April 19, 2018

Groups of rescuers walked with victims along the tarmac of the Pitt-Greenville Airport on Wednesday afternoon as the whirring of approaching helicopters could be heard in the distance.

Fortunately, this time it was just a drill.

But the drill was meant to train first responders for a major natural…


April 19, 2018

A Michigan man has been arrested and charged with kidnapping and rape in connection with an online catfishing scheme involving a 15-year-old girl.

Tarboro police Chief Jesse Webb said in a statement on Tuesday that the investigation began on March 8 after officers responded to Vidant Edgecombe…

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April 19, 2018

A Greenville resident filed a police report after two dogs were stolen from her home.

The 49-year-old woman said that two Shih Tzu dogs, Joey and Zoey, were stolen from her home in the 500 block of Greenfield Boulevard. The dogs are valued at $375.

The case remains under investigation.…

April 19, 2018

Hundreds of bicyclists and their families are expected to visit Pitt and Beaufort counties today through Sunday to participate in the 2018 Cycle North Carolina Coastal Ride.

Cycle North Carolina was formed to promote physical fitness and health through cycling while showcasing the state’s…

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April 19, 2018

You never know where and when an opioid addiction can first develop. For Greenville native Jamie Clifton, it was when he was 16 years old and found a few bottles of painkillers in his grandparents’ home. 

“I was there one summer, they were at work and I was just snooping around the…

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April 19, 2018

A veteran educator, business owner and local government leader says it is time for him to re-enter the state legislature and bring better health care, infrastructure and quality of life to eastern North Carolina. 

Tony Moore, a 20-year member of the Winterville Town Council and former state…

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April 19, 2018

After prosecuting criminals in Pitt County for 26 years, District Attorney Kimberly Robb says she is ready to retire to fighting the other issues affecting Pitt County. 

Robb began her legal career in 1988 when she took a job with the Pitt County District Attorney’s Office straight out…


April 19, 2018

Approval of a neighborhood plat revision was delayed by the Greenville Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday night, after about 40 residents turned out to oppose the project. 

The commission was set to vote on a request by Bill Clark Homes Of Greenville to revise a preliminary plat for the…

April 19, 2018

Pitt County’s elections board has issued fewer than 200 absentee ballots this year, the lowest number since 2010, the elections director reported.

The elections office has issued 189 absentee ballots, Elections Director Dave Davis said. The newly seated elections board held its first meeting…

April 19, 2018

Early voting for the May primaries begins today, the first step towards picking Pitt County’s next district attorney, sheriff and state legislators.

The May 8 primaries allow voters to select the Democrat or Republican they want to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot for each office.

Since the county…

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