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Local woman busted on drug-dealing charge

A local woman with a prior record is charged with felony maintaining a dwelling for the use, storage or sale of a controlled substance, police and records said. Dymond Clements, 23, was using a house in the 1500 block of Tadlock Avenue in the Hillsdale area on May 3 to keep and sell marijuana and the drug ecstasy, Edgecombe County District Court records said. Clements was arrested on a warrant...
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Local man charged with home repair fraud

A local man with a prior record is charged with felony obtaining property by false pretense in connection with the intent to cheat a person out of $12,325, police and records said. Rafael Lloyd, 44, is accused of having deceived Patrina Page after having been paid to do work he was unable to perform, Edgecombe County District Court records said. The offense occurred from April 29 to May 4, the...
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Police charge two suspects in man's assault

A local man with a prior record, including for having been convicted of involuntary manslaughter, is charged along with a local woman with felony assault inflicting serious bodily injury, in connection with a person having suffered a broken collar bone and having to undergo surgery, judicial system records said. Devon Porter, 20, and Shaneathea Applewhite, 27, are accused of having attacked Corey Mills on Aug. 23, Edgecombe County District Court records said. ...

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 to view animals available for adoption. ...

Pitt commissioners continue go-cart discussion

The Pitt County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to once again take up a request to amend county rules permitting the operation of go-cart tracks with electric vehicles. Staff will present information collected from a go-cart manufacturer about the amount of noise generated by the vehicles during Monday’s board meeting. The commissioners continued the public hearing on a request to amend the county’s zoning ordinance to reduce the minimum setback...

Night Market will feature vendors and beer collaboration

Two downtown businesses, 252HQ and Casita Brewing Co., are collaborating for a Night Market at the brewery on Oct. 15. Plan a fun night of shopping local vendors and enjoy a new beer collaboration.  The event, from 6-10 p.m., is not only a joint venture between two Historic Downtown Wilson businesses, but it’s also a beer collaboration as part of […] The post Night Market will feature vendors and beer collaboration first appeared on Restoration NewsMedia.

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...

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.

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...

COA friends help Trevathan celebrate 99

The Senior’s Writing Class at the Pitt County Council on Aging held a birthday party this week for one of its favorites, Dr. Earl Trevathan. Trevathan, who turned 99 on Friday, was a longtime pediatrician and health care pioneer in Greenville and is a well-known storyteller. The class is among many the Council on Aging offers at the Pitt County Senior Center, 4551 County Home Road. ...

Classes offered in October

Friday, Sept. 30 Wine Tasting/ Class 7 p.m. Iconostar Art/ Positivity Park 224 Goldsboro St. Garland Homes Jr. will lead the wine tasting/ class. There will be six wines and light appetizers. Cost is $15. Pre-register at Saturday, Oct. 1 Meditative Drawing  10 a.m. to noon  Wilson Arts Center, The Brown Family Studio 1 Local artist and arts instructor Maureen […] The post Classes offered in October first appeared on Restoration NewsMedia.

Rocky Mount Event Center Has Everything You Need

Located just an hour east of Raleigh, North Carolina is the southern-charmed city of Rocky Mount. Not only does this manufacturing hub offer beautiful parks and authentic attractions, but it is also home to Eastern North Carolina’s premier sports and entertainment venue – the Rocky Mount Event Center. This thriving establishment is conveniently situated in downtown Rocky Mount, close to the historic train station and other developing businesses. The Rocky Mount Event Center (RMEC) is a 165,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility that offers exciting amenities such as event space, a family entertainment center – Game Day, and the field house which accommodates a wide range of sports and concerts.

Eyes on Main Street kicks off with celebration Oct. 21

Photographs from main streets all over the world will be on display throughout downtown Wilson on the sides of buildings and in windows as the eighth edition of Eyes on Main Street international outdoor street photography festival kicks off in late October.  The festival launches with a 90-minute walk around nine city blocks in downtown Wilson at 4:30 p.m. Friday, […] The post Eyes on Main Street kicks off with celebration Oct. 21 first appeared on Restoration NewsMedia.

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...

BBQ Throw Down to return to city

Downtown’s longtime signature event is set for the evening of Oct. 7 and most of the day on Oct. 8. The 2022 Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down will be held on the lawn of the Helen P. Gay Rocky Mount Historic Train Station and attendees will get to see cooks preparing their juiciest and tastiest barbecue. The event is authorized by the Kansas City Barbeque Society and serves as one...