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Suspect arrested in Greenville shooting that injures man, held on $1M bond

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — An arrest has been made in a shooting that happened Thursday night that injured a man in Greenville. Charles Torekeyo Highsmith, 27, was arrested and charged Thursday night by Greenville police with Assault with a Deadly Weapon Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury and Felony Conspiracy. He was being held at […]
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Windsor man has been missing since June 18

Bertie County officials are seeking help locating a 34-year-old Windsor man. The man – Kendrick Maurice Williams – was last seen June 18, according to Bertie County Sheriff John Holley. Williams is described as an African American male who stands 6’-1” tall and weighs more than 200 pounds. He was last seen in the early morning hours of last Saturday (June 18). ...
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Man arrested for Sterling Pointe shooting

A man has been arrested in charged in a shooting that wounded another in an apartment complex parking Thursday night, the Greenville Police Department reported. Nicholas Edwards, 26, of Greenville, was transported to the hospital after the shooting front of 3951 Sterling Pointe, off of Thomas Langston Road in the area of New River Pottery and the Burlington clothing store. Edwards suffered multiple gunshot wounds but is expected to recover,...

Changes coming to struggling north Greenville complex

A troubled student housing development built north of the Tar River in the mid-2000s can now be rented as market-rate apartments following a vote of the Greenville Board of Adjustment on Thursday. The board voted 6-1 to amend the land use intensity permitting, also called LUI, of the complex known at various times as North Campus Crossing and Paramount 3800 so it can now operate as a traditional apartment complex. ...

UPDATE: Arrest made in Greenville apartment complex shooting

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Police have made an arrest surrounding a shooting Thursday night at an apartment complex. Greenville police said that Charles Highsmith has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. Police responded to Sterling Pointe Apartments around 6 p.m. and...

Winterville insurance agent arrested for fraud

A Winterville man under investigation by the N.C. Department of Insurance has been arrested for allegedly scamming more than $17,000 in commissions from a life insurance company. The State Attorney’s Report shows that Xavier Donte Daniels, 46, of 406 Fountain Court was arrested on June 19 by Winterville Police. Warrants say that Daniels was being investigated by the state’s insurance department for crimes committed between March 15, 2018, and Nov. 23, 2021. ...

Police seeking second suspect in Kearney Park shooting

Greenville Police are seeking a second suspect in the shooting death of 17-year-old Idn Arington in Kearney Park last week. A Thursday news release from the department said that a murder warrant has been obtained for Andre’vious Ni’ja Spencer, 18, of 202 Caddie Court, Greenville. Shortly before 8 p.m. on June 15, officers were called to the 1900 block of Kennedy Circle for a report of shots fired. They found...

Community supports philanthropic couple

Will and Mandie Boahn have supported their community over the years, but now they are the recipients of the community’s support. The Boahn’s own and operate Raised in a Barn Farm in Chocowinity where annual events; fresh cut sunflowers, Nights of Fright and Nights of Lights are held.

Suspect from Greenville shooting arrested, under $1 million bond

GREENVILLE, Pitt County — Officials with the Greenville Police Department arrested a man in connection to a shooting that left one person injured at Sterling Pointe. Charles Torekeyo Highsmith, 27, of Greenville was charged with:. Assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. Felony conspiracy.

Free Over the Counter medicine giveaway coming to Bethel on Saturday

A unique event is coming to Bethel on Saturday. Free Over the Counter medicine giveaway coming to …. New medical clinic to bring healthcare closer to …. smART Kinston City Project Foundation growing ‘creative …. Greenville man working to help those in Ukraine war …. OSDRA reaches out to...

Fire destroys portion of Siloam UMC

Two fires kept the Jamesville Fire Department and the Martin County Sheriff’s office busy through the night Wednesday and into the early hours of Thursday morning. Both incidents are in close proximity to each other. At approximately 10:43 p.m. Wednesday, sheriff’s deputies and Jamesville firefighters responded to 1499 Hardison Rd. in Jamesville, where a recreation vehicle (RV) camper was on fire. ...

Suspect arrested in Greenville for Washington shooting

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — A suspect has been arrested and is facing charges in a shooting that injured a man in Washington in May. On Thursday, Markis Allen was arrested by members of the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Greenville. He was described as the suspect in a shooting that happened on May 15 […]

U.S. Marshals arrest Washington fugitive

Update: Arrest made in the May 15, 2022 shooting incident in Washington N.C. On June 23,2022, Markis Allen was arrested by members of US Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Greenville NC. Allen is being held on a $550,000.00 bond for the Washington NC charges and a federal detainer for escape.

Preaching Camp to be held in Greenville

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church will hold its Preaching Camp on July 29 from 8 am to 6 pm and July 30 from 8 am to 1 pm. There will be an opportunity for church planters, associate ministers, pastors and others to increase their skill level in sermon preparation and delivery. There will […]
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NCDOT: Interstate signs unveiled, training track officially opens

RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) — A highway that stretches through eastern North Carolina is now an interstate, so drivers will start to see more “Interstate 587” signs. Commuters will travel more efficiently through Wilson, Greene and Pitt counties thanks to the newly improved I-587. The first sign was...