Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Ceremony honors drive of Best, Jenkins

September 17, 2019

Memories of how Leo W. Jenkins and Dr. Andrew A. Best reshaped Greenville and eastern North Carolina were highlighted during a Monday ceremony dedicating the 10th Street Connector and its bridge in the men’s names.

Family members of Jenkins and Best were joined by representatives of the City…

Gas prices rise in wake of refinery attack

September 17, 2019

An attack on an oil refinery in Saudi Arabia likely will raise gas prices by as much as 30 cents a gallon at the pump, an expert in gas prices said Monday.

Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for Gasbuddy, said the Saturday attack that heavily damaged Abqaiq refinery is significantly…

Fair days ahead: Rides, displays and family fun at annual event

September 17, 2019

From cuddly animals to carnival rides, produce displays to concerts and magic shows, Pitt County’s annual fair is packed with family-friendly fun.

The 100th anniversary Pitt County American Legion Agricultural Fair is scheduled for today through Sunday at 3910 Martin Luther King Highway.


Health department offers prizes for e-cigs

September 16, 2019

The Pitt County Health Health Department is encouraging people to stop vaping by providing a drop box for e-cigarette devices Tuesday night at the Pitt County Fair.

Health department personnel will be at the fair from 4-9 p.m. to offer information about the dangers of vaping and to give small gifts…

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