March 19, 2018

Brittany Dail is a 33-year-old paralegal living in Ayden who loves her dog Hamilton, a 6-year-old Great Dane who is deaf and visually impaired. They provide therapy for patients at Vidant Medical Center and other locations.

Q: How did you and Hamilton come to be?

A: I do Great Dane rescue and…


March 19, 2018

When Laura Maready developed a nasty rash after contact with poison ivy, her efforts at managing the condition herself failed.

After a week of misery, Maready called her primary care physician on a Monday morning, only to find out there were no appointment openings.

“I had things to do myself,…


March 19, 2018

Though the Pitt County School System has received more than $260,000 in funding from the red light camera program — with more on the way — school officials said they are not spending any money due to an ongoing lawsuit. 

On Tuesday night, during a Police Community Relations…


March 19, 2018

GRIFTON — Unpaid accounts are a problem and frustrate leaders and snarl the budgets of many local municipalities.

In Grifton, the Board of Commissioners spent a recent meeting discussing options for collecting on 10-year-old unpaid water bills.

The unpaid accounts total $5,692.88, with…

March 19, 2018

FARMVILLE —The town of Farmville has collected approximately $41,790 in back taxes.

In June 2017, the Farmville Board of Commissioners approved a contract with Zacchaeus Legal Services for tax foreclosure services.

The firm trained with staff over the summer and received its first assignment…

March 19, 2018


Soup Kitchen

The Community Outreach Soup Kitchen, 3492 Walnut St., Farmville, serves meals from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The service is carried out by local volunteers from churches and individuals and is totally supported by donations from the community. For more…


March 19, 2018

Although Monday night’s City Council meeting has been cancelled, council members still will attend pre-meeting workshops to discuss road projects and the creation of a job creation grant. 

The council generally meets twice a month, but voted to cancel its Monday meeting based on a…

March 19, 2018

GREENVILLE — A local men’s workout group looks to not only improve its participants’ physical health, but their leadership capabilities as well.

F3 Eastern North Carolina, which stands for fitness, fellowship and faith, is a small men’s workout group open to men of all…

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March 19, 2018

Reducing law enforcement involvement in misconduct at school is one way leaders in Greene and Lenoir counties are trying to keep kids in school and out of court.

Judges serving those communities were joined by law enforcement officers and school leaders on Friday to launch the School-Justice…


March 19, 2018

With a water challenge and a new STEAM lab, Greenville is prepared to make a splash this week.

On Thursday, River Park North will host the launch event for the EarthEcho Water Challenge and a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the park's Love A Sea Turtle STEAM Lab.

The launch is part of the United…

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