April 20, 2018

ECU has a shortage of parking spaces on the main campus with no real way to satisfy student and faculty needs, so it will promote a mass transit culture  to meet transportation requirements, administrative leaders told the trustees on Thursday at their quarterly committee meetings.

Bill Koch,…


April 20, 2018

Early voting got off to a sluggish start on Thursday morning, the first day local residents could cast ballots for the May 8 primary election.

Rows of candidate signs dotted the lawn near the center at Alice F. Keene Park, and campaign workers passed out buttons and election literature. But several…


April 20, 2018

Starting next month Greenville Utilities Commission customers will mail their payments to a Charlotte bank for processing.

The change will allow GUC’s customer care representatives more time to work with walk-in customers instead of opening envelopes, said Keith Jones, director of financial…

April 20, 2018

Right now the area behind First Free Will Baptist Church is just a dirt lot, but by the end of August it will be the new home to the Greenville Learning Center. 

A nearly $1 million building that will host the learning center, after school programs and church events had its official…


April 20, 2018


GRIFTON — An Ayden-Grifton High School senior and varsity cheerleader for the Chargers began her reign as Miss Grifton on Saturday as the town’s annual Shad Festival started up for another run.

Samantha Nichols was among seven competing for the title during 2018 Miss Grifton…

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April 20, 2018

Two people are accused of stealing merchandise from a U.S. Cellular store in Winterville on Monday evening.

According to Winterville Police, a man and woman entered the business located at 4225 Winterville Parkway and stole a pair of Beats Studio 3 wireless headphones and a Ness indoor camera, both…

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April 20, 2018

Residents in Greenville’s Paramore neighborhood convinced the city Planning and Zoning Commission this week to hold off on a vote allowing a developer to double the number of homes in a nearby subdivision.

About 40 neighbors attended Tuesday’s meeting to raise concerns about the request…


April 20, 2018

You never know where and when an opioid addiction can first develop. For Greenville native Jamie Clifton, it was when he was 16 years old and found a few bottles of painkillers in his grandparents’ home. 

“I was there one summer, they were at work and I was just snooping around the…

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April 20, 2018


Car seat check

Greenville Fire-Rescue provides free car safety seat checks from 9:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. every Friday at Station 1, 500 S. Greene St. Trained experts will ensure child seats are installed correctly. No appointment is necessary. Visit the Greenville Fire-Rescue Facebook…


April 19, 2018

A man was injured after he failed to yield during a left turn and hit another car on Black Jack-Grimesland Road on April 10, according to a weekly review of crashes investigated in Pitt County by the State Highway Patrol.

Clarence Earl Page of Bethel was headed south on Black Jack-Grimesland…

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