October 23, 2016

Pitt County residents last week talked about how Hurricane Matthew interrupted their lives and affected the people around them.

Alicia Hobbs, 18, a Goldsboro native who is currently attending Pitt Community College and lives at the Bellamy student apartments on Bellamy Drive 

Alicia Hobbs was…

Alicia Hobbs

October 23, 2016


Art exhibit and activity

The Winterville Historical and Arts Society, 2543 Church St., Winterville, will host a pumpkin painting activity from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday. Children and adults are invited to paint and design a small pumpkin. The activity will be combined with an art exhibit by Maryland…


October 23, 2016

WINTERVILLE — Pitt Community College played host last week to a historic visit from the State Board of Community Colleges and administrators from the N.C. Community College System Office in Raleigh.

For the first time ever, the 21-member State Board held one of its regularly-scheduled…


October 23, 2016

A 54-year-old man was charged with driving while impaired after a trooper saw him driving on a road that was closed because of flooding, according to a weekly review of Pitt County court records.

Alfred Charles Moore of 661 Roosevelt Spain Road was stopped at 1:20 a.m. Oct. 13 on U.S. 264 near the…

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October 23, 2016

The campus of Eastern Carolina University was aglow Thursday night as students gathered for a unity event focused on racial reconciliation.

Glow: Unite the Campus is the signature event for ECU’s Every Nation Campus, an interfaith student group. In its sixth year, Glow aims to bring together…


October 23, 2016

Greenville Utilities hasn't stopped since Hurricane Matthew swept through North Carolina, its CEO said.

The emergency operations plan GUC employees developed in the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd's flooding 17 years ago protected staff and property and kept services going absent some electrical…


October 23, 2016

Dawanda Everett said Saturday was the first time she recognized her neighborhood since Hurricane Matthew hit Greenville two weeks ago.

“For a week or so, this was all part of the Tar River,” Everett said as she pointed to residences along Mumford Road. “I would watch the news and…


October 23, 2016

The Bear Grass High School Class of 1952 gathered this month to celebrate their 64th class reunion at the Roanoke Country Club in Williamston.

Dean Elks Barber, Jean Elks Simpson and Alice Peaks hosted the event, held Oct. 5.

Attendees enjoyed fellowship over a buffet lunch, and the program…


October 23, 2016

This fish story is not about the one that got away. It's about the one that couldn't get away.

A chain pickerel, trapped after floodwaters from Hurricane Matthew began to recede, was fished out of a drainage ditch Thursday at Greenville's River Park North.

‚ÄúThere was very little water left in it…


October 23, 2016

Their faces look out from the walls, captured in crisp black and white, smiling, laughing, welcoming, challenging. They are women, men, friends, couples, families. They are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, straight — and Pirates all.

These faces are part of a new art exhibit featuring 23…

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