Let the community lead: ECU wins award for service

Newly elected political leaders, take note: Ask and listen, and you will find untapped ways to serve. That’s what ECU’s Lessie Bass believed seven years ago – and it’s what led the university and its partners to receive the respected C. Peter Magrath University/Community Engagement Award last week. Bass, an associate professor of social work, …

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Thanksgiving Meal Tip #1 – Make a pumpkin pie

We like dessert first, too. But only in this tip series, not at the table. We recognize no Thanksgiving meal is complete without dessert. It’s tradition, and it’s delicious. Pecan pie, apple pie, pumpkin pie and cheesecake: These are all traditional desserts, but one is better than the others. So here’s our first Thanksgiving tip …

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Dealing with loss

Activity at our house is picking up in advance of the Dec. 1 opening of the Festival of Trees at the Greenville Convention Center. This event is an annual fundraiser for the Family Support Network of Eastern North Carolina, a non-profit group that uses a parent-to-parent support model to help families adapt to the demands …

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