August 16, 2019

A monument being constructed on the Town Common to honor an influential community and congregation also will serve as a gateway to history.

Within days of the ground-breaking for Sycamore Hill Gateway Plaza, the Greenville-Pitt County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the city's Historic…


August 16, 2019

A vehicle used in a shooting in Greenville on Tuesday was stolen from a home located in the 3000 block of Portertown Road and later returned, according to a Pitt County Sheriff's Office incident report.

A home located at 3143 Portertown Road was broken into around 8 a.m. Tuesday. The thieves who…

August 16, 2019

Ready, set, go! Back to school, that is.

Pitt County students will return to their classrooms on Aug. 26 with a systemwide open house for all schools taking place on Thursday.

To help students get prepared for the 2019-20 school year, haircuts, backpacks and school supplies, along with some food…


August 16, 2019

At this back-to-school gathering, no one will be complaining about how short the summer break was or asking how to find the science hall. These seniors represent a different class of learners.

ECU's Lifelong Learning Program will welcome students with a fall semester kickoff on Saturday at the East…


August 16, 2019

With no grocery store in Grifton, some folks are shopping around for ideas on how to bring one back.

One idea comes in the form of a proposed grocery co-op, and an information session to discuss what that means and how it would work will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the former Tropicana…

August 16, 2019

A Greenville Utilities transmission circuit that was partially submerged 20 years ago during Hurricane Floyd will be elevated and hardened.

GUC’s Board of Commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved a $712,770 bid from Carolina Power and Signalization for the labor contract to replace and…


August 16, 2019


Blood donation center

The American Red Cross Donation Center, 700 Cromwell Drive, is open from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday. It also is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday. Blood donors are needed. Walk-ins welcome; appointments, which can be made online, are…


August 15, 2019

Uptown Greenville has named one of its staffers to be interim executive director has been named interim executive director of Uptown Greenville, the organization announced today.

Meredith Hawke has served as the events and branding director for three years. She and her team hosted more…

Meredith Hawke

August 15, 2019

Students moving in at ECU on Wednesday were welcomed to a 50-year-old new dorm.

Closed since May 2018, Greene Residence Hall, a 10-story, 388-bed dormitory, has undergone a $24 million renovation to reopen in time for fall semester.

“Welcome, it's our newest dorm, made special for you,”…


August 15, 2019

Five major road-widening projects scheduled to begin in Greenville over the next two years are being delayed by up to four years because of ballooning costs associated with repairing disaster-related damages to the state road system and to settle a lawsuit, the North Carolina Department of…

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