May 05, 2016

For decades in her broadcasting career, Leeza Gibbons told other people's stories. On Wednesday, the TV reporter-turned-New York Times best-selling author told her own story to a Greenville audience of nearly 1,000 women.

Gibbons, an Emmy-award winning talk show host, was the featured...


May 05, 2016

Even though it was cloudy in the morning, no one needed an umbrella on Wednesday afternoon during the first Uptown Greenville Umbrella Market of 2016.

“We were keeping an eye on the weather earlier today,” Umbrella Market manager Robin Ashley said. ”But the sun...


May 05, 2016

Pitt County's March unemployment figures show more people have jobs than a year ago, but the rate of unemployment remains almost unchanged.

The county's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March was 5.8 percent, the same as it was in 2015, according to data released by the U.S....


May 05, 2016

The husband of a woman who was involved in a fatal wreck saw a car spinning in the roadway before it crashed into his wife’s pickup truck on East 10th Street on Monday.

Police continue to investigate the fatal wreck that killed a 21-year-old Greenville man.


May 05, 2016

A second Greenville man has been arrested on attempted murder charges out of Beaufort County.

The Greenville Police Department Violent Criminal Apprehension Team, with assistance of the U.S. Marshals, located and arrested Antwane Cordey Powell in Greenville on Tuesday afternoon, the...

May 05, 2016

WINTERVILLE — Tony Cannon, general manager and chief executive officer of Greenville Utilities Commission, will address Pitt Community College’s Class of 2016 during Tuesday’s spring commencement.

The graduation ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in Minges Coliseum on the...


May 05, 2016


Arboretum tour

The Master Gardeners will host a walking tour of the Pitt County Arboretum, 403 Government Circle, at 10 a.m. on Thursday. The theme is vegetable gardening in small spaces. Call 902-1709.

Gardening group

The Farmville/Fountain/Falkland Gardening...


May 04, 2016

More than 100 students were evacuated on Wednesday from The Oakwood School as fire crews responded to a call about smoke, according to Greenville Fire-Rescue. 

Greenville Fire-Rescue reported that crews were dispatched about 1:30 p.m. to the school at 4000 MacGregor Downs Road for...

May 04, 2016

Mayor Allen Thomas said Greenville is ”one of the best kept secrets in this state.”

“It’s because of our diversity,” Thomas said. “Every time I talk to someone who has visited here for the first time, they are just blown away....


May 04, 2016

Pitt County is in the lead for recognition as a community that provides opportunities for healthy living.

The County Home Complex is one of six finalists for the American Planning Association - North Carolina's Great Place for Healthy Living People's Choice Award. The award...

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