Pitt County Newswire

Pitt County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pitt County, NC.

Results 1 - 20 of 120 in Pitt County, NC

  1. Lenoir County Public Schools host All-County Honors ChorusRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Kinston Free Press

    ... year while the middle school group will be conducted by Paul Flowers, choral director at Hope Middle School in Pitt County. Accompanying the conductors will be Shelia Miller, music teacher at Pink Hill Elementary, with the elementary group and Jacob ...

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  2. N.C. criminal gang activity bill clears House panel Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Burlington Times News

    ... gang activity filed statewide in 2015, but no convictions. "I can tell you that it's not being used now," said Pitt County District Attorney Kimberly Robb, estimating that 75 percent of the violent crime in her county is drug-related. "Anything that ...

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  3. NC criminal gang activity bill clears House panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WRAL.com

    ... charges filed statewide in 2015, but no convictions. "I can tell you that it's not being used now," said Pitt County District Attorney Kimberly Robb, estimating that 75 percent of the violent crime in her county is drug-related. "Anything that we ...

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  4. N Carolina criminal gang activity bill clears House panelRead the original story

    Tuesday | WBTV

    ... to prosecute. The measure also would be more specific about definitions of criminal gangs or gang activity. Pitt County District Attorney Kimberly Robb backs the proposal. She says 75 percent of the violent crime occurring in her county is ...

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  5. Dentist gets a smile by giving backRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | Sun Journal

    Dr. Jim Congleton, a Pitt County native who wanted to be a dentist since the sixth grade, has had a successful practice in New Bern for the past 37 years. He has become well-known and well-liked for his work with children as well as his selfless contributions to the arts and charitable organizations in the city.

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  6. N.C. Supreme Court sides with Center for Civil Rights clients in eugenics caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | HeraldSun.com

    ... under the university's flag, and cited the center's role in a long-running and ultimately unsuccessful Pitt County school desegregation lawsuit as an example of how it can cause governments to waste money. His board colleagues in 2015 disagreed, ...

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  7. Boys and Girls Club raised over $55,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Kinston Free Press

    ... Cooper said the funds will go towards helping support ongoing programs. There are five Clubs located throughout Pitt County, two in Beaufort County, one in Lenoir County, one in Martin County, and one in Greene County serving more than 1,200 members ...

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  8. 2017 Top North Carolina Bass Fishing SpotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | California Game and Fish

    ... Albemarle Sound tributary area was a 24-inch 8-pounder - and we saw several of that size." Because it spans from Pitt County's massive New River drainage and extends south to New Hanover County's tip in the state's southeast corner, District 2 has ...

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  9. North Carolina CON Activity and Opportunity ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | JD Supra

    ... will conduct Public Hearings on a proposal to relocate linear accelerators to a new outpatient cancer center in Pitt County as well as on two proposals for new diagnostic centers in Wake County. A fixed PET scanner is shown to be needed in the ...

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  10. 17 flu deaths reported in North Carolina last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... there more than nine deaths. That includes at least four children who have died from the flu, including one from Pitt County. The department's data show that 40 of the deaths occurred in patients who were 65-years-old or older. For the current flu ...

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  11. These Are the Cases the UNC Board of Governors Doesn't Want...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Independent Weekly

    ... community de-annex and recovered tens of thousands of dollars in property taxes for residents. Everett et al. v. Pitt County Board of Education : Working with the Pitt County Coalition for the Education of Black Children, the center has been seeking ...

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  12. North East Carolina Prep to add new academic programRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... school on Monday announcing his decision to retire from the board for personal reasons. Alejandro, a resident of Pitt County, is one of five board members being sued by former executive director Thomas Schuck.

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  13. Dean: UNC civil rights center won't launch new cases pending Board of Governors reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | HeraldSun.com

    ... by UNC-Chapel Hill law professor Ted Shaw, for its involvement in a long-running school desegregation case in Pitt County. It represented black families who challenged student-assignment plans they felt perpetuated segregation. The 4th U.S. Circuit ...

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  14. Law prof questions logic of barring UNC center from offering legal helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | HeraldSun.com

    ... to an assortment of legal cases over the years. One, an ultimately unsuccessful school-desegregation lawsuit in Pitt County, drew Long's ire in 2015 when he tried to convince the board to add Shaw's center to a list of three others across the system ...

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  15. Suspect in Columbus County post office robbery arrested in Pitt CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    accused of robbing a fast food restaurant in Pitt County last week is also charged with robbing a post office in Columbus County two days prior. While he was in custody, WITN reached out to the Winterville Police Department and asked them to look ...

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  16. N.C. County May Clarify RV, Tiny House RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | RV Business

    Pitt County, N.C., planning officials are again asking county commissioners to amend the ordinance text governing recreational vehicles and tiny houses during their 6 p.m. meeting and public hearing today , the Daily Reflector reported. Planning staff members want the changes because the county had few regulations in place regarding RVs and RV parks.

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  17. Flu: What you can do to prevent illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Kinston Free Press

    This year's Flu season has seen a rise in the past few months with activity to continue according to the Center for Disease Control. According to a state report, 32 total flu deaths have occurred this flu season in North Carolina, with 8 taking place the week of Feb. 5 through Feb. 11 with two happening in Pitt County.

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  18. News 12 hour ago 5:10 a.m.Report: 2nd child flu death in North CarolinaRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    State and local health officials say a Pitt County child has died from the flu, and that an existing health condition might have contributed to the child's death. Local media outlets report the pediatric death occurred during a two-week period that has seen a sharp increase in flu-like illnesses.

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  19. Excavator Boosts Capacity, Production for E.R. LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Construction Equipment Guide

    As the construction industry in the Carolinas continues to improve, the company needed to add capacity to its raw material production that supports its fieldwork - the company owns and operates a sand pit locally that feeds all of its sites. E.R. Lewis Construction Company, located in Pitt County, N.C., has been in business for more than 60 years.

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  20. Carolina Chamber Music Festival gets underway this week Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Sun Journal

    ... Genealogical Society will host a 7 p.m. Tuesday program with William B. Kittrell, a Southern genealogist of Pitt County. He will talk about the history of southern Pitt County and some family connections to Craven County. He will also highlight an ...

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