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November 05, 2017

Thirty years ago this month, the only black person elected to Greenville mayoral post won the city’s top seat.

Three decades later, only one other black politician to hold the job — Kandie Smith — was appointed by the council to the post and is not running to keep it.

At the end…

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November 04, 2017

A total of 5,370 people turned out for the 13-day early voting period that ended Saturday, the highest early voting level yet for municipal elections, according to the Pitt County Board of Elections.

Early voting has been available for municipal elections since 2009, when 2,791 people voted. A…

November 03, 2017

A political group responsible for a barrage of negative campaign efforts against a Greenville mayoral candidate has been fined by the state Board of Elections for failing to submit a report detailing its operations.

The State Board of Elections & Ethics Enforcement mailed a notification…


November 01, 2017

Final pre-election financial reports from candidates running for public office in Greenville shows they had spent about $150,000 on the campaign as of Monday.

The 10 candidates who declared they intended to spend more than $1,000 on the election collectively raised $177,000 between Jan. 1 and the…

October 29, 2017

GRIFTON — Grifton’s mayoral candidates Mary Newton Moore, Jeff Gaddy and Billy Ray Jackson shared their concerns and ideas about the town’s future at during a candidate forum hosted by the Grifton Veterans of Foreign Wars Chapter on Oct. 19.

“This is my home. I am proud of…


October 28, 2017

A political action committee that has targeted Greenville mayoral candidate Calvin Mercer with a barrage of negative advertising is challenging statements by Mercer that he is under attack by dark money from outside of the city.

Greenville Jobs Now, a nonprofit group that supported municipal…

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