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Gas prices drop below $3

Gas prices dipped below $3 per gallon on Friday in Greenville for the first time in nearly four years.

  • Cooking up something at the VFW

    A Pitt County veterans service group wants to cook up something special for its members this year, and a local neighborhood redevelopment organization has its sights set on rallying county residents to help make it happen.

  • Woman brings home Earnhardt Vette

    Wendy Smith couldn’t help herself. She giggled, laughed and couldn’t believe her good fortune.

  • Focus on school suspension rate

    Education officials this week discussed possible solutions for what they describe as the high rate of suspensions in Pitt County Schools.

  • State officials talk Medicare

    N.C. Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and Van Braxton, Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program director, were relieved Friday to see a packed room of seniors with questions about Medicare.

  • Notices of new dog fee sent

    The first set of payment notices for Pitt County’s new dog licensing fee went out Friday as animal control officials prepare for the implementation of the county’s new canine control ordinance.

5-year-old NC boy avoids bumps due to illness

LENOIR, N.C. (AP) — Matthew Johnfroe, 5, sat in the living room floor with a blue marker scribbling away at a piece of paper.

  • NC highway historical marker to honor folklorist

    MURFREESBORO, N.C. (AP) — A newspaper owner who also wrote about the history, legends and myths of northeastern North Carolina will be honored with a highway historical marker.

  • Hillary Clinton, Hagan to rally NC Democrats

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former Secretary of State of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is coming to Charlotte to campaign for Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan.

  • Duke Homestead hosts event about death in 1800s

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke Homestead is scheduled to host a candlelight event about the dying, the dead and their mourners in 19th century America.

  • NC Zoo hosts annual Halloween event for children

    ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — The trails that wind through the North Carolina Zoo are against hosting little ghosts and goblins for the annual "Boo at the Zoo." Beginning Saturday, the zoo will offer games, trick-or-treating, entertainment and costume contests during the daytime celebration.

  • 5-year-old NC boy avoids bumps due to illness

    LENOIR, N.C. (AP) — Matthew Johnfroe, 5, sat in the living room floor with a blue marker scribbling away at a piece of paper.

Man faces drug charges

Police arrested a man on Wednesday night who had narcotics and $3,500 in his possession near a school zone, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Teen robbed at home

    A 19-year-old male reported he was robbed at his home in the 3500 block of East 10th Street on Thursday night by a man who knocked on his door.

  • Greenville Fire-Rescue calls

    Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 330 fire and EMS calls from Oct. 16-22.

  • Crime: Man pulls gun on woman

    A man pulled a gun on a woman at her home on Thursday after she refused to perform sexual favors, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Town considers police options

    FOUNTAIN — Town officials and residents met with neighborhood safety specialists for a series of roundtable talks to prepare for the Fountain Police Department’s closure.

  • Swastika suspects had dated women

    A trial set for Wednesday for two ECU students charged with painting a swastika on the door of an apartment where a Jewish woman lived was continued until January.

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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