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  1. DEPUTIES: Heroin dealer busted in GreenvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | WITN

    ... from the Pitt County Sheriff Office, Greenville Police Department, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations, Farmville Police Department and the Winterville Police Department.

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  2. Snow Hill updates its welcome signRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Kinston Free Press

    ... Street at Hull Road coming from La Grange, U.S. 13 from Goldsboro and U.S. 13/258 and N.C. 91 coming from Farmville and Greenville. Riddle said he's seen numerous "nice" towns around the world, but the new sign theme hints at Snow Hill's relatively ...

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  3. Sheriff's opponent speaks outRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Kinston Free Press

    ... was then allowed to ask questions. Carter is a native of Pasquotank County, but was raised in Greene County near Farmville. He's married to Angie Vandiford and has two children. He trains basic probation officers through the Office of Staff ...

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  4. SocialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Farmville Herald

    Tom Hicks, of VFW Post 7059 in Farmville, holds a poster announcing this year's Homeless Veterans Clothing Drive. Items will be collected at various locations in Farmville until Nov. 8. VFW Post 7059 in Farmville is collecting clothing and personal items for homeless veterans from Oct. 7 to Nov. 8. Collected items will be taken to the Stand Down at McGuire VA Center in Richmond on November 14. Tuesday, October 14, 2014 On October 19 from 1-5 p.m., the Southside SPCA will hold their Open House at the main shelter in Meherrin.

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  5. SocialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Farmville Herald

    Tom Hicks, of VFW Post 7059 in Farmville, holds a poster announcing this year's Homeless Veterans Clothing Drive. Items will be collected at various locations in Farmville until Nov. 8. VFW Post 7059 in Farmville is collecting clothing and personal items for homeless veterans from Oct. 7 to Nov. 8. Collected items will be taken to the Stand Down at McGuire VA Center in Richmond on November 14. Tuesday, October 14, 2014 On October 19 from 1-5 p.m., the Southside SPCA will hold their Open House at the main shelter in Meherrin.

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  6. Pitt deputies wound man in shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | WBTV

    The Pitt County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a man shot and wounded as deputies tried to serve involuntary commitment orders to him. Multiple media outlets reported that 25-year-old Randy Kevin Cooke was shot in the arm shortly before midnight Saturday at his home in Farmville.

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  7. Names released in Pitt County deputy-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | WCTI

    ... Troy Martin fired a shot that injured 25-year-old Randy Kevin Cooke at his home on Wesley Church Road east of Farmville. The shooting happened just before midnight Saturday. Sgt. A.J. Hartzog, Lt. Robin Abbott and Deputy Steven Morgan also responded ...

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  8. N.C. brewers bring home medals from Great American Beer FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Business Journal

    ... Pisgah Brewing Co. of Black Mountain and Wicked Weed Brewing of Asheville. The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery of Farmville won a silver and a bronze, and Mystery Brewing Co. of Hillsborough earned a silver medal. Jen Wilson coordinates the Charlotte ...

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  9. NC deputies in shooting while serving commitmentRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 5 | WBTV

    Officials say the deputies responded to a Farmville home just before midnight Saturday after a woman said she was concerned about her 25-year-old son's condition. The mother had an involuntary commitment order for her son.

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  10. SBI investigating deputy-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | WCTI

    Deputies with the Pitt County Sheriff's Office responded to 2907 Wesley Church Road in Farmville just before midnight Saturday. A mother had reported that she was concerned about the well-being of her 25-year-old son, according to officials.

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  11. Retail Notebook: Plans for former Snow Hill Hardware could bring music to your earsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Kinston Free Press

    ... - in Snow Hill and La Grange - Tinoco Construction, previously owned half a share of Plank Road Steakhouse in Farmville and have renovated businesses and seven residences in Snow Hill for exchange teachers. "That's my dream is cleaning up and making ...

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  12. Beer truck snags power linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Kinston Free Press

    There weren't 100 bottles of beer on the ground, but a beer truck caused a brief kerfuffle shortly before lunchtime Wednesday morning. Kinston police, firefighters and electrical workers responded to the Kennedy Lane side of The Captain's Corner around 11:30 a.m. The tractor-trailer delivery truck from Coastal Beverage Company out of Farmville temporarily snagged some power lines leading to the building.

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  13. One-of-a-kind processing plant opens in FarmvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | WITN

    After a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, local and state officials toured the Natural Blend Vegetable Dehydration Plant in Farmville. The Pitt County plant processes sweet potatoes and turns them into dehydrated pellets.

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  14. US Marshals capture armed robbery suspect in SouthportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A fugitive wanted for an attempted armed robbery in Farmville, NC was arrested by US Marshals in Southport Thursday night. Detectives with the Pitt County Sheriff's Office took out an arrest warrant for James Bennett Mizell, 27, after an attempted armed robbery last week.

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  15. Congressmen introduce bill to improve U.S. 70Read the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... improvements to U.S. 70 and U.S. 117, U.S. Reps. G.K. Butterfield, D-Wilson, and Walter B. Jones Jr., R-Farmville, recently introduced H.B. 5561 - the Military Corridor Transportation Improvement Act of 2014 - which calls for the designations. ...

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  16. Fugitive caught in SouthportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The US Marshals Eastern North Carolina Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested James Bennett Mizell around 9 p.m. in the Sea Pines community in Southport, a task force spokesman says, after getting what the spokesman called "significant assistance" from Oak Island Police. Detectives in Pitt County took out a warrant late last week for Mizell's arrest after they say he attempted an armed robbery in Farmville.

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  17. Flashlight robbery suspect wanted in Greenville hotel hold-upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WITN

    ... Monday, Pitt County deputies named Mizell as the suspect in last Wednesday's hold-up of Joyner's Store outside of Farmville. In that case the man robbed the store with a silver Maglite flashlight.

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  18. Deputies ID man accused of using flashlight to rob storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WCTI

    ... driver is behind bars. Investigators said Mizell went into Joyner's Service Center at 5178 U.S. 258 just north of Farmville on Sept. 17. Mizell then pulled out a silver Maglite flashlight and demanded an employee to give him money from the cash ...

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  19. Ham Produce Co. to create 57 jobs in Farmville with sweet potato facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Business Journal

    Ham Produce Co. of Snow Hill will invest $12 million in a sweet potato dehydration facility in Farmville, creating 57 jobs that will earn average salaries of $38,123 plus benefits.

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  20. Man holds up Farmville convenience store with flashlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | WITN

    Deputies are looking for a man they say came into a convenience store early Wednesday evening and demanded money with an unlikely weapon. The Pitt County Sheriff's Office tells WITN that it happened at the Joyner Store on U.S. 258 in Farmville.

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