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  1. Setback for Greenville Attorney appealing suspension of law licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WITN

    Pitt County attorney David Sutton has lost an appeal that will allow him to practice law, while appealing the State Bar Association suspension of his license.

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  2. 2 arrested for armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | WITN

    Bethel Police, along with the Pitt County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit and Pitt County Probation, arrested Milton Sneed and Tevin Williams of Bethel. Sneed is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm, possessing stolen goods, larceny after breaking and entering, injury to personal property.

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  3. Police investigating two armed robberies in Pitt CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | WITN

    ... They are also in the process of obtaining surveillance video. Earlier Monday, around noon, police in Bethel in Pitt County also responded to an armed robbery. In this case, police say an employee at Nelson's Used Tires on S. Main Street reported two ...

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  4. Fraudulent GoFundMe account uses tragic story to raise moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | WITN

    ... expenses. Authorities tells us they have no knowledge of a child dying in the care of a babysitter in Ayden or Pitt County. Some posters started to ask questions too and on Saturday the Facebook account and the GoFundMe account disappeared, but not ...

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  5. Farm equipment runs over man in Pitt CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | WITN

    Rescue crews say a tractor rolled over the man's leg, pinning him under the wheel. The ambulance that arrived was unable to reach the victim because of muddy conditions so crews had to use 4-wheel drive vehicles to get to him.

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  6. Pitt County deputies say teen stabs man in the faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | WCTI

    According to investigators, the stabbing happened early Monday afternoon at a home on the 1,800 block of Tupelo Lane, located northwest of Greenville. The Sheriff's Office said a 16-year-old stabbed a 36-year-old man in the face several times.

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  7. Deputies looking for teen accused in stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | WITN

    The Pitt County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 16-year-old they say stabbed a man he shared a house with this afternoon. The Sheriff's Office says after the teen stabbed the 36-year-old man, he left the scene and deputies are still searching for him.

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  8. School brainwashing kids into Islam with vocabulary exercises, angry...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Raw Story

    ... one sentence, and students are later asked to use the word in a fill-in-the-blank exercise. In a statement, the Pitt County School District stated that "[t]he course is designed to accompany the world literature text, which emphasizes culture in ...

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  9. Bethel Police Department Gets Military GearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | WCTI

    ... ehicles and we were able to get used vehicles from the military," said Chief Strickland. Other agencies like the Pitt County Sheriff's Office and Greenville Police department have participated in the program in the past.

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  10. High school Common Core lesson promotes Muhammad, Islamic faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Examiner.com

    ... told my daughter to read it as if it's fiction. It's no different than another of fictional book you've read." A Pitt County School District spokesman defended the lesson, explaining that it came from a state-adopted supplemental workbook and met ... 1 comment

  11. Controversy over Islamic-themed vocabulary lesson at Pitt County SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WITN

    People reported their concerns to Pitt County schools. A viral video, which has received more than 200,000 views, features a Facebook user sharing her concern and reading from the lesson.

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  12. 2 accused of stealing copper from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WITN

    Pitt County Deputies say two accused copper thieves were caught by a relative of the homeowner they were trying to steal from. Deputies say on December 4th, William Gurkins and Donald Wilson Jr. crawled under home on Moye Turnage Road in Farmville and cut out copper water pipes and copper electrical wiring causing several thousands of dollars in damage.

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  13. Pitt Co. high school's Islamic vocab lesson causing controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WCTI

    Some local parents are expressing concern after learning that a high school class in Pitt County is teaching students Islamic vocabulary and beliefs. According to Brock Letchworth, the spokesperson for Pitt County Schools, Farmville Central High School has a senior English class that includes an Islamic vocabulary lesson.

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  14. Greenville man again in trouble with law enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WITN

    A child sex crime suspect is off the streets, and our check found this is not the first time he's dealt with law enforcement. 38-year-old Terry Hemby of Greenville is charged by the Pitt County Sheriff's Office with indecent liberties with a child.

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  15. Hookerton woman receives multiple felony fraud chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Kinston Free Press

    ... pretense, three counts of identity theft and one count of financial card forgery. However, she's also charged in Pitt County for two felony counts of obtaining property by false pretense and felony attempting to obtain property by false pretense. ...

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  16. 650 Pitt County kids get Christmas gifts through Salvation Army's Angel TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WITN

    The Angel Tree campaign allows members of the public to sponsor kids in need and then buy them presents based on their age and gender. Salvation Army representatives say that this is the first year ever that every child enrolled in the Angel Tree campaign received a sponsor.

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  17. South Central students show off engineering skills in unique wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WITN

    Honors and AP Physics students at South Central High School in Pitt County demonstrated their skills as they made complicated contraptions to complete simple tasks. The students work in teams and have to use their knowledge of motion, forces, and energy to design and build their devices from scratch.

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  18. High school seniors learning life-saving CPR to graduateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WCTI

    We're just days from early graduation and some Pitt County high school seniors still need CPR training. The state made that a graduation requirement last year.

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  19. Convicted sex offender facing new charges while still in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WITN

    A Pitt County man has been in jail since September on charges of sex crimes against children, and after further investigation, deputies said they served him another round of warrants while still behind bars. Deputies in Pitt County said on Tuesday, they served new charges on 28-year-old Andrew Moore of Ayden.

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  20. Flu season well under way in ENCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WCTI

    ... together over the holiday and we're sharing, not only Thanksgiving, but our germs, said Kathy Sheppard with the Pitt County Public Health Department. So if you do get sick around the holidays, you may need to postpone the festivities, because you ...

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