July 01, 2016

Local advocates melted chocolate on a dashboard on Thursday to raise awareness about the dangers of leaving children in vehicles. There have been 16 deaths this year, including one in North Carolina.

Safe Kids Pitt County held the demonstration at Kohl’s and passed out s’mores to…


July 01, 2016

A Greenville man’s face and arm were cut during an assault Wednesday night at his home, according to police.

The incident occurred between 10:30 and 10:38 p.m.at 1115 Douglas Ave. A case report indicated that second-degree burglary also was committed.

The report listed 36-year-old James…

July 01, 2016

FARMVILLE — A new exhibit in a hexagon-shaped display window on Main Street is the latest part of a push to make Farmville an arts hub in eastern North Carolina.

Linda Adele Goodine, a professor at East Carolina University, has retained graduate students to host a 12-month series in the…


July 01, 2016

With the July 4th holiday weekend beginning today, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and its partners continue their “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign.

Starting today, officers will increase safety enforcement on the waterways, conduct sobriety…


July 01, 2016

Pitt County's fire marshal has been appointed interim emergency management director.

Allen Everette assumes the position today, following the Thursday retirement of Noel Lee III. 

"I truly look forward to working with all the emergency services in Pitt County and working with them and the…


July 01, 2016

School cafeteria managers are getting their gourmet on with a number of new, trendy dishes.

More than 20 cafeteria managers, including four from Pitt County Schools, spent time at South Central High School this week working with a professional chef as part of a statewide K-12 Culinary Institute…


July 01, 2016


Child seat checks

Greenville Fire-Rescue provides free car safety seat checks from 9:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. every Friday at Station 1, 500 S. Greene St. Trained experts will ensure child seats are installed correctly. No appointment is necessary. Visit the Greenville Fire-Rescue Facebook Page…


July 01, 2016

East Carolina University on Thursday announced 11 alumnae to be honored during its Women’s Roundtable event that will focus on leadership, service and philanthropy.

The Oct. 13 event is the fifth in the Incredible Women Series. It will begin at 11 a.m. at the Greenville Convention…


July 01, 2016

The Pitt County Board of Education took time to recap and learn from a recent trip taken by several board members to a national conference.

The board held a special work session before its regular meeting Monday to discuss the 2016 National School Boards Association conference.

The conference was…

June 30, 2016

People in the Pitt County area who want to help the flood victims in West Virginia are encouraged to donate money to established groups that provide help during disasters.

There have been no reports of local relief organizations sending crews to the areas decimated by floods, but Brad Smith, the…

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