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Greene County, NC

Community celebrates signage for Interstate 587

Local and state leaders gathered last week to celebrate signage now in place to mark 37 miles of U.S. 264 as I-587. The interstate runs between I-95/I-795 in Wilson County to the N.C. 11/U.S. 264 interchange in Greenville and spans Pitt, Greene and Wilson counties. The interstate designation officially came down from the N.C. Department of Transportation in November after it widened and resurfaced areas of the highway to bring...
GREENVILLE, NC
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NCDOT: Interstate signs unveiled, training track officially opens

RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) — A highway that stretches through eastern North Carolina is now an interstate, so drivers will start to see more “Interstate 587” signs. Commuters will travel more efficiently through Wilson, Greene and Pitt counties thanks to the newly improved I-587. The first sign was...
RALEIGH, NC
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More ENC counties to offer COVID shots for kids under 5

GREENE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) -COVID vaccines for kids 6 months to five years of age are being offered by several health departments in the east. The Greene County Department of Public Health will only be offering the Moderna vaccine for that age group. They will start providing the vaccines on...
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June 23 Community News

Email announcements to community@reflector.com. Summer Theater ECU/Loessin Playhouse Summer Theater will present “Mamma Mia!” in McGinnis Theater at 7:30 p.m. through Saturday with matinees at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The musical tells the story of a daughter’s quest, on the eve of her wedding, to discover the identity of her father. Tickets are $35 for the general public, $30 for senior adults and $25 for ECU students and youth....
GREENVILLE, NC

Community celebrates signage for Interstate 587

Local and state leaders gathered Wednesday morning to celebrate signage now in place to mark 37 miles of U.S. 264 as I-587. The interstate runs between I-95/I-795 in Wilson County to the N.C. 11/U.S. 264 interchange in Greenville and spans across Pitt, Wilson and Greene counties. The interstate designation officially came down from the North Carolina Department of Transportation in November after it widened and resurfaced areas of the highway...
GREENVILLE, NC
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U. S. 264 in Pitt County has officially become Interstate 587

GREENVILLE, Pitt County — U. S. 264 has officially become Interstate 587. Greenville, Pitt, and North Carolina Department of Transportation leaders unveiled the new interstate signs on Wednesday. About 900 signs will be put up on the 37-mile stretch of interstate between Pitt, Greene, and Wilson counties. While it...
PITT COUNTY, NC
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ENC counties offering COVID-19 vaccines for children six months and up

CARTERET COUNTY — Children as young as six months can now receive pediatric doses of the COVID-19 vaccine immediately following approval by the Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Currently, Pfizer’s three-dose pediatric vaccine is available at...
CARTERET COUNTY, NC

Happenings

Email announcements to community@reflector.com for publication in The Standard and The Daily Reflector. Lion’s Fun Fest The Snow Hill Lion’s Club is sponsoring its Family Fun Fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday beside the Greene County Senior Center, 104 Greenridge Road. The club is seeking vendors and sponsors. Call Trish at 367-6774 for more information and to complete a vendor application on the phone. ...
GREENVILLE, NC
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GEC graduate receives Golden Leaf Scholarship

Dorien Sutton, 2022 Greene Early College and Lenoir Community College graduate, has received the Golden Leaf Foundation Scholarship, as announced by the Foundation’s CEO, Scott T. Hamilton. From a pool of 1600 applicants for 2022, there were 215 rural students from 78 North Carolina counties who were selected to...
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Spirit AeroSystems donates over $10,000 to Lenoir/Greene United Way

Kinston, N.C. – Spirit AeroSystems recently donated $10,600 to Lenoir/Greene United Way. The donation will support the work of multiple area nonprofit organizations who receive funding support through Lenoir/Greene United Way. The total fund was given by the local employees of Spirit here in Kinston through their Good Neighbor...
KINSTON, NC
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Greene Central hosts baseball camp

Greene Central hosts the annual baseball camp. This camp is put on through Greene County Parks and Recreation Department and Greene Central has hosted this camp for over 40 years. This four-day camp is open for kids aged 5-13 and it covers the fundamentals of baseball. Hitting, throwing, catching, baserunning, and position play were all covered during this camp.
GREENE COUNTY, NC

Greene County Senior Center holds first Senior Prom

SNOW HILL — Greene County seniors celebrated their first prom on Friday night at the senior center in Snow Hill. The event was suggested by senior center clients and approved by the advisory council, Director Sharon Harris said. More than 30 seniors attended the semiformal “Golden Senior Prom,” where they danced, had their prom portraits taken and voted for prom king and queen. Art Ramos was named prom king, while...
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Ribbon is cut for Eastpointe mobile health units

LUMBERTON — A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Eastpointe’s mobile health unit project drew more than 50 people to the Lumberton site including the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary on Thursday. The purchase of six mobile health unit buses was made possible by $2.5 million in...
LUMBERTON, NC
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Changes in leadership happening within Greene County Schools

Changes are happening within Greene County Schools. Greene Early College High School will get a new principal. Mr. Taylor Moore will take over as principal for Greene Early College. The current principal, Dr. Rodney McNeill, will become the new Executive Director of Human Capital effective July 1. Dr. McNeill will...
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Greene county student awarded a Golden LEAF scholarship

GREENE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A young man is among a select few in the state to get several thousand dollars toward his college education. Dorien Sutton, a Greene Early College 2022 graduate, was selected to receive a Golden LEAF scholarship. Sutton is among 215 rural students from 78 counties...
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Greene County budget raises employee salaries to be competitive

SNOW HILL — The Greene County Board of Commissioners approved a spending plan this month that raised salaries to at least 97 percent of the market rate for all positions with a 4-1 vote. Commissioner Susan Blizzard was the lone opponent to the proposed 2022-23 fiscal year budget because she was concerned the board did not have enough information regarding salaries to give a final OK at the June 6 meeting. ...
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Happenings: Events, activities and community announcements

Email announcements to community@reflector.com for publication in The Daily Reflector and The Standard. Revival services Mount Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 230 Boyd St., Winterville, will host a revival at 7:30 p.m Thursday and Friday, June 16-17. Guest pastors will be Bishop Marcus Miller and Curtis O. Donald. A youth recognition service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 19, with Evangelist Lee Stiles; a food pantry giveaway will be...
GREENVILLE, NC

June 14 Community News

Email announcements to community@reflector.com. Parent Engagement Academy Parents for Public Schools of Pitt County is accepting applications for its Parent Engagement Academy to begin in September. Email kdibble@ppspittcounty.org by Wednesday. Summer Shindig Greenville Museum of Art, 802 S. Evans St.,...
GREENVILLE, NC

Wilmer Ralph Price, Jr.

Wilmer "Ralph" Price, Jr, age 75, passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and daughters on June 12th. He was preceded in death by his father Wilmer Ralph Price, Sr., his mother Delia Rose Taylor Price, and his brothers Dicky Taylor Price and George Price. Ralph was born in Greene County and graduated from Greene Central High school in 1965. He was a member of the Army National Guard and worked for the Raleigh Police Department. In 1969, he joined the NC State Highway Patrol, where he served until his retirement at the rank of Major in 2002. He was...
OXFORD, NC