May 25, 2016

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office on June 13 will start accepting concealed carry weapon permits online. 

Users will be able to apply for permits from any location they can access the internet, according to a sheriff’s office news release issued Wednesday. Payment methods...

May 25, 2016

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying an individual involved in break-ins at two businesses in Grimesland, according to a sheriff’s office news release.

Sheriff’s office deputies responded at 8 a.m. on Tuesday to a...

May 25, 2016

Two people are facing felony animal cruelty charges after Greenville Animal Protective Services Officers rescued three malnourished dogs and found another dead at a Paris Avenue home.

APS officers responded about 2 p.m. May 10 to a report of malnourished dogs at 110 Paris Avenue and found...


May 25, 2016

Results from a study conducted by the University of Toronto and Canadian Concussion Centre confirmed that well-known and beloved pro BMX rider Dave Mirra suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.

Mirra, 41, was found dead on Feb. 4 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head...

Obit Mirra

May 25, 2016

WILLIAMSTON — A deer broke through the front entrance of the Williamston Town Hall Saturday morning but caused no other damage, officials said.

Officers with the N.C. Wildlife Commission, Williamston Police Department and the Martin County Sheriff's Department responded after the...


May 25, 2016

Early voting begins Thursday in special primary elections for North Carolina congressional seats and a state Supreme Court seat — elections necessitated by court rulings that affected the races.

Pitt County will operate one site, the Center at Alice F. Keene Park, 4561 County Home...


May 25, 2016

Officer Chad Bowen kneeled next to his four-legged partner as a video reel showed highlights of the K9’s career in policing.

The video of Greenville Police Department retired K9 Patton included pictures of him looking out on water, playing in the snow, playing catch with his former...


May 25, 2016

For many people, Historically Black Colleges and Universities are not just institutions of higher education, they’re a family legacy. Some say that legacy is being threatened by Senate Bill 873, also known as the Access to Affordable College Education Act.

The bill under...


May 25, 2016

The decision to cut the purchase of the Imperial Tobacco plant site from the 2016-17 city budget has generated concerns from city staff, real estate developers and downtown business owners.

Many voiced objections during Monday’s City Council meeting and at a meeting Tuesday of...


May 25, 2016


Bacon Throwdown

The Uptown Umbrella Market is 5-8 p.m. at Five Points Plaza at Fifth and Evans street. The market today will hold a Bacon Throwdown with bacon-themed goodies. Seventy tickets will be available and sales will begin at 5 p.m. Cost is $10 to sample....

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