A Greenville man has been arrested on drug charges after deputies from the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office located heroin and drug paraphernalia during a search of his home near South Greenville Elementary School.

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WINTERVILLE — More than 52,000 people had cast early ballots in Pitt County by Monday, nearly passing the 2016 early voting total with five days remaining to cast a ballot before Election Day.

A Greenville man has been arrested on drug charges after deputies from the Pitt County Sheriff's Office located heroin and drug paraphernalia during a search of his home.

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