July 21, 2017

Greenville and Pitt County Schools’ $3-million renovation of a recreation center in an economically challenged part of the city last year has met with many positive reviews, but attendance is down and a few residents said tighter controls have turned people away.

The South Greenville…


July 21, 2017

With filings for the upcoming November municipal elections ending at noon today, two of three seats on a board overseeing a proposed community sewer system have no candidates.

Earl Wade, the longtime chairman of the Candlewick Area Sanitary District Board, is the only person who has so far filed to…

July 21, 2017

The hottest weather of the year so far is expected to bring heat indices between 100 and 105 degrees starting today and continuing through Sunday, prompting advisories for residents to stay hydrated and cool. 

Temperatures today are expected to reach a high of 95 degrees before dropping to 75…


July 21, 2017

A new online service will allow Pitt County residents to access more details about their tax records.

Pitt County Tax Administration placed property record cards online earlier this week. People will be able to review the value of their homes and other structures and see photographs, the…


July 21, 2017

Greenville Utilities' Board of Commissioners unanimously re-elected its officers and recognized staff for earning multiple awards at its Thursday meeting.

Don Mills, retired plant manager at NACCO Materials Handling Group, was re-elected chairman. He has been on the board member since 2013.



July 21, 2017

A Greenville man said he’ll buy his wife her dream home after winning $200,000 in a lottery scratch-off game.

Lonnie Daniels Sr. of Greenville won $200,000 playing the $500 Frenzy scratch-off game. He purchased the winning ticket, one of the top prize tickets, at Country Fare Store on Barrus…

July 21, 2017

A Greenville man is facing a felony charge of common law robbery after he allegedly stole a cellphone from an acquaintance.

Ronald Deandre Farmer, 25, of 310 Lindsay Drive, was arrested in the area of Tyson Street shortly after the reported incident. He is charged with felony common law robbery.…


July 21, 2017

The N.C. Department of Justice is reviewing an SBI investigative report into possible inconsistencies in certain DWI court cases in Pitt County.

“Our office has just received the SBI’s investigation and is reviewing it to determine next steps,” said Laura Brewer, public…

July 21, 2017

Five people were injured last week after a Greenville woman rear-ended another vehicle and caused a five-vehicle chain reaction wreck, according to a weekly review of crashes investigated in Pitt County by the State Highway Patrol.

The wreck occurred about 7:55 a.m. July 14 on U.S. 13…

July 21, 2017


Car seat check

Greenville Fire-Rescue provides free car safety seat checks from 9:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. every Friday at Station 1, 500 S. Greene St. Trained experts will ensure child seats are installed correctly. No appointment is necessary. Visit the Greenville Fire-Rescue Facebook page for…

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