January 23, 2018

The Greenville commission that approved the sale or demolition of four properties around the ECU chancellor's residence to make way for the expansion and renovation of the residence wants to take a second look at that university plan and seek other options for the properties now that the original…


January 23, 2018

The results of a lawsuit against the city over the denial of a special-use permit for a student apartment complex are expected early next week, after a short trial in Pitt County Superior Court on Monday.

LCD Acquisitions, also known as Landmark Development, is hoping to overturn a decision made by…

January 23, 2018

Pitt County has the ability to fund $2.8 million in capital projects without tax increases or fund balance spending in the coming fiscal year, the county manager reported during a Monday workshop.

The county also will have the funding capacity available in two years to build a law enforcement…


January 23, 2018

Prosecutors may not mention gang affiliations and activity nor pursue conspiracy charges against a 20-year-old Greenville man who is accused of shooting a man to death on Vance Street in 2015, a judge ruled in Pitt County Superior Court on Monday.

Adric Brown appeared relaxed in his suit and bow…

January 23, 2018

Someone broke into the JOY Soup Kitchen, 700 Albermarle Ave., between 1 p.m. Jan. 19 and 10:25 a.m. Jan.20 according to a Greenville Police Department report. 

A door was smashed in to gain entry into the building. Checkbooks, food stamps, van keys and safe valued at $910 were stolen in the…

January 23, 2018

Pitt County health officials urged people to get a flu vaccine after 10 new flu deaths were reported in North Carolina — none in Pitt County — during the week of Jan. 7-13, raising the statewide total to 42 Since the flu season began on Oct. 1.

“Things have gotten worse here, with…


January 23, 2018


Assistance program

The We Care Program is available from 8:30-9:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the Community Crossroads Center, 207 Manhattan Ave. Receive emergency food, legal aid, disability and veterans assistance and help with employment skills. Call Pastor Rodney Coles Sr. at 717-9600.



January 22, 2018

Following the arrest of a Greenville police officer on domestic violence charges, a sheriff’s office official noted that the case would be handled like any other.

“Domestic violence can happen in any profession and we're sworn to uphold the law regardless of who the individual is,…


January 22, 2018

Pitt County has hired a new deputy county manager/chief financial officer, the county manager announced this morning.

Brian Barnett, budget and performance management manager with the Iredell County town of Mooresville, will begin work on March 5. Pitt County Manager Scott Elliott announced…


January 22, 2018

Installing school bus cameras districtwide was among the topics discussed during a work session for the Pitt County Board of Education. 

The board came to a consensus on the first draft of a statement affirming the district’s desire to equip its school buses with cameras as soon as…

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