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Rocky Mount wife tried to kill husband in shooting: deputies

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) — The Nash County Sheriff’s Office says a Rocky Mount woman has been arrested and charged for shooting her husband Friday morning. Deputies were called to a home at 7473 Jessica Way at about 5:41 a.m. When they arrived at the scene, they found...
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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. ...
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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. ...

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. ...

Council expected to finalize Dickinson, Ficklin deals

Greenville City Council is expected to approve two development agreements that will bring a hotel and apartment complex to the area of Dickinson Avenue and Ficklin Street during its 6 p.m. Monday meeting. The council will hold separate public hearings before voting on the two development agreements and also is expected to review and adopt a new parking plan for the downtown area. One agreement involves the sale of property...

Traffic stop leads to 2 drug-related arrests in Rocky Mount, police say

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) — A routine traffic stop led to two arrests in Rocky Mount on Thursday, police said. The Rocky Mount Police Department Special Operations Division’s Traffic Unit conducted a traffic stop for illegal window tint in the 800 block of Starling Way that led to the discovery of multiple illegal drugs.

Greenville council rescinds parks "suspension".

Greenville city leaders ended their so-called "suspension" of the entire Parks and Recreation Department of city government late Friday, as the city's parks commission accepted the resignation of Greenville Parks Director Corey Holmes. The move comes as Little League and other sports were set to get underway on Monday. The...

Drug deal leads to shooting, two arrested in Dover

DOVER, N.C. (WNCT) — Two men have been arrested after a drug deal resulted in one man shooting another. On Wednesday, Craven County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 400 Daugherty Road in Dover in reference to a shooting at a home. Investigators determined one man was assaulted at the home when he went to purchase […]

Truist captures Greenville Little League City Championship

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Truist completed its comeback in the best-of-3 Greenville Little League City Championship in a big way Saturday. Truist, the Tar Heel champions, scored 12 runs in the first inning and won 12-1 over North State champion Ross Orthodontics on Saturday. It was the first City Championship for Truist (26-2) since 2015. […]

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,...

Little League baseball: Truist wins City Championship

After relying on a high-powered offense all season, Truist found itself in an unfamiliar place in Game 1 of the Greenville Little Leagues City Championship Wednesday and Thursday night, as it was shut down at the plate in a 4-1 loss at the hands of Ross Orthodontics. The Tar Heel League champions bounced back from just their second loss of the year in a big way, as the bats came alive in Game 2 Friday night in a 9-2 win to force a winner-take-all third...

June 25 Bless Your Heart

So, I should move from Winterville to the country to avoid development? How about Chicod? No, with the sewer expansion, Greenville will be annexing it soon enough. BYH, did it bother anybody else that that patient in that ‘Operation’ game is clearly wide awake? Bless the heart of commercial makers. There’s an ad on television right now in which people talk about the first sound they hear with their new...

Pet adoption events hope to find fur-ever homes in Greenville

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - The Humane Society of Eastern Carolina is hosting two pet adoption events in Greenville to match their animals with forever homes. Greensprings Park, 2500 E Fifth St. Greenville, NC. 12:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Collaboration with Pitt County Animal Shelter. Each even will feature adoptable dogs for...