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June 19, 2017

A Greenville man died today after he was caught in a rip current Sunday at Atlantic Beach.

Justin Eakes, 22, was among five beachgoers who were trapped Sunday afternoon in a rip current, according to Atlantic Beach Fire Chief Adam Snyder. Fire and rescue officials received a report about 11 a.…

June 18, 2017

Emergency responders on Sunday came to the aid of a Greenville man who was the latest of several people to encounter trouble in the waters off Atlantic Beach recently, Atlantic Beach Fire Department Chief Adam W. Snyder said.

Fire Department rescuers about 11 a.m. on Sunday received a report…

June 18, 2017

The State Highway Patrol charged a woman with driving while impaired after she crashed into an ice cooler outside of a convenience store, according to a weekly review of Pitt County court records.

April Elaine Cumbo, whose last name was also listed as Peedcumbo, 41, of 1268 Biggs Road, Pinetown,…

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June 17, 2017

Officers responded to a home in the 200 block of South Sylvan Drive in reference to a group of juveniles who killed their neighbor’s chickens.

The incident occurred between 12:30 and 1:58 p.m. on June 10, according to a case report. Police department spokeswoman Kristen Hunter said officers…

June 17, 2017

An investigation into human trafficking and prostitution tells the sordid story of how a man recently indicted allegedly compelled women to be his prostitutes.

Craig Dwayne Edwards, 47, whose middle name is also spelled Dewayne, was indicted by a Pitt County grand jury on June 12 for four counts of…

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June 17, 2017

FARMVILLE — A rising fourth-grader at Sam D. Bundy Elementary School used quick thinking to rescue a 3-year-old boy from drowning in an apartment complex's swimming pool.

Alyssa Corpening, who turned 9 years old on Friday, was at a pool in Wilson on June 3 with her mother and brother. Family…

June 17, 2017

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 325 fire and EMS calls from June 8-June 14. Following is a breakdown:


June 8

7:28 a.m. — dispatched and canceled en route to 3139 Cleere Court. Cleared 7:31 a.m.

8:39 a.m. — unintentional alarm system activation at 1206 Charles…

June 16, 2017

Summer is a time for swimming and fun in the sun.

On Saturday at the Chick-fil-A in Winterville, there will be lots of fun water games, giveaways and a chance to learn how to be safe in and around water.

The event is called S.P.L.A.S.H. — short for Safety and Prevention Leaves all Swimmers…


June 16, 2017

A man was cited for carrying a concealed weapon after TSA officials found a Kel-Tec .380 handgun in a checked bag at the Pitt-Greenville Airport, according to Pitt County Sheriff's Office.

The incident occurred about 1:35 p.m. on Wednesday at the airport at 400 Airport Road.

The firearm and…

June 15, 2017

Pitt County Sheriff’s Office released surveillance photos Thursday in hopes of getting help identifying a man accused of stealing more than 200 vehicle parts from an auto salvage business. 

Deputies were called about 6 a.m. on May 4 to LKQ Pick Your Part salvage yard, 4558 U.S. 13.…

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