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Ale House approved to re-open

A Greenville restaurant has reopened Friday, nearly 24 hours after city officials condemned the building it was in.

  • Deal done: Electric rates drop today

    The electric rates of Greenville Utilities and other municipal power customers will decrease starting today.

  • Requests spur after-school programs

    Pitt County parents such as Maricarmen Bass said the Community Schools and Recreation’s after-school program provides a convenient and safe place for their children to stay between the time school gets out and when they get off work.

  • Forbes ranking latest for Greenville

    The Greenville metropolitan statistical area garnered yet another accolade by being ranked in the top 10 percent on Forbes.com’s list of “Best Small Places for Business and Careers” for 2015.

  • Jones challenger opens HQ

    A former U.S. Marine challenging Rep.

  • Crowding escalates at animal shelter

    Crowded conditions at the Pitt County Animal Shelter have staff considering a reduction in the holding period for stray animals.

Fundraising for park to tell black experience stalls

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Supporters of a park that would showcase the black experience in North Carolina are overhauling their efforts, including a possible name change and the addition of a monument that would be more uplifting than others about slavery and Jim Crow laws, as they try to determine why donors haven't embraced the project.

Eastern Pines changes with community

Vehicles stopped at Eastern Pines intersections in the late 1950s had to stay alert and in place when the community’s first fire truck approached.

  • Crime: Man faces drug charges

    Pitt County sheriff’s deputies said they concluded a three-month drug investigation with the arrest of a Greenville man on cocaine charges Thursday.

  • Aug. 1 Greenville Fire-Rescue calls

    Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 300 fire and EMS calls from July 23-29.

  • Man exposed himself to jogger

    Greenville police are attempting to identify a man who exposed himself to a jogger Friday morning northwest of the Greenville Mall.

  • Mother faces murder charge

    Atlanta police on Thursday charged a Greenville woman with murder after an investigation showed she did not seek medical assistance for her unresponsive 2-year-old daughter when the two were traveling through the city, authorities reported.

  • Sutton found guilty, vows appeal

    A former Greenville attorney was found guilty of resist, delay and obstruct a law enforcement officer Thursday after he argued he was allowed to resist because the arrest was unlawful.

Hardware gem falls on hard times

FARMVILLE — For nearly 110 years, Farmville Hardware and General Co. endured as part of the foundation of the downtown’s business community.

  • Eatery OK'd for redevelopment site

    The sister restaurant to Christy’s Euro Pub on South Jarvis Street in Greenville has taken one more step toward opening later this year.

  • Entrepreneur ready for growth

    A recent appearance on national television has a native Greenville entrepreneur ready for a growth spurt in her fashion and home accessory business.

  • Tax proposal stirs discontent

    A proposal by the N.C. Senate would apply sales taxes to more services such as veterinary care, advertising and maintenance work on personal property such as cars to help pay for cuts to personal income taxes and corporate taxes.

  • Weather helps blueberries flourish

    Blueberry growers in Pitt County and across North Carolina are experiencing an excellent crop thanks to recent dry weather, and the invitation has gone out this week to pick-your-own enthusiasts as the annual harvest is underway.

  • Pitt County jobless rate unchanged

    Pitt County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in April while the statewide rate continued to drop.

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