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Many community events are canceled or rescheduled due to the ongoing coronavirus response. Please email cancellations to along with any outreach related to the response and continuing community activities that are not affected.

Greenville City Council continues adapting to circumstances brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak, canceling today’s scheduled meeting and workshop.

The following new corporations in Pitt and neighboring counties filed March 12-18 with the N.C. Secretary of State’s office:

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