June 19, 2019

It is no secret that health care communication can be incredibly complex. This is especially so for patients who experience language and cultural barriers.

Luckily, there is a group of specially-trained Vidant Health Language Access Service interpreters who offer a voice to patients in-need, 24/7.…


June 19, 2019

Early voting begins today in the second Republican primary for the 3rd Congressional District.

Voters will choose between Rep. Greg Murphy, a doctor from Greenville, and Dr. Joan Perry of Kinston. Polls open at 7 a.m. at the Pitt County Community, Schools and Recreation building, 4561 County Home…


June 19, 2019

The final Concert on the Common set for this afternoon has been rescheduled because of the possibility of thunderstorms.

On The Border — the Ultimate EAGLES Tribute Band will now perform at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, organizers announced.

The band will take the stage at the Greenville…

June 19, 2019

Body cameras for law enforcement agencies increase accountability and help decrease residents’ complaints, leaders of the Greenville Police Department and Pitt County Sheriff’s Office said on Tuesday.

Pitt County Sheriff Paula Dance and Greenville Police Chief Mark Holtzman discussed…


June 19, 2019

House leaders told one of Pitt County’s representatives that a deal removing possible cuts to Vidant Medical Center’s Medicaid reimbursements is near and asked for her support in overriding a potential veto by Gov. Roy Cooper of the state’s new budget.

House Speaker Tim Moore, R-…

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June 18, 2019

An Ayden man opened fire in the downtown parking deck around 2:14 a.m, following a  Sunday morning altercation between two groups of people, Greenville police said.  

Police arrested and charged Morris Carlo Bowser Jr., 28, of  214 Englewood Place, in connection to the shooting.…


June 18, 2019

The Pitt County Board of Commissioners adopted a 3.5-cent tax increase with its new budget to fund a portion of a teacher pay supplement, a cause that brought about 100 people to Monday’s board meeting.

The 6-3 vote to adopt the budget came after the commissioners called a recess nearly two…


June 17, 2019

The board that controls alcohol sales in Pitt County is closing its liquor stores in Bethel and on 10th Street in Greenville and will open stores in new locations, the local administrator said.

The Pitt County Alcoholic Beverage Control Board plans to build a 6,000-square-foot store at 260 Easy St.…


June 17, 2019

Adoption of the county’s 2019-20 fiscal year budget and a public hearing on a sand mine permit request are two of the items on today’s Pitt County Board of Commissioners agenda.

The commissioners’ first attempt to adopt the proposed $251 million budget failed with a 5-4 vote…

June 17, 2019

The sound of weed wackers and shovels hitting the dirt filled the air Saturday morning at the Greenville Community Garden on Stancill Drive as volunteers helped harvest, weed and plant new items for future donation to the community.

The help came from members of Love a Sea Turtle, a nonprofit youth…

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