The Pitt County Board of Commissioners decided to continue until Nov. 1 a public hearing on a special use permit to allow a cryptocurrency mining operation in Belvoir following more than 2½ hours of testimony from company officials and community advocates.
Substitute teachers and school bus staff members will get a raise under a plan approved by the Pitt County Board of Education on Monday.
Democrats converged in Greenville on Monday to kick off a statewide tour to demonstrate how President Joe Biden’s proposed $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill will benefit North Carolina and point the finger at Republicans they say are obstructing aid.
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Virginia Scales was remembered as a champion for the homeless on Monday, with family and friends sharing memories of her work with the Community Crossroads Center in Greenville and her lasting impact on its continued expansion.
A bail bondsman was shot outside Greenville on Sunday afternoon while trying to revoke a bond, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.
The J.H. Rose High School women's tennis team will hold the annual Liz Upton Ball Drop fundraiser from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday at the school's tennis courts, 600 W. Arlington Blvd.
Vidant Health hospitals have received several American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines achievement awards for their work in treating stroke, diabetes, cardiac arrest, heart attack and heart failure.
The N.C. Department of Labor recognized area employers and employees at the agency’s annual safety awards banquet held on Sept. 21 at the Greenville Country Club.
Local athletes fared well in the annual Bo Run Saturday at the Boyd Lee Park Cross Country Course.
A smattering of New Bern football fans walked out of the stadium at J.H. Rose in shock Friday night.
The girls’ tennis team from J.H. Rose will hold its annual Ball Drop again this year after being forced to cancel last year.
From the outside, it can seem like the new freedom to transfer at will has created chaos in college basketball.
The Big Carolina 3A/4A Conference Tennis Tournament proved to be a success for the three Pitt County teams.
Week 10 of the high school football season features a pair of big games in the Big Carolina 3A/4A Conference and the Eastern Plains 2A Conference as teams begin jockeying for possible playoff position.
Rising gas prices will reduce driving thus helping to defeat global warming. Higher costs for home heating will cause us to buy more sweaters thus helping wool producers. It is all good. Higher prices have a silver lining if you look hard enough and do not think much.
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When the North Carolina Supreme Court renders judgement, it should generally be the last word on the matter. That decision rendered by the state’s seven justices — regardless of how it might come down — should be above reproach or question of impartiality.
BYH how much of our tax money has been wasted on commercials for vaccines? Unless you have been living in a cave in Afghanistan you know about the vaccine and that it is available. The commercials will not change any one's mind that has not gotten one. So the government is now resorting to u…
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