Greenville, NCWITN

POLICE: Drunk driver kills Greenville bicyclist

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A bicyclist is dead after police say he was struck by a drunk driver in Greenville Tuesday night. The crash happened around 9:15 p.m. on South Memorial drive near Peed Drive. Dead is 48-year-old Rufus Lacy. Police said the Greenville man was heading south on Memorial...
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Murfreesboro shooter arrested in Pitt County

MURFREESBORO – A suspect who opened fire on Main Street in Murfreesboro last week, striking a pregnant woman, is now in jail with a bond of over $3 million. Jaimeik Damone Smallwood, 19, of Woodland was arrested around 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22 in Pitt County “without incident,” according to Murfreesboro Police Chief David Griffith.
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Pitt County, NCWITN

WARRANTS: Woman facing several charges after trying to hit woman with BMW

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A woman is facing a laundry list of charges after deputies said she broke into another woman’s home and tried to hit her with a car. Warrants served by the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office show that Camia Crawley, 27, of Wilson, is accused of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, three counts of first-degree burglary, a protective order violation, and second-degree trespassing.
Sampson County,

Husband Of Missing Woman Leads Officers On 3 County Chase

A stolen vehicle possibly involved in a Sampson County missing person investigation was involved in a three-county chase Wednesday afternoon. Around 12:15pm, Four Oaks Police attempted to stop a stolen 2003 Ford Excursion on Highway 301. The SUV failed to pull over. Joined by Johnston County deputies, Four Oaks Police...
Benson, NCMy Daily

Carolyn B. Adams, 79

BENSON — Carolyn Boyd Adams, 79, of B.H. Parrish Road, died Monday, June 21, 2021. She was born April 19, 1942, in Johnston County. A service of Rose & Graham Funeral Home of Benson.
Greenville, NCWITN

Groundbreaking held for new Greenville community pool

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -Work is underway to bring a new community pool to Greenville. The Greenville Recreation and Parks Department broke ground Wednesday on a new community pool. The new 6,000 square-foot pool will replace the 49-year-old city pool located near Guy Smith Stadium. The new pool will be located...
Winterville, NCDaily Reflector

Winterville Police seek stolen trailer, ATVs

The Winterville Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding suspects who stole a trailer and four-wheelers. In a press release Wednesday, the department asked that anyone with security cameras living in or near the Coopers Point neighborhood review footage taken from approximately 3:20 a.m. to 5 a.m., June 21.

Greenville PD investigating fatal bicycle crash

GREENVILLE, Pitt County — The Greenville Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit is investigating a fatal crash involving a bicyclist. At approximately 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday night, police responded to South Memorial Drive near Peed Drive for the report of a crash involving a bicyclist. A preliminary investigation has revealed the...
Johnston County,

Franks for the Memories: The Story of Bright Leaf Hot Dogs

Red. It’s the color of peak summer. The wardrobe of sass and flash. Red is speed: the stripe splashed across Richard Petty’s classic 1973 Dodge Charger. Red is love: the roses presented to a blushing crush. In the form of an evening gown or a traffic signal, red commands attention. Red wants to possess and consume. Or, in the case of a famously red hot dog, it wants to be consumed.

ECU Health, Vidant joining forces

GREENVILLE, Pitt County — Two Eastern North Carolina healthcare entities made a big announcement Wednesday. East Carolina University announced they are joining forces with Vidant Health. University officials announced a clinical integration saying both health entities will soon come under one name. East Carolina University and Vidant Health leaders said...