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Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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County board augments tax increase in new budget

June 18, 2019

The Pitt County Board of Commissioners adopted a 3.5-cent tax increase with its new budget to fund a portion of a teacher pay supplement, a cause that brought about 100 people to Monday’s board meeting.

The 6-3 vote to adopt the budget came after the commissioners called a recess nearly two…


Volunteers garden for the community

June 17, 2019

The sound of weed wackers and shovels hitting the dirt filled the air Saturday morning at the Greenville Community Garden on Stancill Drive as volunteers helped harvest, weed and plant new items for future donation to the community.

The help came from members of Love a Sea Turtle, a nonprofit youth…


New ABC stores planned; Bethel location to close

June 17, 2019

The board that controls alcohol sales in Pitt County is closing its liquor stores in Bethel and on 10th Street in Greenville and will open stores in new locations, the local administrator said.

The Pitt County Alcoholic Beverage Control Board plans to build a 6,000-square-foot store at 260 Easy St.…


Father and son share story of faith, family and forgiveness

June 16, 2019

BJ Emerson’s life is wrapped up in stories — some he writes for his marketing clients and some he creates as a screenwriter, director and producer. But the one he tells today is different from all of those.

The story of how the prayers of an ex-convict changed a family for generations…

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