August 29, 2016 - 56 minutes ago

WINTERVILLE -- Two wrecks within seconds of each other and thought to be related shut down Davenport Farm Road for nearly an hour Monday morning and snarled traffic on the first day of school.

According to officials at the scene, the driver of a Honda SUV said she was rear-ended near Saddleback…


August 29, 2016

WINTERVILLE — Almost anywhere you look on Pitt Community College’s campus, all signs point to growth.

From an expanding enrollment to construction exceeding $50 million in less than a decade, PCC is striving to meet the demands of an evolving eastern North Carolina economy.…


August 29, 2016

WINTERVILLE — The surge of commercial development in Greenville is on the verge of overflowing into the city’s closest neighboring municipality.

“Winterville is not the secret that it once was,” Stephen Penn, Winterville’s economic developer, said. “We…


August 29, 2016

A juvenile who took her aunt’s car was injured when she wrecked and overturned in the early-morning hours of Aug. 18, according to a weekly review of crashes investigated in Greenville by the Greenville Police Department. 

The wreck occurred about 4 a.m. on Davenport Farm Road near…

August 29, 2016

The public will get its first look tonight at possible designs for a monument to a piece of Greenville’s history that was erased in the 1960s.

Representatives from Greenville-based architectural firm MHAworks will present several design alternatives for a Town Common memorial…


August 29, 2016

Many Pitt County roads will be busier than usual today with tens of thousands of students returning to school.

Today is the first day for all first- through 12th-grade students attending Pitt County Schools. Kindergartners will have a staggered start to ease their transition. Kindergartners…

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August 29, 2016

Outer Banks Ace Hardware continued its support of The Elizabethan Gardens, providing the nonprofit garden attraction with landscaping tools, supplies, seeds and other items.

“We’ve been the recipient of several generous gifts from Ace,” Lou Ellen Flowers, chairwoman of the Board…


August 29, 2016

The Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI) recently awarded East Carolina University’s Construction Management Department $44,636 for a research project titled Implementing a Peer Mentoring Program for Safety Improvement.

Donna A. Hollar, an assistant professor in the construction management…


August 29, 2016

The Pitt County Board of Education recently received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report.

The Certificate of Achievement, awarded by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, is the…

August 29, 2016


Town Common Open House

A Town Common Schematic Design public open house will be held from 6-8 p.m. in the Third Floor Gallery of City Hall, 200 W. Fifth St. The purpose of the free event is to review the Town Common Schematic Plans for Phase II.

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Artist grants

The Pitt County Arts…

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