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5815
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This special NORTH CAROLINA magazine community profile supplement discusses Pitt County and its county seat, Greenville, two areas of growing prosperity in Eastern North Carolina.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 61 Issue 5, May 2003, p29-30, 33-34, 36, 39-40, 42, 45-52, il
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9511
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Pitt County is profiled in this special community focus section. Among the topics discussed are education, including East Carolina University, Pitt Community College, and the Pitt County Schools; Pitt County Memorial Hospital and the Brody School of Medicine; and the county's manufacturing base.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 11, Nov 2007, pspp-5-26, il
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18296
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Continuing his travels around the state, Goerch recounts the things of interest he found in Pitt County. He visits well-known towns such as Greenville, Farmville, and Ayden and others not so well-known like Toddy, Penny Hill, Monkey Den, and Creeping Swamp.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 13, Aug 1941, p1-3, 20-23, il
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24746
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Starlight Café in Greenville serves high quality food and supports the farm to table concept. Most of the food served at Starlight Café is grown and raised at Starlight Farm and Gardens while additional food comes from nearby towns such a La Grange, Goldsboro, and Snow Hill.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 7, December 2015, p50, 52-53, il, por, map Periodical Website
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24759
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In 2014, Greenville was considered one of the top five places to retire in the United States. A number of factors attract retirees, including longer summers, shorter lines, aesthetics, and tax rates.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Winter 2015, p12-13, il, por
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24811
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Wimpies Steam Bar and Grill has undergone renovations and introduced a new seasonal schedule for its reopening. The changes include a roving oyster shucker, new bar area, patio area, and paved parking lot. New items have also been added to the menu to compliment old favorites. Wimpies Steam Bar and Grill has been serving food to Winterville for more than 20 years.
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Greenville Times (NoCar Oversize F264 G72 G77), Vol. Issue , October/November 2014, p16-27, il, por
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24808
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Briley’s Farm is a family owned farm providing produce to Greenville throughout the year and has been for 35 years. They host many activities throughout the year including pick your own strawberries in the spring, a corn maze, pick your own pumpkin, birthday parties, field trips, company retreats, and much more for everyone from children to adults.
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Greenville Times (NoCar Oversize F264 G72 G77), Vol. Issue , October/November 2014, p48-55, il, por
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26911
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College towns often have a difficult relationship between the university and the community. In Greenville, however, many people are connected to the university in some way, making it a lively place. Public art, unique restaurants, and more make Greenville unique, according to author Liza Wieland.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 12, May 2016, p58-67, il, por, map Periodical Website
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32081
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This petition to the NC General Assembly from 1805 was to annex part of northern Pitt County to Martin County; which was rejected. There is a long list of residents from that area.
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32093
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This article written in 1940 by Mrs. Josie Joyner McArthur (1864-1958) wife of Charles William McArthur, and daughter of Calvin Joyner and Mary Ballard. This article is a wonderful historical record of relationships and location of houses from near Ballard’s Cross Roads to Farmville, NC. Surnames include: Belcher, Smith, McArthur, Ballard, Joyner, Anderson, Easton, Lang, Moye, Turnage, Carr, Dupree, Flanagan, Moore, Flanagan, Williams.
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32105
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This narrative talks about the people and houses on Grimmersburg Road (Route 91) from Farmville to Lang’s Crossroads. People mentioned include R. L. Davis, O. L. Joyner, Jacob Joyner, D. C. Joyner, Mr. Tripp, Charles Joyner, J. W. Moye, Dexter Jones, Jesse Smith, R. L. Smith, Alfred Moore, Earl Williams, Hepburn Burnette, B. S. Smith, William Joyner, Johnnie Joyner, R. L. Joyner, M. L. Moye, Bill Flanagan, A. J. Moye, Mrs. Dupree, Robert Turnage, L. A. Fulford, Matthew Carr, Aaron Turnage, Jr., A. P. Turnage, Hines, Prayther Hines, Gen. L. D. Tyson, Carrie Speight, Jesse Baker.
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33504
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A description of Beaver Dam Township, Pitt County in 1826 and in 1882, written by Jesse Smith (1813-1885). It mentions Archibald Adams and Benjamin Briley. It talks about population, agriculture, amusements, fighting, and courtship.