August 24, 2016 - 23 minutes ago

Greenville Police Department released surveillance photos on Wednesday of a weekend armed robbery in hopes the public can help identify the suspect.

Officers about 1:24 p.m. on Saturday were dispatched to Family Dollar, 1601 Evans St., for the report of an armed robbery, according to a news…


August 24, 2016 - 31 minutes ago

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday arrested a New York man who reportedly used counterfeit money to purchase video game consoles.

Remone R. Reid, 25, of Brooklyn, N.Y., is charged with five counts each of counterfeit instruments and obtaining property by false pretense, as well as…

August 24, 2016 - 48 minutes ago

A man suspected of killing a Greenville mother and her three young daughters has been charged with three additional counts of murder. 

Dibon Toone, 39, previously was charged with one count of murder in the beating death of his live-in girlfriend, 32-year-old Garlette Rosette Howard,…

Quadruple Slaying

August 24, 2016

A group of college students, teachers and state workers say college loan payments are affecting how they plan for the future.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Roy Cooper met with members of the local Democratic Party, College Democrats of ECU, Pitt County Association of Educators and the local…


August 24, 2016

A Greenville woman who continued through a stop sign on Aug. 20 collided with another vehicle and struck a utility pole, leaving four people injured and causing an estimated $33,000 in damages, according to a weekly review of crashes investigated in Pitt County by the State Highway Patrol.


August 24, 2016


Umbrella market

Local cooks will compete in a food-on-a-stick throw down beginning at 5:30 p.m. today at the Uptown Greenville Umbrella Market. A limited number of tickets are available by emailing robin@uptowngreenville.com. The market, open from 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays at Five Points Plaza,…


August 24, 2016

A Greenville man reported that he was robbed at gunpoint on Monday night, according to a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office case report.

Earl Larry Lawrence II, 30, reported that he was robbed of a brass ammunition shell about 8:40 p.m. at 2412 National Ave.

The investigation is…

August 24, 2016

Glen Webb, immediate past president of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners and a Pitt County commissioner, recently was appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to serve on the North Carolina Governor's Crime Commission. The term expires on Feb. 28, 2019.

In a letter to Webb,…

August 24, 2016

Students and parents will have an opportunity to meet their teachers for the 2016-17 school year at Thursday’s open house.

Pitt County Schools’ district-wide open house provides K-12 students an opportunity to visit their school and meet teachers and staff in advance of the first day of…

August 24, 2016

Wearing full turnout gear, three firefighters crawled into an old day care center, pulling a hose as smoke filled a back room.

They sprayed water on the fire and the orange flames slowly dissipated.

Except it wasn’t a real fire. It was a digital fire, and the smoke was actually water vapor…

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