Loading...
Bless his heart, he had sworn off commenting on the online articles. Wish he stop commenting and keep the negativity to...

The Farmville Enterprise receives Merchant of the Month award

merchantww.jpg

Angela Harne receives the Merchant of the Month award from Judy Gidley, director of the Farmville Chamber of Commerce.

Loading…

Mike Grizzard

Monday, August 22, 2016

Month after month, The Farmville Enterprise features businesses recognized by the Farmville Chamber of Commerce.

This month, the newspaper can count itself among the list of award winners.

Judy Gidley, director of the chamber, recently presented the August Merchant of the Month award to editor Angela Harne.

The Farmville Enterprise, in production for 106 years, publishes on Wednesdays and serves western Pitt County and the communities of Farmville, Falkland, Fountain and Walstonburg.

“My staff and I truly enjoy serving the community and sharing our residents’ stories,” Harne said. “This is not our newspaper; it is theirs.”

A.C. Monk, John T. Thorne, R.L. Davis, John R. Davis, G.A. Jones and W.A. Pollard of the Farmville Publishing Co. started The Farmville Enterprise in 1910. In 1911, George Alexander Rouse began serving as the newspaper’s editor and, in 1947, James B. Hockaday took over as editor.

Hockaday purchased the newspaper from Rouse in 1956 and served as the publisher of the Farmville Enterprise until he retired in the early 1990s. Hockaday is listed as the newspaper’s publisher emeritus in each edition.

Today, the Farmville Enterprise is a publication of Cooke Communications of North Carolina LLC.

“Our staff is honored to be named Merchant of the Month for August,” Kyle Stephens, publisher of The Farmville Enterprise, said. “... We are extremely proud of this community and consider it a privilege to serve as your hometown newspaper.”

Gidley said Harne and the newspaper have been instrumental in helping the chamber become more visible and accessible to the business community.

“Most importantly, I worked to uplift and put the chamber on the right course, and this could not have been done without the relationship between the chamber and The Farmville Enterprise and its editor, Angela Harne,” Gidley said.

Loading…

Humans of Greenville

@HumansofGville

Local photographer Joe Pellegrino explores Greenville to create a photographic census of its people.

Workweek

August 13, 2018

TUESDAY: The Pitt Community College Small Business Center is hosting a free seminar from 6-9 p.m. entitled ‘Planning for a Healthy Business.’ Discover how you can convert a vague idea into a resource plan. Learn how a business plan helps motivate stakeholders to support your business…

August 13, 2018

AYDEN — Ayden Town Clerk Sarah Radcliff has received her municipal clerk certification from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. Clerks who attend School of Government classes, serve as clerks or deputy clerks and serve as members in good standing of the International Institute of…

0801-ayden town clerk.jpg

August 13, 2018

CVB hires assistant director of sports development

The Greenville-Pitt County Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired of Paul Sheehan as the new full-time assistant director of sports development. With the sports market being the fastest growing segment of the travel and tourism industry, the…

image002.jpg

August 13, 2018

This fall, John Paul II Catholic High School will experience more than a 25 percent increase in enrollment over last school year.

To accommodate the growing enrollment, the following faculty members have been hired:

Paige Ballance joins JPII to teach English after four-and-a-half years at South…

August 13, 2018

A dean at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine has been awarded an international fellowship that recognizes her potential for executive leadership in academic medicine.

Dr. Leigh Patterson, associate dean for faculty development at Brody, has been named a 2018–19 Hedwig van Ameringen…

Patterson,Leigh-c57[2].jpg

August 13, 2018

AgCarolina Farm Credit , eastern North Carolina’s largest agricultural lending cooperative, announces 24 high school and college students will be receiving scholarships totaling $24,750 during 2018. The scholarship program is one component of the lender’s corporate giving program.…

081318farmcredit.jpg

August 13, 2018

GREENVILLE

The City of Greenville Inspections Department issued the following permits for July 31-Aug. 6:

■ Matt Thurston, 904 Van-Gert Drive, swimming pool, $31,750.

■ Athanasios Koutsos Trustee and Zissis Koutsos Trustee et al, 4125 S. Memorial Drive, commercial alterations, $0.…

August 13, 2018

The following new corporations in Pitt and neighboring counties filed Aug. 2-8 with the N.C. Secretary of State’s office:

■ Atlantic Enterprise LLC, agent Kuldeep Singh, 3357 B Ellsworth Drive, Greenville.

■ Bad Boys Transport Inc., agent Daniel Ray Holiday, 652 Jennifer Lane, Rocky…

August 13, 2018

The following deeds of trust were recorded with the Pitt County Registrar of Deeds from Aug. 2-8:

■ Brooks D. Jones to USAA Federal Savings Bank $132,500

■ Carlos M. Applewhite, Donna E. Applewhite to First Federal Bank of Kansas City $490,000

■ Daniel Hemme, Leah Arnold to…

August 13, 2018

The following deeds were recorded with the Pitt County Register of Deeds from Aug. 2-8. Each $2 in revenue stamps is equal to $1,000 in valuation. ( * No fee required)

■ Robert Little, Emberli Little to Brooks D. Jones: 0.389 acre, Greenville Township $264

■ Unshakable Builders LLC to…

200 stories in Workweek. Viewing 1 through 10.
«First Page   «Previous Page        
Page 1 of 20
        Next Page»   Last Page»