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July 8 Community News

Written by Super User


Car seat check

Greenville Fire-Rescue will provide free car safety seat checks from 9:30 am to 4:40 pm at Station 1, 500 S. Greene St. Trained experts will ensure child seats are installed correctly. No appointment is necessary. Visit the Greenville Fire-Rescue Facebook Page for more information.

Coming up

SPLASH event

Safe Kids Pitt County, Greenville Fire-Rescue and Chick-fil-A of Winterville will present Make a Summer SPLASH (Safety and Prevention Leaves All Swimmers Happy) event from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday at Chick-fil-A, 4239 Winterville Parkway. Learn about safety in and around water from public safety experts at this free event, held in memory of Devantae Dortch. Kids will be able to enjoy water games, giveaways and more.

Food vendors needed

Uptown Greenville and the Greenville Police Department are seeking food trucks, tents and push carts for the annual National Night Out festival on Aug. 2. The event is a community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make cities safer and better places to live. Vendors must be fully permitted and submit an application, including a copy of a Temporary Food Permit from Pitt County, by July 20. Contact Uptown Greenville Intern Sydney Darden at 252-561-8400 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Youth Extravaganza

Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1001 Hooker Road, will host a Homecoming Youth Extravaganza from noon-3 pm on Aug. 6. The church is looking for youth to display their talent. Call 252-756-4869 ext. 202 and speak to Sister Audrey or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up.

Winterville meeting

The Winterville Town Council will hold a special called meeting at 5 pm on Monday in the Town Hall Assembly Room, 2571 Railroad St.. Discussion will include allowed uses in the agricultural-residential zoning district, a requested change in the off-premise advertising regulations and the results of the Fire Department master plan, followed by a closed session. The meeting is open to the public; however, public comment will not be received. For questions or additional information contact Terri L. Parker, town manager, at 252-215-2340 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Walking for Diabetes

Rofelt Pasha Court No. 108 and Rofelt Pasha Temple No. 175 will sponsor Walking for Diabetes on July 16 at 422 Lexington St., Rocky Mount. Registration begins at 8 am and the event begins at 9 am Free health screenings and informational handouts will be available. Contact Belinda Wilkins at 252-367-1005.

Bank on Your Success

The Pitt Community College Small Business Center will present a roundtable discussion on business banking basics from 11:30 am-1:30 pm on July 20 at Pitt Community Colleges Farmville Center, 3781 Main St., Farmville. The course will provide participants with information on financing, electronic payment processing, managing cash flow, insuring assets and taking care of employees. Guest speaker will be Elba Barnaby. Bring a lunch. For more information call 493-7528 or register at

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