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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.
Diane Rufino writes something important, "Resettling of Illegal Immigrants", and we publish it.
The Senate Finance Committee passed a revised version of H1224 (Local Sales Tax Options/Econ. Dept. Changes) on Tuesday night that gives additional sales tax flexibility to 94 counties but limits options for Forsyth, Guilford, Mecklenburg and Wake counties.
Words alone seemed insufficient, so faculty and students who lived and studied this spring in the heart of Tuscany shared their experiences through the video posted above. The video illustrates a semester with Italy Intensives - East Carolina University's only year-round study abroad...
Stan, here is a video documenting Mayor O'Neal's walk, and below are the many articles and TV stories about it so far.
Continuing fiscal challenges were front and center during the regular meeting of the East Carolina University Board of Trustees held July 17-18 at the East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU.
Ten rising high school juniors and seniors got busy this summer digging and sifting through 18th century dirt behind a standing slave cabin in Grimesland.
Greensboro minister Mark Walker stunned Rockingham County District Attorney Phil Berger Jr. in Tuesday's runoff for the 6th Congressional District Republican nomination.
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