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Animals for adoption

Animal Services The Pitt County Animal Services Pet of the Week is Suzie, a medium-size, adult female retriever mix. The animal shelter, located at 4550 County Home Road, is open weekdays by appointment. Call 902-1725. Visit petango.com/pittshelter to view animals available for adoption. ...
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Greenville faces less severe weather conditions than neighboring areas

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - WITN had crews all across the ground in Eastern Carolina Friday, and Greenville was facing less severe conditions than areas in other counties. Unlike places like New Bern and Atlantic Beach, Greenville isn’t experiencing any major flooding. And although there’s been a steady rainfall and...
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High School Football: Rams roll Chargers, remain undefeated

LITTLEFIELD — Greene Central found the end zone in all three facets of the game on its way to a 64-7 trouncing of Ayden-Grifton on the road Thursday night in an Eastern Plains 2A Conference clash. The game was originally scheduled for Friday night, but like most games across the state, it was moved up 24 hours due to the forecast of inclement weather associated with Hurricane Ian. For the...
GRIFTON, NC
WITN

Kinston getting 4th police chief since January 2020

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - There’s more turnover at the top of the Kinston Police Department with tomorrow being the interim chief’s last day on the job. Interim Police Chief Jenee Spencer will retire tomorrow with 30 years of service. The city will now have had four police chiefs...
KINSTON, NC
WITN

Make Me Proud: Lenoir Co Schools takes the lead

LENOIR COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - The school year is well underway and one school district has a new program to help students, teachers and administrative staff grow their leadership skills. Community leaders from all around Lenoir County are visiting the school once a month to talk about the importance of...
LENOIR COUNTY, NC
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People & Places Extra: Yordanys ‘Jay’ Bastardo

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — He’s the man behind the #PlatformForGood movement across Greenville. People & Places host Ken Watlington chats with restaurant owner Yordanys “Jay” Bastardo about coming to the U.S. from the Dominican Republic and opening two restaurants, the challenges he faced when he took ownership of Greenville breakfast staple Harvey’s and how he […]
GREENVILLE, NC

Free rabies vaccination clinic set for Oct. 8

A free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs and cats will be held in Winterville next week for up to 500 animals. The event sponsored by Pitt County Animal Services, in partnership with Greenville Animal Protective Services and SPAY Today, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Winterville Community Rural Volunteer Fire Department, 2564 Mill St. The clinic will have free rabies vaccinations...
WINTERVILLE, NC

House fire, plane crash, bus wreck keep responders busy Wednesday; six hurt

Emergency crews in Pitt County stayed busy Wednesday afternoon, responding to a house fire, plane crash and bus wreck between 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. The fire at 6066 Hollowell Road south of Bethel rendered the home a total loss, said Pitt County Fire Marshal Jay Morris. The call came in at 2:24 p.m. and three stations responded along with Pitt County EMS and law enforcement. Two residents of the home...
PITT COUNTY, NC
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Woman charged with embezzlement

A Washington-area woman was arrested Tuesday for stealing cash from her employer in July, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported. A news release from the agency said that Jessica Renea Bradshaw, 36, was arrested for stealing more than $1,000 from the register of the Travel Store convenience mart at 6634 Clark’s Neck Road in Pitt County. An incident report from the time listed $1,700 in cash stolen. Bradshaw was charged with embezzlement, arrested and placed under a $5,000 secured bond. She was released after posting bond.
PITT COUNTY, NC
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Lenoir County Magistrate chosen as Magistrate of the Year

The Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office posted the following on their facebook page:. Sheriff Ingram and our entire Office offer our Congratulations to Lenoir County Magistrate Wayne Dawson for being chosen as the North Carolina Magistrate of the Year. Magistrate Dawson was given this award today by NC Supreme Court...
LENOIR COUNTY, NC

Rose students receive national FBLA honors

J.H. Rose High School had several national winners at the Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference this summer. Twenty eight students from Rose were among the 13,000 participants from across the world at the competition held in Chicago, Illinois. Brena Gauland placed second in Life Smarts, Alexis and Samantha Dessofy placed 10th in Publication Design, Henry Walter and Connor Greenleaf placed 10th in Business Plan, and Keller Fraley...
GREENVILLE, NC
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Fight breaks out, pepper spray used at NC high school

WINTERVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Greenville police are investigating after a fight broke out and pepper spray was used by school resource officers at South Central High School on Thursday. WNCT’s Emily Cervarich spoke with GPD’s Kristin Hunter, who reports a group of male students began fighting in one of the school’s hallways around noon. SROs […]
WINTERVILLE, NC
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Greenville man charged with insurance fraud

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A Greenville man has been arrested and charged with insurance fraud, a felony. North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced the arrest of 39-year-old Toronto Ruffin Thursday. Causey says special agents with the department’s criminal investigations division accuse Ruffin of filing duplicate claims for damage to...
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Saving Graces for Felines: Blackberry

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -WITN’s Pet of the Week for October 30 is Blackberry. Saving Graces says he was found on a hot day inside a dumpster next to the Vet Clinic in Greenville. By a miracle, he was found before anything happened to him. They say he is thriving...
GREENVILLE, NC

Grant to develop housing, opportunities for youth transitioning from foster care

Greenville’s housing authority has received more than $2 million in grant funds to build an affordable housing development for youth exiting the foster care system, the agency announced this week. The Housing Authority of the City of Greenville (HACG) said it will use funds totaling $2,085,540 for the construction of “ARISE,” which will consist of 20 apartments for youth and young adults between the ages of 18–24 who are transitioning out of foster care and have no place to go. ...
GREENVILLE, NC
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flyExclusive rapidly expands MRO business in North Carolina

Kinston, North Carolina-based private aviation company flyExclusive is swiftly growing its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operation to support both its own expanding fleet of Cessna Citations as well as other business aviation clients. The firm, which holds a Part 145 repair station certificate, is even eyeing eventually becoming an ODA holder under the FAA’s Organization Designation Authorization program, Runway Girl Network can reveal.
KINSTON, NC

PCC Notes: College gets welcome news on reaffirmation of SACSCOC accreditation

WINTERVILLE — Pitt Community College administrators received some outstanding news Thursday morning regarding the school’s bid for reaffirmation of accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). After spending most of the week on the PCC campus conducting interviews with faculty, staff and students and reviewing documentation, an eight-member SACSCOC Reaffirmation Committee told Pitt administrators they had “no recommendations” for the college regarding its bid for reaccreditation. The committee also noted PCC’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), a key component of...
WINTERVILLE, NC
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Do You Have Information — Motor Vehicle Crash Involving an Unidentified Pedestrian

On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at approximately 8:29 p.m., a pedestrian was struck by a 2003 Dodge Dakota near the intersection of Neuse Boulevard and Helen Avenue. The pedestrian was airlifted to ECU Health in Greenville, NC, where he is being treated for his injuries. At this time, the identity of the pedestrian is unknown, however he is described as a black male in his mid-twenties. The driver of the vehicle involved in the crash is Donovan Dawson of Craven County, who was traveling westbound in the right lane of Neuse Boulevard. The New Bern Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit is currently investigating the circumstances of the collision and attempting to identify the pedestrian. If you have any information regarding the collision, please call Officer T. Johnson at 252-672-4297.
NEW BERN, NC
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ECU, Greenville brace for Hurricane Ian’s impacts

East Carolina University and Greenville, North Carolina, city officials prepare for the potential impacts of the incoming weather created by Hurricane Ian. Greenville’s Public Information Officer Brock Letchworth said the city of Greenville began emergency preparations for storm conditions about a week before NC Governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency on Sept. 28.
GREENVILLE, NC
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