August 14, 2018

Outdoors enthusiasts crowded a major Greenville-based supplier of watersports, fishing and boating accessories and supplies Monday to take advantage of a closing sale before the retail location permanently shuts its doors on Sept. 15.

Overton's, located 111 Red Banks Road at the intersection…


August 14, 2018

In the face of an ever-evolving, increasingly automated world, educators in Pitt County are seeking input from community members to help prepare students for the workplace of the future. 

Pitt County Schools and the Board of Education launched the “Portrait of a Graduate”…

August 14, 2018

An Elizabeth City police officer under court order to stay away from his former fiancée following her domestic violence allegations against him, has resigned from the city police department.

David Sutton resigned on Aug. 2, Chief Eddie Buffaloe said last week afternoon in response to an…

August 14, 2018

NEW BERN — An Edenton man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison for his role in an armed bank robbery in Windsor four years ago.

Michael Rankins, 55, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Louise W. Flanagan on Tuesday to 135 months in prison for armed bank robbery and…

August 14, 2018

Looking to further incentivize and spur economic development in Greenville and surrounding area, the city now will provide up to $100,000 a year in job creation grants. 

Work on the Job Creation Grant program originated in the summer of 2017 under the former City Council. It became a priority…

August 14, 2018

A 22-year-old Greenville woman suffered major injuries after being shot with a BB gun, according to a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

The report indicated the incident happened between 4 p.m. on Aug. 10 and 12:29 a.m. Aug. 11 in the 500 block of N.C. 121.

Forcible entry was used…

August 14, 2018

GREENSBORO — The Trump administration has made some dangerous changes to environmental policy, but the damage so far has been less than it initially appeared, former Vice President Al Gore said in an interview on Monday.

“He (President Trump) has had less of an impact so far than I…

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August 14, 2018

A progressive North Carolina public policy organization will join a dozen local and national organizations today in Greenville for the second of a five-town Town Hall tour to discuss opposition to President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.

The “#SaveSCOTUS Town…


August 14, 2018

Several organizations will gather tonight to discuss the implications of a right-wing majority on the Supreme Court.

President Donald Trump has selected conservative justice Brett M. Kavanaugh as his nominee to replace Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. The U.S. Senate has scheduled…

August 14, 2018

ROCKY MOUNT — Mark Bowling, who was convicted of his wife’s murder in one of Rocky Mount’s most infamous cases, will not be serving out his 15-year sentence. He died in prison on Friday.

Bowling, who was serving his sentence at the Sampson Correctional Institute, died of natural…

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