October 28, 2016 - 37 minutes ago

Two businesses were robbed Thursday night on West Fifth Street, and police are trying to determine whether they are related to each other and to a robbery Monday night at the nearby Tobacco Dream Mart.

Just before 8 p.m. Thursday, two young men entered La Sinalonese Mexican Store at 1700 W. Fifth…

October 28, 2016

A group of St. Peter Catholic School students gearing up for a robotics competition took a trip on Thursday to a local manufacturing plant for a firsthand real-world look at how forklifts are built and operated. 

Hyster-Yale Group welcomed the students to the Greenville plant for a…


October 28, 2016

If only she could go back and recognize the signs — the slamming doors, the controlling behavior, his mental illness, the bruises — maybe she could have saved her daughter.

Lynn Bryan wishes she could have just one do-over; then maybe her daughter, Kristina Bryan Hobbs, would not…


October 28, 2016


Cancer support

The Brother to Brother prostate cancer support group meets at 9 a.m. on the last Friday of every month at The Seahorse Restaurant, 2301 Stantonsburg Road. Contact John Head at 227-1527.

Supper, Trunk or Treat

The Simpson Rural Fire Department, 2821 Virginia St., Simpson, will…


October 28, 2016

HOOKERTON — Officials are monitoring the town's wastewater treatment facility after confirming leakage from its primary lagoon into the adjacent Contentnea Creek.

“We couldn't get back there for several days,” Town Clerk April Baker said at Monday’s Hookerton Board of…

October 28, 2016

The results of the election won’t be in for another couple weeks, but at least three new faces are guaranteed to be on the Pitt County Board of Education come December. 

Six of the nine seats up for election on the Nov. 8 ballot are uncontested. Incumbents are seeking re-election in…


October 28, 2016

The sixth annual John Lawson Legacy Days, which celebrates the region’s native and early colonial history, is today and Saturday at the Grifton Historical Museum and Indian Village on Creekshore Drive.

The event recognizes English explorer and author John Lawson, a key player…

October 28, 2016

Greenville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday night.

The incident occurred between 8 and 9 p.m. at 1709 W. Conley St., according to a police department case report.

According to the report, a 20-year-old man was robbed by someone who had a handgun. The…

October 27, 2016

A Wilmington woman turned herself in on Monday for reportedly presenting forged prescriptions at local pharmacies, according to the Pitt County Sheriff's Office.

Jacqueline Diane McWhirt, 37, of 1129 Matteo Drive, Apt. 308, Wilmington, is charged with four counts of obtaining a controlled substance…

October 27, 2016

Greenville Police Department on Thursday evening released a surveillance video of an armed robbery at a local convenience store in hopes the public can help identify the suspect.

A armed man entered the Tobacco Dream Mart, 501 S. Memorial Drive, about 7:30 p.m. on Monday. The suspect is described…

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