November 16, 2018

Fridays canvass of the Nov. 6 general election confirmed several close races, including a victory by Chris Nunnally in the District 3 election for Pitt County Board of Commissioners.

The Democrat Nunnally held a 10-vote lead over Republican Richard Alsbrook after polls closed on Nov. 6. After…

November 16, 2018

BETHEL — Yam lovers gathered around a mountain of sweet potatoes on Friday to grab up all they could carry just in time for Thanksgiving.

The seemingly endless pile of the orange roots was delivered in the morning to Mount Zion Holiness Church on Barnhill Street. The annual outreach is…


November 16, 2018

A tale of two lovers, set in Sweden, will come to the stage tonight as East Carolina University Opera Theater presents “A Little Night Music” for its fall performance.

“A Little Night Music,” written by author Hugh Wheeler with music by Stephen Sondheim, is a love story that…


November 16, 2018

Members of the Greenville Board of Adjustment voted on Thursday night to approve Camping World Holding’s new recreational vehicle sales and service center  at 111 Red Banks Road, the former home of Overton’s showroom.

The 10-acre property contains 96,707 square feet of commercial…


November 16, 2018

The aroma of caramelized onions and garlic filled the auditorium at the Pitt County Agricultural Center on Thursday afternoon as Justin Cefalu, an ECU nutrition-dietetics major, demonstrated how to cook a carb-controlled black bean soup for an audience of approximately 70 people.



November 16, 2018

You are never too old to listen to your mom.

That’s the lesson Shelby Tripp of Stokes said she learned after her mom’s intuition led her to a $4 million lottery prize.

On Halloween, Tripp’s mom won $500 on a lottery ticket. She immediately called her daughter to share the good…

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November 16, 2018

Four men have been arrested in a home invasion and armed robbery that occurred at Bellamy apartment complex on Wednesday, according to the Greenville Police Department.

The incident took place in the 2200 block of Bellamy Circle between 12:01 and 12:09 a.m., the report said. The home was…

November 16, 2018

The outcome of two local Pitt County races are in the balance as Pitt County’s Board of Elections finalizes its verification of provisional and absentee ballots ahead of today’s canvass.

A canvass is the certification of votes, both those cast during early voting, by absentee ballot and…


November 16, 2018


Farmers’ market

The Leroy James Pitt County Farmers Market, 4560 County Home Road, will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and for the extended hours of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. On Saturday the Market will hold its first-ever “The Farm’s Holiday Magic Craft Fair,…


November 15, 2018

A woman who died from a gunshot wound on Thursday had been talking with several people near her home when someone opened fire, the Greenville Police Department reported.

Shantelle Pope, 27, died at Vidant Medical Center from severe injuries she suffered in the shooting about 9 p.m. on Tuesday,…

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