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Meeting discusses police, community relations

The first step to lowering crime and strengthening relationships between the community and police begins with changing perceptions.

  • Consultant: Grow city through love

    Peter Kageyama has made a career of teaching people to love their cities and grow where they live through that love.

  • Redistricting court battle continues

    The state on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop a judgment ordering North Carolina to redraw its 1st and 12th Congressional Districts by next week.

  • Local towns touting tourism

    FARMVILLE — Fountain Commissioner Alex Albright recently held a brainstorming session with Farmville residents to come up with ways to help small communities.“It’s just a discussion about the future of towns,” Albright said.

  • Tar at highest level since Floyd

    The highest the Tar River in Greenville has ever crested was nearly 30 feet in 1999, when Hurricane Floyd devastated the area with torrential rain and widespread flooding.

  • Search loads up with talent for show

    Twenty-one acts will take the stage in the second Down East Talent Search now that judges have made their selections for the annual S. Rudolph Alexander Performing Arts Series fundraiser.

Bergdahl case delayed over classified information dispute

A military appeals court halted proceedings against U.S. Army Sgt.

Man in drone case arrested a third time

A man who reportedly flew a drone that interfered with a helicopter was arrested for the third time since January and now faces a second charge of intimidating a witness.

  • Police seek help to ID suspects

    Winterville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two men who reportedly stole from a local restaurant.

  • SHP: Car hits ditch, utility pole

    A driver and her passenger were injured on Feb. 2 after their vehicle struck a utility pole and overturned, according to the State Highway Patrol.

  • Crime: $13,000 in property seized

    Deputies seized money and merchandise valued at more than $13,000 on Monday in Farmville, according to the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Apartment fire displaces 3

    Three people were displaced on Tuesday morning after a fire started in a heating unit at a Greenville apartment complex.

  • One juror picked in triple murder trial

    One juror was seated Monday in the trial of a man charged with killing three cousins at a Farmville convenience store in 2012.

Jobless rate slightly lower

Pitt County’s December unemployment rate was slightly higher than the same month a year ago.

  • Economist: 2016 economy is 'OK'

    The overall economies of Greenville and North Carolina will continue to be OK, but individuals will experience it in different ways, according to East Carolina University’s vice chancellor of administration and finance.

  • Meeting needs of retirees tough

    Arguably the single most vexing problem in investing today is meeting the income needs of retirees.

  • Economic foundations are solid

    It took until January 22 for the stock market to post its first positive week of the year.

  • Planning for funeral costs

    I had an interesting idea and decided to do some research on it for this article.

  • Convergys may cut 163 jobs

    As many as 163 employees could be affected by potential layoffs at Convergys Corp. in Greenville.


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