October 19, 2017

Early voting for the 2017 municipal elections in Pitt County begins today, giving residents the opportunity to select local leaders who will decide which streets get paved and the cost of garbage pickup.

Nine of the county’s 10 municipalities are holding elections this year. The town of…


October 19, 2017


For some high schoolers, Wednesday’s Pitt County College Fair was a chance to confirm what they already knew about college admissions. For others, however, it was a crash course on the intricacies involved.

Prospective first generation college students oftentimes are not afforded the…


October 19, 2017

Increased awareness of the prescription opioid epidemic has done little to lessen its devastating nationwide effects, according to a state official.

As more people become addicted to opioids and turn to narcotic drugs like heroin, state health officials are trying to mitigate the often deadly…


October 19, 2017

The Greenville Animal Protective Services has received a clean bill of health from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture regarding its facilities and euthanasia methods. 

Concerns about the department and its methods surfaced after an incident on Aug. 30, when APS officers put down a…

October 19, 2017

A company denied a special use permit to build a student apartment complex on Charles Boulevard claims that Greenville City Council member Calvin Mercer and developer Tom Taft Sr. inappropriately contacted Planning and Zoning Commission members prior to a vote on the issue.

LCD Acquisitions, also…


October 19, 2017

Greenville police officers are searching for a teen identified as the suspect in the Tuesday armed robbery of a man during what was supposed to be a meeting to complete a transaction for a cellphone that began on a mobile marketplace app, “Offer Up.”

Officers responded about 10:52…


October 19, 2017

A man standing on Hooker Road Thursday afternoon was shot and wounded by a drive-by shooter.

Police did not have much information about the shooting Thursday afternoon, but Kristen Hunter, public information officer for the Greenville Police Department, said that a 22-year-old man was standing in…


October 19, 2017


Farmers market

The Leroy James Pitt County Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. For more information, call 355-7612 or 902-1709.

Food pantry

Sycamore Chapel Baptist Church, 1610 Farmville Blvd., hosts a food pantry every Tuesday and Thursday. Registration is from…


October 19, 2017

William Litchfield said his financial experience and knowledge as well as his familiarity with the business world are among reasons he is the better choice for the District 5 seat on the Greenville City Council.

“One of the most important things I think I can do is understand economic…

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October 19, 2017

Tom Best said his superior experience, knowledge of issues and history of service make him the best choice for the District 5 seat on the Greenville City Council.

Best, 71, was born and raised in Durham and attended N.C. State for engineering. Best began working for IBM while he was still in school.…

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