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Greenville Little Leagues mark 65

It’s hard to believe Greenville Little Leagues celebrates its 65th today. It doesn’t look a day older than 12.

  • 10,000 in ECU summer session

    After a short break, almost 10,000 East Carolina University students headed back to class Monday for summer school.

  • Schools announce energy savings

    An energy conservation program in Pitt County Schools saved the district more than $256,000 in eight months, the school system reported.

  • Blood, platelet donations needed

    Blood and platelet donations dwindle during the summer months, so The American Red Cross is urging people to donate to prevent the seasonal shortage.

  • Head Start program ceases

    A financially-strapped nonprofit agency that provides pre-kindergarten programs to more than 500 children announced Friday it will end the service because the federal Head Start program will no longer provide it up-front funding.

  • House numbers flap raises issues

    A Falkland-area man said he has complied with the Pitt County Board of Commissioners’ directive that he add numbers to his home but hopes the body further explores the issues he raised concerning how staff is enforcing the county’s addressing ordinance.

Marine vet plans cross-country walk to show benefits of pets

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — One man. One dog. One mission. A Marine veteran is taking on a new mission after being saved by his adopted dog.

Emotions boil after guilty verdict

A fight erupted outside the Pitt County Courthouse between opposing sides in a murder trial on Friday after a jury found Daitrieyuaon “Day-Day” Parker guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of 26-year-old Ceira Michelle Clark.

  • Crime: Lottery tickets stolen, cashed

    A convenience store cashier is facing charges that she stole lottery tickets from the business and cashed them in for almost $2,000 in winnings, according to the Greenville Police Department.

  • Man killed west of intersection

    A driver who struck a pedestrian will not be charged in the man’s death because the man was not crossing Fire Tower Road at a designated crosswalk, the Greenville Police Department reported Friday.

  • May 23 Greenville Fire-Rescue calls

    Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 300 fire and EMS calls from May 14-20.

  • More: Verdict results in fight

    A fight erupted outside the Pitt County Courthouse between opposing sides in a murder trial on Friday after jury found Daitrieyuaon “Day-Day” Parker, 22, guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of 26-year-old Ceira Michelle Clark.

  • Crime: Armed robbery reported

    An armed robbery was reported early Thursday near a 10th Street child care center, according to a Greenville Police Department case report.

Tax breaks for large corporations

Starting in 2004, the North Carolina legislature enacted tax legislation favorable to businesses and Hollywood studios that gave these entities significant tax breaks and credits to lure them to North Carolina.

  • DSM acquisition extends brand

    A Greenville-based manufacturer of ultra-high strength fiber added some strength to its portfolio with the acquisition of an Arizona company that manufactures a similar product.

  • Bypass construction bid awarded

    The State Board of Transportation on Thursday awarded the Greenville Southwest Bypass construction project to a Tarboro-based contractor.

  • Change coming in the VA benefit

    About a year ago in this space, I described a program available to wartime veterans through the Veterans Administration called Aid & Attendance.

  • Learning to spend wisely

    Why is personal finance so important?

  • Share food to help fight hunger

    It greatly saddens me when I realize that in a country of great wealth, that people still go hungry.

Bless your heart
Bless your heart