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Rocky Mount police investigating Tuesday night shooting

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - Rocky Mount police are investigating a shooting that left a man injured Tuesday night. The Rocky Mount Police Department says at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, officers arrived at the 1700 block of Cox Avenue and found a 50-year-old man injured with gunshot wounds. Police say...
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ECU Health hiring event to continue Thursday

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - ECU Health is holding a hiring event Wednesday and Thursday in the midst of hospitals nationwide dealing with nursing shortages. A spokesperson for the hospital says 700 people registered for the Wednesday event alone. The ECU Health Career Expo is at the Greenville Convention Center on...
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Wife charged with shooting restaurateur husband in domestic dispute

A Rocky Mount restaurateur recently was wounded by gunfire after his wife pulled the trigger in what the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office said was a domestic dispute. Sal El Ehmeada, 52, was shot with a .38-caliber weapon by Vicki Bissette, 58, and she is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, Wilson County District Court records said. Wilson County deputies shortly after 11...
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'Environmental racism:' First town incorporated by Black families freed from slavery sits in major NC flood plain

Princeville, N.C. — The first town ever incorporated by Black men and women freed from slavery is right here in North Carolina. During the Civil War, there were over 10,000 enslaved men, women and children in Edgecombe County. Their stories remain etched across several geographical landmarks remaining in modern day Princeville – places like the Tar River, Shiloh Landing and Freedom Hill.

Greenville to host an event for all first responders

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Greenville to host an event for all first responders. On September 29, the First Christian Church of Greenville will be hosting an event called Blessing of the badges. The event will honor all first responders and the event will be taking place in person and online on Facebook. The event will […]
GREENVILLE, NC
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Milford Little League softball falls in extra innings in Series opener

The Milford Little League softball team fell to Maryland in the opening game of the Little League World Series Wednesday in Greenville, N.C. Kinsley Rayne’s bases-loaded single to left field drove in Averi Naugle with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning. Naugle singled to lead off the extra inning, then stole second before back-to-back walks loaded the bases.
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Byrd continues therapy, family thankful for support

Editor’s note: Sister station WBTW covers the Scotland County area and got an interview with Parker’s parents along with some others who have helped along the way. ===== UPDATE: Mitzi Byrd said in a Facebook post Tuesday night that Parker’s hyperbaric therapy sessions went well. He continues to take pain medicine and even ate three […]
GREENVILLE, NC

Man, 50, struck by gunfire

Police are asking for the public's help finding the person or the persons responsible for a 50-year-old man found suffering from gunshot wounds in the Springfield-Leggett Road area. Officers at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday responded to a report of a shooting with injury in the 1700 block of Cox Avenue, police spokesman Cpl. Ricky Jackson said early Wednesday afternoon in a news release. The man is in stable condition and he...
GREENVILLE, NC
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Nashville council to hold public hearing on building purchase

The Nashville Town Council will hold a public hearing at its Sept. 6 meeting about the purchase of the Acme Cleaners building. The building will be used to house the offices of the town’s Parks, Recreational and Cultural Resources Department. The town recently made an offer to the building’s owners to buy the 4,245-square-foot building for $410,000 and the offer was accepted contingent on the findings of an environmental study. ...
NASHVILLE, NC

ECU Countdown to Kickoff: No. 24 Jack Powers

East Carolina is inside of 30 days of kickoff, when the Pirates take on the NC State Wolfpack on Sept. 3 at 12 noon ET in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. To count down the days to kickoff, we will be utilizing the Pirates' football roster to help us, going in numerical order from the highest number on the roster to the lowest.
GREENVILLE, NC
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Highest, lowest paying health care jobs in Greenville

GREENVILLE, N.C. (Stacker.com) — Anybody who has taken a course in marketing, psychology or sociology is likely familiar with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. First detailed by psychologist Andrew Maslow in his 1943 work “A Theory of Human Motivation,” the hierarchy breaks down the complex network of human thoughts into a categorical triage, placing self-development at the […]
GREENVILLE, NC
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Athletes compete in basketball tourney

The Thunderbirds, one of eight teams competing Saturday in the Valor Games Southeast 3X3 Wheelchair Basketball Tournament at the Rocky Mount Event Center, took home the gold after a hard-fought game against rival team Hell on Wheels, with the final score of 25 to 23. Headed by Army veteran Tee Foster of Fayetteville, the Thunderbirds made it into the gold-silver bracket after competing in four round robin and one elimination tournament games that morning. ...
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