December 11, 2017


Project Anna

Project Anna, a nonprofit education and Christian outreach ministry, will host its annual "Color Me Red" Christmas Food Giveaway at 120 S. Skinner St. Wear red for a free gift. Drop off a large box or container from between 8-9:30 a.m. and come back for pickup at noon. Free…


December 11, 2017

The new Greenville City Council and mayor will be sworn in on tonight, and then will vote appoint a new mayor pro-tem. 

Mayor-Elect P.J. Connelly, will take over as acting mayor from Kandie Smith, who will return to her Council seat representing District 1. Brian Meyerhoeffer will be taking…

December 11, 2017

The holiday spirit has prompted many local residents to share Christmas bounty with the Food Bank of Eastern and Central North Carolina.

Now food bank officials are looking for people willing to share a little of their time to make sure meals get into the hands of those who need them.  



December 11, 2017

FOUNTAIN — After several months of deliberation, would-be sweepstakes owners in Fountain now have the go-ahead to apply for a license.

The Fountain Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 in favor of new regulatory measures that prohibited sweepstakes gaming businesses in town. Mayor Pro-tem Ronnie…

December 11, 2017

A former East Carolina University student who became addicted to opiates will have two charges against him dismissed if he can successfully complete two years of probation.

Matthew Kinsey Ritch, 23, pleaded guilty to filing a false police report and larceny after breaking and entering. He made his…

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December 11, 2017

SNOW HILL — A renovation at the Greene County Animal Shelter has given its four-pawed residents something to wag about.

Significant improvements to flooring, weather shield curtains, electrical upgrades, air conditioners and storage shed are among the recent improvements, thanks to BBQ for…

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December 11, 2017

SNOW HILL — Greene County has taken the next step to extend public sewer lines to the Hedgefield subdivision, located at N.C. 258 and Burnette Road, approximately a mile from the Pitt County line.

Failing septic tanks at 26 low- to moderate-income residences and the award of a $2 million…

December 11, 2017

SNOW HILL — In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest joined students last week at Greene County Middle School STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) classes for a nationwide hour of coding.

Computer Science Education Week is an annual program dedicated to…

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December 10, 2017

For many Greenville residents and benefactors, the Museum of Art is a long-cherished bastion of the city’s culture and the museum’s long success has been a promise of that culture’s lasting influence. Now, thanks to one such benefactor, that future is even more secure.



December 10, 2017

For a few hours, whenever he can find the time, Jerry Skinner trades in his life as a correctional officer to stand in someone else’s shoes.

Dressed in the timeless red costume, his smile hidden by the puffy white beard tied to his face, the 61-year-old Skinner is more than just a Salvation…

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