Greenville, NCWITN

Greenville man subject of Silver Alert found dead

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -Greenville Police say a man missing who was the subject of a Silver Alert since June 11th has been found dead. The police department issued the Silver Alert last week for 71-year-old Robert Edwards, who they say was diagnosed with schizophrenic and had not taken his medication since Monday, June 7th. That’s when he was last seen leaving his residence in the 300 block of Brownlea Drive on foot.
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Rocky Mount, NCWITN

Second arrest made in Rocky Mount homicide

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - A second person has been arrested in the murder of a 53-year-old man in Rocky Mount. Police say 19-year-old Shyheem Smith has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Derrick Bryant. Bryant was found dead on Park Avenue on Jun. 11. Smith was...
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Greenville, NCDaily Reflector

Police: Missing 71-year-old found dead

A 71-year-old Greenville man who was reported missing last week has been found dead. The Greenville Police Department reported Tuesday that Robert Glenn Edwards of Brownlea Drive was found deceased in the area of the 1700 block of River Drive on Sunday evening. Edwards’ identity was confirmed Tuesday afternoon and...
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Snow Hill Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Snow Hill: Wednesday, June 16: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Thursday, June 17: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Friday, June 18: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, June 19: Sunny during
Rocky Mount,

Rocky Mount Mills Featured in The New York Times

The New York Times featured Rocky Mount Mills in a piece in the June 15, 2021 edition of the publication. In “A Second Life for North Carolina’s Shuttered Factories,” Amanda Abrams focuses on the revival of the property from a closed down mill to a thriving combination of residential and commercial use. The mixed-use destination is now striving to become a hub for remote workers.
Rocky Mount, NCRocky Mount Telegram

Art center owner chides city officials

The part-owner of the Bel Air Art Center on Monday addressed the City Council about what she sees as a need for both more municipal funding for downtown and the local government to listen to downtown businesses and property owners. “Putting up flags that have cheerleading chants on them is...

City Council again denies subdivision plat

The developers seeking to turn the property that houses the defunct Racquet Club of Washington into a single-family residential subdivision left City Hall frustrated Monday after the Washington City Council denied a revised version of their preliminary subdivision plat that was turned down in April. Councilwoman Betsy Kane had an...
Rocky Mount, NCRocky Mount Telegram

State audit reports improper expenses by former school superintendent

State Auditor Beth Wood released an audit report Tuesday about improper financial dealings by Shelton Jefferies, a former superintendent of Nash County Public Schools. “The results of our investigation found that the former superintendent of Nash County Public Schools violated his contract and multiple policies and procedures related to his procurement card and use of a school system vehicle. These violations resulted in $45,690 in unallowed and questionable expenses,” Wood said in her summary of the report.
Tarboro, NCRocky Mount Telegram

Downtown Live series set to return in Tarboro

For the first time since October 2019, Downtown Live returns to the Courthouse Square in downtown Tarboro when Raleigh’s North Tower Band joins with Tarboro’s Impultz Entertainment to start playing music at 6 p.m. on Thursday. There is no cost to attend the concert, which is hosted by the Town...
Greenville, NCWITN

Pet of the Week: Griffon

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A familiar face at the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina is once again looking for his forever home. Griffin, an American bulldog/ husky mix, was adopted as a puppy, but sadly returned to the shelter at 8-months old. Volunteers say he is an all around great...
Winterville, NCDaily Reflector

Events hope for sunshine Thursday

Winterville is hoping the third try will be the charm on Thursday when it hosts its first Market on the Square of the season — the first two dates were rained out. The farmers market-style event, which will include a touch-a-truck to give kids an up-close look at tractors, rescue vehicles and police cars, will run from 4-8 p.m. at 252 Main St. Future events are scheduled for July 1 and Aug. 3.
Greenville, NCWITN

Aces for Autism to host event for parents, caregivers

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - The Aces for Autism North Carolina Child Development Center is hosting an event to give parents a night out. “Mom and Dad’s Night Out!” is scheduled for June 29th at 6:15 p.m., and due to an overwhelming response, Aces for Autism is now working to secure a larger location for the event.
Chocowinity, NCWITN

Teacher of the Week: Chris Hill from Elmhurst Elementary School

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) - This week’s Teacher of the Week for June 16 is Chris Hill from Elmhurst Elementary School. Hill is a physical education teacher in his hometown. He grew up in Greenville and graduated from Chocowinity High School before earning degrees at Beaufort Community College and ECU.
Greenville, NCDaily Reflector

Vikuings move on in 3A playoffs

GREENVILLE – The Vikings are moving on in the Class 3A state baseball playoffs. Backed again by the pitching of Matthew Matthijs and some clutch hitting, D.H. Conley shut out Jacksonville 3-0 in a first-round game at home Tuesday night. The Vikings (13-1 overall) will play a second-round game at...

Principal completes leadership program

Alicia Vosburgh, principal of Eastern Elementary School, recently completed the Distinguished Leadership in Practice Program, a year-long leadership development program for practicing school principals designed and provided by the North Carolina Principals and Assistant Principal’s Association and sponsored by the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development. The Distinguished Leadership...