Editorial: Prolonging victims' anguish
September 4, 2011 - 3:15am
Social services offices in many eastern counties drew crowds this week as victims of Hurricane Irene jumped at the chance to apply for food stamps, temporary financial relief from the effects of a natural disaster.
Sept. 3 Darts and Laurels
September 3, 2011 - 3:15am
To everyone who was able to donate time, supplies or money to the relief efforts throughout eastern North Carolina.
Editorial: ECU's chance to thank USC
September 2, 2011 - 3:15am
The last time East Carolina University faced the University of South Carolina on the gridiron, misery barreled toward the North Carolina coast in the form of Hurricane Floyd.
Editorial: Compassion driving rebuilding
September 1, 2011 - 3:15am
When Hurricane Floyd blew through eastern North Carolina in 1999, floodwaters swept away homes, businesses and farms, erasing memories and leaving thousands hopeless.
Editorial: Assistance funds needed
August 31, 2011 - 3:15am
As families clear debris from yards and pluck trees from homes, as businesses cope with lost inventory and sales, and as farmers come to terms with an entire growing season ruined in a day, the individuals and institutions left unbowed should strive to lend a hand.
Editorial: Exemplary efforts during storm
August 30, 2011 - 3:15am
Small mounds of debris became as common as mailboxes in the front of Greenville-area homes on Monday as cleanup from Hurricane Irene continued in earnest.
Editorial: Community's resolve fuels recovery
August 29, 2011 - 3:35am
Sunday's first light confirmed what most expected after a night huddled in candle-lit living rooms or makeshift accommodations shared with other storm refugees.
Editorial: Give2theTroops seeks new place
August 28, 2011 - 3:15am
When the United States launched combat operations against Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003, it inspired Americans to express their appreciation for the men and women of the military tasked with fighting these wars.
Aug. 27 Darts and Laurels
August 27, 2011 - 3:15am
To everyone who has completed their preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Irene today.
Editorial: Time to prepare for worst case
August 26, 2011 - 3:15am
Eastern North Carolina approaches the possibility of a hurricane strike with a swagger surpassed only by residents of southern Florida.
Editorial: Foundation for new school year
August 25, 2011 - 3:15am
Few moments can elicit a child's elation and anxiety more than the arrival of a bus in the early hours of the first day of school in the fall.
Editorial: Hurricane preparations prudent
August 24, 2011 - 3:15am
After providing an unexpected lesson in the scientific theory of plate tectonics on Tuesday afternoon, Mother Nature is poised to offer eastern North Carolina a more severe demonstration of her power this weekend.
Editorial: ECU, city continue relationship
August 23, 2011 - 3:15am
The start of the fall semester at East Carolina University comes only days after North Carolina's unemployment rate for July topped 10 percent.
Editorial: Hospital name discards history
August 22, 2011 - 3:15am
It would be unfair to blindly malign the leadership at University Health Systems of Eastern North Carolina, an organization that has worked to provide accessible, affordable health care to this region for more than a decade.
Editorial: Finding new dean looms
August 21, 2011 - 3:15am
In the same week East Carolina University's new School of Dental Medicine welcomed the inaugural class to campus, it faced a crisis of leadership following the Tuesday resignation of its first dean.
August 20 Darts and Laurels
August 20, 2011 - 3:15am
To the opening of the newest Greenville police substation, located in Caldwell Court in the southwest part of the city.
Editorial: Plan bump may be blessing
August 19, 2011 - 3:14am
The idea of building an intermodal transportation center in Greenville has potential, both as a hub for buses, taxis, bicycles and the prospect of passenger rail service, and as an economic development incubator.
Editorial: Ruling positive for schools
August 18, 2011 - 3:15am
The Pitt County Coalition for Educating Black Children expressed strong concern, shared by some others in the community, that the redistricting maps approved for the school year beginning Aug. 25 would unfairly harm minority students.
Editorial: Vandals strike at community
August 17, 2011 - 3:15am
On Friday nights in the Autumn, the football stadium at Ayden-Grifton High School roars with pride as the community gathers to cheer for the Chargers.
Editorial: Congressional approval tanks
August 16, 2011 - 3:15am
By order of a tradition born in the summer heat and humidity in the nation's capital and later codified into law, Congress spends the month of August at home, meeting with constituents.
Editorial: Getting seniors on greenways
August 15, 2011 - 3:15am
Adesire to create abundant and accessible recreation options for residents prompted the Greenville City Council's sustained commitment to the construction and extension of the greenway system.
Editorial: Crime, safety perception down
August 14, 2011 - 3:15am
To hear some citizens describe it, Greenville finds itself mired in a stretch of terrible violence unparalleled in its history.
Aug. 13 Darts and Laurels
August 13, 2011 - 3:15am
To the men and women who decided to run for municipal office this year.
Editorial: Saving young athletes' lives
August 12, 2011 - 3:15am
Pitt County public schools will not begin classes until Aug. 25, but high school campuses are already awash with activity as student-athletes participating in football are readying for another season.
Editorial: Opportunity for public service
August 11, 2011 - 3:15am
As with many communities, Greenville finds itself facing a perpetual struggle between what it is and what it aspires to be.