June 27, 2016

Farm Bureau of Pitt County-Farmville has established itself as a solid contributor in its 20-plus years in business.

Those contributions recently earned the agency the Farmville Chamber of Commerce’s June Merchant of the Month award.

“I look for giving businesses when selecting a…


June 27, 2016


Soup Kitchen

The Community Outreach Soup Kitchen will continue serving five days a week Monday through Friday from noon until 1 p.m. during the summer. This year-round service is all done by local volunteers from churches and individuals and totally supported by donations from the community.…


June 27, 2016

A Democratic hopeful for the state House of Representatives is calling for city leaders to take actions that will eliminate pedestrian fatalities in Greenville within the next decade.

N.C. House District 9 Democratic candidate Brian Farkas sponsored a resolution calling for the Greenville City…


June 27, 2016

Bulletproof glass, lobby telephones and swipe cards are among the security features people will see in the Pitt County Office Complex starting in late July.

Visitors to the county office complex, located at 1717 W. Fifth St., saw last week the first visible signs of security upgrades the Board of…


June 27, 2016

Eight people were injured on June 17 after a driver ran a red light and caused a three-vehicle wreck that resulted in an estimated $13,500 damage, according to a weekly review of crashes investigated by the Greenville Police Department.

The wreck occurred about 7:30 p.m. on Greenville…

June 27, 2016

GRIFTON — Comments from a local resident sparked discussion on the Grifton Board of Commissioners concerning the John Lawson Nature Trail, a discussion that may continue at the board’s next meeting.

Chuck Owens, a member of the Grifton Rescue Squad, spoke during the public comments…

June 27, 2016

A national event provided a group of local radio amateurs a chance to enjoy their hobby while honing skills that they said can provide a service for the public even when all else fails. 

Brightleaf Amateur Radio Club participated in American Radio Relay League Field Day from 8 a.m. on…


June 27, 2016

The Pitt County Board of Education will discuss the sale of its school bus garage property during a special-called meeting tonight. 

Board members will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the third-floor conference room of the Pitt County Office Complex, 1717 W. Fifth St. 

One of the items on the agenda…

June 27, 2016

WINDSOR — Two men — both inspired by their father’s preventable deaths — want to help make others’ lives better.

They spoke at the Vidant Health’s Men’s Social and Dinner at Cashie Convention Center last Thursday night.

Dr. Timothy Capps works at both…


June 27, 2016

GRIFTON — Summer officially began last week with the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year.

At A Time for Science Nature and Science Learning Center, it was a cause for celebration.

The center opened its doors for the Summer Solstice Star Party, an evening filled with hayrides,…

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