December 02, 2016

A fire broke out in a brick house near the East Carolina University campus Thursday afternoon, causing heavy damage to the structure.

The fire call went out about 1:45 p.m. and fire trucks rushed to the house at 109 S. Harding St.

“It came in as a structure fire,” Greenville Fire-…

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December 02, 2016

A $200,000, year-long grant program will help ECU’s Brody School of Medicine test thousands of people for the virus that causes AIDS, help them get treatment and address the persistent spread of the disease in eastern North Carolina, officials said Thursday.

Brody physicians discussed the…


December 02, 2016

FARMVILLE — A holiday tradition continues this weekend with the production of “The Nutcracker Ballet.”

For the eighth consecutive year, Dance Unlimited is bringing the Christmas classic to the Farmville Community Arts Council. Performances are at 3 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. and…


December 02, 2016

Many people know crowdfunding as a means to raise money for a cancer-stricken relative, independent movie project or study-abroad trip. But now small businesses are harnessing the power of the crowd to start or expand their enterprises.

Two experts spoke Wednesday night at East Carolina…


December 02, 2016


Musical auditions

Auditions for the musical comedy Smoke on the Mountain will be held 6 p.m. today and 10 a.m. on Saturday in Whichard 204 at Pitt Community College, 1986 Pitt Tech Road. Prepare one a capella song. Age range is 14 and older. Call 468-8708.

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December 02, 2016

WINTERVILLE—The development of three subdivisions is moving forward, following action by the Winterville Planning Board recently recommending approval.

The planning board voted unanimously to approve a revision to the preliminary plat of phase III of the Laurie Meadows subdivision.

Phase III…

December 02, 2016

Bershuan Thompson said staff at the South Greenville Recreation Center is ready to get back to business on Saturday.

“We are most excited to get back to interacting with the community and resuming our programming here,” said Thompson, who manages the facility at 851 Howell St.…


December 02, 2016

Someone pried open a door at a Greenville home and stole purses and electronics valued at more than $6,000, according to a Greenville Police Department case report. 

The incident occurred between 10 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday at 593 South Square Drive.

According to the report, a rear door…

December 01, 2016

A J.H. Rose High School student is facing charges after reportedly flashing a gun at the school on Tuesday.

Dana Dwayne Johnson, 17, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with having a weapon on educational property. 

Pitt County Schools spokesman Travis Lewis said a 17-year-old student…

December 01, 2016

A Pitt County magistrate has resigned after he was charged last week with driving while impaired.

Robert Allen Smith, 61, who was first appointed to be a magistrate on Sept. 8, 2008, submitted his resignation Tuesday, according to Pitt County Chief District Court Judge David Leech.

Leech said he…

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