Greenville woman arrested on identity theft, fraud charges

GREENVILLE, Pitt County — Tuesday, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced that Angela K. Whidbee, 33, of Greenville was arrested and charged with identity theft and insurance fraud, both felonies. Special agents with the Department of Insurance’s Criminal Investigations Division charged Whidbee of telling a state trooper and the...
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EXPLAINER: CDC announces future changes for COVID-19 testing

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - There have been some questions regarding the CDC withdrawing the request for FDA Emergency Use Authorization of the COVID-19 Real Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel at the end of the year. The RT-PCR was introduced in February 2020 to only detect SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19. The change...

FOOD REVIEW: The Burp Wagon Food Truck packs flavor into every bite

The Burp Wagon Food Truck offers new takes on classic food favorites from Greenville, North Carolina, restaurateurs Jacob and Tandi Wilson, who own Christy’s Euro Pub, Dickinson Avenue Public House and upcoming Tex-Mex drinkery Side Bar. Residents of Greenville can find the Burp Wagon Food Truck posted all throughout the...

Tar River Greenway offers charm in Greenville

One of the hidden gems of Greenville, North Carolina, is its Tar River Greenway: a stretch of walkway parallel to the Tar River. If you have never seen it, you’re missing out. Along the trail are shady pavilions, river lookouts, historical landmarks and even a dog park. In the morning, it is especially beautiful to watch the sunlight sink throughout the trees and reflect off the river. And good news, it is due for an expansion.

City of Washington youth sports healthy after COVID

The City of Washington’s youth sports leagues are almost back to operating at full capacity as COVID-19 fades into the background. After a year of curtailed activities or no season at all, city-run baseball, softball, and soccer leagues are operating on a normal schedule and officials hope to re-start the basketball season in November.
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Survey of Greenville diesel prices shows cheapest station saves $0.53

(GREENVILLE, NC) Your choice of gas station could be costing you as much as $0.53 if you’re buying diesel in Greenville, according to a recent price survey. The survey, which looked at prices across the Greenville area on Tuesday, found that Walmart Neighborhood Market at 1824 E Arlington Blvdhad the cheapest advertised diesel, at just $2.99 per gallon. By comparison, the most expensive station in the area was Speedway at 620 W Fire Tower Rd, which listed a per-gallon price of $3.52.
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UPDATE: Unattended cooking leads to Greenville townhome fire

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Fire officials say a fire at a townhome that left two people displaced has been ruled accidental. Greenville Fire Marshal Bryant Beddard says the fire broke out due to unattended cooking. The fire began around 12:15 a.m. Saturday at a townhome on Allen Road. Beddard says...
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Schedule for elections takes shape

The Nash and Edgecombe county elections boards swore in members last week to serve for the next two years. The swearing-in ceremonies took place on July 20. “The Nash County Board of Elections was sworn in by the honorable Linda Thorne, Nash County clerk of court. The chairman of the board, Kelly Shore, was appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper. The other four board members were appointed by the State Board of Elections. All five of the board members have previously served on the board. At the meeting, Paige Wood was elected to be the board secretary. The board members will serve until their term expires in July 2023,” Nash County Board of Elections Director John Kearney said in a statement.
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Healthy Habits: COVID-19 impacts on heart health

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - COVID-19 has impacted everything from our daily routines to our health, especially our heart health, according to doctors. Dr. Blase Carabello, Chief of Cardiology at the Brody School of Medicine at ECU and Vidant Medical Center, says COVID-19 affects the inner surfaces of veins and arteries, which can cause blood vessel inflammation, damage to very small vessels and blood clots. Carabello says all of these impacts can compromise blood flow to the heart or other parts of the body.
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Complete list of 2021 Lenoir County candidates for municipal elections

Here's the complete list of candidate listings for the 2021 Lenoir County municipal elections. The listings for Grifton were not shown on the 2021 Lenoir County Municipal Filing Information sheet because Pitt County handles Grifton’s elections; the town is uniquely a part of two counties and would have appeared on Pitt County’s filing sheet.
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Ahoskie (NC) Weather Channel

4-Day Weather Forecast For Ahoskie

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Ahoskie: Monday, July 26: Partly sunny then showers and thunderstorms likely during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely then chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Chance of rain showers then chance of showers and thunderstorms during