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Piggly Wiggly set to open in Oriental with ribbon cutting Wednesday

Oriental residents said they've been waiting a long time for the opening of the new Piggly Wiggly on Hwy. 55.

Highway Patrol investigating after 13-year-old hit, killed by vehicle

The Highway Patrol is investigating after a 13-year-old boy was killed Monday evening in Jacksonville when he was hit by a vehicle.

Onslow County Sheriff’s Office seeking three persons of interest in Richlands homicide

The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is looking for three persons of interest in a homicide that happened Monday night in Richlands.

Volunteers renewing house, hope for New Bern woman

Melissa Wallace watched pensively as a handful of volunteers painted her house and placed new panels on her walls.

Memorial for Montford Point Marines to be dedicated Friday

After seven years of construction, the Montford Point Marine Memorial will be dedicated on Friday at 9 a.m.

Greene County Community Garden brings people together

For years the Greene County Community Garden has been not only been giving residents the opportunity to garden, but also access to fresh produce.

Community rallying to help daughter help her mother with lemonade

“I said 'Hey that's how I can make some money to help out my mom',” Sierra Kirkman said.   

Man involved in Pokemon Go stabbing incident formally charged

Greenville Police formally charged a man who they say stabbed another man while he was participating in a Pokemon Go activity on July 19.

Family pastor identifies Shackleford Banks drowning victim

The Tennessee man who drown while trying to save his three daughters off the coast of Shackleford Banks has been identified as 35-year-old Rick Brown.

Greenville Police arrest 16-year-old suspect in shooting of 15-year-old

The Greenville Police Department has announced the arrest of a 16-year-old in connection to the shooting of a 15-year-old Friday night.

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Democratic convention Day 2: CNN vets the claims

Bill Clinton DNC Day 2

The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Tuesday for the second night of its convention, and CNN's Reality Check Team put the speakers' statements and assertions to the test.

The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened t...


The Ice Bucket Challenge actually worked?

Ice Bucket worked

Throwback to 2014, the year of the Ellen DeGeneres Oscar selfie, Pharrell's giant hat, and the Ice Bucket Challenge. These fads "broke the internet" (a phrase also coined in 2014) dominating social media feeds across the globe.

But one of these viral...


Highlights from Bill Clinton's past DNC speeches

Bill Clinton 1993

Bill Clinton's history of speeches at the Democratic National Convention has been like his political career, a series of ups and downs, where the former president has played the role of validator, acceptor and character witness.

The 42nd commander in ...


Twitter stock falls 10% on weak sales


Even if you build it, they may not come.

Twitter reached 313 million monthly active users in the quarter that ended in June, a gain of just three million users from the previous quarter. That's despite efforts to attract new users by adding more vide...


Day 2 at DNC: Hillary makes history

Clinton nominated Kaine

Democrats made Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the nation's history on Tuesday, shattering one of the last remaining glass ceilings in American politics. Find out what else happened on the second day of the Democratic National Convention.