 billion

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy told North Carolina lawmakers Tuesday that removing all of the company's coal ash away from the state's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with its electricity customers likely footing nearly all the bill.

  • Indictment: Prosecutor targeted in kidnapping plot

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor was the intended target of an elaborate kidnapping plot, but the kidnappers looked up the wrong address on the Internet and abducted the prosecutor's father instead, according to an indictment released Tuesday.

  • Burr supports NC decisions on health care overhaul

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen.

  • Wingate University president to retire in 2015

    WINGATE, N.C. (AP) — The president of Wingate University says he plans to retire from the job in May 2015.

Police seize Molly, pot

Officials seized drugs valued at $201,000 from the home of a Raleigh man arrested last week during a traffic stop in Greenville, police announced Tuesday.

  • Crime: Teen shot in leg

    A teenager was shot in the leg at 11:40 p.m. on Monday outside of a Pitt Street convenience store, according to Greenville Police Department reports.

  • Student in robbery not hit

    East Carolina University police still are searching for three men who robbed a student on campus early Saturday but have determined no weapon was used in the crime.

  • Crime: Two rob convenience store

    Greenville police are on the hunt for two men who entered a convenience store on Sunday and robbed a clerk at gunpoint.

  • Suspect sought in vandalism

    Greenville police are searching for a man suspected of puncturing the tires of several vehicles outside a restaurant and visiting other area businesses, where he knocked books off shelves, turned over a shoe display and smashed out windows.

  • New charges in shooting death

    A Greenville man charged with three counts of attempted murder was with the man who was shot to death in an April 5 drug deal that went bad, police said Sunday.

Financial Health: Save a bundle

It appears that payday lenders are one of the big winners of the recent economic crisis.

  • Financial health: Assisted living

    Mom is getting weaker. She is OK as long as we are there to fix her meals and make sure she takes her medication but we can’t be there all the time.

  • Personal finance: Do more with less

    Although our economy has rebounded, many people are still struggling to pay bills, to find 
a job, and to afford daily necessities.

  • Businesses showcased at expo

    Greenville and Pitt County businesses on Thursday showcased the products and services that make it easy for residents to shop locally and the networking capabilities required to be the hub of eastern North Carolina.

  • Financial health: The whole portfolio

    Those of us who teach at a major university have as one of our requirements that we perform research and publish the results of our work.

  • Financial health: Call crisis

    One of the worst phone calls that anyone can receive is a call from someone who’s been arrested and taken to jail.

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