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Halloween: Fun but dangerous

Here’s a scary Halloween fact: More children are killed in pedestrian accidents on Oct. 31 than any other day of the year.

  • People flocking to early voting

    The last full day of early voting is drawing a steady stream of voters with a line still in place at the Center at Alice Keene Park, election officials reported.

  • More events on Halloween

    Happy Halloween! In addition to trick or treating in area neighborhoods, here are some of the events planned tonight.

  • TRIO celebrates 50 years

    A federal program that provides support for at-risk populations to attend college celebrated its 50th anniversary by recognizing some of the people who were able to achieve their goals through it.

  • Burlington store opens

    Shoppers in the growing big-box retail district on South Memorial Drive now have a new addition to the list of stores they can visit.

  • Expect a chilly Halloween, weekend

    A cold front that came through Thursday will cool off Halloween tonight, and another front on the way may make the weekend even colder, the National Weather Service reported.

Police: Suspected NC court gunman turns himself in

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man suspected of opening fire this week on two victims in front of a courthouse turned himself in hours after his brother was charged in the crime, authorities said Thursday.

  • Man charged in courthouse shooting held on bond

    NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The man charged with opening fire on two people in front of the Nash County Courthouse is being held in jail on $565,000 bond.

  • Dominion asks feds to begin review of pipeline

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Energy provider Dominion Resources Inc. is asking federal regulators to begin its environmental review of a proposed $5 billion pipeline that would deliver natural gas to the Southeast.

  • Trend of teachers leaving NC, classroom increasing

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More North Carolina teachers left the profession last year because they were unhappy or decided to go to another state, a new report found.

  • UNC-Chapel Hill faculty to discuss bogus courses

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Professors at North Carolina's flagship public university are sitting down to hash out the unpleasant finding that parts of their campus schemed to give athletes fake grades so they could keep playing for the Tar Heels.

  • NC man, Illinois child killed in Forsyth wreck

    RURAL HALL, N.C. (AP) — The Highway Patrol has released the names of a North Carolina man and a boy from Illinois who died in a multi-vehicle wreck in Forsyth County.

Info sought on missing man

The Greenville Police Department is seeking assistance to find a man with medical issues who has been missing since SaturdayGerald Kosztur, 53, last seen was Saturday night at his home on Price Drive, the department reported Wednesday afternoon.

  • Man cut in dispute near campus

    A man was cut in the arm with a knife during a dispute on Eastern Street early Friday, authorities reported.The incident occurred about 12:50 a.m. near Third Street.

  • Crime: Man sitting in car robbed

    A man who was counting money in his car was robbed by a suspect who he said grabbed the cash and ran, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Drug drop box at police station

    The Greenville Police Department has placed a drop box in the lobby of its headquarters for residents to dispose of unwanted and expired medications.

  • PCC gas leak prompts evacuations

    Pitt Community College is operating normally after a gas line leak led to a 25-minute evacuation of two buildings late this afternoon.

  • Fire displaces family; dog killed

    A dog died and a family was displaced after an early Thursday morning fire at an apartment near the convention center, Greenville Fire-Rescue reported.

Financial health: S.P.E.N.D.

Recently, I wrote about recognizing why most financial plans fail, because L.I.F.E. happens. Now, you can do something about it. You simply have to spend your way to financial success.

  • 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.

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