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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Schools returning to in-person instruction

Wayne County’s public schools will not open normally this year like they did in the fall of 2019, says Marcia Manning, the school system’s assistant superintendent of student support services. “But it’s going to be 180 degrees different than it was in the fall of 2020,” she said. “The classrooms...
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Farmville

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Farmville: Tuesday, July 27: Partly sunny then showers and thunderstorms likely during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely overnight; Wednesday, July 28: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly clear

Health experts say unvaccinated young adults are to blame for COVID spread

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - COVID-19 is spreading yet again in North Carolina; the state surpassed 2 thousand cases over the weekend. A map from the NC Department of Health and Human Services shows what counties are being hit the hardest. Pitt and Onslow counties, marked in orange, have “substantial” COVID...

Greenville man sentenced for assaulting ICE officers

GREENVILLE, Pitt County — Tuesday, a Greenville man was sentenced to two years probation, six months of house arrest and 60 days intermittent confinement for assaulting two Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers. On October 17, 2019, Daniel Oliver-Perez pled guilty to the charges. According to court documents and other...
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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...
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Lenoir County announces additional deaths related to COVID-19

The Lenoir County Health Department (LCHD) is reporting 14 additional deaths in the county of residents who had tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number to 136. The 14 fatalities occurred since the last time the LCHD reported COVID-19 deaths on June 9. Of the 14 deaths:. •...

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...

‘Unite Against Racism’ mural repaved, meaning remains present

The “Unite Against Racism” mural, which was located on East First Street, was paved over in early July with no public plans to repaint the mural from the city, but Greenville, North Carolina as its residents remember the piece of art that was created in their community. City of Greenville...

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.