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Trade stations fading away

A recent major oil company sale means Greenville-area motorists will begin to see new gas station signs replacing ones that have become quite familiar.

  • Care model focuses on outcomes

    Health care providers in eastern North Carolina gathered in Greenville on Monday afternoon to learn more about a new form of care that focuses on outcomes.

  • Rezoning requests approved

    Two rezoning requests from a Pactolus-area businessman unanimously were approved by the Pitt County Board of Commissioners on Monday even though one neighbor said he still had reservations about the change.

  • Lewis hopes to break barrier

    Breaking barriers is nothing new to Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis. She is asking North Carolina voters to help her break one more barrier.

  • Judicial candidates pay visit

    Judicial candidates Eric Levinson and John M. Tyson stopped by the Pitt County Courthouse on Monday to shake hands, meet as many people as they could and let people know they are running in statewide races for judicial seats.

  • U.S. House challengers undaunted

    Incumbents in the U.S. Congressional races for District 1 and District 3 have about 30 years of service collectively.

Urgent-care clinics ill-equipped to treat Ebola

A new concern over the spread of Ebola surfaced recently when a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who searched the apartment of the first patient to die from the virus in the U.S. started feeling ill and went to an urgent-care center.

  • NC social worker accused of selling Medicaid info

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Mecklenburg County social worker is accused by federal authorities of selling identifying information of federal Medicaid recipients to a man believed to have bilked the government out of more than $3 million.

  • UNCG chancellor announces plans to retire in 2015

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — UNC Greensboro Chancellor Linda Brady says she plans to retire next summer, but said her decision has nothing to do with three former employees who face prison time for allegedly working a second job on university time.

  • No charges for hunters after western NC attack

    ROBBINSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service officials say they will not pursue criminal charges against bear hunters whose hounds attacked and injured a hiker and her dogs in western North Carolina.

  • Pilot errors, fatigue led to deadly Ga. jet crash

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The pilot of a private jet failed to follow correct landing procedures and likely was fatigued from a lack of sleep when the plane went down in a fiery crash in eastern Georgia last year, killing a vascular surgeon and four co-workers on board, federal investigators concluded in a report Tuesday.

  • NC hospitals have gear in place for Ebola

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hospital officials in several of North Carolina's largest cities say they have protective gear and procedures ready in case they need to treat an Ebola patient.

Man arrested, heroin seized

Narcotics officers made one arrest and seized heroin, guns and cash after a tip led to a traffic stop, officials reported Monday.

  • Man in wreck was ranger, Marine

    A local man who died after a motorcycle wreck Sunday was an assistant forest ranger in Pitt County described by his mother as a fun, loving and hard-working person.

  • Crime: 75-year-old man robbed

    A 75-year-old trying to give a man some money was robbed by the man on Sunday morning, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Tarboro man arrested

    The Greenville Police Department sent its emergency response team to make an arrest on Friday.

  • Wreck report: Driver hits church

    A man who was speeding in a rental car drove into a church on Wednesday after he ran over a curb and struck the church sign, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Doctor shopping arrest

    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office completed a three-month investigation Friday of a woman obtaining narcotics prescriptions from multiple health care providers.

Financial health: Loan considerations

Lenders want to make sure you have the ability to repay your loans and the willingness to use your resources to do so.

  • Budgeting helps when L.I.F.E. happens

    Most of us understand the basics of financial planning and budgeting.

  • Know facts about credit reports

    Given the importance of your credit report and credit score it is important to know a little bit about each.

  • Financial Health: Pet insurance value

    Cynics often tell me that buying insurance is just “betting” that something bad will 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.

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