September 25, 2016

East Carolina University offers a range of programs and services aimed at helping its students stay in school and ultimately graduate, and a new program is helping students bounce back from a disappointing first year.

“The REBOUND program is for students going into their second year who were…


September 25, 2016


On the Run

Riley’s Army and Winterville Parks and Recreation will hold the On the Run with Riley’s Army annual 5K run and 1-mile fun walk starting at 2:30 p.m. at Winterville Recreation Park, 2936 Church St. Extension. The event also will feature bounce houses, a snow cone truck,…


September 25, 2016

The increasing number of people wanting to park in downtown Greenville is exacerbating long-standing concerns about the availability of spaces, their cost and rules that govern them, but officials said they are working to address the concerns.

During the Greenville City Council’s April 14…


September 25, 2016

WINTERVILLE — The Pitt Community College Small Business Center is the state’s best in terms of small business startups, according to the N.C. Community College System’s recently released Small Business Center Network Metrics.

The report, which came out this month, also shows…


September 25, 2016

The 1984 murder of music minister Dan Arnold by his wife and their lover sounds like a work of fiction — so a Sampson County writer made it one. 

The film “Tarnished Notes,” which features two Pitt County residents, premieres tonight (Sunday) at the Agri-Exposition…


September 25, 2016

AYDEN — A new playground now open in Ayden has been designed with children of all ages and abilities in mind.

The all-inclusive playground at Veterans Park opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 17. It is among 30 playgrounds coming to the region thanks to grants from Trillium Health…


September 25, 2016

WINTERVILLE — Often there are fixtures that are known throughout their communities for doing that something extra. For A.G. Cox Middle School one of them has been teacher and coach Joey Baggett.

Baggett was the motivator behind many of the improvements on the campus, officials said. On Sept.…


September 25, 2016

Outside a helicopter loudly buzzed and the sound of the fair rides and game barkers filled the air, but back in a barn, boys and girls prepared to show their rabbits to a judge.

Deaja Parker, 14, from Washington, cuddled her white and black, oh-so-soft, bunny rabbit named Christmas, and explained…


September 25, 2016

SNOW HILL — A deal with four local emergency medical service providers that supplement Greene County EMS reduces by 25 percent fees the county returns to the squads and reduces access to county staff.

The county’s Board of Commission on Sept. 6 accepted the contracts with volunteer EMS…

September 25, 2016

A 37-year-old man was among five people charged with impaired driving recently after an officer found him passed out in his car in Winterville, according to a weekly review of court records and law enforcement reports in Pitt County.

Antoine Donshea Davis, 37, of 5379 U.S. 13 South, Snow Hill, was…

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