April 25, 2019

The state auditor found “significant misstatements” in the North Carolina Global Transpark’s financial reporting because of inadequate internal controls, according to an audit report released on Wednesday.

The audit covered the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2018, which is the…


April 25, 2019

For Easter Sunday, the St. James United Methodist Church calendar was filled with all the events visitors would expect to find — from sunrise service to Communion and breakfast. But there was one activity that might have been a mystery to anyone who is not a member.

Not long after the pastor…


April 25, 2019

The intersection of Memorial Drive and Stantonsburg Road will close to traffic on Friday as part of work related to the 10th Street Connector project.

The intersection will be closed beginning Friday evening to allow for pavement work. This work is scheduled to last through the weekend to Sunday,…


April 25, 2019

WINSTON-SALEM — The Winston-Salem City Council has taken an initial step in changing the name of a fair after protests that it was offensive.

Assistant City Manager Ben Rowe told members of the Fair Planning Committee on Wednesday that the city council decided the Dixie Classic Fair name…

April 25, 2019

FARMVILLE — It’s never the wrong time to share a rhyme.

The Farmville Community Arts Council and the Farmville Public Library partnered for the second year to bring Poem in Your Pocket Day to town last week.

“The idea is to pick a poem, carry it in your pocket and share it with…

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April 25, 2019

CHAPEL HILL — A new bridge proposed for North Carolina’s barrier islands is being challenged by local residents, hunters and wildlife enthusiasts.

A lawsuit challenging state and federal approval of the Mid Currituck Bridge was filed on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Raleigh by the…

April 25, 2019

WILSON — A new initiative led by the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Government is combining two of Executive Director Robert Hiett’s areas of expertise: workforce development and online gaming.

“Like most people early in their career, I had a second job. Mine just happened to be…


April 25, 2019


Food distribution

■ Sycamore Chapel Baptist Church, 1610 Farmville Blvd., will host a food pantry from 8-10 a.m. Participants will receive a box of food. This food pantry is open every second and fourth Thursday. For more information, contact Debra Watson, co-pastor, 252-758-7110.…


April 24, 2019


JOY Soup Kitchen Fundraiser 

The Greenville Women’s League will hold a fundraiser for the JOY Soup Kitchen from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Mellow Mushroom, 2020 Charles Blvd. Visit www.joysoupkitchen.org or https://greenvillewomensleague.net/.

Project Anna

Project Anna will have a…


April 24, 2019

An officer with Vidant Company Police was injured after his gun accidentally discharged during a Tuesday training session outside Bethel.

The incident happened shortly after 11 a.m. at the Pitt Community Firearms Training Center, 2833 Ellen Farm Road, which is operated by Pitt Community College. It…

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