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In every local region there are daily events: planned, serendiptous, environmental and unavoidable that deserve mention.

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Two professors in the ECU Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences were inducted as distinguished professors at the college's annual faculty convocation Aug. 25.
Beaufort County Community College student Rhett Alligood admits he doesn't like to eat oysters but he does appreciate their importance to eastern North Carolina.
Honors College students put East Carolina University's motto 'servire' - to serve - into action Aug. 22, spending their first day on campus helping the community.
College of The Albemarle in Elizabeth City will present the The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the first production of the 2014/15 Performing Arts Center season.
A printer, TV, mattress topper, bags full of clothes and an extra-large bin of shoes surrounded the Cotran family outside of East Carolina University's Garrett Hall August 21.
If you have to get advice on how to be safe taking selfies or need to be reminded not to publicly display material which you don't want public, you are stupid and should be placed in a zoo as "a rare species who was able to survive natural selection even though they shouldn't have.
The annual high school equivalency Assessment Day at Beaufort County Community College drew a record number of attendees on Wednesday, Aug. 20, with over 78 people from BCCC's service area attending the event. Fifty-five people attended last year.
New and improved shelters are opening this fall to provide pedestrians protection from inclement weather while they wait for East Carolina University transit buses.
Registration is under way for the 21st annual Beaufort County Community College Foundation Golf Tournament to be held Friday, Sept. 26, at the Washington Yacht and Country Club.
Eighty new students were officially welcomed to the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in an Aug. 15 ceremony that reflected the responsibilities and opportunities associated with a medical education.
With their eyes focused on careers in medicine, two East Carolina University honors students saw first-hand the experiences of physicians through a six-week summer internship at the East Carolina Heart Institute.
Beaufort County Community College has received a $97,075 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation to support the creation and implementation of the college's new Agribusiness Technology Program.
Two students in East Carolina University's physician assistant studies program traveled to Belize this summer to volunteer and emerge themselves in a medical atmosphere quite different from eastern North Carolina.
Four employees of P & G Manufacturing's Washington plant recently completed Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification coordinated by Business and Industry Services at Beaufort County Community College and East Carolina University.
Researchers from the Department of Nutrition Science at East Carolina University recently collaborated with a visiting scholar from the University of Guadalajara in Mexico to research chronic liver disease.
The Division of Continuing Education at Beaufort County Community College will hold its annual Assessment Day Wednesday, Aug. 20, to encourage area residents to complete their high school equivalency degrees.
For teenagers with autism, the normal challenges of high school are amplified.
East Carolina University will soon be researching new ways to maintain and rebuild North Carolina's cherished coastline following damage from hurricanes and tropical storms.
Three new academic leaders have joined East Carolina University's Division of Academic Affairs.
East Carolina University's first STEM to STEAM summer camp challenged 25 elementary to high school students to make connections between technology and art.
The Division of Continuing Education at Beaufort County Community College will offer a course introducing computer users the Windows 7 operating system this fall.
Children with communication delays related to autism and other disorders are learning about making friends while improving their verbal skills at East Carolina University's Pirate Speech Camp.
Veteran educator William R. Askew who grew up on a Beaufort County farm has been chosen to head the new Agribusiness Technology Program at Beaufort County Community College.
A state audit has found numerous violations and irregularities centered on former Tarboro Town Manager Sam Noble. The investigative audit released by State Auditor Beth Wood's office found that over a six-year period the former town manager made nearly $366,000 in purchases that exceeded the...
As part of the State required regular maintenance of the distribution system, the Beaufort County Southside Water System will use free chlorine as the primary disinfectant from July 25th, 2014, through mid September 2014.
As negotiations continue in the General Assembly in Raleigh over the fate of the community college budget, Beaufort County Community College received bad news in a directive from the N.C. Community College System Office.
n anonymous gift of $1 million will enable the Family Autism Center at East Carolina University to increase professional staff and expand services for people with autism in eastern North Carolina.
Ten-year-old Tyrrek Grizzle took control of his paddle, maneuvering his miniature land mover with ease.
Twenty graduates of Beaufort County Community College's Practical Nursing program received their nursing school pins Wednesday, July 16, in a ceremony, which is a traditional rite of passage for nursing school graduates across the country.
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