The Pitt County unemployment rate dropped by five-tenths of a percent in June and was two full points lower than the same month a year ago.
By Michael Tomsic Former college football, baseball and hockey players will compete in the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend. They aren’t racing the cars – they’re on the pit crews. Repairing cars as fast as possible has become a sort of pro sport within NASCAR, complete with world-class training facilities, grueling [...]
Myron Burney, hired just last month to turn around a sharp, four-year slide in enrollment at Elizabeth City State University, already had begun to attack the challenge. In a story published Monday in The Virginian-Pilot, he described changes in the works and brimmed with optimism about the troubled school’s future.