May 24, 2018 - 3 minutes ago

More than 1.2 million North Carolinians are expected to hit the road during the Memorial Day holiday weekend and analysts from AAA Carolinas said they will pay a premium for it.

Gas prices in North Carolina are at their highest level since November of 2014. The average price of gas in the state is…


May 24, 2018 - 3 minutes ago

United Way of Pitt County and its major community development partner, Pitt County Schools, have their sights set on the future — as in 2031.

They reminded attendees at the 2018 United Way annual meeting at the Martinsborough Building in Greenville that 2031 is when this year’s…


May 24, 2018 - 3 minutes ago

A new mobile app that has been launched locally is the high-tech equivalent of a cry for help.

Pitt County Emergency Management implemented a mobile application on Wednesday that allows people with CPR training to render aid to those experiencing cardiac emergencies nearby.

PulsePoint Respond is…


May 24, 2018 - 3 minutes ago

Volunteers from the Greenville Noon Rotary Club gathered at the Town Common Wednesday to begin planning out the location of hundreds of American Flags. 

The club will be placing the flags at the park this week for the new Field of Honor effort, which offers residents chance to sponsor flags…


May 24, 2018 - 3 minutes ago

The Pitt County Board of Education is considering modifying its long-standing practice of recognizing the highest-achieving graduates at its high schools as salutatorian and valedictorian.

Information presented at the board’s monthly work session on Monday sparked discussion about whether to…

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May 24, 2018 - 3 minutes ago

Heavy rains from the Gulf of Mexico spawned flooding in the Southeastern states Wednesday ahead of what could become the year’s first tropical storm, just as tourist season begins.

The National Hurricane Center said a disturbance still over water in the western Caribbean had a 60 percent…

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May 24, 2018 - 3 minutes ago

RALEIGH — Republicans in the North Carolina legislature are fast-tracking this year’s budget adjustments so quickly they are preventing rank-and-file members — particularly Democrats — from formally offering their own changes.

House and Senate GOP leaders have been…

May 24, 2018 - 3 minutes ago

SALISBURY — High school seniors who think it is too late to apply to attend college this fall should think again.

Smithwick Chapel Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ of Williamston is partnering with Livingstone College of Salisbury to sponsor a Higher Education Opportunity Day to give…


May 24, 2018 - 3 minutes ago

The body of a Tarboro man was found in the aftermath of a house fire that authorities have determined he intentionally set.

According to a news release from the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office, Grady Jeffery Leary’s remains were found inside his home at 368 Cotton Lane just outside of…

May 24, 2018 - 3 minutes ago

A 20-year-old Camden County woman was sentenced to 25 to 31 years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the 2016 stabbing death of a Camden teenager in Elizabeth City.

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