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Monday, 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 ideas. We will explain the importance of personal credit and having a healthy relationship with lenders. Contact Wendy Dunbar at 493-7528 or wdunbar@email.pittcc.edu for more information.

WEDNESDAY: The Public Transportation and Parking Commission will meet at 9:15 a.m. in the Public Works Department Main Conference Room, 1500 Beatty St.

WEDNESDAY: The Investment Advisory Committee will meet at 10 a.m. in City Hall Conference Room 337, 200 W. Fifth St.

WEDNESDAY: The Pitt-Greenville Airport Authority will meet at 11:30 a.m. in the Airport Terminal Conference Room, Airport Road.

THURSDAY: The Greenville Utilities Commission will meet at noon in the GUC Board Room, 401 North Greene St.

THURSDAY: The Neighborhood Advisory Board will meet at 6 p.m. in City Hall Conference Room 337, 200 W. Fifth St.

SATURDAY: National Honey Bee Day will be celebrated from 9 a.m.-noon on Aug. 18 at the Kinston Farmers’ Market in downtown Kinston, 100 N. Heritage St. Visitors will be able to talk with beekeepers, see bees up close and safely in an observation hive, see honey extracted from honeycomb, sample local honey, go on a scavenger hunt and learn what to do to protect native bees and honeybees. For more information contact Karen at mulcahyk@yahoo.com or visit neusebees.org.

AUG 22: The 2018 ECU Merchants Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on ECU’s main campus. The annualfair is a great opportunity to promote a business to thousands of ECU students. All merchants will be provided with a table and four hours to conduct giveaways, distribute brochures, and the opportunity to promote your business to this marketable group. For more information, email Sarah Fuchs at sarah@greenvillenc.org or call 752-4101, Ext. 234.

AUG. 23: The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce will host its August Power Luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Greenville, 207 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Join Chamber members and guests as Margaret Spellings discusses the State of the UNC System. Spellings has experience in public service, most notably as the U.S. Secretary of Education and chief domestic policy advisor in the George W. Bush administration. Spellings most recently served as president of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, TX. Cost is $20 for chamber members and $30 for non-members. There is a $5 additional charge for those who do not pre-register. For more information, contact Email Trent McGee at tmcgee@greenvillenc.org or call 752-4101.

AUG 24: The City of Greenville will celebrate the opening of Phase 1 of the new Westpointe Park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. at the park located at 3575 Stantonsburg Road. Attendees should enter through the Gretna Drive entrance.

AUG 31: Bailey’s Fine Jewelry is accepting nominations on its Facebook page through Aug. 31 for its First Responder Hero Awards. Nine North Carolina heroes will be recognized, one each from fire, law enforcement and emergency medical service in the Raleigh, Rocky Mount and Greenville communities. Nominees. There is a limit of one entry per Facebook account and a person can only be nominated once. After all submissions are received, Bailey’s selection panel will review the nominations and announce the winners on Sept. 11, National Emergency Responders Day. Winners will receive a medal and $200 gift card in a presentation with the Bailey’s store manager.

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The Ayden-Grifton Chargers volleyball team celebrated senior night by defeating South Lenoir Wednesday to improve to 19-1 on the season.

The Chargers (11-0 in league play) won in straight sets, 25-13, 25-8 and 25-19.

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The following civil lawsuits were filed Aug. 17-27 in Pitt County:

■ Barclays Bank Delaware v. Rachel Eileen Ramirez, collection on account, 18CVD 2327, Aug. 17, 2018.

■ Patrick L. Ghere v. Rashid Mahmood, motor vehicle negligence, 18CVS 2349, Aug. 21, 2018.

■ Synchrony Bank v. Joyce…

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The City of Greenville Inspections Department issued the following permits for Oct. 2-Oct. 8:

■ Fred Webb, 210 Airport Road, storage/accessory, $0.

■ Caroline Johnson, 610 Kings Road, new single-family residential, $706,200.

■ Elks & Associates LLC, 1800 Cambria Drive,…

October 15, 2018

The following new corporations in Pitt and neighboring counties filed Oct. 4-10 with the N.C. Secretary of State’s office:

■ All Out Professionals LLC, agent Antonio M. Bunn, 110 E. Arlington Blvd., Ste. N, Greenville.

■ Allmon Jackson Quick Family Reunion Inc., nonprofit, agent…

October 15, 2018

The following deeds of trust were recorded with the Pitt County Registrar of Deeds from Oct. 4-10:

■ Jay P. Buckingham, Coleen A. Buckingham to Northpointe Bank $200,000

■ Chelsie D. Hopkins, Roy P. Hopkins to Cardinal Financial Company LP $174,679

■ Daniel T. Futrell Jr., Amy B.…

October 15, 2018

The following deeds were recorded with the Pitt County Register of Deeds from Oct. 4-10. Each $2 in revenue stamps is equal to $1,000 in valuation. ( * No fee required)

■ Ronald E. Bull to Josephine L. Bull: Lot 10, Marva Villa subdivision, Section 2 $24

■ Chelsea D. Hopkins (f/k/a…

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Nurse practitioners join Palliative Care service

Shauna M. Everett and Barbara J. Connold, nurse practitioners, have joined the Palliative Care service at Vidant Medical Center and at the Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice.

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October 15, 2018

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are working to assist businesses, homeowners and renters in applying for an SBA low-interest disaster loan and recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

SBA’s customer service representatives continue to operate at temporary…

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Greenville residents will be able to experience workouts at the first Orangetheory Fitness studio in the area, slated to open this December.

The studio provides science-based, technology-tracked and coach-inspired workouts designed to produce results. The small group, total-body fitness classes are…

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Youth organizations in Pitt County can earn up to $1,000 through U.S. Cellular’s Community Connections program.

Now in its fourth year, Community Connections provides sponsorship support to help youth groups pay for uniforms, equipment, travel and other group expenses. Since the program…

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A couple of Greenville residents have opened a new pawn shop in Tarboro.

Business partners Kevin Gray, 37, and Karl Dickerson, 44, recently started Tarboro Pawn in an 1,800-square-foot building at 2115 St. Andrews St. in front of Dollar General. The men said Greenville has a moratorium that…

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