November 14, 2018

An large and enthusiastic crowd at Minges Coliseum on Tuesday helped raise thousands and keep the community focused on helping their neighbors during the Concert for Hurricane Florence Relief, headlined by local and national fan favorites The Avett Brothers.

The Avetts along with fellow musicians…


November 14, 2018

A Pitt County commissioner who was re-elected to a third term last week is stepping down in the new year because he’s accepted a job in the sandhills of North Carolina.

Glen Webb, whose District 6 seat encompasses southern Pitt County, has accepted the deputy police chief position with the…


November 14, 2018


Retired school personnel

The North Carolina Retired School Personnel of Pitt County will meet at 10 a.m. at Parker's Barbecue, 3109 S. Memorial Drive, for a general meeting. Attendees are asked to bring school supplies for the community service project and a record of volunteer hours for 2018.…


November 14, 2018

A crowd of local patriots gathered at the U.S. 17 Bypass rest stop in Chocowinity on Saturday as the Washington Garden Club hosted the dedication of a Blue Star Memorial Marker.

The Blue Star program honors men and women that serve in the U.S. Armed Services with large metal markers across…


November 14, 2018

A nonprofit economic development group has won a Natural and Cultural Heritage Education grant to establish the Roanoke River Underground Railroad Trail, the organization announced Tuesday.

The $25,000 grant is from the GlaxoSmithKline Foundation’s Ribbon of Hope program, Carol Shields,…

November 14, 2018

Students and staff in the music department at Pitt Community College have lined up several performances for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, the college announced this week. 

Students will present the first-ever Musical Theater night at Temple Free Will Baptist Church in Winterville,…

November 14, 2018

A Wake County Superior Court judge on Tuesday heard arguments on whether he should dismiss a zoning appeal challenging a subdivision development on N.C. 33 East.

Judge Bryan Collins said he was going to review briefs submitted by attorneys for the homeowners who brought the suit, Pitt County…


November 14, 2018

Someone kicked open a door to a woman’s home on Brownlea Drive late Saturday in a reported first-degree burglary, according to a case report released by the Greenville Police Department.

The report released on Tuesday indicated that the intruder kicked in the back door resulting in $100 in…

November 14, 2018

A visit to East Carolina University by women’s and civil rights advocate Anita Hill originally scheduled for September is set for 7 p.m. Thursday at Wright Auditorium.

Hill, who famously testified in 1991 against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas about alleged sexual misconduct, will…

Anita Hill

November 14, 2018

No other medical school in North Carolina — and only one other in the nation — has produced a higher percentage of family physicians in the last decade than the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, according to a pair on family medicine organizations. 


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