April 27, 2018

Reconstruction on one of the runways at Pitt-Greenville Airport is underway for the next month, and will shut down all flights for one week in early May.

Betty Stansbury, the airport’s executive director, said construction on the $10 million project began on Monday and will continue until May…


April 27, 2018

Jurors in the Park West murder trial heard testimony from a hair and fiber expert on Thursday morning, then were excused for the day. They will not return until Monday morning because a witness for the state is out of town. 

Michael Anthony O'Neal is on trial for first-degree murder in the…

April 27, 2018

A candidate for Pitt County District Attorney has used inaccurate statistics to criticize the current administration, but he said the office’s record on prosecuting habitual felons remains woeful.

Lee Allen, who is one of two candidates running in the Republican primary for the job, told The…

Lee Allen

April 27, 2018

ROCKY MOUNT — A high-ranking state official joined local residents in Rocky Mount on Wednesday to support a community event by a local organization helping people with criminal records or coming out of prison readjust to society.

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein was on hand at the NEW Reentry…


April 27, 2018

A Greenville man reported he was assaulted and robbed of his shoes, car keys and wallet early Thursday.

According to Greenville police, the attack took place about 1 a.m. on Thursday in the 100 block of Toby Circle.

A pair of Jordan shoes valued at $150, a Dodge Charger key valued at $50 and a…

April 27, 2018

Three people were left with possible injuries after a T-bone collision on N.C. 43 on April 19, according to a weekly review of crashes investigated in Pitt County by the State Highway Patrol.

Hannah Abigail Leneave of Greenville was travelling west on B. Stokes Road near Greenville at 8:05 a.m.…

April 27, 2018

Increasing scrutiny and greater demand for services requires more staffing at Pitt County Social Services, the department director said on Thursday.

Jan Elliott told the Board of Commissioners her department needs 18 new positions that were left out of Pitt County’s proposed 2018-19 fiscal…

April 27, 2018

Crews on Thursday repaved a pothole-riddled driveway that has challenged drivers entering a popular commercial hub along East Arlington Boulevard.

Beasley’s Way is the unmarked entrance between Arlington Shoppes, which houses Cubbie’s, Steinbeck’s and the Spa at Merle Norman and…


April 27, 2018

WILSON — Bobbie Smith knew right away what she would do with the money she found tucked inside a pocketbook she purchased at Wilson’s Belk store.

First, she would secure it in a little box at her Pikeville home and then she would search for its owner.

“I said I’m going to…


April 27, 2018


Support group

The Brother to Brother prostate cancer support group will meet at 9 a.m. at The Seahorse Restaurant, 2301 Stantonsburg Road. For information, call John Head at 227-1527 or email him at hrtopf@gmail.com. The group is sponsored by the Cancer Support Community Eastern…

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