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  • Medical students aim for new skill

    Students from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University who joined Monday’s recreational outing had a blast.

  • Schools forming a vision for success

    WINTERVILLE — Community leaders and stakeholders kicked off a three-day strategic planning process for Pitt County Schools on Monday night by examining the state of the school system.

  • Motion filed to halt questions

    The N.C. State Bar has filed a motion to prevent a Greenville attorney from raising questions about the local prosecutor during ongoing disciplinary proceedings.

  • City receives grant for sidewalks

    Greenville has been awarded a $503,000 grant to pay for the construction of sidewalks near area schools as part of the Safe Routes to School program.

  • Comic books draw a crowd

    A well-told story, no matter how it is brought to life, can win fans.

Road salt supply low, demand high as winter looms

DETROIT (AP) — The reward for surviving last winter's frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt — and that's if they can even get it.

  • Wake County schools experience 3 deaths in a week

    WAKE FOREST (AP) — Officials with the Wake County Public School System are offering sympathies after the deaths of three students in separate incidents in the past week.

  • Democrats' leader files complaint over mailers

    RALEIGH (AP) — A Democratic Party leader has asked the State Board of Elections to investigate inaccuracies in voter registration application mailers sent by a conservative-leaning advocacy group.

  • A summary of snow states' road salt problems

    Road salt was used in record amounts across the U.S. last winter, leaving supplies tight and costs high for local governments trying to prepare for this winter.

  • Money for NC private school vouchers begins moving

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The first million dollars have been sent to private and religious schools across North Carolina while an appeals court considers a judge's ruling that a new scholarship program for low-income public school children is unconstitutional.

  • 'Sleepy Hollow' hopes to engage fans in season 2

    NEW YORK (AP) — "Sleepy Hollow" was renewed after just three episodes last year, and star Tom Mison, who plays Ichabod Crane, calls the new season "the tricky second album." "Last season people were ... expecting us to be terrible," Mison says of the Fox mythical drama, which airs Monday nights (9 p.m.

Fire at Burlington site

A fire engulfed two large dumpsters at the old Home Depot site on Monday and prompted construction workers to evacuate.

  • Crime: $10,000 reported stolen

    Someone stole $10,000 in a break-in on Sunday at a business in Fountain, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Wrecks: Two hurt in crash

    Two people were injured in a three-vehicle wreck that caused $31,000 in damages, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Officers investigate shots fired

    A man was arrested Sunday morning for firing shots at a block party in Greenville, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • DWI report: Driver wrecks moped

    A 51-year-old woman was charged with driving while impaired after she had a wreck while trying to learn how to ride a moped, court records indicated.

  • Crime: Woman’s property damaged

    A handgun was used sometime between Thursday and Friday to damage the belongings of a woman living in the Grimesland area, according to a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office report.

Financial Health: Pet insurance value

Cynics often tell me that buying insurance is just “betting” that something bad will happen. I actually think of it as I’m betting something won’t happen.

  • Company sets e-cig future

    While public health officials consolidate their opposition to the use of electronic cigarettes in Pitt County, the future of the e-cigarette flavoring industry firmly planted itself in Greenville last week.

  • Financial health: Prevent water damage

    I went out of town for 19 consecutive days this summer on a business trip.

  • Financal health: Long-term care

    If your health declines as you get older and you need to pay someone to help take care of you in your home (personal care), how much care could you afford and how long could you afford to pay for that?

  • Explaining Smart Beta funds

    Nearly every individual who has money invested in stocks owns some, if not all, of these stocks through a mutual fund company.

  • Business incubator doubles size

    A partnership that provides space for entrepreneurs to seed and grow their businesses has doubled in size and offers them greater accessibility, organizers said Wednesday.

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