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WCPSS names new principal of East Wake Middle

The appointment leaves only one Knightdale school without a permanent principal.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC, Greenville, NC, Knightdale, NC, East Carolina University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Greenville man shoots dog for not moving out of his parking spot

Smith was arrested and charged with felony animal cruelty and discharging a firearm within city limits.

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Related Topix: Greenville, NC

WITN

Greenville Police Investigating 3-Vehicle Wreck Involving Pitt County Deputy

Public Information Officer Kristen Hunter says that it happened around 1:15 p.m. on County Home Road near Rosemont Drive.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Storm damages three homes, business in Greene County

Straight-line winds reaching tornado speeds of between 65 to 70 miles per hour damaged three houses and a business on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Greene County, NC, Weather, Goldsboro, NC, Snow Hill, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WITN

Report Shows Mid-Term Voting In NC Was Up

A new report from the Center for the Study of the American Electorate at American University, shows NC is one of only a few states where voting participation was not down compared to the 2010 mid-term elections.

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Related Topix: American University

WCTI

1 hurt in Pitt County shooting

Ayden Police Chief Barry Stanley said a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the arm went to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

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Related Topix: Ayden, NC

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WITN

Greenville Attorney Vehemently Denies Ethics Violations

A local lawyer and judicial candidate says he will fight the North Carolina State Bar, which found him guilty of 34 of the 35 ethics violations filed against him in a lengthy document.

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WCTI

3 charged in Pitt County video poker machine raid

Three people have been charged after deputies seized more than a dozen video poker machines from a Pitt County business.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, Elm City, NC, Spring Hope, NC

WITN

State Appraisals And Your Car Taxes

It is something each of us does every year: renew the registration on your vehicle and pay taxes on it.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Dodge Neon, Sedan, Dodge, Greenville, NC

WITN

Charter School In Pitt County Waiting On State Board

Another option for education is on its way to the east as a new charter school in Pitt County said it is closer than ever to enrolling students for the Fall of 2015.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WITN

One-Time Merit Increase For Pitt County Employees

According to county officials, $171,450 in merit compensation will go to county staff - which would amount to $150.00 for each employee.

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WITN

TROOPERS: Rain Likely Caused Pitt County Rollover Crash

The Highway Patrol says heavy rain played a factor in an afternoon crash where a car ended up on its top in Pitt County.

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Related Topix: Weather

WITN

Greenville Man Jailed For Burglary, Assault

A Greenville man accused of an invasive crime, burglary, is under arrest and being held under a quarter of a million dollars bond.

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Related Topix: Greenville, NC

WITN

Bears Vs. Car Collision In Craven County

Troopers said a bear was at fault when it crossed over a Craven County highway Sunday night, colliding with a car.

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Related Topix: Craven County, NC

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WITN

Black Bear And Cubs Spotted In Winterville Neighborhood

A Winterville couple is a little on edge after finding a mama bear and her cubs in a tree behind their house.

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Related Topix: Winterville, NC

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WCTI

Statutory rapist arrested in Pitt County

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a sexual assault Saturday around 1:30 p.m. in a western section of Pitt County.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Arts Council looking for grant applications

The council is looking for artists to apply for the Regional Artists Project program, which provides funding for artists in all mediums, including visual art, music, film, play writing and dance, in 29 coastal counties, including Onslow.

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Related Topix: Dare County, NC, Manteo, NC, Greenville, NC, Wayne County, NC, Goldsboro, NC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Greene County Early College looking for fourth principal in four years

The search for a new principal at Greene County Early College High School is underway after former principal Charlie Langley announced he has accepted the position of principal at C.M. Eppes Middle School in Greenville.

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Related Topix: Greene County, NC, Greenville, NC, Snow Hill, NC

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WITN

Recent Heavy Rains Not Hampering Crops

The summer growing season is well underway and we wanted to see how crops are faring after all the heavy rains we've had lately.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

WITN

Pitt County Deputies Seize Several Machines From Greenville Sweepstakes Business

Public Information Director Christy Wallace says that deputies have seized around 14 stand up video poker machines from the Platinum Sweepstakes Cafe on Memorial Drive in the Greenville Buyers Market Shopping Center.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker

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