May 24, 2017

WiNTERVILLE — Pitt Community College's Board of Trustees on Tuesday unanimously voted to name the school's soon-to-open science building for a fellow trustee and his wife.

The Pitt Community College Foundation recommended the 80,000-square-foot facility be named for Walter and Marie…


May 24, 2017

FARMVILLE — Town officials working to establish funding practices for youth summer camp programs decided to appropriate money for two camps as a trial in the 2017-18 fiscal year budget.

The Farmville Board of Commissioners scrutinized funding for summer camps operated by J&L Enterprises…

May 24, 2017

A Greenville manufacturer that makes lightweight material for protective body and vehicle armor has started a multi-year campaign to demonstrate how body armor could help protect emergency medical responders who are increasingly called into the line of fire.

DSM Dyneema launched the nationwide…


May 24, 2017

Someone forcibly entered a Grimesland home on Monday night, stole $1,000 and assaulted a 44-year-old man, according to a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office report.

The incident occurred about 11:30 p.m. on Monday at a home in the 600 block of Frank Evans Lane.

A rifle was used during the crime,…

May 24, 2017

A report of shots fired led responding Greenville officers to a drug bust early Saturday.

Officers initially responded shortly after 12:45 a.m. to 408 Darden Drive for a report of shots fired, according to spokeswoman Kristen Hunter. They located several shell casings in the road.

A short time…


May 24, 2017

Two teens were arrested Tuesday in connection with a morning break-in that was interrupted by law enforcement officers, resulting in an altercation and a deputy shooting a third suspect.

Pitt County Sheriff’s deputies responded about 7:30 a.m. to an in-progress break-in at a home near the…


May 24, 2017

A 6-3 vote to recommend a 1-cent property tax increase followed a back-and-fourth debate Monday on the impact of utilizing reserve funds to balance Pitt County’s budget.

The decision by the Pitt County Board of Commissioners to include the penny increase in the proposed $245 million 2017-…

May 24, 2017

A woman was injured on Tuesday morning after she reportedly struck a log truck, according to the State Highway Patrol.

The wreck occurred about 7:11 a.m. on U.S. 264 in front of DSM. 

According to the highway patrol, a log truck was turning on the roadway when the woman hit the left side of…

May 24, 2017

A Greenville woman was injured after a driver rear-ended her vehicle as she was making a right turn, according to a weekly review of crashes investigated in Pitt County by the State Highway Patrol.

The wreck occurred about 3:25 p.m. on Friday on U.S. 264 near Sunnyside Road, 2 miles east of…

May 24, 2017


Umbrella market

The Uptown Greenville Umbrella Market is open from 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays at Five Points Plaza, Fifth and Evans streets. It features produce from nearby farms, artisan foods, jewelry, pottery and other items, baked goods, service from nonprofit organizations and other groups,…

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