October 17, 2018

Greenville’s business community wants to know what the Board of Commissioners will do to strengthen Pitt County’s economy.

The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce Power Luncheon featured a question-and-answer session with candidates for two contested seats on the Pitt County…


October 17, 2018

Greenville Police Department seized 4.4 lbs of heroin during a traffic stop on Monday night, near Arlington Blvd and Stantonsburg Road, according to a department news release issued Tuesday. 

The heroin, which police said has a value of $500,000, was concealed in a natural void in one of the…


October 17, 2018

A concerned city resident called the police on Monday morning after noticing a 33-year-old woman walking down the street with severe lacerations to the head, according to Kristen Hunter, public information officer for the Greenville Police Department. 

The victim was seen walking near the area…

October 17, 2018

RALEIGH — Dozens of neighbors of a North Carolina chemical plant had industrial compounds in their bloodstreams, but tests by state and federal health officials outlined Tuesday did not find the much-debated and little-studied one they were looking for.

None of the 30 people living around a…

October 17, 2018

East Carolina University’s Department of Engineering recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its first graduating class at the Greenville Convention Center.

Engineering alumni from as far away as Washington, D.C., joined current administration, faculty, staff and students and…


October 17, 2018

Vidant Medical Center’s Children’s Hospital Light Tower changed from blue to white on Monday night, joining people around the world honoring those who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss.

The light tower change was a symbolic part of an event called the “International Wave…


October 17, 2018

College application season can be a tense time for high school students, one that has been made more stressful for some students because of this year’s hurricane season.

But some colleges are offering relief in the form of extended deadlines and application fee waivers for students who…


October 17, 2018

Pitt County public health nursing positions are now exempt from a 30-day hiring freeze that goes in effect whenever county government employees leave their positions.

The Board of Commissioners voted 7-2 on Monday to exempt the nursing positions after public health director Dr. John Morrow said his…


October 17, 2018


Hospice volunteers

A session on how to become a hospice volunteer will be held at 10 a.m. at the Council on Aging, 4551 County Home Road. Call 752-1717.

New chapter meeting

There will be a meeting of the proposed Greenville North Carolina Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership…


October 16, 2018

Early voting for the 2018 General Election begins today with more than 300 sites opening statewide for 18 days, elections officials said.

Pitt County residents may vote for candidates in state, federal and local offices and give up or down votes on six amendments to the state Constitution at five…

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