May 24, 2017

A Greenville man is facing charges in a Tuesday home invasion in which he and two other suspects, reportedly masked and armed with baseball bats and a rifle, allegedly beat and robbed a man on his porch.

Pitt County Sheriff’s deputies responded about 11:30 p.m. on Monday to the report of a…


May 24, 2017

Work has begun to renovate a former brush manufacturing plant located north of the Tar River near Pitt County’s major industrial parks following the recent closure of the bidding process for the property and a final sale price of $700,000.

The former Harper Brush plant at 2400 N.…


May 24, 2017

A man shot Tuesday during an altercation with deputies has been released from the hospital and was booked at the jail under several felony charges, including attempted murder.

Antwon Marquel Anderson, 26, of Snow Hill is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of…


May 24, 2017

WiNTERVILLE — Pitt Community College's Board of Trustees on Tuesday unanimously voted to name the school's soon-to-open science building for a fellow trustee and his wife.

The Pitt Community College Foundation recommended the 80,000-square-foot facility be named for Walter and Marie…


May 24, 2017

FARMVILLE — Town officials working to establish funding practices for youth summer camp programs decided to appropriate money for two camps as a trial in the 2017-18 fiscal year budget.

The Farmville Board of Commissioners scrutinized funding for summer camps operated by J&L Enterprises…

May 24, 2017

A Greenville manufacturer that makes lightweight material for protective body and vehicle armor has started a multi-year campaign to demonstrate how body armor could help protect emergency medical responders who are increasingly called into the line of fire.

DSM Dyneema launched the nationwide…


May 24, 2017

A report of shots fired led responding Greenville officers to a drug bust early Saturday.

Officers initially responded shortly after 12:45 a.m. to 408 Darden Drive for a report of shots fired, according to spokeswoman Kristen Hunter. They located several shell casings in the road.

A short time…


May 24, 2017

A 6-3 vote to recommend a 1-cent property tax increase followed a back-and-fourth debate Monday on the impact of utilizing reserve funds to balance Pitt County’s budget.

The decision by the Pitt County Board of Commissioners to include the penny increase in the proposed $245 million 2017-…

May 24, 2017

A woman was injured on Tuesday morning after she reportedly struck a log truck, according to the State Highway Patrol.

The wreck occurred about 7:11 a.m. on U.S. 264 in front of DSM. 

According to the highway patrol, a log truck was turning on the roadway when the woman hit the left side of…

May 24, 2017

A Greenville woman was injured after a driver rear-ended her vehicle as she was making a right turn, according to a weekly review of crashes investigated in Pitt County by the State Highway Patrol.

The wreck occurred about 3:25 p.m. on Friday on U.S. 264 near Sunnyside Road, 2 miles east of…

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