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July 12, 2018

A construction worker was killed when he was struck by a dump truck shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday in a residential neighborhood off of Frog Level Road, officials said.

Few details about the incident were available Thursday night, but the Greenville Police Department reported that the man was among…


July 12, 2018

The second floor of Garrett Residence Hall at East Carolina University slowly began filling with smoke and alarm bells sounded as it seeped into each dorm room and traveled down the hallway.

A simple haze quickly evolved into a blinding, disorienting, heavy fog with no visibility.

Fire crews rushed…


July 12, 2018

A Williamston man has been sentenced to 32 years in prison on federal robbery and firearms convictions.

Thomas Wayne Godard, 25, pled guilty in August to two counts of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence and aiding and abetting. Two co-defendants already had been…

July 12, 2018

Forty-two Catalytic converters valued together at $6,000 were reported stolen from a Bethel automotive business, according to a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office incident report released Wednesday. The theft occurred between 5 p.m. July 5 and 1 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Auto, 4180 N.…

July 11, 2018

A Greenville man accused of fatally stabbing his neighbor early Tuesday made his first court appearance Wednesday morning at the Pitt County Detention Center. 

Alvin Jerome Tyson, 30, is accused of stabbing Melvin Lee Tyson in the lower abdomen during a fight at 1740 Kathryn Lane. Tyson died…

Alvin Tyson

July 11, 2018

The small storage shed, tucked away behind mobile homes and a dirt courtyard, was not really for storage.

Carol Tillery Edwards built it as a haven — a safe spot for her son, Bryan Carr, to stay when he had too much to drink.

Carr struggled with alcohol, his mother said. When he drank too…


July 11, 2018

Pitt County Sheriff’s Office deputies patrolling a trailer park due to complaints about drug sales seized crack cocaine from a 39-year-old Greenville man on Monday and arrested him.

Deputies were patrolling Smith Mobile Home Park about 8:40 p.m. when they spotted a suspicious truck parked in…

Trevor Howard

July 11, 2018

Pitt County Sheriff’s Office deputies made two arrests in a string of thefts in the Rouse Road area east of Greenville after an early-morning chase on Thursday.

Deputies made responding about 1:10 a.m. to a call at 1195 Rouse Road, according to a news release issued on Tuesday. Upon…


July 11, 2018

A Grimesland-area man arrested on child sex charges made his first court appearance Tuesday morning at the Pitt County Detention Center.

The bond for Michael Wayne Moore, 34, remained at $400,000 and he asked the judge for a court-appointed attorney during the hearing. He is expected to appear in…


July 10, 2018

A Greenville-area man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a friend west of town early Tuesday, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Melvin Lee Tyson Jr., 48, died at the scene from a stab wound to the lower abdomen, Maj. Paula Dance said during a news conference…

Alvin Tyson
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