June 25, 2019 - 1 minute ago

A Farmville-area woman was transported to Vidant Medical Center after she was attacked with a machete, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday.

Deputies arrested and charged 51-year-old Santos Anselmo, 350 Jenkins Road, Stantonsburg, with two counts of attempted first-degree murder…

June 25, 2019

Lonnie Norcott grew up in Greenville’s original downtown, long before there was a town common.

Back then, the space where the park now sits was an African-American community dating back to the mid-19th century. Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church was the spiritual epicenter of the…


June 24, 2019


Yoga class

A free yoga class will be offered from 6-7 p.m. near the amphitheater in the Town Common, 100 E. First St. For more information, contact 252-329-4567.

Crochet lessons

Crochet lessons are available from 10-11 a.m. at the Farmville Public Library, 4276 W. Church St., Farmville. Call…


June 23, 2019


Bicycle racing

The Capital Subaru of Greenville Criterium Bicycle Races will begin at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, June 23, beginning at the Town Common, 101 E. First St. The event consists of eight races and a kid's dash around a 6/10th mile loop. A bicycle will be given away to a first-time racer.…


June 23, 2019

Legislative leaders have reached a budget agreement that restores planning money for a new ECU medical school building and Medicaid reimbursements to Vidant Medical Center.

N.C. Rep. Greg Murphy, R-Pitt, said the agreement also promises money to build a new medical school structure if Vidant…

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June 23, 2019

Dr. Sy Atezaz Saeed has devoted his life and career to caring for those less fortunate.

His focus is on those isolated from proper medical care — either because of geography or economics. Inspired by many communities in rural eastern North Carolina, he created a pathway for patients to…


June 23, 2019

The breakfast biscuits were a hit Saturday morning as dozens of volunteers launched boats to aid in river cleanup along the Town Common. But when someone called out “Want some coffee?” there were no takers. That’s because the Keurig he was holding had just been pulled from the…


June 22, 2019

There was a time in Carla Pastor’s life when she thought sickle cell disease was a death sentence. Now that her daughter is 12, she’s happy to report she was wrong.

Pastor was among many family, friends and caregivers of people affected by the disease who gathered at the “Shine…


June 22, 2019

No charges will be filed in a crash that killed a woman walking along the highway, according to the State Highway Patrol.

Kedesha Nicole Carney, 31, was walking east in the roadway of U.S. 13/U.S. 264 Alternate early Friday, Highway Patrol Trooper A.B. Smith said.

Carney was in the area between…

June 21, 2019

Volunteers will gather at the Tar River on Saturday morning to clean it up.

The Greenville Noon Rotary Club will hold its second annual Splash for Trash Tar River Clean Up from 8 a.m.-noon, starting at the Greenville Town Common boat ramp, 105 E. First St., said John Murphy Person, event organizer…

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