December 12, 2017

With the new Greenville City Council sworn in and District 2 Councilwoman Rose Glover appointed mayor pro-tem, members said they were ready to get down to business.

Council chambers were packed on Monday for the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected council. New and old council members alike…


December 12, 2017

The year he got a bike for Christmas is a memory that is bittersweet for Aaron Farias.

From his childish perspective, it seemed good for him and his siblings to get free bicycles at a time when their parents could not afford to give them such things. But when he got older, Farias began to…


December 12, 2017

In the middle of the coldest week so far this year, The Greenville Fire-Rescue Department will be host its annual chili cook-off for the warm hearts in Greenville to support United Way of Pitt County. 

The department will open one of its truck bays at Station No. 1, 500 S. Greene St., from…

December 12, 2017

The Affordable Care Act continues to serve millions of Americans with health insurance coverage and service protections, but consumers expecting more time to enroll are being reminded one last time that this year’s open enrollment period ends this week.

The deadline is Friday for people in…


December 12, 2017

With Edgecombe County classified as one of the least healthy counties in North Carolina, local government officials have taken the initiative to help local groups and organizations looking to improve health outcomes in the area.

The Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners recently gave away $10,000…

December 12, 2017


Retired faculty

The ECU Retired Faculty Association will meet at 3 p.m. in the ECU Physicians Family Medicine Center, Second Floor Classroom, 101 Heart Drive. Don Edwards, the owner of University Book Exchange and a longtime civic leader in Greenville, will present “Future Directions…


December 11, 2017

An East Carolina University student died early Sunday morning following an alcohol-related wreck in west Charlotte.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department reported that Destani Breanna May was killed in a crash at 2:18 a.m. on Billy Graham Parkway. Five others were injured in the wreck.…

December 11, 2017

A Greenville woman reported an estimated $18,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from her home on the 1900 block of East Ninth Street, according to police.

Greenville officers responded to a felony larceny at the home of a 78-year-old woman at 11:19 a.m. on Saturday.

Officers determined that there was…

December 11, 2017

Greenville residents in need braved mid-30s temperatures on Saturday to get a warm jacket, new clothes and fresh food at the Cops & Barbers Community Coat Giveaway.

The event was hosted by the Greenville Police Department but donations from local barbershops, various nonprofits and local…


December 11, 2017


Project Anna

Project Anna, a nonprofit education and Christian outreach ministry, will host its annual "Color Me Red" Christmas Food Giveaway at 120 S. Skinner St. Wear red for a free gift. Drop off a large box or container from between 8-9:30 a.m. and come back for pickup at noon. Free…

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