May 29, 2017

AYDEN — A showcase at Ayden Middle School recently highlighted the success of a program growing throughout Pitt County Schools that helps students develop study habits and organizational skills they need to take on college and careers.

Fifty Ayden Middle students participated this year…


May 29, 2017

Fresh American flags adorn the grave sites of service members across Greenville and Pitt County. Chairs are set in rows at the Town Common, where stones carry the names of Pitt County’s war dead. They await visitors to an observance to remember them.

Today is Memorial Day, and wherever…


May 29, 2017

FARMVILLE — As the end of the 2016-17 fiscal year draws closer, the town of Farmville is going into the new fiscal year with encouraging news, the town manager said.

“Most of our area's economic challenges have, fortunately, subsided, but the town still is challenged to provide the…

May 29, 2017

SNOW HILL — The N.C. Department of Transportation recently gathered feedback from Greene County officials on the proposed widening of the U.S. 13 Bypass through Snow Hill.

The project would widen the bypass to three lanes between Kingold Boulevard and N.C. 91, with plans to modify the…

May 29, 2017

AYDEN — Efforts to secure funding and support for a major Ayden project are ramping up as the deadline approaches to apply for a federal grant.

Ayden Mayor Steve Tripp and Manager Steve Harrell traveled to Raleigh on short notice May 19 when they were given the chance to make a presentation…

May 29, 2017

WILLIAMSTON — Preservationists who keep up Williamston’s Historic Asa Biggs House have added a stamp collection that made its way to Martin County by way of Germany and a Bear Grass man who married its owner after World War II.

WWII Veteran John Leggett donated the collection of more…


May 29, 2017


Memorial Day fishing

River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will have fishing from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. in honor of Memorial Day. State permits are required for ages 16 and older. Public pedal boat hours will be offered from 10-11 a.m., noon-1 p.m. and 3-4 p.m. Call 329-4562.



May 29, 2017

Following are closings for the Memorial Day holiday.

City of Greenville offices: Closed today

Pitt County offices: Closed today

Pitt County landfill, collection stations: Open regular hours

Pitt County Schools: Closed today

Pitt Community College: Closed today

East Carolina University: Closed…

May 29, 2017

For the second consecutive year, Morgan Printers, Inc., of Winterville has reeled in scads of major awards in a two-state printing competition sponsored by the Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA).

On May 16, the company honored its clients by hosting an open house celebration at its still-new…

May 28, 2017

The Greenville Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday in the area of Nash and Third Streets.

Officers responded to the area reference to shots fired, according to a news release issued by the department Sunday afternoon.

Upon arrival, it was…

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