October 25, 2016

He is the only doctor in the (state) House, and Pitt County's resident representative is using that experience, along with hard data, to convince die-hard conservatives to support controversial legislation involving drug treatment and needle exchanges.

State House District 9 Rep. Greg Murphy, R-…


October 25, 2016

Pitt-Greenville Airport is enlisting the help of city, county and ECU officials to create more jobs north of the Tar River in the coming decade.

Airport officials want to create a commercial/industrial development — the PGV Commerce/Technology Park — on 90 acres of property the airport…

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October 25, 2016

The state has allotted $256,000 to give as one-time bonuses to school staff. Problem is, some people will see a bonus, and some will not.

The bonuses are for state paid personnel, including school administrators, teacher assistants, transportation staff, bus drivers and custodians.

The General…

October 25, 2016

In the heated battle for North Carolina, both presidential campaigns are rolling out all their forces this week.

Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, who each visited the state last week,  each have rallies scheduled again in the key battleground state…


October 25, 2016

Flooding from Hurricane Matthew caused little damage at a pair of north Greenville housing developments that were inundated after Hurricane Floyd, officials said Monday.

The Greenville Housing Authority had to repair all 105 units in the East and West Meadowbrook developments after the flooding in…


October 25, 2016

Brian Farkas said he wants to restore honor to the concept of public service.

Farkas, who announced 13 months ago he wanted to be the Democratic candidate for state House District 9, said he has heard the knock that he has only ever aspired to run for public office. His answer: “So what?"



October 25, 2016


Blood drives

The Eastern North Carolina Donation Center, 700 Cromwell Drive, is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-6 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 758-1140 for more information. Blood drives are coming up from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday and Nov. 2 and Nov. 8 at Mendenhall Student…


October 25, 2016

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office on Friday charged a man with assault in connection to an incident involving his brother.

The incident occurred 1:38 p.m. on 622 Holland Road, according to a case report released on Monday by the sheriff’s office.

A 31-year-old man reported his brother…


October 24, 2016

When Susan Martin was first approached about running for a state House seat in 2012, she thought it was a horrible idea.

Martin, who worked with IBM before becoming a full-time homemaker and community volunteer, had never been involved in politics and did not like the processes often associated…


October 24, 2016

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield of Wilson, who represents the 1st Congressional District, said change in Washington, D.C., must start locally.

“Congress is broken,” Butterfield said of partisan politics in Washington. “We have to reconcile and compromise on issues. That must…

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