May 28, 2017

The Greenville Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday in the area of Nash and Third Streets.

Officers responded to the area reference to shots fired, according to a news release issued by the department Sunday afternoon.

Upon arrival, it was…

May 28, 2017

FARMVILLE — A new ordinance aimed at controlling blight requires property owners to register vacant buildings with the town and face a penalty if properties are in disrepair.

The Farmville Board of Commissioners voted unanimously this month to adopt a new zoning ordinance, titled,…

May 28, 2017

On Saturday mornings at the Leroy James Pitt County Farmers Market, locals browse through stands teeming with fresh berries and vegetables, enjoying the early weekend hours surrounded by bushels of produce.

What do with that bountiful selection, though? Magen Flanagan is there every weekend with an…


May 28, 2017

The Ayden Rotary Club recently named a 10-year member who volunteers widely in the community as its Rotarian of the Year for 2017. Robert Baker was selected by the club and given the honor on May 18, the club announced.

Baker has been a member since April 2007 and is a member of Rose Hill FWB…


May 28, 2017

Five local nursing students have been named recipients of the Pitt County Golden K Kiwanis Club's Clifton E. Boyd Scholarship.

East Carolina University students Jessica Green, Emmalyn Hicks, Eboni Wiley and Allie Kmiecik and Pitt Community College student Allison Lennon each received a $750 award.…


May 28, 2017

Following are closings for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday.

City of Greenville offices: Closed Monday

Pitt County offices: Closed Monday

Pitt County landfill, collection stations: Open regular hours

Pitt County Schools: Closed Monday

Pitt Community College: Closed Monday

East Carolina…

May 28, 2017

Coming up

Democratic committee

The Pitt County Democratic Party Executive Committee will convene at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Alice Keene Center, 4561 County Home Road, for a special meeting to nominate persons to serve as local representatives on the Pitt County Board of Elections. The board,…


May 28, 2017

Pitt County is a leader in the state, but not for a reason it wants to be.

Too many people have been looking for good company and instead are finding themselves infected with a sexually transmitted disease.

The number of Pitt County residents infected with gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis has…


May 28, 2017

As their numbers dwindle, the leaders of Pitt County’s six historically black school alumni associations say they need to work together to preserve their legacy and history and reinforce the impact of their graduates and their annual gatherings.

Leaders of the alumni associations for Bethel…


May 28, 2017

A man who already has a pending driving while impaired charge from 2016 was charged again with DWI on May 17, according to a weekly review of Pitt County court records.

Edgar Andres Torres-Garcia, 21, of 3300 Indian Ridge Road, Winterville, was stopped at 11:30 p.m. on May 17 on New Hope Road,…

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