June 26, 2017

The owner of Night Train Lounge and an employee who works security are facing several felony charges after four people were shot at the club early Saturday.

Pitt County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded at 3:46 a.m. on Saturday to the Night Train Lounge at 5011 N.C. 11 North, Bethel,…


June 26, 2017

Four business break-ins, during which two men broke windows then stole snacks last week in Greenville and Winterville, are being investigated as possibly related, the Greenville Police Department reported Monday.

Greenville and Winterville police departments are working together on the cases, which…

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June 26, 2017

Nearly $1 million from Winterville’s fund balance allowed the Town Council to increase the fiscal year 2017-18 spending by 24 percent without raising taxes, according to the town manager.

The $27.19 million budget, which goes in effect July 1, was approved by the council June 12 and is nearly…

June 26, 2017

WINTERVILLE — To keep the Cooper Street sewer project moving along, the Winterville Town Council approved initiation of the condemnation process.

To date, approximately half of the required easements for the project have been secured. All are needed, though, to begin construction.


June 26, 2017

Greenville leaders are developing a program to introduce the workings of city government to high school students with hopes of bolstering the city Youth Council.

City Manager Barbara Lipscomb introduced the idea to City Council members during their meeting on June 8. She said the Youth Council…

June 26, 2017

GRIFTON — Grifton officials hope to limit how many gaming businesses can set up in town.

Grifton Manager Joe Johnson plans to present an ordinance that would put limits on electronic gaming and bingo businesses to the Grifton Board of Commissioners at the board’s July 11 meeting.


June 26, 2017

AYDEN — Another project will soon be underway in Ayden to help fix aging sewer lines that have driven up the sewer rate in town.

A contractor has been selected for a $695,000 project to replace sewer and water lines along Washington Street.

The Ayden Board of Commissioners voted unanimously…

June 26, 2017

GRIFTON — A big dream and years of hard work are beginning to pay off for a dedicated group of gardeners in Grifton.

Saturday, June 17, marked the grand opening of a farmers market at Little Bud Thorbs and Hattie Mae’s Community Garden, located on Tucker Street next to the baseball…


June 26, 2017

When two planes crashed into the World Trade Center in 2001, and four years later when Hurricane Katrina battered the Gulf Coast, it was important for emergency officials to be on the same wavelength.

That’s difficult to do when emergency communication goes down, as was the case during 9/11…


June 26, 2017


Free meals for children

Pitt County Schools Child Nutrition Department provides free meals to children during the summer. Meals will be served at several Pitt County School sites. There are no income requirements or registration. Any-aged child, from toddlers to 18 years, may come eat.…

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