August 25, 2019

WINTERVILLE — Mayne Pharma held a special reception on its Greenville campus this month to introduce the first group of Pitt Community College students selected for participation in the new Mayne Pharma Scholars Program.

Held on Aug. 13, the event gave officials with the pharmaceutical…


August 25, 2019 - 48 minutes ago

East Carolina University College of Nursing faculty member Dr. LeeAnn Jarrett-Johnson was selected to receive one of five Lung Cancer Research Fellowship Grants awarded by the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina.

Jarrett-Johnson will receive $25,000 toward her project analyzing lung cancer…


August 25, 2019 - 48 minutes ago


Well Armed Woman

The Well Armed Woman Tar River Chapter meets from 2-4 p.m. on the fourth Sunday of each month at the Pitt County Wildlife Club in the Bill Brown Classroom, 3029 N.C. 222. Open to women age 18 and older. Email TWAWGreenville@gmail.com.

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August 25, 2019 - 48 minutes ago

A Greenville man charged with driving while impaired passed out in his car, according to Pitt County court records.

James Henry Smith Jr., 36, of 3368 Frontgate Drive, Apt.7, was stopped at 6 a.m. on U.S. 264 by the State Highway Patrol.

He was observed crossing the center line and when the trooper…


August 24, 2019

The Greenville Police Department on Friday released surveillance images of a man suspected of robbing the manager of a laundry outside the business earlier this week.

The incident occurred about noon on Monday at The Wash House, 2511 E. 10th St. Police said the robber stole cash belonging to the…


August 24, 2019


Food distribution

The Armor of God Christian Church, 2648 Mill St., Winterville, will host a food distribution from 8-10 a.m. The church distributes food to the community every Thursday and Saturday at this time and location. Call 689-6590.

Farmers’ market

The Leroy James Pitt County…


August 23, 2019

There were cheers, along with tears.

Dontae Sharpe celebrated his newfound freedom, a day after being released after serving 25 years of a life prison sentence.

Standing among at least 100 family, friends and supporters, which included representatives from the North Carolina NAACP, Sharpe at times…


August 23, 2019

A man convicted in a 1994 Greenville murder was freed after 24 years in prison Thursday when evidence that he did not commit the crime convinced a judge to order a new trial.

Because of the recanted testimony of a key witness, along with autopsy evidence showing her original testimony could not be…


August 23, 2019

Greenville city leaders will “reflect” on multiple objections to a proposal to impose a night-time parking fee in the downtown area before presenting final recommendations to City Council.

The presentation to the council, originally scheduled for September, also will be pushed back for…


August 23, 2019

The Pitt County Planning Board has tabled a decision about lot size requirements on property located in the Renston Historic District.

Board members delayed the process so that Pitt County Planning and Development staff can gather information from other state communities on how they set standards…

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