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Walking in SHOES of those struggling

Dozens of shoes covered the East Carolina University mall Thursday, each with a laminated card attached that told the story of a student struggling with depression, anxiety, stress or another mental health issue.

  • Relationship struggles before murder-suicide

    As deputies on Wednesday prepared to take a man in for questioning about his girlfriend’s death, he reportedly reached into his coat pocket, took out a .38 revolver and shot himself in the head while law enforcement officers stood within feet of him and family members were just outside.

  • Council OKs zoning changes for Campus Edge

    A $54 million student housing development got the final OK from the Greenville City Council to move forward with construction after a unanimous vote to add a new zoning overlay to the property.

  • Auditor finds discrepancies in city finances

    Last year the federal government froze $374,000 belonging to the City of Greenville until the city reviewed its finances to show it followed accounting rules for the funds.

  • Ballard, ECU recognized for community engagement

    East Carolina University and Chancellor Steve Ballard have been recognized for playing a leading role in changing communities.

  • Sheppard Library reopens after evacuation

    Sheppard Memorial Library reopened on Thursday after 50 visitors and staff were evacuated on Wednesday for a suspected gas leak.

Peyton Manning has a little fun with little brother Eli

NEW YORK (AP) — Peyton Manning had a little fun with little brother Eli's sad face at the Super Bowl during an appearance on NBC's "Tonight Show." Peyton said he understood why Eli wasn't elated like other relatives in the luxury suite at Levi's Stadium who were jumping and celebrating after Denver's late touchdown sealed the Broncos' 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Hit and run suspected in man’s death

A Tarboro man was hit by at least two vehicles and killed on N.C. 33 on Wednesday after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver, according to a preliminary investigation by the Greenville Police Department.

  • Five jurors seated in Anthony trial

    Five jurors have been seated in the Hustle Mart-3 triple homicide trial that began Monday in Pitt County.

  • Man gets more than 14 years in prison

    A Wilson man was sentenced to more than 14 years in prison during federal court in Greenville.

  • Crime: Break-in investigated

    Musical instruments, electronics and various other items valued at $1,775 were reported stolen Wednesday in a break-in of a residence in the 500 block South Square Drive, according to the Greenville Police Department.

  • Update: Deaths being investigated as murder-suicide

    The deaths of a woman found wrapped in a blanket in her vehicle Wednesday and of her longtime boyfriend who later shot himself in front of deputies are being investigated as a murder-suicide, according to the Pitt County Sheriff's Office.

  • Update: Pedestrian killed in likely hit-and-run

    Police believe a Tarboro man struck and killed Wednesday evening on Belvoir Highway was first hit by a vehicle that left the scene then run over by two other vehicles.

Jobless rate slightly lower

Pitt County’s December unemployment rate was slightly higher than the same month a year ago.

  • Economist: 2016 economy is 'OK'

    The overall economies of Greenville and North Carolina will continue to be OK, but individuals will experience it in different ways, according to East Carolina University’s vice chancellor of administration and finance.

  • Meeting needs of retirees tough

    Arguably the single most vexing problem in investing today is meeting the income needs of retirees.

  • Economic foundations are solid

    It took until January 22 for the stock market to post its first positive week of the year.

  • Planning for funeral costs

    I had an interesting idea and decided to do some research on it for this article.

  • Convergys may cut 163 jobs

    As many as 163 employees could be affected by potential layoffs at Convergys Corp. in Greenville.


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