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Two arrested, charged in February bank robbery in Washington

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) — The Washington Police Department has announced the arrest of two people in Greenville and charged them in a bank robbery that happened in February. On May 18, Shabazz St. Clair and Tatiyona Smith were located and arrested in Greenville, according to a media release from the police department. St. Clair was […]
WASHINGTON, NC
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Strong winds rip roof off Wilson County home

While not everyone experienced damage from overnight thunderstorms, areas east Wake County are feeling the biggest impacts Friday morning. In Lucama, winds ripped the metal roof of a mobile home on Bass Road. Panels came off the home and blew across the street. Reporter: Lora Lavigne. Photographer: Mark Olexik.
WILSON COUNTY, NC
WITN

Two charged with Washington bank robbery

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WITN) - Police said they have made arrests in a bank robbery that happened earlier this year in Washington. The United Bank on Carolina Avenue was held up back on February 23rd after a man came into the bank, implied he had a weapon, and demanded money. On...
WASHINGTON, NC
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Early morning storm brings poles and lines down in Wilson

WILSON, N.C. (WITN) -City of Wilson officials are assessing damage following a storm early Friday morning which brought down multiple power lines. Officials say the biggest area of concern is Forest Hills Road where several poles and lines are down. According to a social media post, the NCDOT is setting...
WILSON, NC
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More fiber for NC: Metronet coming to Rocky Mount

ROCKY MOUNT – The City of Rocky Mount and Metronet will partner to bring high-speed broadband internet service to the region. The company will provide 100 percent fiber optic internet service to homes and businesses, and will fully fund the construction project to establish the network in the city, according to a statement.
ROCKY MOUNT, NC
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Strong storms tear down utility poles, leave damage in Wilson

WILSON, N.C. (WNCN) – Crews have been out Friday repairing more than a dozen utility poles that were torn down during storm storms overnight. The line of storms moved across central North Carolina in the early morning hours of Friday – leaving 14,000 without power in the Wilson area.
WILSON, NC
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Storm damage in Wake, Johnston, Wilson counties: May 19-20, 2022

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WILSON, NC
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NCDOT fixing markings at busy Rocky Mount intersection

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) – The state Department of Transportation plans to address markings at a busy intersection in Nash County after a concerned driver reached out to CBS 17 hoping to get answers. The intersection is Benvenue and Jeffrey roads. The driver concerned said the eastbound lane markings...
ROCKY MOUNT, NC
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Storm Updates

Around 1:30 a.m. on Friday, May 20 strong thunderstorms went through Wilson, causing damage to the Wilson Energy system and Greenlight system. Crews responded immediately to assess damage and begin restoration. Wilson Energy, Wilson Police Department, Wilson Fire/Rescue Services, City of Wilson Public Works and Greenlight all worked in the early morning hours to secure the damaged areas and minimize any hazards to the public.
WILSON, NC

Where local high school teams will be in Friday’s state playoffs

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Play continues in the NC High School Athletic Association baseball, softball and soccer state playoffs with a number of intriguing games being played Friday. Tops among them is in Greenville as J.H. Rose, the No. 1 seed in Class 3-A and the defending state champions, host No. 13 seed South Central. […]
GREENVILLE, NC
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More information released on Kinston police officer crash

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - No charges have been filed in an accident yesterday afternoon involving a Kinston police cruiser. It happened around 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Herritage Street and Plaza Boulevard. Since it involved a Kinston officer, the Highway Patrol was called in to investigate the accident. Troopers...
KINSTON, NC
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Deputies searching for Greenville teen

GREENVILLE, Pitt County — Deputies with the Pitt County Sheriff's Office are searching for a missing teenager. Officials said Jared Jones, 17, was last seen in the Greenville area. They said he was wearing black and white pants, a gray t-shirt, a hat and a black and blue hoodie.
GREENVILLE, NC

Pitt County Sheriff’s Office Summer camp now accepting applications

GREENVILLE, N.C. — The Pitt County Sherriff’s Office is holding a camp this summer for ages 8-13. They are calling it S.U.M.M.E.R. Camp. S: Sheriff’s U: Understanding M: Monitoring M: Mentoring E: Educating R: Rewarding our youth They are currently accepting applications, with the application deadline being June 13th. It will be held at Wellcome […]
PITT COUNTY, NC
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