Greene County

NC Department of Transportation

A section of a highway in Eastern North Carolina, part of which runs through Greenville, has been federally approved to become an interstate. PRE’s Meredith Radford has more. 

  

  

Hookerton NC LPA Facebook

The North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles closed the Hookerton License Plate Agency in Greene County this week for possible violations of state law. PRE’s Meredith Radford reports that this is the second time NCDMV has closed this location.

  


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Update (8-11-16): A major, state media outlet is reporting a federal court has struck down North Carolina's state House and Senate maps. According to WRAL-TV of Raleigh, the court ruled the maps were unconstitutional on the basis of race, but the 2016 election will go ahead as planned with the maps as they are.

National Weather Service Newport

Hundreds of people are displaced after their homes were damaged or destroyed during last week's tornadoes.  An in-depth review of the storm that impacted eastern North Carolina and the efforts underway to help residents recover.