September 26, 2016

GREENVILLE — A recently passed state law means a new kind of school could be coming to Pitt County next school year.

The University of North Carolina laboratory schools program, established as a provision of the most recent state budget, requires that the UNC Board of Governors establish…

September 26, 2016

GREENVILLE — A change in state policy means local officials must now reconsider when students may begin participating in competitive sports.

Statewide, sixth grade students are allowed to participate in all interscholastic sports except football, following a change made by the N.C. State…

September 26, 2016

The following deeds were recorded with the Pitt County Register of Deeds from June 24-29. Each $2 in revenue stamps is equal to $1,000 in valuation. ( * No fee required)

• Debra H. Leggett, Ronnie W. Leggett, Doreen H. Haddock, Donna H. Jefferson Watson, Terry L. Watson, Leon R. Hardee Jr.,…

September 26, 2016 - 6 minutes ago

Greenville Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Monday afternoon. 

The shooting occurred about 2:15 p.m. at the corner of West Fourth and Latham streets, Greenville Police Department spokeswoman Kristen Hunter said.

Hunter said a man was shot and was taken to Vidant…

September 26, 2016


The City of Greenville inspections department issued the following building permits from Sept. 13-19:

• Sunil Sharma, Sonali Sharma, 173 Blackwater Drive, single-family residential, $269,164.

• Houses BPR LLC, 3909 Dunhagan Road, single-family residential, $280,500.


September 26, 2016

The jury in the triple homicide trial of Willie Odell Whitehead Jr. found him guilty of three counts of first-degree murder Monday in the deaths of three employees who were shot and killed during an armed robbery near Farmville in 2012.

The jury also found Whitehead guilty of robbery with a…


September 26, 2016

Pitt County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Grimesland woman who reportedly tied up another woman and sexually assaulted her on Saturday.

Erin Kristen Shumaker, 42, of 1367 Tucker Road, Grimesland is charged with first-degree kidnapping and first-degree forced sexual offense.

Pitt County…


September 26, 2016

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, is scheduled to visit East Carolina University on Wednesday to discuss voter registration and her mother’s plans for providing free college tuition.

Clinton will stop at Mendenhall Student Center at 12:10 p.m.…


September 26, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nightly protests have shaken the city of Charlotte since the shooting death of a black man by police last week, but Sunday’s NFL game between the Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings was played without interruption.

A group of around 100 demonstrators…

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September 26, 2016

Greenville has opened its books to the public and residents now can track municipal spending through the city’s website.

Greenville Assistant City Manager Michael Cowin unveiled the city’s new financial transparency tool last week.

“We are really excited about this,” Cowin…

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