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  • Voucher ruling scrambles families

    The day before NyQuan Nelson’s first day at a new school, his family received news that would stop him in his tracks and possibly change his plans for the next four years.

  • Mailboxes to be centralized

    Mailboxes in front of homes are beginning to be a thing of the past as the United States Postal Service works to cut costs.

  • Bond visit part of lecture series

    A lecture by activist and civil rights leader Julian Bond has been rescheduled at East Carolina University, and other speakers have been added for the 2014-25 Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series.

  • Economy recovers, wages questioned

    The heart of Greenville’s economy — its workforce — is beating stronger this Labor Day as city and Pitt County residents continue the slow but steady economic recovery despite wage and benefit challenges.

  • Job effort focuses on second chances

    An initiative that helps former felons apply for jobs has gained a foothold in Greenville and other North Carolina cities, and advocates are hoping for a statewide expansion.

2 NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge overturned the convictions Tuesday of two men who have served 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl after another man's DNA was recently discovered on evidence in the case.

  • Kellogg to lay off 161 at Charlotte bakery

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kellogg Co. says it will begin layoffs at its Charlotte bakery in November as it edges closer to shutting down the operation.

  • Judge cautions Blackwater jury on immunity

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday urged jurors in the criminal case against four Blackwater security guards to proceed with caution when assessing testimony by the defendants' former colleagues given under immunity.

  • Greensboro police seek suspect in fatal shootings

    GREENSBORO — Police in Greensboro say a lone gunman is responsible for a Labor Day shooting that left two people dead and two others wounded.

  • Kinston police say death of 1-month-old a homicide

    KINSTON — Police in Kinston say the February death of a 1-month-old boy was homicide.

  • 2 men in prison for 30 years seek new trial in NC

    LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A man convicted of murder gave inconsistent statements about why his DNA would have been found at the scene of a notorious 1983 slaying of an 11-year-old girl for which two other men were sent to prison, according to testimony at a court hearing on Tuesday.

Photos released in robbery

The Greenville Police Department on Tuesday released surveillance images from an armed robbery at the Subway on Moye Boulevard.

  • Wreck among 10 fatalies in state

    GRIFTON — A wreck that killed a Grifton man on Monday was among 10 fatal crashes in North Carolina over the Labor Day Holiday, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • One dead in Labor Day wreck

    GRIFTON — A 74-year-old man was killed when he pulled in front of a tractor-trailer Monday at N.C. 118 and Stokestown-St. Johns Road east of Grifton on Monday.

  • Crime: Deputies investigate assaults

    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office released reports Aug. 31-Sept. 1 with the following details and allegations:   Assaults 2000 block of Old River Road, noon Aug. 30; two 21-year-old women were assaulted at their home; no injuries reported; investigation continues. 400 block of Quartz Drive, 9:18 p.m.

  • Update: One dead in Labor Day wreck

    A 74-year-old man was killed when he pulled in front of a tractor-trailer Monday at N.C. 118 and Stokestown-St. Johns Road east of Grifton Monday.

  • Crime: Man charged in robbery

    Pitt County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man they said stole a television from a convenience store and then came back and robbed the store early Sunday morning.

Job effort focuses on second chances

An initiative that helps former felons apply for jobs has gained a foothold in Greenville and other North Carolina cities, and advocates are hoping for a statewide expansion.

  • Development fills city block

    It is nearly impossible to visit downtown Greenville without noticing the growing $42 million development bounded by Evans, Cotanche and Eighth streets and Reade Circle.

  • Signs of bank merger go up

    Community banking in the Greenville area was strengthened by the recent merger of two North Carolina banks, the company’s chief executive said.

  • Bond committee talks development

    Greenville is a city in transition, and strategic investment will increase revenue and help it grow, the city’s economic development officer told members of a bond committee on Wednesday night.

  • Airport plans 'mega-hangar'

    The biggest economic development opportunity that Pitt-Greenville Airport might ever see is beginning to take shape on an empty parcel of grass off of North Memorial Drive, the airport’s manager said.

  • Business building in Greenville

    Greenville residents around town might have noticed an increase in construction, investment city officials attribute to a recovering economy.

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