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August 27, 2016 - 11 minutes ago

Three local trusts have awarded grants totaling $100,000 to double the size of the Leroy James Farmers Market on County Home Road.

Earlier this month the Wells Trust and Perkins Trust each agreed to give $30,000 to the project and the West Trust will fund $40,000, said Leigh Allen Guth, director N.…

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August 27, 2016 - 11 minutes ago

Greenville’s Mayor Allen Thomas came out in support of the Democratic presidential ticket on Friday during a campaign event downtown to tout candidate Hillary Clinton’s economic plan for rural communities.

Thomas appeared with U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, a Wilson Democrat who represents…

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August 27, 2016 - 11 minutes ago

TARBORO — Summer vacation season is ending, but the Edgecombe County Cultural Arts Council is prolonging the fun with a musical fundraiser today and a series of art exhibits starting Sept. 15.

Beats & Beer is returning to the grounds of the Blount-Bridgers House, 130…

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August 27, 2016 - 11 minutes ago

Pitt County Schools officials have identified about $450,000 in available funds that could pay for repairs to the closed gymnasium at Grifton School.

A proposal approved by the Pitt County Board of Education finance and operations committee would use capital project funding leftover from the…

August 27, 2016 - 11 minutes ago

Complaints from the community prompted Greenville police to keep watch on a man they said is a known heroin dealer, resulting in his arrest on Thursday.

Following the complaints, as well as information from other local law enforcement agencies, members of the Greenville Regional Drug Task Force…

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August 27, 2016 - 11 minutes ago

AYDEN — A group that formed last year to document and preserve Ayden’s past is working to digitize, restore and enlarge several photographs that capture historic scenes.

Members of the Ayden Historical and Arts Society, which was re-established in September, met earlier this month to…

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August 27, 2016 - 11 minutes ago

Pitt County Schools will be able to offer teachers a salary increase for the upcoming school year, but not as large as had been hoped.

A proposal to increase the local supplement to teacher salaries was approved Monday by the Pitt County Board of Education finance and operations committee. The…

August 27, 2016 - 26 minutes ago

Today

Ident-a-Kid Event

The Greenville Masonic Lodge will host is annual Ident-a-Kid event from 9-5 p.m. at the lodge, 1104 Charles St. The event is open to the public and is intended for children of all ages. Ident-a-Kid, it is a nationally recognized program that provides families with DNA and…

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August 27, 2016 - 11 minutes ago

Friday nights in fall have meant high school football to generations of Greenville families.

Back in 1976, The Rose High School Rampants headed to Goldboro to kick off their season on Sept. 3.

The Cougars didn’t give Rose a very cordial welcome, however, beating the visitors for the third…

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August 27, 2016 - 11 minutes ago

WINTERVILLE — Three new faces have joined the administration team at South Central High School, and they are busy preparing the school for a new year.

Janarde Cannon, most recently principal of E.B. Aycock Middle School, assumed the helm as principal following the retirement of Julie Cary.…

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