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After three days, silo fire burns on

FARMVILLE — A fire in a silo full of hardened sweet potato pellets has firefighters and experts around the country stymied on how to put it out.

  • Suspects plead guilty in Clark case

    Two suspects facing various charges in connection with the shooting death of a 26-year-old Greenville woman pleaded guilty in superior court on Tuesday.

  • Local events mark World AIDS Day

    Although there is no cure for HIV/AIDS, there is a solution for ignorance about the virus and its related disease.

  • Coleman campaigns in Greenville

    North Carolinians are frustrated with the state’s Republican leadership and want elected leaders who will restore funding and confidence in public education, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor visiting Greenville said Monday.

  • Outgoing City Council members thanked

    Mayor Allen Thomas and the rest of the Greenville City Council thanked outgoing members Marion Blackburn and Rick Croskery for their service Monday evening, “on behalf of a grateful city.” More than a dozen residents attended the meeting in council chambers followed by a reception.

  • Shakeup coming for school board

    The November 2016 election will cause a major shake-up on the Pitt County Board of Education, which will lose at least three members due to redistricting.

Suspect in Planned Parenthood attack makes 1st appearance


  • Durham deputy police chief to serve as interim chief

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A 27-year veteran of the Durham Police Department will serve as interim police chief beginning Jan. 1.

  • Woman charged with animal cruelty; dog's mouth was taped

    CARY, N.C. (AP) — A woman who posted a picture of her chocolate lab-mix dog with its mouth taped shut on her social media page, sparking public outrage, is charged with animal cruelty, authorities said.

  • Woman charged with animal cruelty for taping dog's mouth

    CARY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in Cary say a woman who posted a picture of her chocolate lab-mix with its mouth taped shut on her social media page and sparked public outrage is charged with animal cruelty.

  • Fayetteville City Council members oppose aquarium

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Voters will consider the idea in March, but it seems most members of the Fayetteville City Council oppose the idea of building a $3 million aquarium as part of a new city park.

  • 1 dead in shooting in Onslow County

    JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say one man is dead and a second man is being questioned in a shooting in Onslow County.

Shooting suspect found in Plymouth

Greenville police on Tuesday arrested a man reportedly involved in a fatal shooting on Thanksgiving, according to a police department release.

  • Police seeking rape suspect

    Greenville police are seeking assistance identifying a man who allegedly raped a woman on Nov. 15.

  • Crime: Shooting results in arrest

    A Greenville man faces charges of attempted first-degree murder and is under a $1 million bond after allegedly shooting a relative early Friday morning in Farmville, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Former deputy pleads to sex crime

    A former school resource officer at Farmville Central High School on Monday pleaded guilty in Pitt County Superior Court to taking indecent liberties with a minor.

  • Warrant issued in shooting death

    An arrest warrant has been issued for 24-year-old Travarus Markeel McMillan of Farmville in the death of a 26-year-old Greenville man, according to a Greenville Police Department news release.

  • GPD Wrecks: Three hurt in crash

    Three people were injured on Nov. 19 when a driver failed to stop on a wet roadway and collided with another vehicle, causing an estimated $15,900 in damages, the Greenville Police Department reported.

Businesses build relationships

Stephanie Winders and her daughter, Annsley, came to Greenville from Goldsboro to be the first customers Saturday at Jenni K. Jewelry in the Arlington Village shopping plaza, but it was no arbitrary decision, they said.

  • Find ways to live on less

    Living on less sounds painful, but done the right way it really isn’t. And you do not have to drastically alter your lifestyle.

  • Parts of an insurance contract

    Analyzing and interpreting your personal or commercial insurance policy is important for understanding the extent to which your insurance company will indemnify you or your business in the event of a loss.

  • A look at lump-sum payments

    Do you have a pension with your current employer or a past employer?

  • Is it smarter to lease or to buy?

    Given all the economic challenges over the past few years, the cost of buying a new vehicle these days can, oftentimes, seem outside the financial means of many people.

  • Financial health: Why take a loss?

    Over the past decade home prices inflated, then corrected, all during a period of unprecedentedly low mortgage rates.

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