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Three men get prison time for separate drug crimes in Eastern Carolina

NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) - Three North Carolina men have been sentenced to prison time for drug crimes committed in Eastern Carolina. Craven County District Attorney Scott Thomas has announced that Shakeem Dolphin, 40, of Winterville, Antonio Lewis, 44, of New Bern, and Saul Hernandez, 37, of Snow Camp, were sentenced to prison. Here is how they were sentenced:
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200-year-old headstone unravels piece of Washington history

It’s not too often that one discovers a tombstone in their backyard, let alone one that is 200 years old and packed with history. Meet Tammy Langdon, who can now attest to the aforementioned. Langdon purchased her home at 414 W. Main St. in 2018, while still living in...

Sheetz rebuild on Charles Boulevard underway

A Charles Boulevard gas station is expected to be under renovations until Nov. 17 of this year. The Sheetz at 1000 Charles Blvd. was approved for an approximately $4.5 million demolition and rebuild as the location plans to add indoor dining space, a drive-through and more accessible parking. The location will also expand toward 11th Street to provide adequate room for the drive-through and added interior space. ...

Star’s First Alert Forecast: Tracking storms rolling through ENC

An approaching cold front will usher in our next round of rain, arriving later this evening. GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - After a sunny and dry weekend, most could use a few showers. The good news is we’ll see some showers later this evening as a cold front moves in from the northwest. The front will slow down and eventually stall south of the East, limiting the potential for severe weather and keeping showers in the forecast through Wednesday. Rainfall today will be focused over the evening hours, reaching about half an inch for most. Lingering rain Tuesday and Wednesday will be sparse, possibly dropping another quarter inch each afternoon.

Enhancements coming to Williamston’s Gaylord Perry Park

WILLIAMSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Gaylord Perry Park will be seeing some brand new changes coming its way in the next week. The park, which has been part of the Williamston Community for 40 years, will be getting a picnic pavilion, restrooms, a new playground and skate park, an adult fitness area and adding renovations to […]

Wife charged in husband's shooting

A Rocky Mount man is in critical condition at ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville after being shot in the back with a small-caliber firearm in the early morning hours Friday and his wife was arrested at the scene. Maj. Eddie Moore of the Nash County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday in a news release that deputies were dispatched at 5:41 a.m. Friday to 7473 Jessica Way in Rocky Mount, the residence of the victim and the suspect, in reference to a shooting. ...

June 27 Bless Your Heart

BYH to all of the LED street lights that are stealing our dark skies and ability to see stars not to mention causing sleep health problems, animal migration issues, and songbirds singing at odd times. Nine million dollars to replace 900 signs changing the name of 264 to 587 just to check a box that we're near an Interstate? WTF — where's the funding coming from? We didn't move the city any closer to anything. The distance is still exactly the same! It is like...

Greenville city council to discuss multiple issues including parking

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -The Greenville city council is set to meet Monday night to discuss multiple issues including Uptown parking. The council will hold public hearings on an agreement with Taft corporate office relating to a lot on Dickenson Avenue. The building currently houses A Time for Science and The Art Lab. Under the agreement, both would move to the renovated cupola building.

NCC nursing students receive Daisy Awards

Each year, the Nash Community College Nursing program honors an outstanding Associate Degree Nursing student with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Students sponsored by Vidant Medical Center. The college has recognized two students, Alexis Herrera and Alexandra Holt, with the 2022 award based on instructor nominations and a nurse preceptor. These students represent both the day and evening nursing school classes. DAISY is an acronym for “Diseases Attacking the...

SILVER ALERT: Cancelled for Rocky Mount man

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - The Silver Alert for a Rocky Mount man was cancelled early Monday morning. A statewide Silver Alert was issued Sunday night for 72-year-old Robert Coppage. He is described as 5′ 11″ and 140 pounds with short, gray hair and green eyes. Police said...