July 31, 2016 - 45 minutes ago

GRIFTON — A program at the Grifton Museum is helping kids discover more about the past and rediscover the world hidden inside books.

The Back-n-Time Book Club is a free program held at the museum on the third Thursday of the month. Each program focuses on a different Native American legend…


July 31, 2016

BEAR GRASS — A working payphone hangs in the lobby.

On a nearby a card table, a game of checkers waits to be played.

Hot dogs warm on a roller grill and fountain drinks stream ice cold near a freezer filled with ice cream treats.

Nearby, an array of camping supplies are for sale. Provisions…


July 31, 2016

Twenty-one years and three days after Dontae Sharpe was convicted of murder, his family and friends marched through Greenville with the NAACP and other residents in an ongoing effort to bring attention to what they believe is a wrongful conviction. 

Led by NC NAACP President Rev. William…


July 31, 2016

A local charitable organization provided more than 1,800 youths with an opportunity to get up close and personal with nature this summer. 

Love a Sea Turtle held 25 outdoor nature camps this year in a portion of River Park North that is not yet open to the public. Participants were introduced…


July 31, 2016

Editors note: This is the first of a series of reports on a surge of public-private development expected in Grenville by 2020. Coming next Sunday is a report on transportation and infrastructure. 

By the end of the decade, an investment of more than $1 billion will change the way people live,…


July 31, 2016

The surge of development coming in Greenville is amplified by ongoing growth at East Carolina University and its expansion into downtown and a new millennial campus.

“It is a very exciting time” said Rick Niswander, ECU’s vice chancellor for administration and finance.…


July 31, 2016

The following people were indicted on felony charges on July 25 by a Pitt County grand jury. All information, including addresses, is from court records.

Michael Lee Baker, 40, 7023 County Home Road, Ayden, breaking and entering to terrorize, assault on a female, habitual assault for May 10 offense.…

July 31, 2016

A teenager was charged with driving while impaired after a trooper found his empty truck in the middle of the road and the teen on a side street, according to a weekly review of Pitt County court records.

The truck of George Cazarin, 18, of 1472 Faith Drive, Lot 12A, was found on Black Jack Simpson…

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July 30, 2016

A woman was arrested Saturday night in a shooting that wounded two men, one of them seriously, early Saturday morning, Greenville police reported.

The incident occurred about 2 a.m. in the 1400 block of John Cox Lane, which is in a neighborhood of off Greenville Boulevard west of Memorial Drive.…


July 30, 2016

The Greenville Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying a man suspected of driving his vehicle through a storefront and stealing a television Friday night.

According to a department news release, someone drove a dark green Dodge Durango 4x4 through the side doors of Trade It, a store…

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