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8 hrs ago | WITN

Police Searching For Gunman In Pitt County Robbery

Police say they have one armed robber in custody, but need the public's help in tracking down the second one.

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Related Topix: Grifton, NC

17 hrs ago | WITN

Greenville Man Arrested For Selling Drugs Near School

While school is now back in session, deputies said one man was picked up after selling drugs close to one.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WCTI

Vehicle rear-ends school bus with students in Pitt County

The school bus was on its way to Ayden Elementary School when it was rear-ended on Old Snow Hill Road at about 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, said Brock Letchworth, the spokesman for Pitt County Schools.

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Related Topix: Ayden, NC, Family, Kids

WITN

Eastern Boys and Girls Clubs To Receive School Supplies

The Board of Directors and staff at Goodwill Community Foundation will be delivering school supply kits to nine clubs operating under the Boys and Girls Club in Pitt County.

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Related Topix: Winterville, NC, Ayden, NC, Greenville, NC, Farmville, NC

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WITN

Pitt County Man Charged With Assault Following Standoff

A Pitt County man is charged with assaulting his estranged girlfriend and then barricading himself inside her home for hours.

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Related Topix: Farmville, NC

WITN

Local Reaction: Talking Race Relations Following Brown Shooting

As thousands of people turned out Monday for the funeral of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was fatally shot on August 9th by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, those in the east are talking about race relations and if something like it could happen here.

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Related Topix: Greenville, NC

WITN

Back To School Season Starts

The lazy days of summer are officially gone as many students across the east and throughout the state head back to school.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WITN

School Bus Stop Law Reminder

With school getting ready to start Monday for a lot of students, local law enforcement wants to remind people to practice safety when it comes to driving and stopping for school buses.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily Advance

Miller files for vacant BOE seat

A recently retired educator filed for a vacant Pitt County Board of Education seat on the final day of filing, for a total of three running for the position.

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WITN

Pitt County Has First Case Of Chikungunya Virus

So far there have been 18 confirmed cases of the virus in the state, which is transmitted through the bite of Asian tiger mosquitoes.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WITN

Three Men Suspected Of Drug Crimes Arrested

Three men accused of drug-related crimes have been arrested and are being held on bonds totaling $1 million or more.

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Related Topix: Greenville, NC

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WITN

DSM Pharmaceuticals Partners With Patheon Out Of Durham

If you've driven by the DSM Pharmaceuticals plant in Greenville, you've probably seen the new name.

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Related Topix: Greenville, NC

WITN

Pitt County Middle School Unveils New STEM Lab

It's a new way of learning that teachers and administrators are hoping will help kids excel in math and science.

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Related Topix: Ayden, NC, Robots

The Charlotte Observer

AAA study: 3 people die each day on N.C. roads

Mecklenburg County led the state in the number of pedestrian deaths and vehicle collision fatalities last year, but the 20th annual AAA Carolinas rankings of road safety says other parts of North Carolina are more dangerous.

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Related Topix: Mecklenburg County, NC, North Carolina, Graham County, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WITN

AAA Carolinas Names Pitt Most Dangerous County For Wrecks

On average, three people die everyday while traveling on roads in our state. The likelihood you're involved in a dangerous traffic collision is actually higher in one local county than any other in North Carolina.

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WITN

Humane Society Asking For Help To Care For Mistreated Pitbull

The Humane Society of Eastern North Carolina is asking for your help in providing care to a severely mistreated dog.

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Kinston Free Press

Goodwill Community Foundation matches more than $90,000 for Boys and Girls clubs

There were two separate check presentations in Lenoir and Green counties. In Kinston, the Boys and Girls Club received a match grant from the Goodwill Community Foundation of $61,406.40, while the Snow Hill organization received $28,879.60.

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC, Lenoir County, NC, Snow Hill, NC, Greene County, NC, Lenoir, NC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WITN

Deputies Make Fourth Arrest In Pitt County Breaking And Entering

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office says Trevian Daniels III is the fourth person to be arrested in the August 5 break-in of a home on Hubert Hudson Road.

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Jefferson Post Online Edition

Ashe/Alleghany, most dangerous for traffic in High Country

AAA Carolinas recently released its annual rankings of the most dangerous counties for traffic in North Carolina, and Ashe clocks in at number three in the state in terms of the best chance for tractor-trailer drivers to be involved in a fatal crash.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Alleghany County, NC, Alexander County, NC, New Hanover County, NC

WITN

Safe Teen Driving Video To Make Debut At D.H. Conley

The group has been working with Pitt County Public Information Office to develop a video focusing on teen drivers, which will make its debut at D.H. Conley High School Monday morning.

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