Friday Aug 8
Lobbying efforts underway to repeal penalty
Efforts are now in high gear to get reversed a penalty for an error in Craven County Schools' Federal Impact Aid grant application.
Almost 20 treated at hospital after CO leak at Food Lion
A Food Lion in Pitt County was evacuated due to a carbon monoxide leak early Thursday morning, sending almost 20 people to the hospital.
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New county manager to be chosen in December
The Greene County Board of Commissioners approved a tentative schedule to hire a permanent county manager at its meeting on Monday.
Duke Energy Deal Could Slash Eastern Carolina Electric Rates
Duke Energy has agreed to buy assets of the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency, meaning electric bills for thousands of people in Eastern Carolina could eventually be reduced.
Farmville Teen Arrested for Armed Robbery
Farmville Police arrested 19-year-old Trayvond Atkins and charged him with armed robbery of a beauty salon Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. Police had been looking for Atkins for weeks in connection with a robbery at P and P salon.