October 22, 2016 - 42 minutes ago

Deputies with the Pitt County Sheriff's Office on Saturday arrested a Greenville man wanted in connection to the abduction of two children on Friday.

Terrence Devin Jones, 31, of 2100 Nathaniel Drive was arrested and charged with attempted kidnapping, assault on a female and larceny, according…


October 22, 2016


Farmers markets

The Third Street Farmers Market and Access Connect Mobile Market will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Third Street Community Gardens, 600 W. Third St. The Down East Farmers Market will be from 8 a.m. to noon at Five Points Plaza, Fifth and Evans streets. The Leroy…


October 22, 2016

The race for the District 6 seat of the Pitt County Board of Education pits six-year incumbent and past chairman Worth Forbes against Connie Blake, a concerned grandparent with a background in higher education. District 6 encompasses the central portion of southern Pitt County including the…


October 22, 2016

A section of Greenville's River Park North will open to the public today for the first time since Hurricane Matthew.

While the majority of the 324-acre nature park remains closed due to flooding, the Walter L. Stasavich Science and Nature Center will open this morning. The center, which had to be…


October 22, 2016

Pitt County health officials are trying to determine what measures are needed to control the mosquito population in unincorporated Pitt County.

Conditions following Hurricane Matthew have created a mosquito nuisance, according to the Environmental Health Division of the Pitt County Health…

October 22, 2016

Another record-breaking turnout continued at Pitt County early voting sites on Friday.

Voters cast 3,942 ballots, nearly 1,000 more than the second day of voting during the 2012 early voting period, Pitt County Elections Director Dave Davis said.

The center at Alice F. Keene Park on County Home…


October 22, 2016

Firefighters from the Blackjack and Simpson fire departments extinguished a fire Friday morning just before noon after an outbuilding behind a house on Hudson Crossroads Road caught fire.

Smoke and flames were visible at the building behind a house at 3178 Hudsons Crossroads Road when firefighters…

October 22, 2016

Once a Pirate, always a Pirate — and this sentiment is never more true than during East Carolina’s homecoming weekend.

Back in 1976, ECU kicked off its celebration with a parade through downtown Greenville. Cheerleaders waved to the crowd, the marching band filled the streets with music…


October 22, 2016

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 415 fire and EMS calls from Oct. 13-19. Following is a breakdown:


Oct. 13

2:58 a.m. — unintentional alarm system activation at 1717 W. Fifth St. Cleared 3:07 a.m.

9:43 a.m. — motor vehicle accident with injuries at Dickinson…

October 21, 2016

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will open a disaster recovery center in Pitt County at noon Saturday to provide assistance to residents affected by Hurricane Matthew.

The center will be located in the Pitt County Cooperative Extension Auditorium, 403 Government Circle, Suite 2, The center…

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