July 30, 2016 - 6 minutes ago

Two men were shot and one of them suffered serious injuries during a fight at a large party about 2 a.m. on Saturday, Greenville police reported.

The incident occurred in the 1400 block of John Cox Lane, which is in a neighborhood of off Greenville Boulevard west of Memorial Drive.

When officers…

July 30, 2016

Local and state advocates are holding a rally today to speak out against the imprisonment of two men who they believe were wrongfully convicted.

“Community Awareness for Justice Rally: A Pilgrimage for Justice for Dontae Sharpe and Kalvin Michael Smith” will be held from 10 a.m. to…


July 30, 2016

A federal appeals court on Friday blocked a North Carolina law that required voters to produce photo identification and included other provisions it said disproportionately affected black voters, with the judges ruling the law was enacted “with discriminatory intent.”

Opponents of the…


July 30, 2016

Local Republicans said the Democratic National Convention was long on politics and short on solutions.

The four-day event included the first-ever nomination of a woman as the presidential candidate for a major political party and culminated in the candidate, Hillary Clinton, making an acceptance…


July 30, 2016

Work on a section of Greenville’s greenway system that will link Charles Boulevard and Evans Street is nearing completion, the city’s public works director said.

Work on the 1.37-mile path, the second phase of the Green Mill Run section of the greenway, is “about 85 percent…


July 30, 2016

Many people these days take Greenville’s public transit system for granted.

But 40 years ago, there were few options besides private automobiles for getting around the city. Then some public officials had a GREAT idea.

After 22 months of research, study and planning, the city launched its…


July 30, 2016


Veterans bingo

The Veterans of Foreign Wars 7032 host bingo games every Saturday at the post headquarters, 1108 Mumford Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 252-758-3251 for information between 10 a.m. and noon daily.

NAACP Justice rally

The Pitt County branch of the…


July 30, 2016

A person smashed a side window at a Greenville home this week and stole items valued at about $23,000, according to a Greenville Police Department case report.

The break-in was reported at 4:13 p.m. on Wednesday in the 3900 block of Palmer Drive. According to the report, the incident occurred…

July 30, 2016

SNOW HILL — A former meteorologist for Greenville’s WNCT-TV has made a return to the airwaves, albeit on the radio.

David Sawyer, the longtime Channel 9 weatherman who left full-time forecasting for the ministry, is hosting “Be Transformed,” a weekly show on the Go Mix!…


July 30, 2016

FARMVILLE — A low-cost rabies vaccination clinic drew a large crowd last week to the Farmville Fire Department after reports of rabies found in a raccoon near Walstonburg.

Pitt County Animal Control partnered with Veterinary Outpatient Clinic of Greenville to administer shots. It is…

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