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Suspect arrested, facing several charges in November deadly hit-and-run in Greenville
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Greenville police have announced the arrest of a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened on Allen Road on November 4. Officials said Shakiema Latoya Clemmons, 42, of Kinston was arrested on Wednesday at 11:45 p.m. by members of the GPD Traffic Safety Unit at the Pitt County magistrate’s office. […]
These greenville, NC based Kittens are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to greenville..
Crime Roundup: Repeat offender charged in assault involving knife
A Greenville man accused of cutting another man with a pocket knife was located and arrested early this week. Officers from the Greenville Police Department responded about 12:21 a.m. Monday to a reported assault in the 1200 block of Davenport Street, an incident report said. They found a man suffering from from a knife wound that was not life-threatening. He was transported to ECU Health Medical Center for treatment, according...
Farmville Central Boys Basketball Dominates D.H. Conley in High School Match
Catch the thrilling action as 2A Farmville Central boys basketball team dominates over 4A D.H. Conley. Witness the Jags' impressive defense and powerful scoring, maintaining their unbeaten streak in 2023. Highlights include standout performances from Hampton Evans, Tyler Whitehurst, and MJ Williams.
Decline in bus ridership costing school district money
A decline in the number of bus passengers is costing Pitt County Schools more than $1 million in state funding, officials said. Director of Transportation Richard Hutchinson told the Board of Education last week that the school district had 10,340 bus riders during the 2022-23 school year, down from nearly 13,000 in 2018-19. While the number of buses decreased from 220 to 213 during that same period, the reduction was not enough to offset a 20% decline in ridership. ...
Greenville man charged with trafficking fentanyl
GREENVILLE, Pitt County — A Greenville man was charged with two counts trafficking fentanyl on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023. Charles Ervin Foy, 30, was jailed in the Pitt County Detention Center without bond. Investigators made undercover purchases of fentanyl from Foy on multiple occasions.
Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade Rescheduled Due to Weather Conditions
• The 2023 Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade has been rescheduled due to weather. • The parade was originally set for Saturday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. but will now take place on Dec. 9 at 6 p.m.
The Pillars of Community Prosperity: Local Businesses and Cultural Institutions
Local businesses and cultural institutions play a crucial role in shaping the economic and social landscape of communities. The legacy of figures like Arthur Bell, who established a general store in the early 1900s, demonstrates the long-standing tradition of local enterprises acting as community hubs. These establishments not only serve as economic catalysts but also as gathering places that reinforce community bonds and identity. The vitality of such businesses and entities continues to be a cornerstone for thriving neighborhoods, echoing the importance of local engagement and contribution.
New section of greenway opens in Greenville
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Today marked the completion of a new nearly one-mile section of the South Tar River Greenway in Greenville. The new section, which runs from the Plant Street electrical substation back to the existing greenway that runs along the north side of Town Common, officially opened at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 pm Thursday.
Boyfriend charged in woman's death
A Greenville man was charged in the Thanksgiving death of his girlfriend and the theft of her vehicle on Tuesday, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported. James Stewart Purvis, Jr., 35, of 1407 Rick Circle, was charged with an open count of murder in the shooting death of Jessica Bentacourt Riggs, 41, at the couple’s residence. Riggs was found dead when deputies responded to the residence about 4:54 p.m. on...
DHHS Employees in Greenville Demand Higher Pay and Improved Working Conditions
Employees at a DHHS-operated facility in Greenville express dissatisfaction with their pay and work conditions, despite a recent 4% salary increase. They are advocating for a 20% increase, arguing that the current conditions are untenable. Union members join them in voicing their concerns.
Pitt County intersection now all-way stop
AYDEN, N.C. (WITN) - Another intersection has received a safety upgrade, becoming an all-way stop. The North Carolina Department of Transportation changed the traffic pattern for the intersection of Old Snow Hill and Pleasant Plain roads this week. Now, vehicles on both roads will have to stop. Stop signs and...
Inmate's Sudden Death at Greene County Detention Center Under Investigation by NC SBI
• An inmate named Fredrick Donell Dixon died suddenly at the Greene County Detention Center in North Carolina. • The inmate was initially checked by EMS and found to be responsive with normal vitals.
High school roundup: Jags complete sweep of Vikings
FARMVILLE — Farmville Central girls’ basketball coach Johnnie Joyner kept urging his team not to give up against D.H. Conley in Wednesday night’s intracounty, non-conference matchup. Despite trailing by five with three minutes to go. Against a taller Vikings team that forced 24 turnovers and made life underneath the basket difficult for the Jaguars. Joyner’s never-say-die mindset helped as the Jaguars came back to beat D.H. Conley 60-59. ...
Small protest decries pay, conditions at DHHS facilities
Members of a union that represents state employees gathered outside the Walter B. Jones Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center in Greenville to address concerns about the end of premium pay for nurses statewide and worker treatment at the facility. The demonstration was spurred in part by the end of a 10 percent premium pay increase for N.C. Department of Health and Human Services nursing staff in October. The premium was enacted in 2021 to address staffing shortages. ...
Weekend Weather Forecast: Rainy Friday and Saturday, Dry and Cool Thursday
Get ready for a wet weekend with rain forecasted for Friday and Saturday, potentially disrupting outdoor plans. The weather may impact holiday events in downtown Greenville. Despite the inconvenience, the rain is much needed as the season is currently 9 inches behind.
Investigation Underway for School Bus and Car Collision in Greenville
Witness a shocking school bus crash in Greenville, where an improper turn leads to a car flipping over. The incident, captured on camera, occurred on South Pleasantburg and West End Trim. Thankfully, no students were on board and no injuries were reported.
Discover Greenville's Coffee Scene: 4 Cafes You Can't Miss
In this article, we're going to explore four delightful cafes located in Greenville. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so don't hesitate to share your comments below!
Expiration of COVID funding could cost schools nursing positions
A decline in COVID-19 cases has not lessened demands on school nurses, officials said, but the clock is ticking on federal dollars that have been used to fund additional nursing positions in the wake of the pandemic. Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds, which help Pitt County Schools to pay for five nursing positions and five nurse extenders, are due to expire in June 2024, Director of Student Services Karen Harrington told the Board of Education on Nov. 20. ...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.09 and $3.17 in Snow Hill as of 2023-11-30. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.