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  1. Judge: 1st congressional district must be redrawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCTI

    ... covers most of Bertie, Hertford and Halifax counties. Part of it is also stretch through Tarboro, Greenville, Farmville, Wilson, Goldsboro, LaGrange, Kinston, through parts of Jones County and into New Bern. Republican lawmakers drew the two ...

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  2. Car crash in Pitt County, troopers believe alcohol was involvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WCTI

    ... to the hospital. Troopers believe alcohol was a factor in the crash. The crash happened on US-264 Eastbound near Farmville. Trooper Cole said Highway Patrol responded to the call that came in at 7:51 p.m. Tuesday. The driver, Jessica Shaver, 27, was ...

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  3. Fire spreads to second floor of home; Investigation underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WCTI

    ... is underway in Pitt County. The fire started around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. It happened on South Barret Street in Farmville. Officials said the fire began on the first floor and then it started to spread to the second floor of the home. No one was ...

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  4. Pre-trial hearing for Farmville murder suspect moves to Day 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | WCTI

    The pre-trial hearing for a man suspected in the murders of three convenience store workers moved to its second day in Pitt County. NewsChannel 12's Nicole Ford is there and will have more in our evening news.

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  5. Arrest made in one of two Greenville weekend shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | WCTI

    According to a press release from the Greenville Police Department, Antwon Anthony Bowman, 27, of Farmville was arrested at approximately 1 p.m. Monday. The arrest was made by members of the Violent Criminal Apprehension team and with assistance from the State Bureau of Investigation.

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  6. Charleys and Cralle settle lawsuits, restaurant and furniture merchant agree to new leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Farmville Herald

    A settlement has been reached between Charleys Waterfront Cafe and Farmville furniture merchant Richard F. Cralle Jr. following months of litigation over an alleged breach of contract and an eviction attempt. According to a press release from William Stanley, the attorney for Charleys, all claims in the litigation have been settled.

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  7. NC judge rules man competent for trial in triple slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | WRAL.com

    Local media outlets report that Judge Robert Hobgood made the ruling at a hearing in Greenville and set the trial for Antwan Anthony for Feb. 8. The state is seeking the death penalty. Anthony is charged in the April 1, 2012 shooting deaths of three employees at a convenience store in the community of Farmville.

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  8. Triple murder suspect found competent to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | WCTI

    A Pitt County judge ruled Friday that Antwon Anthony is competent to stand trial. Anthony is accused of shooting and killing three employees at the Hustle Mart in Farmville on April 1, 2012.

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  9. Sweet potato fire burning since November in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | The Gazette

    Smoke from burnt sweet potatoes wafting around the town of Farmville has nothing to do with holiday baking. A silo full of dehydrated sweet potatoes has been smoldering in the town an hour east of Raleigh since at least the week of Thanksgiving, said Farmville town manager David Hodgkins.

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  10. In brief: Long past Thanksgiving, burnt sweet potatoes vex small townRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Erie Times News

    A silo of dehydrated sweet potatoes has been smoldering since at least the week of Thanksgiving, Farmville town manager David Hodgkins said. Firefighters and other town personnel have been at the scene round-the-clock since Nov. 27, when the fire became apparent.

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  11. North Carolina town PLAGUED by burning sweet potato smell after Thanksgiving fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... Thanksgiving Firefighters and other town personnel have been at the scene around the clock since November 27, said Farmville town manager David Hodgkins He says the fire doesn't pose a health threat to the town of nearly 5,000 people, but some ...

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  12. Long past Thanksgiving, burnt sweet potatoes vex small townRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | NWAonline

    A silo full of dehydrated sweet potatoes has been smoldering in the town an hour east of Raleigh since at least the week of Thanksgiving, said Farmville town manager David Hodgkins. Firefighters and other town personnel have been at the scene around the clock since Nov. 27, when Hodgkins said the fire became apparent.

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  13. Silo fire smells of the holidaysRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Robesonian

    A silo full of dehydrated sweet potatoes has been smoldering in the town an hour east of Raleigh since at least the week of Thanksgiving, said Farmville Town Manager David Hodgkins. Firefighters and other town personnel have been at the scene around the clock since Nov. 27, when Hodgkins said the fire became apparent.

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  14. Two weeks of sweet potato silo burning stinks up NC townRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, a constant streams of water continues to be applied to a silo fire in Farmville, N.C. The silo full of dehydrated sweet potatoes has been smoldering in the town an hour east of Raleigh since at least the week of Thanksgiving, said Farmville town manager David Hodgkins. MANDATORY CREDIT RALEIGH, N.C. - Smoke from burnt sweet potatoes wafting around the town of Farmville has nothing to do with holiday baking.

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  15. Sweet potato silo in North Carolina town burning for 2 weeksRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | KDWN

    A silo full of dehydrated sweet potatoes has been smoldering in the town an hour east of Raleigh since at least the week of Thanksgiving, said Farmville town manager David Hodgkins. Firefighters and other town personnel have been at the scene around the clock since Nov. 27, when Hodgkins said the fire became apparent.

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  16. Not-so-sweet potato fire has been burning since ThanksgivingRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Authorities say a sweet potato fire - yes, you read that correctly, a sweet potato fire - has been raging in Farmville, North Carolina since Thanksgiving. Incredibly, at least 25 million gallons of water have been poured on the silo full of dehydrated sweet potatoes at the Natural Blend Vegetable Dehydration plant.

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  17. Highway Patrol: Teen struck, killed by driver in Pitt CountyRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | The Daily Advance

    North Carolina State Highway Trooper Adrian Bowen tells local media outlets that the teen died Sunday evening after being hit by a car in Pitt County at around 6 p.m. Bowen says a car was traveling west into Farmville, along highway 264 near Brooks Drive, when a pedestrian tried to cross the street. He was hit by the car and pronounced dead later at a hospital.

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  18. Trooper: 14-year-old boy dies after being hit by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | WCTI

    A 14-year-old boy died Sunday evening after being hit by a car in Pitt County, according to North Carolina State Highway Trooper Adrian Bowen. The accident happened at 5:58 p.m. Bowen said a car was traveling west into Farmville, along highway 264 near Brooks Drive, when a pedestrian tried to cross the street.

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  19. Teen hit and killed by vehicle in Pitt CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | WITN

    The Highway Patrol says a teenager trying to cross U.S. 264 Alternate was hit by a car and killed Sunday night. Trooper Adrian Bowen says a 14-year-old boy was trying to cross 264 Alternate just before 6 p.m. when he was hit by a vehicle heading west toward Farmville.

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  20. Sunday Interview with James Worsley: i 1 2I always had the internal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... length and clarity. I grew up on a farm. That was the first part of my life in Pinetops, N.C., prior to moving to Farmville. I grew up around a lot of older adults, and I think that�s why a lot of people say, �Well, ...

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