July 22, 2019

Soft-spoken and delicate, “Willie” Mae Moye Lupton has a penchant for magnolias.

This seems fitting since the blooms represent the not only the South, but also stability and grace.

Lupton’s mind remains stalwart, but the Pitt County native has lived long enough to see the…


July 22, 2019

Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners learned Thursday the organization expects to spend $6 million replacing a tank critical to wastewater treatment because of damage that recently was discovered.

The replacement project costs should not cause customer sewer fees to rise, said David Springer,…


July 22, 2019

Collaboration and leadership were the focus of discussion as more than 200 teachers spent last week at the Greenville Convention Center for an education summit.

The Division of Educator Effectiveness and Leadership or DEEL led the weeklong Summit for Collaborative Leaders. The session was designed…

July 22, 2019

WINTERVILLE — Members of the community got a chance to review the Winterville draft land-use plan at a recent public input session.

“This is all a draft. Nothing is set in stone,” said Jake Petrosky of Stewart Inc., the firm assisting the town of Winterville in developing the land…

July 21, 2019

One person is dead and another is at the hospital following a fight Sunday evening that led to a shooting in the parking lot of a local business, Greenville police reported.

The shooting took place at the Chicken Shack, 425 Hooker Road, near J.H. Rose High School, about 6:30 p.m.

Upon arrival,…


July 21, 2019


Blood donation center

The American Red Cross Donation Center, 700 Cromwell Drive, is open 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today. It is also open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday. Blood donors are needed. Walk-ins welcome; appointments, which can be made online, are recommended. Blood drives at…


July 21, 2019

Even though none of the state's major hospital systems joined the revised North Carolina Health Plan Network, its members won't pay out-of-network costs when the new plan launches on Jan. 1, the state treasurer said.

However, State Treasurer Dale Folwell, the man behind the effort to reform the…


July 21, 2019

With the heat index hovering at 105 degrees on Saturday, keeping cool was most people's top priority.

Running fans or hunkering down anywhere with air conditioning were two options for beating the heat. But an Ayden business offered a simply natural solution for chilling out:

Eat more ice cream.…


July 20, 2019

In middle school, young Madison Maloney kept quiet about her dreams. She wasn’t sure she wanted people to know that she was reaching for the moon.

Growing up in Greenville, she watched NASA documentaries and launches at home, never confident that space exploration would be anything more than…

Madison Maloney

July 20, 2019

Feedback about President Donald Trump’s campaign rally at East Carolina University prompted campus leaders on Friday to reiterate that the institution’s role was limited to renting the venue.

The afternoon statement said the university is not responsible for any actions that took place…

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