2020 All-America County Award LogoAll-America County Award - 2020 

The All-America City (& County) Award recognizes communities that leverage civic engagement, collaboration, inclusiveness and innovation to successfully address local issues.  Since 1949, the National Civic League has recognized and celebrated the best in American civic innovation with the prestigious All-America City Award. The Award, bestowed yearly on 10 communities (more than 500 in all) recognizes the work of communities in using inclusive civic engagement to address critical issues and create stronger connections among residents, businesses and nonprofit and government leaders.

To learn more about the All-America City awards, or the National Civic League in general, visit their website at www.nationalcivicleague.org

Mission: LifeLine Gold Plus Award badge2020 Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus Award 

The 2020 Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus recognition is presented by the American Heart Association, and honors EMS systems for their significant performance in providing care to patients suffering from ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) heart attacks.  Additionally the Mission: Lifeline program recognizes organizations as an integral part of the STEMI system of care, impacting the overall care and outcome of the patient. This achievement illustrates a commitment to providing guidelines-based care while meeting high standards of performance.   As of 2020, Pitt County has received this prestigious recognition for seven years consecutively.

America's Promise Alliance 100 Best Communities for Young People logo100 Best Communities - 2008, 2010, 2011, & 2012 

Pitt County was selected from over 300 communities that applied from all fifty states. The 100 Best competitions recognize local communities for the outstanding and innovative work they are doing to help young people succeed.  The America’s Promise Alliance chose Pitt County because of our community’s ability to unite different sectors to work on behalf of its young people. The Alliance felt that Pitt County reflected its Five Promises agenda: caring adults, safe places, a healthy start, an effective education, and opportunities to help others.

Fit Community logoFit Community - 2006-2009, 2007-2010, & 2010-2013 
The Fit Community program recognizes municipal and county-wide efforts to promote physical activity, healthy eating and tobacco-free programs, and lifestyles.

Start! with the American Heart Association LogoAmerican Heart Association Gold Employer 
The American Heart Association recognizes employers who go above and beyond when it comes to their employees’ health. The designation rewards companies for their progressive leadership, and highlights their concern for their staff.

GFOA Certificate of Achievement for excellence in financial reporting logoGFOA Distinguished Budget & GFOA CAFR Award Winners
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Pitt County for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for 30 consecutive years. In order to be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, a government must publish an easily readable and efficiently organized comprehensive annual financial report. This report must satisfy both generally accepted accounting principles and applicable legal requirements. It is the highest recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting and demonstrates a "spirit of full disclosure" in communicating Pitt County's financial story.  Pitt County has also received the GFOA Distinguished Budget Award as well.  To learn more about the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, visit their website at www.gfoa.org. 

Pitt County 260th Anniversary LogoPitt County Celebrates 260 Years of Service! 
Pitt County Government turned 260 years old in 2020. Established in 1760 and named in honor of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, who was Prime Minister of England at the time, Pitt County is proud of its heritage.  During the 250th Anniversary in 2010, several events marked the occasion, including the start of the "What’s Your History? Project", which chronicled the lives of Pitt County citizens, churches, and businesses. The corresponding DVD and compilation book are housed in local libraries and historical societies. To view the video "From Insignificance to Prominence," CLICK HERE.