Convoluted judicial amendment subverts voters

Rube Goldberg was famous for designing humorously convoluted machines meant to perform simple tasks. But we doubt he could have dreamed up anything like the complex mess that is the judicial selection constitutional amendment. Sadly, the amendment doesn’t even have the benefit of being funny — in fact, it’s downright pernicious. It deserves a “no” …

Meeting his destiny: Path to Ahlers' start paved with local triumphs

Before Holton Ahlers signed on Dec. 20, 2017, to play football at East Carolina, he was a star quarterback at D.H. Conley High School. Before that, a baseball slugger unlike anyone else who had ever played on Greenville recreational fields. “That thing broke my darn windshield!” a woman yelled in 2012 from the parking lot …

Oct. 18 Community News

Today  Farmers’ market The Leroy James Pitt County Farmers Market, 4560 County Home Road, will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, as well as on Friday and Saturday. For more information, call 355-7612. Trafficking meeting Pitt County Coalition Against Human Trafficking will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in Meeting Room A …