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Chocowinity town commissioner Jenkins resigns

Chocowinity town commissioner John Curtis Jenkins Jr. has resigned.Officials have confirmed that Jenkins resigned from his position early Wednesday morning. He turned in his resignation to the acting town attorney Amanda McKinney.Jenkins has a history with → Read More

Locals react to changes to Miss America pagent

Sweeping changes are coming to one of the most recognizable pageants.The Miss America Organization says it will no longer judge candidates based on physical appearance. It eliminates the swimsuit competition and revamps the evening gown portion.NewsChannel → Read More

ECU fans encouraged to get tickets now for baseball regional

Remaining all-session tickets for the NCAA Regional baseball games that will be played at Clark-LeClair Stadium at East Carolina University will go on sale Wednesday.The general public will be able to purchase the tickets beginning at 9 a.m. Anyone can pur → Read More

Greenville Noon Rotary Club holds 'Field of Honor' at Town Common

The Greenville Noon Rotary Club is trying a unique approach to honor those who sacrificed their lives for our country.The group is hosting its first-ever Field of Honor event for Memorial Day. There's at least 400 flags on display at Town Common and you ca → Read More

Annual Salute the Boot event opens in Havelock

The annual Salute the Boot event is now on display in part of Havelock.Salute the Boot remembers those who gave their lives for our country. Donated military boots are collected then placed along the road during Memorial Day weekend.Click the video to lear → Read More

BBQ lovers getting their fix at annual Ayden event

BBQ lovers on Friday brought a big appetite and an umbrella to downtown Ayden for the third annual Kings of Q Festival.All this weekend, people will be on Second Street to enjoy the BBQ Village, where you can sample all the good stuff from the 38 cook team → Read More

Meeting scheduled to discuss Wednesday's teacher rally, next steps

Teachers and students in Pitt, Onslow, Wayne and other counties in North Carolina returned to school Thursday after Wednesday's rally in Raleigh.After Wednesday's rally, members of the Pitt County Association of Educators say their work at home is just beg → Read More

Pitt County Schools administrators talk plans for school safety

Pitt County Schools Administration have a list of projects they'd like to tackle to make their schools safer. But it will require a lot of money.In light of incidents happening at schools nationwide, many school leaders are looking for ways to keep student → Read More

Daycare director arrested for allegedly assaulting a toddler

A daycare director was arrested on a charge of assault against a two-year-old child.Shannon Jacobs, of Winterville, turned herself into the Pitt County Magistrate's Office on Friday afternoon after Greenville Police detectives obtained a warrant charging → Read More

Napoleon takes part in second GPD K-9 for Day

Greenville Police and the Humane Society of Eastern North Carolina allowed Napoleon to be the next K-9 for a Day.The program gives police and a special dog the chance to participate in some activities during the day. The idea is to give these special dogs → Read More

48th annual Grifton Shad Festival kicks off

It's the longest running community festival in Pitt County. It's also the second longest running festival in Eastern N.C.The 48th annual Grifton Shad Festival kicked off Thursday afternoon. There's rides, games and tons of great food. The fun continues unt → Read More

Man charged with assault, manufacturing weapons of mass destruction

A local man was charged with multiple misdemeanor and felony charges including assault and manufacturing weapons of mass destruction.Joshua Cane Foster, 34, was arrested Monday morning by The Pitt County Sheriff's Office. He is facing charges of domestic c → Read More

One person dead following overnight shooting

One person is dead following a late-night shooting in Robersonville, authorities said.The victim was 24-year-old Zykeah James, her cousin Javany Clark confirmed to NewsChannel 12 Thursday afternoon.Robersonville Police Chief Phillip Lee said the shooting t → Read More

Victims' family issues statement on Greene County double homicide

A Greene County man was arrested and charged with the murders of two of his family members Tuesday night. Now, the family has released a statement on the murders.Myles Jefferson Duggins, 20, was arrested and charged with the murders of his grandfather, 68- → Read More

PirateFest this Friday and Saturday

PirateFest, which celebrates all things pirates, will be holding its yearly event this Friday and Saturday in Uptown Greenville.The event, sponsored by Pepsi, Minges Bottling Group, WCTI and other businesses, features music, street vendors, a carnival and → Read More

Suspect arrested in hit and run that killed young woman

A suspect was arrested for a Bethel area hit-and-run that killed a 22-year-old woman.Taryn Moyer was already dead when North Carolina State Trooper Adams Collins responded to a call of a woman's body being found on the side of the road. Her body was laying → Read More

Annual N.C. Herring Festival kicks off in Jamesville

It's a tradition that spans almost seven decades.The North Carolina Herring Festival is officially underway in Jamesville. The Herring Festival is not just a chance to enjoy some good fish. It's also about rides, vendors and a chance to see what makes the → Read More

Multiple agencies responding to Robersonville oil spill

The clean-up and investigation into a Robersonville oil spill is ongoing.Officials said that significant progress was made Tuesday night to prevent more fuel from releasing. Clean-up started again on Wednesday morning and will continue until everything is → Read More

North Carolina students take part in gun violence protests

School students in North Carolina have taken part in the National School Walkout to protest gun violence after the shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school last month.At the Early College in Pitt County, about 150 students gathered. They too → Read More

Afternoon, evening snow possible across ENC

Rain and snow fell over most of Eastern North Carolina on Monday.Rainy conditions were seen through most of ENC early for a good part of the day. Then, conditions switched over to snow for most of the area. That prompted a number of school systems to post → Read More