June 24, 2017 - 50 minutes ago

Shots rang out early Saturday at the Night Train Lounge, and four people were struck.

Pitt County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded about 3:46 a.m. to the Night Train Lounge at 5011 N.C. 11 North, Bethel, in reference to a call about shots fired, according to a news release issued later…

June 24, 2017

Pitt County Schools expects significant progress over the summer on nine capital projects at schools and facilities from Chicod to Belvoir, officials said. 

The largest projects currently underway are at Chicod School, Lakeforest Elementary and Elmhurst Elementary, Matt Johnson, director of…


June 24, 2017

Pitt County Schools staff are projecting shortfalls in the local budget for the upcoming year after the district received a smaller budget increase than requested from the county commissioners.

In the county budget approved June 6, Pitt County Schools was allotted a local appropriation of $39.97…

June 24, 2017

WILLIAMSTON — Law enforcement officers in Crisis Intervention Team training at Martin Community College praised the program for providing them with a more positive approach to the growing number of encounters they have with people with mental illnesses and a wide variety of disorders that…


June 24, 2017

A break-in this week at Anita’s Mexican Restaurant resulted in $650 in damages, according to a Greenville Police Department case report.

The business closed for the day on Tuesday after its owners discovered the break-in. 

A glass door and glass window at the restaurant at 1915 N.…

June 24, 2017

RALEIGH — With the state budget out of the hands of Republican legislative leaders in the General Assembly, all eyes are on Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper as he makes his decision on whether or not to veto the budget.

On Thursday, after the budget cleared its final vote, Cooper’s spokesman…

Budget Debate

June 24, 2017

RALEIGH — Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, and House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, used Gov. Roy Cooper's own words to urge him to sign a $23 billion General Fund budget, reminding him the North Carolina Constitution gives more power to the General Assembly than the executive branch.…


June 24, 2017

A knife-wielding man who robbed the First Citizen’s Bank in downtown Greenville on Thursday afternoon is in custody, according to police.

The robber entered the bank at the corner of Third and Greene streets just before 2 p.m., displayed a knife and demanded money. The teller complied…


June 24, 2017

Greenville residents heading toward the western portion of the state used to travel a rough road. That began to change on June 22, 1987, when state officials opened a 3.4-mile stretch of four-lane highway between Wilson and Greenville.

The section was located at the new roadway’s intersection…


June 24, 2017

Local food lovers now have more space to shop for their favorite vegetables, baked goods and meats.

The Leroy James Farmers Market, 4560 County Home Road, will open its new expansion with a 9 a.m. ribbon cutting ceremony. The event will feature brief comments followed by refreshments and music by…

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