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Douglas Tompkins, 72, North Face Founder, Dies in Kayaking Accident

Mr. Tompkins, founder of the clothing brands North Face and Esprit, died on Tuesday after a kayaking accident in the Patagonia region of southern Chile. 20 more words


Pitt Co. graduations mean big business for some restaurants

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — With almost 1,500 Pitt County high school seniors graduating this week, some restaurants expect an influx of customers.

Winslow’s in Uptown Greenville had several large reservations due to Wednesday graduation ceremonies. 151 more words

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