July 23, 2016

Steamy summertime heat is a given in eastern North Carolina. So it may be surprising that some people choose to spend time in swamps, hunting for treasure.

Yet in 1986, that’s exactly what Myron Caspar, a professor of chemistry at East Carolina University, chose to do.

The treasure Caspar…


July 23, 2016


VFW bingo

The Veterans of Foreign Wars 7032 host bingo games every Saturday at the post headquarters, 1108 Mumford Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 252-758-3251 for information between 10 a.m. and noon daily.

Health ministry

The Phillippi Missionary Baptist Church…


July 23, 2016

WINTERVILLE — A request to place a digital billboard that would target traffic on Fire Tower Road has stalled at Winterville’s town council.

The council voted unanimously in a special called meeting July 11 to further study the request to allow off-premise advertising signs inside of…

July 23, 2016

A national sporting and cultural event in Greenville today will give visitors a chance to take in competitive taekwondo and the flavor, language and traditions of Korea. 

The East Coast Kukkiwon Cup National Taekwondo Competition — one of two such national taekwondo competitions…


July 23, 2016

Eastern North Carolina Republicans are embracing Donald Trump as their party's presidential nominee, saying his Thursday night acceptance speech shows he understands the nation's desire for security and prosperity.

"He did unite us a lot, and he recognizes there were a lot of candidates and he may…

Trump University

July 23, 2016

While millions of people watched the aftermath of the Orlando shooting on TV, a Brody School of Medicine alumnus was in the operating room trying to save the lives of the victims. 

Dr. Joshua Corsa, a trauma surgeon at Orlando Regional Medical Center and a 2012 graduate of Brody, was the…


July 23, 2016

Police are investigating a break-in at a home on Westpointe Drive, where someone stole nearly $2,500 worth of items.

Greenville police responded shortly after 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday to the 1700 block of Westpointe Drive, according to an incident report.

The break-in reportedly occurred between 7:45…

July 23, 2016

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 380 fire and EMS calls from July 14-20. Following is a breakdown:


July 14

1:11 a.m. — gasoline or other flammable liquid spill at 208 Cadillac St. Cleared 1:24 a.m.

7:50 a.m. — unintentional alarm system activation at 410…

July 22, 2016

A dispute among two groups is believed to have led to a Friday evening shooting that injured a 15 year old.

Greenville police responded about 6:30 p.m. to the South Greenville Park and Recreation Center on Howell Street after receiving reports that a person had been shot. Several people reportedly…

July 22, 2016

A 24-year-old man died Thursday night from injuries he suffered when he was hit by a vehicle on West Belvoir Road.

Greenville police responded about 10:30 p.m. on Thursday to West Belvoir Road near Hop Tyson Road for the report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle. Dominique…

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