September 22, 2018

Chili cheese dogs with onions and cole slaw, washed down with fresh squeezed lemonade, followed by a funnel cake or an elephant ear deep fried dough were hot dishes Friday at the Pitt County Agriculture Fair in Greenville.

All the grease folks could handle with none of the guilt was the order of…


September 22, 2018

Cleaning up and resuming normal operations after Hurricane Florence just got a little easier for Pitt County Animal Services.

Animal Services Director Michele Whaley said that on Thursday she was notified that the shelter had been selected to receive $5,000 AKCReunite donation from the…

September 22, 2018

A 28-year-old man was injured Thursday during an armed robbery in Simpson, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

The incident occurred about 1 a.m. along the roadway in the 500 block Queen Street/Telfaire Street, according to a case report.

A robber used a knife and forced the man to…

September 22, 2018

Pitt County planners are encouraging residents who want to comment on a proposed land-use plan for the area around the Southwest Bypass to use an online survey through Oct. 15.

Senior Planner Eric Gooby said comments will be accepted up until the Pitt County Board of Commissioners’ Oct.…


September 22, 2018

The following organizations are collecting donations and helping people affected by Hurricane Florence:

Philippi Church

Members of Philippi Missionary Baptist Church, 2665 W. Virginia St., Simpson, will collect gently worn and new clothing items to donate to New Bern flood victims from 8 a.m. to…

September 22, 2018

ROCKY MOUNT — Construction of an interstate natural gas pipeline through Nash County can resume, according to federal regulators who temporarily halted work for further review.

The decision has made energy companies happy while upsetting environmentalists and a small but vocal group of local…

September 22, 2018

SPRING LAKE — With Florence’s floodwaters receding in some places and still menacing others, tired and waterlogged North Carolinians are finally getting a chance to take stock of the destruction from the wind and floodwaters.

When rivers spilled from their banks this week, many were…

APTOPIX Tropical Weather North Carolina

September 22, 2018

RALEIGH — Even before Hurricane Florence finished its damage in the Carolinas, hurricane T-shirts were for sale. Popular designs show North Carolina and South Carolina together. Some support Florence relief, either with all sales or a portion of sales.

But with so many designs coming so…

September 22, 2018

Duke Energy said on Friday that a dam containing a large lake at a Wilmington power plant has been breached by floodwaters from Florence, and it’s possible coal ash from an adjacent dump is flowing into the Cape Fear River.

Duke spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said that floodwaters continue to…

Tropical Weather Toxic Sites

September 22, 2018

RALEIGH — Hurricane Florence is testing the resolve of farmers in the Carolinas, who could face billions of dollars in agricultural damage while still feeling the sting from Hurricane Matthew almost two years ago.

After last weekend’s high winds and rain that was measured in feet,…

Tropical Weather Agriculture
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