March 29, 2017

Pitt County’s robotics program keeps reaching new heights in the 10th year since being assembled.

After winning the district title as the host for the first time, the Pitt Pirates motored to Raleigh as the No. 1 seed and came away with yet another title. Now it’s on to the state…


March 29, 2017

Local officials said change in a community must start with its residents.

“We must learn to do what we can do,” Pitt County District 2 Commissioner Mary Perkins-Williams said Monday during a town hall meeting in Greenville. “That’s what I tell the people in my…


March 29, 2017

Four people have expressed interest in filling the unexpired term of recently resigned county commissioner David Hammond.

The executive committee of the Pitt County Democratic Party is meeting on April 13 to nominate a replacement for Hammond, who represents District 1, predominantly located in…


March 29, 2017

The people gathered at Peppermint Park, the little neighborhood park at Brownlea Drive and 14th Street in Greenville, demonstrated Tuesday that big things — like teachable moments — can come in small packages.

Representatives of the United Way of Pitt County, pharmaceutical…


March 29, 2017

A Greenville man was cited on Wednesday after striking three joggers in a crosswalk, according to the Greenville Police Department. 

Greenville Police Department spokeswoman Kristen Hunter said the wreck occurred about 7 a.m. at the intersection of Fire Tower and Bayswater roads.…

March 29, 2017

The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for a 45-year-old Washington woman on Wednesday afternoon.

The woman, Jennifer Conner Sullivan, last was seen at 125 Cedar Circle in Washington. She is white, 5 feet 3 inches tall, 115 pounds, has brown shoulder length hair and hazel eyes.…

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March 29, 2017


Prom attire donations

Sycamore Hill Memorial Baptist Church, 1001 Hooker Road, is accepting donations of prom attire (formal gowns and suits, shoes and accessories) for community students. Drop-off times are 5:30-6:30 p.m. Volunteers also are needed for Prom Shopping 4 Students from 10 a.m.…


March 29, 2017

An inmate at the Pitt County Detention Center was charged with assault causing physical injury on a detention employee after he allegedly assaulted a detention officer at the jail.

Michael Jamel Green, 27, of 2105 E. Pitt St. was in the detention center after being charged with driving while…


March 28, 2017

Five Greenville teenagers have been charged in a Lenoir County home break-in after the homeowner discovered them in his home and shot one of them.

The break-in occurred Monday afternoon at a residence on Tilghman Mill Road north of Kinston. The homeowner had been alerted to the break-in by his…

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March 28, 2017

Legislators on Monday morning received information on the state of Pitt County schools and briefly addressed legislation that could affect the flexibility local officials have to improve school systems. 

Sen. Louis Pate, R-Wayne, and Sen. Don Davis, D-Greene, joined state Rep. Greg Murphy, R-…

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