October 20, 2016

Nearly 50 people were in line when the early voting site at the center at Alice Keene Park opened at 8:30 a.m. today.

Eighty people had cast ballots within the first 30 minutes. Elections officials said all five Pitt County early voting sites had lines when they opened this morning.

Debbie Sudekum…


October 20, 2016 - 30 minutes ago

Pitt County Schools has announced plans to make up some of the time it missed due to the flooding associated with Hurricane Matthew.

Students will lose one day of Christmas vacation and will have to attend school the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, among other changes.

The revised schedule makes up…

October 20, 2016

Early voting starts today and the leaders of Pitt County's Republican and Democratic parties say they have full confidence that local election officials won't tolerate any efforts to manipulate local results.

The fire bombing of Orange County's GOP headquarters this weekend and reports of gunshots…


October 20, 2016

Only eight structures in Greenville have been declared uninhabitable after city officials inspected more than 800 homes and businesses evacuated due to the flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew last week.

Mayor Allen Thomas on Wednesday said the mandatory evacuation had been lifted for all but a few…


October 20, 2016


Bone Appetit

The Humane Society of Eastern Carolina will hold a Bone Appetit fundraising event from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Chick-fil-A, 3020 Evans St. The restaurant will donate 10 percent of all food and drink sales to HSEC. Participants must write “for HSEC” on their receipts and let…


October 20, 2016

The Greenville City Council is scheduled to consider approving two construction contracts for city infrastructure and transportation projects totaling more than $8.5 million.

The council is set to meet at 6 p.m. on the third floor of City Hall, 200 W. Fifth St. The meeting will include a public…

October 20, 2016

It didn’t take too long before people claiming to need help because of Hurricane Matthew started collecting donations they weren’t entitled to, and a group of local pastors is hoping to stop it so the people who have actually suffered can get the help they need.

Rodney Coles Sr. of The…


October 20, 2016

Pitt County Schools announced on Wednesday it will host a “North of the River Share Event” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Wellcome Middle School.

The event will help students and their families who are affected by flooding. They can pick up free supplies and free hot…

October 20, 2016

A woman’s spouse reportedly broke her bones on Tuesday in their home outside Greenville, according to the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident occurred about 1:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of Saguaro Road.

According to a case report, a 38-year-old woman was assaulted by her spouse.…

October 19, 2016

An East Carolina University professor is disappointed Pitt County commissioners did not support her efforts to change a state law preventing permitted concealed gun carriers from bringing their weapons onto college campuses.

Professor Tracy Tuten made her request during the Pitt County Board of…

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