July 22, 2017

The final day of filing for municipal elections produced two more contested races in Greenville, with a former mayoral candidate running for the District 5 seat and and a newcomer competing for the District 2 seat.

Tom Best, 71, a retired engineer who ran for mayor in 2013, is seeking the seat…


July 22, 2017

FOUNTAIN — A Vermont-based beer wholesaler that is moving to North Carolina won approval from the Fountain Board of Commissioners to utilize a building in town for storage of its product.

Casita Cerveceria is interested in leasing a building on Wilson Street, Commissioner Alex Albright, who…

July 22, 2017

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office presented details Friday of 17 arrests it made this week, culminating a four-month investigation, named “Operation Summer Heat,” that was spurred by complaints from residents in the Farmville area about drug activities there.

“Drug dealers…


July 22, 2017

GRIFTON — Police Chief Bryan Cauley retired Monday after 30 years in law enforcement, and the town of Grifton has begun the search for his replacement. 

“It has been very humbling, and I gained lots of good experience, as well as good friends that I’ve worked with here…


July 22, 2017

A summer enrichment program that has worked to help rising sixth-graders make a successful transition to middle school for 11 years is out of funding and its future remains uncertain.

The Student Success Academy started in Pitt County in 2006 to help struggling students with reading, math and life…


July 22, 2017

Students who graduated this week from a summer academy that prepped them for the jump to middle school are leaving the program better students and better people, the graduates and their teachers said. 

The Student Success Academy graduated 77 rising fifth graders during a ceremony Thursday…


July 22, 2017

Although police, rescue crews and legislators are fighting the opioid crisis on several fronts, a recent rash of overdoses in Greenville indicates addicts are still finding ways to get the drugs.

Greenville Fire-Rescue released information Thursday to alert the community that seven people had…

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July 22, 2017

Greenville officers are investigating three robberies that were reported Wednesday and Thursday.

On Wednesday, a 24-year-old woman reported that she had arranged to meet a man at a motel room at 821 S. Memorial Drive at 10 a.m. but was robbed at gunpoint of some cash and her phone.

She was not…

July 22, 2017

There are times of the year when working outdoors is an absolute pleasure. July in eastern North Carolina is generally not one of those times.

Back in 1987, the month was its usual sweltering self and people who spent their days laboring under the sun were feeling the burn. 



July 22, 2017

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 305 fire and EMS calls from July 13-19. Following is a breakdown:


July 13

12:56 a.m. — dispatched and canceled en route to 210 Terrace Court. Cleared 1:04 a.m.

10:10 a.m. — alarm system sounded due to malfunction at 1800 E. Fire…

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