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Another year, another Top 5 ranking for Watauga County recyclers. The county was third among the state's 100 counties in the amount of common household recyclables recovered per capita in fiscal year 2012-13, according to figures released by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources March 6. Watauga County residents recycled ... (more)
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Habitual felon sentenced to almost 18 years in prison
Michael Wayne Rouse Jr., 29, of Greenville, was sentenced Wednesday to 17 years and 8 months behind bars, U.S. Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced.
Former school cafeteria manager accused of embezzling $40K
LaTonya Lee Ross, 40, of Ayden, was placed into the Pitt County Detention Center Thursday under a $20,000 bond on two felony counts of embezzlement.
Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Wife's Son As A Child
Pitt County Deputies have arrested a man they said assaulted his wife's son when the boy was a child.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Elementary School Teacher Named Pitt County's Top Teacher
Jami Dickerson is in her fifth year of teaching, and her third as a third grade teacher at Eastern Elementary School.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Local Man Charged With Selling Controlled Substance Too Close To School
A man pulled over by police is now facing a series of drug charges, including selling a controlled substance too close to a school.
Jury Selection Underway In David Sutton Trial
A jury is being selected in the trial of a Greenville attorney who is accused of obstruction of justice and intimidating a witness.
Greenville Students, Leaders Discuss Underage Drinking
One Pitt County community will work together to stress the importance of pulling the plug on underage drinking before it begins.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Log Truck Accident Snarls Highway 33 Traffic In Pitt County
Troopers say the trucker was on Grimes Farm Road, which runs parallel to Highway 33. The Highway Patrol says the truck attempted to make a u-turn onto Highway 33, but the turn was too tight and the logs spilled.
Bridge Replacement Will Detour Highway 102 For Seven Months
Travelers in one part of Pitt County will have to get use to a detour, thanks to a bridge replacement.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Snow Days: Pitt County Extends Last Day Of School
Pitt County Schools announced on Friday that June 12th will now be the last day of school for students, instead of June 11th as was originally planned.
Pitt County man accused of seriously injuring infant girl
According to the Pitt County Sheriff's Office, 30-year-old Michael Anthony Perry, of Grifton, has been charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious injury.
Man faces dozens of charges in Greenville car break-in spree
Greenville Police arrested 21-year-old Keontae Ward Thursday night. He faces 49 charges for more than 20 car break-ins at The Bellamy Student Apartments and Kittrell Farms, according to investigators.
Deputies Charge Grifton Man With Child Abuse
We are working to find out about what landed a Pitt County man behind bars, accused of serious child abuse.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Rocky Mount Telegram
Recycling efforts paying off in Nash
A new report from the N.C. Department of Natural Resources ranked Nash 15th among the state's 100 counties for total public recycling per capita.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Troopers: 1 killed in 4-vehicle wreck in Pitt County
According to the Highway Patrol, the wreck happened at N.C. 43 and Short Bridge Road, about 2 miles southeast of Falkland.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Icy Morning Commute Keeps Troopers, Tow Trucks Busy
A lot of ice translated into a lot of accidents. Nearly 50 accidents in Pitt County in just a 14-hour window.
Another Round Of Winter Weather, Another Round Of Accidents
Road conditions Tuesday morning were especially treacherous. Some say the roads were worse in Pitt County than other neighboring communities.
Fire Hits Pitt County Auto Salvage Business
The blaze broke out shortly after 2:00 p.m. at West Auto Sales & Salvage on Highway 11, south of Bethel.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Huffington Post
Nancy Brown: You Won't Believe the Must-Have Item Sold at This Convenience Store
Folks who walk over from a mobile home park crave it so much that convenience store owner David Rizek expanded his selection.