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PCC numbers fluctuating

With Pitt Community College starting classes about a week ago, officials are seeing some fluctuations in enrollment numbers from last year while some programs are flourishing.

  • Miller files for vacant BOE seat

    A recently retired educator filed for a vacant Pitt County Board of Education seat on the final day of filing, for a total of three running for the position.

  • Chikungunya virus reported in Pitt

    A Pitt County resident contracted chikungunya after recently traveling to the Caribbean with family members, the health department reported.

  • Chamber honors local educators

    A luncheon on Friday was not just a meal but an opportunity for teachers and businesses to network and celebrate educators right before the start of the school year.

  • Swim team helps Boyd family

    Efforts by a local swim team to raise funds for a family battling cancer have totaled more than $10,000.

  • Go-Science, ECU host NanoDays

    Students at East Carolina University helped ring in the new school year with an educational event on Friday.

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

NEW YORK (AP) — Dollar General isn't about to be left out in the cold.

Crime: Man faces felony charges

A Greenville man arrested on Tuesday night is facing felony charges for second-degree rape, second-degree kidnapping and assault, according to a Greenville Police Department arrest report.

  • Greenville Fire-Rescue calls

    Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 320 fire and EMS calls from Aug. 14-20.

  • Patrol: Serious injuries in crash

    A man who was not wearing a seat belt suffered serious injuries when he turned in front of an oncoming vehicle on U.S. 258 near Farmville, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Eastern Correctional to house females

    MAURY — One of three state prison facilities in nearby Greene County will be converted from medium-security male facility to a minimum-security female facility by the end of the year.

  • Teen ran away with woman

    Deputies are searching for a runaway teenager who last was seen on Aug. 12 leaving his mother’s house off of Old River Road in Greenville, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported Thursday.

  • Three arrested for heroin trafficking

    A two-month investigation led to the arrest of three people Wednesday and seizure of 35 grams of heroin and $903.17 in cash, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported on Thursday.

Airport plans 'mega-hangar'

The biggest economic development opportunity that Pitt-Greenville Airport might ever see is beginning to take shape on an empty parcel of grass off of North Memorial Drive, the airport’s manager said.

  • Business building in Greenville

    Greenville residents around town might have noticed an increase in construction, investment city officials attribute to a recovering economy.

  • Local Burlington store planned

    A national clothing and home decor retailer has announced it will open a large store at 717 Thomas Langston Road in Greenville, the location of the former Home Depot Store.

  • Area ready for economic growth

    The Greenville metropolitan area is well positioned for economic growth in the recovering economy, according to the numbers published last week by a leading national development and planning analysis firm.

  • Pigging out at Pinehurst

    Golf fans will have the opportunity to enjoy some Greenville grub while they’re watching the world’s top golfers play the difficult Pinehurst No. 2 course next week.

  • Pitt County jobless rate dips in April

    Pitt County’s unemployment rate dipped two-tenths of a percent in April from the previous month and was more than two percent lower than the same month a year ago.

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