January 22, 2018 - 17 minutes ago

The Greenville Police Department on Monday reported that one of its officers was late Sunday for an assault on a woman that caused visible injuries.

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ryan Kurtz, 30, after the police department received information about the incident and alerted…


January 22, 2018

Human trafficking could be happening anywhere, Pam Strickland said, so we all should be on the lookout.

Strickland, founder of Eastern North Carolina Stop Human Trafficking and a nationally known crusader against modern-day slavery, said the reason why is money: It is big business…


January 22, 2018

The harsh reality for many parents of students with disabilities is that certain things that are otherwise normal are off limits. A simple trip the movies, for example, could turn disruptive.

So imagine the thought of taking a child with severe autism nearly 650 miles south to Disney World in…


January 22, 2018



Foster training

Methodist Home for Children is hosting a foster parent information session from 6:30-8 p.m. at St. James United Methodist Church, 2000 E. Sixth St., for anyone interested in learning more about fostering, therapeutic foster care or foster-to-adopt. To RSVP your…


January 22, 2018

A the first of four men charged in what authorities have said was a random shooting that killed a man on Vance Street in 2015 is scheduled to go to trial on Monday, according to the Pitt County District Attorney’s office.

Adric Brown was 17 on Feb. 6 when he and three other teens were…


January 22, 2018

■ Raquan Aikeim Ashby, 22, 2212 Village Drive W., Wilson, identity theft and misdemeanor larceny for Aug. 15 offenses.

■ Lloyd Bandy aka Lloyd Samuel Bandy, 65, 1601-A Hopkins Drive, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, sell cocaine, deliver cocaine, possess with intent to…

January 22, 2018

The Pitt County Board of Commissioners will receive reports on construction needs and the county’s ability to fund those needs during its annual capital improvement plan and budget planning workshop beginning at 8:30 a.m. today.

The meeting is being held in the emergency operations center,…


January 21, 2018

The Pitt County Board of Education is scheduled to meet for the first time in more than a month on Monday for a work session at the Pitt County Office Complex. 

Winter weather canceled January’s regular board meeting and Monday will mark the first formal meeting of 2018. 

The board…

January 21, 2018

A 38-year-old man was charged with driving while impaired after he drove off a curb while leaving a bar, according to a weekly review of Pitt County court records.

Harrison Edward Barkley, 38, of 4165 E. Church Street, Farmville drove off a curb leaving the Pour Haus Pub near Main Street and Church…


January 21, 2018

The chamber of commerce honored two men who committed their lives to education at its Golden Gala held Saturday.

Pitt Community College President Dennis Massey received the 2017 Citizen of the Year award while the late Austin Bunch, a longtime administrator at East Carolina University, was…

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