March 23, 2017

WINTERVILLE — Salary increases and new funding for workforce training, student support services and a scholarship program are among the North Carolina Community College System's budget requests to the General Assembly.

Pitt Community College President Dennis Massey and the leaders of…


March 23, 2017

FARMVILLE — The search is on for the golden nail.

Linda Adele Goodine, a professor at East Carolina University, and her students recently launched The Golden Nail Project.

The 14-karat gold nail, which is made of scrap gold donated by Farmville residents, is hidden in architecture somewhere…

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March 23, 2017

McLean Godley, a first-term City Council member from District 3, on Monday announced that he will not seek reelection in November during the upcoming municipal elections.

Godley made his announcement at the conclusion of Monday’s meeting, which ended about 1 a.m. on Tuesday.



March 23, 2017

He was just a boy, 8 or 9 years old living in Germany, attending a Catholic school. His aunts were nuns.

But one day in 1936, the Nazis contacted his parents and declared they were Jewish and accused them of trying to pass as non-Jews.

Walter J. Pories, 87, a professor and founding chair of the…


March 23, 2017

Greenville Mayor Allen Thomas said the opening of a new greenway system linking Charles Boulevard and Evans Street “is just the beginning.”

“You ain’t seen nothing yet,” Thomas said Wednesday afternoon during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the second phase of the Green…


March 23, 2017

Putting everything on the line, President Donald Trump tried to sway wavering House Republicans on Wednesday some 24 hours before a climactic vote on a GOP health care overhaul. Hard-line conservatives were unpersuaded, insisting the leadership lacked the votes and should start over.

Trump met with…


March 23, 2017

Pitt County Schools on Wednesday received mostly solid marks from a national accrediting organization that observed teaching practices and learning environments in 77 classrooms and conducted more than 200 interviews with staff and parents.

AdvancED, a nonprofit organization that accredits primary…

March 23, 2017

A thief cut a hole in a fence at Greenville Sports & Imports and stole two all-terain vehicles, together valued at more than $6,660, according to a Greenville Police Department case report.

The theft reportedly occurred between 2:30 p.m. Sunday and 7:55 a.m. Monday at 3104 S. Memorial Drive. It…

March 23, 2017

People who have a difficult time paying for over-the-counter medicines, like aspirin, cough medicine, allergy medicine and vitamins, will have the chance to get them free at the Koinonia Christian Center on March 25.

NC MedAssist will hold a free “Over-the-Counter Medicine Give Away…

March 23, 2017


Job fair

A Pitt County Veterans Job Fair and Pitt. County Employment Services event will be held at American Legion Post 39, 403 St. Andrews Drive. The event will be open to veterans only from 9-11 a.m. and open to the public from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Candidates should bring resumes, career…

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