March 20, 2018

A threatening post on a social media site Tuesday prompted a partial lockdown and increased security at J.H. Rose High School and resulted in the arrest of a 16-year-old student.

The incident began about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday after a student spotted an Instagram post that threatened a shooting,…

March 20, 2018

As potential health care partners in Greenville work to resolve complicated legal challenges to their proposed merger, North Carolina’s treasurer said this week that he has questions and concerns related to the deal and its potential effect on several hundred state employees and their pension…


March 20, 2018

When Greenville Police officers were invited to make bread bunnies, they hopped on the opportunity.

Officers gathered around the kneading table on Monday morning at the Great Harvest Bread Company to make “honey bunnies” — special loaves baked to look like rabbits ahead…


March 20, 2018

On St. Patrick’s Day the pipes, the pipes were calling — and local residents flocked to local establishments to answer.

Local first responders who are part of Greenville Public Safety Pipes and Drums performed at local taverns, doing a “drive by pipings” bar crawl.…


March 20, 2018

TARBORO — An Edgecombe County deputy was laid to rest on Sunday, a week after the fatal wreck that claimed his life while he was on duty.

More than 1,000 people attended the funeral of Deputy David Lee’Sean Manning, including more than 400 law enforcement officers from local agencies…


March 20, 2018

A routine traffic stop led to a drug bust and weapons seizure on Sunday, according to a Greenville Police Department report. 

Officers stopped a vehicle about 3:10 a.m. on Sunday in the area of the Tropicana Supermarket, 1204 N. Memorial Drive after observing a taillight violation. As officers…


March 20, 2018

Greenville’s Planning and Zoning Commission will meet tonight to discuss a rezoning request previously opposed by residents of the Brookhaven Subdivision, as well as review the preliminary plats for The Retreat student housing complex. 

The commission will vote on a request by Michael…

March 20, 2018

ROCKY MOUNT — A long-serving Nash County lawmaker has retired to accept appointment to a state commission.

N.C. Sen. Angela Bryant, D-Nash, said she has mixed emotions about leaving office.

“I am so appreciative of all the support and votes I have received and will continue to be active…


March 20, 2018


Assistance program

The We Care Program is available from 8:30-9:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the Community Crossroads Center, 207 Manhattan Ave. Receive emergency food, legal aid, disability and veterans assistance and help with employment skills. Call Pastor Rodney Coles Sr. at 717-9600.…


March 19, 2018

After hearing a preliminary draft of a job-creation grant, the Greenville City Council directed staff to make the grant bolder and more ambitious.

The City Council met on Monday night for its first pre-council meeting workshop. Members received an update from the North Carolina Department of…

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