October 23, 2017


Candidates forum

The AMEXCAN Meet the Candidates forum, to get to know the candidates in the upcoming City of Greenville elections, will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday in the auditorium of the ECU Willis Building, 300 E. First St. For more information contact the AMEXCAN office at…


October 23, 2017

A volunteer organization is hosting two workshops Tuesday to connect individuals and families still recovery from Hurricane Matthew and its subsequent flooding with assistance.

Disaster Recovery Partners for Pitt County is holding events from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Peter’s Missionary…

October 23, 2017

Parents and students can learn about Pitt Community College and the programs it has to offer on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. during the second Parent Engagement Program Academy presentation of the year.

The event will take place in the Walter and Marie Williams Science and Technology Building on…

October 23, 2017

When five inches of rain fell west of Grifton in May, about a foot of water flowed over the east bank of Contentnea Creek, damaging the town’s recreational vehicle and trail park.

The site had sustained damage during Hurricane Matthew and the May event worsened the problems.

“It was…


October 23, 2017

Multiple statements Gregory Parks gave to Wilson police prior to his August 2015 arrest in the killing of a 20-year-old Bailey woman will be admissible in his trial, which begins today with jury selection in Pitt County Superior Court.

In June, a judge in Wilson County ordered a change of venue for…


October 23, 2017

Senior citizens wishing to stay on their feet and enjoy life longer converged on the Greenville Convention Center Thursday for the annual Healthy Aging and Wellness Expo.

Falls prevention and dozens of other issues of concern to people 50 and older were covered by health care providers and vendors,…


October 23, 2017

FARMVILLE — The town of Farmville may soon be home to additional duplexes and townhouses.

The Farmville Planning Board voted unanimously to rezone 0.47 acres on Wilson Street, located between Main and Field streets, to R-5. The property, which is surrounded by R-5 zones, is now zoned…

October 22, 2017

Joe Albea's earliest childhood memories of the Tar River are the many times his mother told him to stay away from it.

It is the same for lifelong friend, business associate and fishing buddy Tommy Harrington. Luckily, they both disobeyed their moms at some point.

The two have spent their lives…


October 22, 2017

Frustrations overflowed after the Pitt County Board of Education ended a practice that allowed some students to attend D.H. Conley High School even though they live in the South Central High School attendance area — but board members said policy, not practice takes precedent.

In an Oct. 2…


October 22, 2017

Coming Up

Parent night

Farmville Central High School will sponsor Jags’ House Parent Night from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the school, 3308 E Wilson St., Farmville. Students are invited to bring parents for sessions about graduation requirements, college admissions, the ACT/SAT, Pitt Community…

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