February 24, 2018

A battery of Greenville Police Department officers responded to the AMC theater on Fire Tower Road about 11:45 p.m. Friday after a report of shots fired. 

Officers responded after an altercation between several people, police department spokeswoman Kristen Hunter said. Shots were reportedly…


February 24, 2018

U.S. Rep. Walter Jones formalized his run for a 12th term on Thursday when he filed for re-election to the 3rd Congressional District.

Also filing for office on Thursday and Friday were a Democratic candidate for the District Attorney’s office and a challenger in the Pitt County Board of…


February 24, 2018

Utah teacher Kasey Hansen says carrying a concealed weapon in school is “more of a solution” than hiding in a corner and waiting if an armed intruder enters the classroom. But Texas teacher Tara Bordeaux worries that she lacks “the instincts” of a law enforcement officer and…

February 24, 2018

Those who look to the entrepreneurial spirit of Greenville’s young business community as a force for regional growth and development found a lot to feel hopeful about on Thursday night at Harvey Hall on the ECU campus.

Seven teams of students presented a series of five-minute pitches,…


February 24, 2018

One Greenville voting precinct is moving to a new location, starting with the May 8 primary.

Greenville No. 10B Precinct is moving across the street to First Christian Church, 2810 E. 14th St. It was previously located in the former Unity Free Will Baptist Church, what is now John Paul II Catholic…

February 24, 2018

A woman was assaulted and her cellphone was taken at a local convenience store, according the the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office.

The assault took place at the Speedway store located at 3805 Charles Blvd. between 5:50 p.m. and 6:01 p.m. on Thursday, according to a sheriff's office report.…

February 24, 2018

Literary lions? Not in Pitt County. This year’s Battle of the Books belonged to the literary jaguars.

Members of E.B. Aycock Middle School turned the page on the competition with a nearly perfect final round on Thursday, winning the war of words. The team scored 20 points in the round to…


February 24, 2018

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 426 fire and EMS calls from Feb. 15-21. Following is a breakdown:


Feb. 15

■ 12:10 a.m. — unintentional smoke detector activation at 104 Blackwater Drive. Cleared 1:05 a.m.

■ 12:46 a.m. — dispatched and canceled en route to 900…

February 24, 2018

A cold drizzle was falling as people began coming through the side door of the Mount Hermon lodge.

They came in alone and in small groups — their thin coats were threadbare, dirty and wet — to the warm smell of vegetable soup that filled the brightly lit room.

Back in 1988, the Mount…


February 24, 2018


Veterans host bingo

The Veterans of Foreign Wars 7032 host bingo games every Saturday at the post headquarters, 1108 Mumford Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 758-3251 for information between 10 a.m. and noon daily.

Bike ride

CycLAST will have a Greenway Get-…

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