August 26, 2016

East Carolina University cut a junior defensive lineman from its football team on Friday after police charged him with felony animal cruelty in the death of a small dog at  a home on Brownlea Drive.

Darius K. Commissiong, 21, was arrested after a 2 a.m. report of a possible disturbance at an…


August 26, 2016

Complaints from the community prompted Greenville police to keep watch on a man they said is a known heroin dealer, resulting in his arrest on Thursday.

Following the complaints, as well as information from other local law enforcement agencies, members of the Greenville Regional Drug Task Force…


August 26, 2016


Car seat check

Greenville Fire-Rescue provides free car safety seat checks from 9:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. every Friday at Station 1, 500 S. Greene St. Trained experts will ensure child seats are installed correctly. No appointment is necessary. Visit the Greenville Fire-Rescue Facebook page for…


August 26, 2016

While unemployed for two years, Courtney Coburn, a Greenville mother of two, said she relied on food stamps and government assistance. That changed after she saw a flier with information about NCWorks.

Coburn said she went to the local NCWorks Career Center, 3101 Bismark St., to fill out paperwork…


August 26, 2016

School doesn’t start until Monday, but the wheels on a big yellow school bus were already rolling Wednesday evening as Falkland Elementary School staff brought school supplies to students’ front doors.

The bus stopped in three areas: West Pointe, Beaver Dam and Best Road. Students got…


August 26, 2016

Pitt County Schools on Thursday broke ground for an expansion at an elementary building outgrown by its student population in less than five years.

When Lakeforest Elementary School at 3300 Briarcliff Drive kicks off its 2016-17 school year Monday, it will have about 830 students, 88 more than its…


August 26, 2016

Boys and their mothers lined up in chairs along the entire length of the Kampus Kutz barbershop Thursday night waiting for a free haircut.

The whole crew of barbers at the shop on East 10th Street across from Hastings Ford donated their time and skills to cut boys’ hair so they would look…


August 26, 2016

As thousands of students and parents visited schools across Pitt County on Thursday, guests at one open house in Greenville were greeted by dancing teachers, the Greenville police chief and an ECU softball player.

The back-to-school rally at Wahl-Coates Elementary on Fifth Street celebrated a…


August 26, 2016

Greenville has completed its inventory of stormwater infrastructure and the City Council now must decide how to prioritize more than $150 million in capital projects which will be needed to address the city’s drainage issues.

The Greenville City Council on Thursday held a workshop to discuss…

August 26, 2016

Jewelry and electronics valued at $1,700 were stolen on Wednesday from a home in Grimesland, according to a Pitt County Sheriff's office case report.

The incident occurred between 7:30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday at 523 Chicod St. 

According to a case report, a television, XBOX 360, silver…

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