November 20, 2017

A Wilson County legislator who represents a portion of Pitt County announced Monday morning she won't seek re-election in 2018.

State Rep. Susan Martin made her announcement in an email that detailed the legislative accomplishments she was involved in during her tenure.

"I ran in 2012 because we…


November 20, 2017

Muslims took part in a Jewish dance, Hindus sang alongside Christians and Buddhists handed out blessings to all on Sunday at the 16th Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service at First Presbyterian Church.

From various dances, to Love-Joy Drummers and even an invocation from the Sojo Circle, people…


November 20, 2017

A rezoning request, changes to the county zoning ordinance map and the consolidation of animal control rules lead the issues the Pitt County Board of Commissioners will consider today.

The board is scheduled to hold three public hearings at its 6 p.m. meeting in the Eugene James Auditorium, County…

November 20, 2017


Bake sale

The Women of the Moose are having their annual Thanksgiving bake sale from 5-8 p.m. at the Greenville Moose Family Center, 5393 Reedy Branch Road, Winterville. The sale will feature homemade cakes, pies and goodies to enhance any Thanksgiving dinner. For more information contact…

November 20, 2017

GRIFTON — The Contentnea Metropolitan Sewerage District board has seen significant decreases in water flow totals this year.

Charles Smithwick, the district manager of the Contentnea Metropolitan Sewerage District, presented data to board members at a district meeting, comparing 2016 and 2017…

November 20, 2017

GRIFTON — Bryan Silva, 40, has begun his stint as the new chief for the Grifton Police Department.

Silva was one of six to apply for the position. His experience set him apart from the competition, according to Grifton Manager Joe Johnson.

“We hired him because he had the experience…

November 20, 2017

After widespread devastation from Hurricane Matthew, North Carolina is using experts to study the Tar, Neuse, Cashie and Lumber rivers to help prevent future flooding, according to state officials.

“Communities throughout eastern North Carolina are rebuilding from Hurricane Matthew, and…

November 20, 2017

WINTERVILLE — Rezoning for a subdivision that will add 230 homes to Winterville has been approved by town officials.

The Winterville Town Council voted 3-2, with Councilwoman Veronica Roberson and Councilman Johnny Moye opposed, to rezone approximately 100 acres of land from agricultural-…


November 20, 2017

Each year, as flu season approaches, many of people offer up their arms for a quick pinch, hoping to stay healthy during the winter ahead. The annual influenza vaccine protects against a few strains of the disease that experts at the World Health Organization and Food and Drug Administration…


November 20, 2017

Vidant Health’s massive new cancer center tower on the medical center campus in Greenville, scheduled to open in March, is a monument of sorts to the medical community’s all-out commitment to conquer the dreaded killer that claims so much of this region’s human treasure. 


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