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December 29, 2017

ROCKY MOUNT — It is a 2017 Edgecombe County love story worthy of the Twin County Hall of Fame, where this love was born.

Last week, Tony Williams, a resident of the Edgecombe County side of Rocky Mount, and Rosa Joyner Steele, a Tarboro resident, could be seen dancing cheek-to-cheek at the…


December 29, 2017

For Edgecombe County, 2017 was about recovery.

The county continued to pick up the pieces left by Hurricane Matthew while trying to climb out of the years-long economic slump that had hit everyone, especially Eastern North Carolina, hard.

The year kicked off with an announcement from James Knight…


December 29, 2017

NASHVILLE — A North Carolina bill that was approved by the town of Nashville was met with some resistance by residents this year, while some changes took place on the town council.

In addition, an ongoing project is slated to be finished in early 2018 and business and real estate activity…


December 29, 2017

Rapid downtown development, a boom in grocery stores, beer and barbecue and plant expansions highlighted a busy year for business in Greenville and Pitt County in 2017.

Visible work begun in 2016 on the 10th Street Connector project that links ECU’s west and east campuses signaled the coming…


December 29, 2017


Car seat check

Greenville Fire-Rescue provides free car safety seat checks from 9:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. every Friday at Station 1, 500 S. Greene St. Trained experts will ensure child seats are installed correctly. No appointment is necessary. Visit the Greenville Fire-Rescue Facebook page.…


December 28, 2017

The local economy in 2017 was bolstered by two major economic development announcements coming in a two-week span that will bring more than 900 jobs to the area.

The biggest news in the Twin Counties was the announcement by Triangle Tire Co., one of the largest Chinese tiremakers, making the…

December 28, 2017

Up and down Thomas Langston and Frog Level roads, the large sanitation trucks rumbled on Wednesday afternoon, sweeping into subdivisions and scooping up row after row of green and blue containers filled with the food scraps, torn paper and empty boxes that signal Christmas is over.



December 28, 2017

AYDEN — Lt. Jason Worley of the Ayden Fire Department is the department’s Firefighter of the Year.

He was honored earlier this month at the annual firemen’s banquet, held at the Ayden Christian Church.

“Before I really knew this guy, I wanted to know this guy,” said…

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December 28, 2017

A Greenville home was fired on during the early morning hours of Christmas Eve, according to a police report from the incident. 

Greenville Police responded to an incident at 3:02 a.m. on Sunday, where a semi-automatic weapon was discharged into an occupied home on the 1700 block of South…

December 28, 2017


Caucus meeting

The Pitt County Democratic African American Caucus will meet at 6 p.m. at Carver Branch Library, 618 W. 14th Ave. Contact PittCountyDems@gmail.com or visit Facebook.com/PittDems.

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