May 03, 2016 - 46 minutes ago

After holding a public hearing on Greenville’s proposed red light camera program, the Pitt County Board of Education voted 6-3 for a resolution supporting statutory changes that would make it possible to implement such a program.

Board members Mildred Council, Carolina Doherty, Sean...

May 03, 2016

Work started Monday on security upgrades at the Pitt County Courthouse that, once completed, will limit public access to the building to one entrance.

Signs were posted around the courthouse, and trees and other landscaping were removed as contractors began work. It is anticipated the...


May 03, 2016

A Greenville attorney on Monday asked the Pitt County Board of Commissioners to invest $600,000 in a business venture he says will simplify the transfer of detainee health information and determine if an individual entering jail is at risk of becoming a rapist or victim of rape....

May 03, 2016

By Taniya Yancey

Most five-year-olds that are about to enter kindergarten are very excited, but not me. I had experienced a lot of obstacles in my little lifetime. I had found my mom after she tried to commit suicide, and my father was in prison. I felt alone with no one by my side. Upon...

May 03, 2016 - 46 minutes ago


Spring Concert

The Pitt Community College Symphony Orchestra will present its Spring Concert at 7 p.m. at Reimage Church, 3950 Victory Lane with guest performances from the PCC Choral and several high school choirs and Suzuki students. Donations and nonperishable food items...


May 03, 2016

The Pitt County Sheriff's office is investigating two break-ins that occurred near Washington, N.C., according to sheriff's office reports.

Someone pried open an entrance at 4985 Clarks Neck Road between 8 p.m. on Saturday and 1:21 p.m. on Sunday.

According to a case report,...

May 02, 2016

A wreck on East 10th Street snarled traffic Monday night and sent at least two people to the hospital with serious injuries.

It happened about 7 p.m. when an eastbound Nissan sports car crossed the center lane and collided with a westbound Ford pickup truck, the Greenville Police...

May 02, 2016

The Greenville Police Department is investigating the report of  two armed robberies, including one on Sunday night that involved a handgun, according to a case report.

The Sunday incident occurred between 9:40 p.m. and 9:50 p.m. at 204 S. Sylvan Drive. A case report indicates that a...

May 02, 2016

A wreck involving a school bus and two other vehicles occurred on Monday on a busy roadway, according to a Pitt County Schools official.

The wreck occurred about 2 p.m. on Greenville Boulevard near Mall Drive.

No students were on the bus, which was leaving the bus garage to pick up...

May 02, 2016

A man who reportedly walked into the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office to find out why deputies were at his house was arrested last week on four counts of attempted murder.

The sheriff’s office on Monday reported Cortez Vanquez Smith Jr., 22, was arrested on Thursday.


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