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A life-saving bond

They had never met before, but already they had a lifesaving bond. Greenville native Tina Williams, 38, wife and mother of twin teenage boys, never had set eyes on Keana Smith of Potiac, Mich.

  • Sheriff’s office distributes meals

    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office with help from a local restaurant on Wednesday distributed meals to about 55 residents who participate in the Senior Check program.

  • Shoppers gobble up holiday savings

    Businesses are opening earlier every year, with the Christmas and gift-giving season encroaching on the Thanksgiving holiday, though many customers said it is worth it for those special deals.

  • Little Willie Center hosts dinner

    One group of volunteers in Greenville made Thanksgiving Day special with a free, warm meal in celebration of the holiday and the spirit of servitude.

  • Toys begin to roll in for needy kids

    The warehouse where Pastor Rodney Coles deposits donations for the 2014 U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots gift drive welcomed the first arrivals this week of toys, games and other holiday gifts for the area’s needy children and families.

  • Thanksgiving closings

    City offices: Closed today.County offices: Closed today.Pitt County Schools: Closed today.Pitt Community College: Closed today.East Carolina University: Closed today.

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians.

Trooper wins Samaritan Award

A State Highway Patrol trooper from Greenville has won a Samaritan Service Award for helping save the life of a volunteer at the U.S. Open Golf Tournament in Pinehurst.

  • Crime: Pitt County deputy injured

    A Pitt County deputy received injuries while on the job earlier this week.

  • Deputy wins commendation award

    Adrenaline, instinct and training helped a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrest a violent suspect earlier this year, even though both of his shoulders were dislocated.

  • Don't get burned: Fry safely

    A demonstration on how not to use a turkey fryer was so dangerous Wednesday that the firefighter who did it stood behind a safety wall wearing full turnout gear.

  • Crime: Officers seize opium

    The Greenville Police Department arrested two people on drug charges Saturday at their home off of Hooker Road, according to reports released on Wednesday.

  • Deputy, device deliver happy ending

    Kristan Strickland woke up in the middle of the night and discovered her husband wasn’t breathing and had no pulse.

Financial health: The cost of Dying

“Death taxes” and “probate fees.” These two terms give visions to some people of the government taking from their family’s hands almost all of their hard-earned wealth at their death.

Bless your heart
Bless your heart

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