June 24, 2016

A local radio personality and Pitt-Greenville Chamber of Commerce employee turned himself in Friday on charges that he forged prescriptions, according to the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office.

Richard Trent McGee, 34, is charged with one count of obtaining a controlled substance by…


June 24, 2016

Plans to build a new student housing development on 10th Street near Krispy Kreme can move forward after Greenville’s Board of Adjustment approved a special-use permit during its monthly meeting on Thursday.

The board unanimously approved a special-use permit request from Taft-Ward…


June 24, 2016

A committee working to select a new dean for East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine is expected to have candidates for on-site interviews next month, officials said Thursday.

The 13-person search committee charged with selecting a replacement for the retiring Paul Cunningham…


June 24, 2016

Local, state and federal law enforcement officials on Thursday announced the success of an initiative this week that resulted in 69 arrests, more than 144 warrants served and 296 charges.

“Operation Safe Summer” kicked off early Tuesday morning as 100 law enforcement officers searched…


June 24, 2016

Members of the Brightleaf Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise Saturday and Sunday at The Oakwood School on MacGregor Downs Road.

Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public…

June 24, 2016

WILLIAMSTON — North Carolina is ready to compete, according to Commerce Secretary John Skvarla. Compete for industry, that is.

He told a packed room at the Sen. Bob Martin Eastern Agricultural Center on Wednesday that the state has the resources to be the lead in attracting new business.…


June 24, 2016

Some local cable television customers will soon pay more for using snail mail to get their bills.

Suddenlink, which serves most of Pitt County, will begin adding a $1 fee for paper billing for all customers starting July 1, said Gene Regan, Suddenlink senior director of corporate communications.…

June 24, 2016


North Pitt reunion

The North Pitt High School class of 1976 will celebrate its 40-year reunion today through Sunday at the Greenville Hilton, 207 S.W. Greenville Blvd. For more information contact Joyce Weaver Wright at 252- 347-2453 or Sheryl Murchison McGee at 252-751-8906.

Police forum



June 23, 2016

Greenville police has developed a person of interest involved in a Sunday incident in which gunfire was exchanged between a suspect and an armed private security guard outside a local restaurant.

Police were called to Waffle House, 820 S. Memorial Drive, shortly before 4 a.m. for the report of…

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June 23, 2016

A late-night thunderstorm Wednesday with wind speeds that reached 60 to 80 mph dropped dime-sized hail on parts of Greenville and toppled several trees in Pitt County.

More thunderstorms and showers, with a chance of some them being severe, are possible this afternoon and evening.

The storm that…

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