May 21, 2019

Developers want the city of Greenville to rezone and annex more than 190 acres on three large plots of land near D.H. Conley High School for single-family homes.  

Three requests to change the properties from rural agricultural zoning to single-family residential are scheduled to go…

May 21, 2019

The Board of Commissioners on Monday voted down a motion to further raise a proposed tax increase to fund additional pay supplements for Pitt County teachers in the 2019-20 fiscal year budget.

Commissioner Christopher Nunnally proposed adding 1.6 cents to a proposed 3.3-cent property tax rate…


May 21, 2019

The Greenville City Council unanimously approved a $1.9 million contract Monday night to proceed with construction of the Sycamore Hill Gateway Plaza on the Town Common.  

The project was conceived to commemorate the history of the former Shore Drive neighborhood and Sycamore Hill Baptist…


May 21, 2019

Pitt County Schools is getting closer to finishing its professional development center after the Board of Education reviewed of bids for renovations the building’s interior. 

The system purchased a building on Charles Boulevard to house the Pitt County Schools Professional Development…

May 21, 2019

A man robbed a bank located inside the Walmart on Greenville Boulevard  and made off with nearly $9,000 in cash, according to the Greenville Police Department.

The robbery took place shortly before 11:51 a.m. Sunday at Woodforest National Bank, 210 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Police are…


May 21, 2019


Free hearing screenings

The Council on Aging, 4561 County Home Road, will hold free hearing screenings from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. For more information call Lori Cortright, 752-1717, ext. 13.

Advance planning

An advance care planning event will be held from 1-3…


May 20, 2019

The UNC system and East Carolina University filed a compliant Monday seeking an injunction and ultimately a reversal of changes that stripped the UNC Board of Governors’ authority to make appointments to the governing board of Vidant Medical Center.

The complaint filed in state Superior Court…


May 20, 2019

Two men have been jailed on four counts of attempted first-degree murder and other charges after shots were fired in a Belvoir-area residence and suspects led deputies on a chase, according to warrants and a news release.

Pitt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to 954…


May 20, 2019

Barbecue and redemption were the central themes on Sunday as hundreds gathered at the Third Street Education Center during its annual Dinner on the Grounds.

The event — which featured a barbecue dinner and talk by North Carolina pitmaster, writer and food critic Bob Garner —…


May 20, 2019

The fate of Greenville’s red-light camera program and the income it has generated for Pitt County Schools now rests with three judges.

Attorneys representing the city, Pitt County Schools and Mary Sue Vaitovis presented their arguments for summary judgment in the case of Vaitovis v. City and…

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