Crime and Rescue

February 22, 2018

A Greenville man was injured in a stabbing incident at his home, according to Greenville police.

The 27-year-old man was assaulted  with a five-inch kitchen knife at his residence in the 100 block of River Bluff Road at 9:18 p.m. onTuesday, according to a Greenville Police Department report.…

February 21, 2018

A man was struck and killed in the 700 block of Greenville Boulevard near the Greenville Grande movie theater Wednesday night, according to the Greenville Police Department.  

The incident occurred shortly after 8 p.m. and traffic safety investigators were sent to the scene to determine…

February 21, 2018

Someone shot into a home while residents were inside according to a Greenville Police Department report. No injuries were reported.

Police said a home located in the 300 block of Roundtree Drive was struck by bullets between 10:10 and 10:21 p.m. on Saturday night.

Bullets struck a front window…

February 21, 2018

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office announced 16 arrests on drug-related charges as a part of an ongoing initiative called “Operation Middleman.”

Operation Middleman, which began in 2017, is part of an effort to target lower- and mid-level drug dealers in Edgecombe County, the…

February 20, 2018

The Greenville Police Department announced it has charged a 14-year-old South Central High School student in connection with social media threats on Monday that referenced local high schools.

Police obtained juvenile petitions this morning for the girl, who is charged with making a false report…


February 20, 2018

A Greenville home repair contractor accused of scamming an elderly victim back in March has been arrested by Pitt County Sheriff’s deputies. 

Terry Wayne Smith, 50, of 4141 East 10th St. was arrested on Feb.17 and charged with felony exploit disable/elder trust, felony obtain property by…

February 20, 2018

A thief managed to make off with a stash of electronics from Maranatha Church on 14th Street, according to a Greenville Police Department report issued on Monday.

Someone broke into the church at 1407 E. 14th St. after midnight Thursday. The incident was discovered about 3 p.m. that afternoon, the…

February 19, 2018

A social media post threatening violence at South Central High School today also was used to threaten other Pitt County Schools, officials said.

The photo was an altered version of one originally posted on Snapchat by a student in South Carolina shortly after the mass school shooting in Parkland,…


February 19, 2018

A threatening photo circulated on a social media site raised alarms at Pitt County Schools on Monday, forcing increased security throughout the system and prompting parents to pull their kids from class.

The incident comes after 17 students and teachers were killed Wednesday in a mass shooting in…


February 18, 2018

Coming Up

Precinct meetings 

The following meetings are open to all registered Democrats:      

• Belvoir will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at Holly Hill Original Free Will Baptist Church, 755 Porter Road. • Greenville 4B will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at The American…

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