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

    10 hrs ago | 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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  2. One-of-a-kind processing plant opens in FarmvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Deputies ID man accused of using flashlight to rob storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | 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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  8. Ham Produce Co. to create 57 jobs in Farmville with sweet potato facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | 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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  9. Man holds up Farmville convenience store with flashlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | 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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  10. Headline NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Farmville Herald

    ... longed for the five, but never came to grips withit actually being able to happen." Tuesday, September 16, 2014 FARMVILLE - Longwood University's Board of Visitors passed a formal resolution Saturday expressing regret over the institution's actions ...

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  11. Headline NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Farmville Herald

    ... is available, curious to see how close the 42-inch pipe will be to their home. Thursday, September 11, 2014 FARMVILLE - The farmers market organization that once used the Town's North Street facility has been invited to appoint a committee to ...

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  12. Football: Pamlico to welcome in Edenton Holmes ThursdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Sun Journal

    Rather than focusing on their opponent, head football coach Kevin Yost got his players to focus on their own play. After losing 34-15 at Farmville Central last week, Pamlico will host Edenton Holmes at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

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  13. Fountain Man Jailed For Armed Robbery, AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | WITN

    We are working to find out more about how a Pitt County man landed behind bars this weekend, accused of trying to kill someone. Deputies at the Pitt County Detention Center told WITN that 20-year-old Mike Staton, of Fountain, was arrested by Farmville Police on Sunday.

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  14. Football: Jaguars race past PamlicoRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 6 | Sun Journal

    A slow start by the visiting Pamlico Hurricanes put them behind the 8-ball early - and kept them there in a 34-15 loss at Farmville Central Friday night. Malik Smith ran a punt back 55 yards at the 10:20 mark of the first quarter, followed by a 2-point conversion, for an 8-0 Jaguar advantage.

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  15. Three People Wanted In Back-To-Back CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | WITN

    ... say the same people committed both crimes. Pitt County sheriff's deputies say a home on Allen Gay Road near Farmville was the first target. The homeowner, who only wanted to go by her first name Nita, says two men kicked in her front door around ...

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  16. Hawks chip away deficit, lose to FarmvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    North Lenoir trailed Farmville Central, 59-6, heading into the final quarter before the Hawks salvaged the intensity with which they scored a touchdown just 6 minutes into Friday's game.

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  17. 2 shot at Labor Day party in Pitt CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | WCTI

    According to the Pitt County Sheriff's Office, the shooting happened at about 3:50 a.m. Saturday at 6127 Stantonsburg Rd. just east of Farmville.

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  18. Firefighter injured battling fire at Pitt County homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | WRAL.com

    Crews responded to the home, at 5621 Statonsburg Road near Farmville, at about 3 a.m. No one was inside the home when the fire started, and no other injuries were reported.

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  19. Farmville Firefighter Injured Battling Early Morning House FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | WITN

    ... the 5600-block of Stantonsburg Road in Bell Arthur at 3:12 a.m. Friday. Chief Virgil O'Neal of Bell Arthur said a Farmville firefighter suffered a broken leg after a wall fell on him while fighting the blaze. However, that firefighter was not ...

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  20. Firefighter injured during early morning blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | WCTI

    ... rted at around 3 a.m. Friday. The blaze was reported on the 56-hundred block of Stantonsburg Road, just outside of Farmville.

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