September 18, 2017

GUC linemen abandoned their bucket trucks and strapped on old school climbing gear on Saturday in effort to restore electricity in a hurricane-damaged Florida community.

Greenville Utilities Commission employees, along with crews from two other out-of-state utilities, are working with Lakeland…


September 18, 2017

FARMVILLE — In Farmville, it’s actually pretty easy being green.

The town has received the 2016 Tree City USA award, which marks the 38th consecutive year they have been recognized.

To mark this celebration, the town planted two crepe myrtles at Sunset Memorial Park, located on U.S. 264.…


September 18, 2017

Friends of Brian and Wendy Cox, who were seriously injured in a motorcycle crash in May, are holding a benefit motorcycle ride and barbecue to raise money to help pay the bills.

Brian Cox, a deputy with the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office, and his wife, Wendy, were riding a motorcycle traveling…

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September 18, 2017


Soup Kitchen

The Community Outreach Soup Kitchen, 3492 Walnut St., Farmville, serves meals from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The service is carried out by local volunteers from churches and individuals and is totally supported by donations from the community. For more information…


September 18, 2017

An East Carolina University professor has brought her world art tour to eastern North Carolina.

Farmville resident Linda Adele Goodine, a third year professor and Belk distinguished professor of art at East Carolina University, showcased her photographic art exhibit Thursday in Joyner…


September 18, 2017

FARMVILLE — The immediate future of Pitt and Greene counties voting districts is still uncertain as legal forces move to review the state's redistricting efforts.

In late August, the U.S. Middle District Court for North Carolina began the process of reviewing the constitutionality of the…

September 18, 2017

Small businesses can tap into $15 million in recovery loans; $4.9 million added to keep workers at work on Hurricane recovery

RALEIGH — Amid reports of catastrophic damages from Hurricanes Harvey and Ima, it is easy to forget that some businesses and individuals in the North Carolina are…

September 17, 2017

Coming Up

Foster parent meeting

Methodist Home for Children will host a foster parent information session from 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday at the Greene County Public Library, 229 Kingold Blvd. #G, Snow Hill, for anyone interested in learning more about fostering, therapeutic foster care or foster-to-…


September 17, 2017

Holly Hill Original Free Will Baptist Church in the Belvoir community is celebrating its 150th anniversary this weekend.

The church, located at 755 Porter Road, will cel­e­brate its an­niver­sary with services at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. today. Lunch will be served following the morning…


September 17, 2017

The two Councilmen running for mayor of Greenville agree on at least one thing: they both say they want to minimize divisiveness and partisan politics in the city.

Their opinions differ, however, on who is bringing these negative qualities into this year’s election.

Councilman At-Large Calvin…

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