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August 01, 2017

Eat a hot dog. Bounce in a house. Paint a face. Chat with a cop.

Tonight is National Night Out, and starting at 6 p.m., towns and neighborhoods in Pitt County and across the country will turn on their porch lights as residents head to nearby events to have a good time and make their neighborhoods…

August 01, 2017

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office is investigating a break-in at a residence in which two air conditioners were reported stolen.

The forced break-in occurred between 6 p.m. on July 30 and 12:31 a.m. July 31 at a house in the 2500 block of Augustus Street near Farmville.

The 63-year-old resident…

July 31, 2017

Ernest Reeves has never held political office, but he says his experience, both inside and outside of Government, make him the best advocate for the City of Greenville.

Reeves is running for mayor of Greenville against councilmen Calvin Mercer and P.J. Connelly as well as evangelist Curtis Pulley.…


July 31, 2017

SNOW HILL—Snow Hill officials have decided to move forward with the purchase of the 1.26-acre gym property on Greenridge Road.

The Snow Hill Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 Monday during a special called meeting to purchase the property for $1 from the county and allocate $100,000 toward the…

July 31, 2017

A man was hit by a train late Sunday night as he tried to help his wife who had fallen in a ditch next to the tracks. 

The man was conscious and was up and talking after he was hit, according to Greenville police. He had lacerations to his head and he and his wife were transported to Vidant…


July 31, 2017

Several Pitt County educators spent a week on the job with two major Greenville employers to see first hand the job skills they need to be teaching their students.

The Teachers@Work program connected Vidant Medical Center and Hyster Yale with Pitt County Schools last week so teachers can bring…


July 31, 2017

SNOW HILL — Snow Hill Volunteer Fire Department received an improved fire rating following an inspection by the N.C. Office of State Fire Marshall.

Fire departments serving fewer than 100,000 people are inspected every five years and graded on a scale from 1-9, with 1 being the best. Most…


July 31, 2017


Bethel Union reunion

Today is the deadline to register for the Bethel Union High School Alumni Reunion for the Classes of 1947, ’57, ’63, ’65 and ’67. The event will be held Aug. 18-20. Highlights will include a parade and festivities from 9 a.m. noon on Aug. 19 in the…


July 31, 2017

WINTERVILLE — The federal case against the town of Winterville remains in front of a U.S. District judge for action.

Winterville’s former town clerk Jasman Smith filed a lawsuit against the town Jan. 31, following a Nov. 2, 2016, ruling by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity…


July 31, 2017

FARMVILLE — The town of Farmville is one of the top 20 cities in the state with the fastest wage growth, according to a survey conducted the career search website zippia.com.

The site said Farmville ranks No. 1 in fast-growth. It recorded a 22.8 percent household income growth from data…

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