March 27, 2017

Some of the largest pet food suppliers in the country have been overcharging pet owners by charging more for prescription dog food when it doesn’t actually include any medicine, according to a Greenville lawyer who is working on a class-action lawsuit against those pet food manufacturers.…

032517lawsuit Lynwood Evans

March 27, 2017

Approximately one in three American adults are at risk of developing diabetes but do not know there is a problem, which is why the Pitt County Health Department will offer a free screening at a local supermarket this week.

The free diabetes risk test and Hemoglobin A1C screenings will be offered…


March 27, 2017

District 2 Councilwoman Rose Glover said she wants residents of Greenville to know that “the government works for you.”

“That’s what we are here for,” said Glover, 69, who is the longest-serving member of the Greenville City Council. “And we need people…


March 27, 2017

Pitt County Schools plans to submit applications for two elementary schools to implement models that will offer more resources and flexibility to help meet students’ needs. 

Ethan Lenker, superintendent of Pitt County Schools, presented information on the Restart Reform Model during…


March 27, 2017

The cost of over-the-counter medicine is an overlooked topic in the ongoing debate about health care, advocates say.

Such medications are often the first line of treatment doctors turn to when helping patients with health conditions ranging from allergies to heartburn.

But with a 45-count package…


March 27, 2017

Pitt County VINES, the Vertically Integrated Network for Entrepreneurial Success, has launched a website (http://vinesnc.com), developed by Igoe Creative.

VINES is composed of many local organizations and institutions that have a stake in the entrepreneurial viability of Pitt County.…


March 27, 2017

Matt Scully of The Scullery and Lynn Hudson with Hudson Brothers Construction Co. have been named finalists for the 2016 Small Business Leader of the Year award, presented by the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce.

Scully opened The Scullery in June 2011. The restaurant at 431 Evans St.…

March 27, 2017

The giving spirit of Willie and Denise Horne, owners of Hornes Funeral Home, garnered them the Merchant of the Month award for March from the Farmville Chamber of Commerce.

“They are givers and are an example for all merchants,” Judy Gidley, director of the Farmville chamber, said.



March 27, 2017

Sprau sails on Reunion Voyage

Kathy Sprau, owner of Kathy Sprau Motivating Communications and Have A Harp, recently sailed on the Reunion Voyage for the fourth time.

This year’s destination was to Ensenada, Mexico, from San Diego. The 450 alumni not only gathered to renew friendships and a…


March 27, 2017

The following new corporations in Pitt and neighboring counties filed March 16-24 with the N.C. Secretary of State’s office:

• 101010 LLC, agent John Hardee, 1010 E. 10th St., Greenville.

• 2 Hands Holdings LLC, agent Mario Gurley, 1444 Idalia Road, Aurora.

• 8…

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