May 23, 2017

The Pitt County Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to allow expansion of a mining operation on Sheppard Mill Road after nearby residents and the mine's operator reached a partial compromise on operational hours and equipment use.

Southern Land and Timber sought a special-use permit…


May 23, 2017

A policy committee agreed to major changes to the Pitt County Schools uniform policy on Monday, stepping it ever closer to a dress and decency code.

The Board of Education committee met 11 a.m. in the central office board room to synthesize weeks worth of feedback gathered since April when the…


May 23, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states.

The justices ruled that Republicans who controlled the state…

May 23, 2017


Winterville’s police chief carted himself to a victory on Monday, edging out Greenville’s police chief and Pitt County’s sheriff during the annual CrimeStoppers Golf Tournament.

The tournament, in its fifth year, featured a golf-cart race between Winterville Police Chief…


May 23, 2017

A bullet fragment hit the exterior wall of Academy Sports on Friday after a parking lot argument at a hotel across the street.

Greenville officers responded about 10:11 p.m. to Academy Sports, 3428 S. Memorial Drive in reference to a call about shots fired. Several employees were in the store…

May 23, 2017


Theatre Fundraiser

Today is the deadline to place orders for a delivery-only food fundraiser for A Place in the Heart Theatre Company. Meals will be delivered on Friday, including seasoned grilled chicken, grilled chicken wraps and Asian chicken salad prepared by Chef Preston Coghill.…


May 22, 2017

A 9-year-old girl died Sunday from injuries she suffered in a Saturday wreck on Mumford Road.

Ran’Davia Purvis, 9, was a third-grade student at Pactolus School.

Pitt County Schools spokesman Travis Lewis said a crisis team was at the school on Monday morning.

State Highway Patrol troopers…

May 22, 2017

A lot of first-time racers who decided that a biathlon was something they could accomplish helped make one of Greenville’s longest-running races a success on Sunday.

The 31st Annual Fiesta Biathlon, a 3.1 mile run and a 15-mile bike ride starting and ending at the downtown landmark…


May 22, 2017

WINTERVILLE — A project to install new sewer lines on Cooper Street has several residents upset at an easement request made by the town.

“This isn’t a slice of the good life. More than a bite of a sour apple,” Paul Casey, a resident of 441 Cooper St., said at the May 10…

May 22, 2017

WINTERVILLE — Ramona Hufford has lived on the corner of Cooper and Academy streets for 37 years, but walking from her home to downtown safely is a bit tricky.

“I love my sidewalk,” Hufford told the Winterville Town Council at the May 8 meeting, referring to the walkway…

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