December 18, 2018 - 23 minutes ago

Those who knew him said former Winterville dentist Dr. Hakeem M. Abdul-Karim dedicated his life to helping others, especially youth who were in need of dental care.  

Because he did not seek notoriety for his philanthropic efforts, Abdul-Karim established the One for All Foundation in…


December 18, 2018 - 23 minutes ago

GREENVILLE — Pitt County Schools is presenting a capital improvement list with a price tag of at least $13 million to the Pitt County Board of Commissioners in January.

The list will include improvements at A.G. Cox Middle School, cameras on all school buses and upgraded cameras at all…

December 18, 2018 - 23 minutes ago

ELIZABETH CITY — Prospects of the state of North Carolina investing $10 million into reopening the Elizabeth City Regional Airport's secondary runway are pretty good, according to the airport's engineering consultant.

Tim Gruebel, of Parrish and Partners, updated the Airport Authority board…

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December 18, 2018 - 23 minutes ago

WILSON — Once a fire is extinguished, it’s investigators’ job to determine the cause. That means suiting up and digging down, looking under mattresses and analyzing burn patterns, and 25 students recently were in Wilson to do just that.

“By state general statute, every…


December 18, 2018 - 23 minutes ago

WILSON — Denny and Marge Rutter say they literally work for peanuts when they volunteer at Winstead United Methodist Church.

Volunteers get one 7-ounce jar of water-blanched peanuts for each shift they pull. The fresh, salty peanuts are a good trade for several hours of work with friends.…


December 18, 2018 - 23 minutes ago

ROCKY MOUNT — After a six-month investigation, members of the Tar River Regional Drug Task Force targeted more than 50 street-level drug dealers across Nash County in an operation dubbed “Operation Silent Night.”

Members of the task force set out at daybreak on Wednesday to begin…

December 18, 2018 - 23 minutes ago

TAYLORSVILLE — A school bus overturned after it was hit by a car on Monday, sending 13 middle school students to the hospital.

Twelve of the students had minor injuries in the crash in Alexander County, while one was in critical condition but expected to survive, according to a news release…

December 18, 2018 - 23 minutes ago

A woman reported that she was the victim of a sexual offense, according to a case report released Monday by the Greenville Police Department.

The incident took place between 11:15 and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at a department store, the report said. The store’s location was withheld.

The report…

December 18, 2018 - 23 minutes ago


M.A.I.N. Summit

The Second Annual M.A.I.N. (Males Addressing Issues and Needs) Summit will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Goess Student Center at Pitt Community College. The event will bring minority males who are high school seniors from the county’s public high schools to…


December 18, 2018 - 23 minutes ago

Entrepreneurs who believe they have the next great business idea once again have a chance to get grant funding to assist with it as part of the City of Greenville's Small Business Plan Competition.

The city is accepting applications for the competition, which awards grants of up to $30,000 as an…

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