November 17, 2017


Farmers market

The Leroy James Pitt County Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 355-7612 or 902-1709.

Support group

The Brother to Brother prostate cancer support group will meet at 9 a.m. at The Seahorse Restaurant, 2301 Stantonsburg Road. For information,…


November 17, 2017

Pitt County's two congressional representatives voted against the $1.5 trillion tax package President Donald Trump called "a big step" toward delivering on the Republican Party's promise of tax cuts by year's end.

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, a Wilson Democrat, called on the Senate to reject the…


November 17, 2017

ROCKY MOUNT — Nash UNC Health Care held its first Nurse Scholars Program Signing Day Event on Wednesday to welcome future nurses to the fold.

The Nurse Scholars Program is the result of a partnership between the hospital and Nash Community College. The goal of this year’s partnership is…

November 17, 2017

Jurors in the first-degree murder trial of Gregory Parks sat through nearly four weeks of testimony from dozens of witnesses. They listened to 911 calls. They watched videos of police interviews. They viewed bloody items police seized from Parks’ Wilson home. And they also heard powerful…

November 17, 2017

WILSON — An alliance of 21 local and state interest groups has begun an appeal process asking federal authorities to suspend approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

N.C. WARN, an opponent of the proposed $5 billion project to bring natural gas from West Virginia through Virginia to North…

November 17, 2017

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. — Residents of a remote Northern California community terrorized by a mass shooting this week say they want more frequent patrols from sheriff’s deputies and expressed anger and frustration over seemingly being left to fend for themselves in what several…

Deadly California Shootings

November 17, 2017

The Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners approved a 5 percent salary increase and 10 percent salary bonus for General Manager/CEO Tony Cannon on Thursday.

Cannon’s salary increased to $263,525, a $12,549 increase. The bonus is an additional $26,352. The salary increase is retroactive…


November 17, 2017

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office charged a Chocowinity town commissioner and his brother after they allegedly assaulted a 51-year-old Chocowinity resident on Wednesday.

About 6 p.m., the sheriff’s office responded to a report of an assault on Hodges Road. Whenthey arrived they found…

111717 Curt Jenkins

November 17, 2017

The thumping sounds of a Powwow drum reverberated through J.H. Rose High School’s hallways on Thursday, serving as both a glimpse into an indigenous culture and a reminder of November being National Native American History Month.

David L. Perry, a substitute art teacher who is of Native…


November 17, 2017

The Greenville Police Department is investigating an intentionally set fire at a construction site near Ridgewood Elementary School.

The fire was reported at 8:59 a.m. Monday at 3204 Rounding Bend Road. It occurred between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m., and was set in the garage of the house It damaged…

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