July 21, 2017

In the last minutes of filing on Friday, two new Greenville City Council canidates put their names forward. 

Tom Best, who ran for mayor of Greenville in 2013 filed for District 5. Current Councilman P.J. Connelly is not running for reelection and instead is campaigning for mayor. Best will be…


July 21, 2017

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office presented details Friday of 17 arrests it made this week, culminating a four-month investigation, named “Operation Summer Heat,” that was spurred by complaints from residents in the Farmville area about drug activities there.

“Drug dealers…

July 21, 2017

Greenville and Pitt County Schools’ $3-million renovation of a recreation center in an economically challenged part of the city last year has met with many positive reviews, but attendance is down and a few residents said tighter controls have turned people away.

The South Greenville…


July 21, 2017

With filings for the upcoming November municipal elections ending at noon today, two of three seats on a board overseeing a proposed community sewer system have no candidates.

Earl Wade, the longtime chairman of the Candlewick Area Sanitary District Board, is the only person who has so far filed to…

July 21, 2017

The hottest weather of the year so far is expected to bring heat indices between 100 and 105 degrees starting today and continuing through Sunday, prompting advisories for residents to stay hydrated and cool. 

Temperatures today are expected to reach a high of 95 degrees before dropping to 75…


July 21, 2017

A new online service will allow Pitt County residents to access more details about their tax records.

Pitt County Tax Administration placed property record cards online earlier this week. People will be able to review the value of their homes and other structures and see photographs, the…


July 21, 2017

Greenville Utilities' Board of Commissioners unanimously re-elected its officers and recognized staff for earning multiple awards at its Thursday meeting.

Don Mills, retired plant manager at NACCO Materials Handling Group, was re-elected chairman. He has been on the board member since 2013.



July 21, 2017

A Greenville man said he’ll buy his wife her dream home after winning $200,000 in a lottery scratch-off game.

Lonnie Daniels Sr. of Greenville won $200,000 playing the $500 Frenzy scratch-off game. He purchased the winning ticket, one of the top prize tickets, at Country Fare Store on Barrus…

July 21, 2017

A Greenville man is facing a felony charge of common law robbery after he allegedly stole a cellphone from an acquaintance.

Ronald Deandre Farmer, 25, of 310 Lindsay Drive, was arrested in the area of Tyson Street shortly after the reported incident. He is charged with felony common law robbery.…


July 21, 2017

The N.C. Department of Justice is reviewing an SBI investigative report into possible inconsistencies in certain DWI court cases in Pitt County.

“Our office has just received the SBI’s investigation and is reviewing it to determine next steps,” said Laura Brewer, public…

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