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Pierce Legeion


Greenville, NC, United States

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Past articles by Pierce:

Crews prepare roads as winter storm bears down on eastern Carolina

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — With snowfall expected to cover parts of eastern North Carolina, crews in East prepared roads and runways Wednesday in advance of the storm. CRAVEN COUNTY Crews cont… → Read More

Climate change continues despite record cold snap

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Over a dozen record lows were broken in the East since the start of 2018, including 7 in a row in New Bern. And Sunday morning, many areas approached all time record… → Read More

Year in review: the many travels of 2017s People and Places with Pierce

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — 9 On Your Side continues to look back at some of the top stories of the year. WNCT’s Pierce Legeion recaps the inspiring community businesses and events during 2017s People and Places with Pierce. Watch the video above for more and check out the top seventeen People and Places for 2017 here. → Read More

Top 17 People and Places with Pierce of 2017

It’s been a busy year of People and Places with Pierce. In this year-end list, we’re taking a look back at your 17 favorite People and Places with Pierce of 2017. → Read More

People and Places with Pierce: Toy Trains of Belhaven

BELHAVEN, N.C. (WNCT) – There’s one holiday tradition in Belhaven that you definitely don’t want to miss. “It’s a good experience,” said Butch Jones, a volunteer with Toy Trains of Belhaven. … → Read More

Officials: Get ready for winter weather now

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – “We usually see something each year,” said Erik Heden, warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Newport, NC, alluding to the threat fo… → Read More

People and Places with Pierce: Core Sound decoy carving

HARKERS ISLAND, N.C. (WNCT) – In an age where technology is king, long standing traditions can sometimes fall by the way side. But one group of talented artists is looking to pass on an age o… → Read More

Kid Cam: Carolina Forest Elementary

First Alert Meteorologist Pierce Legeion visited the kids from Carolina Forest Elementary School in Jacksonville to talk weather. → Read More

People and Places with Pierce: Candy Edventure

SWANSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) – If you’ve ever taken a stroll down the streets of downtown Swansboro, it’s hard to miss this. “The smiles are usually from ear to ear, the grins, the ooos and the ahh… → Read More

3 people dead after shooting in La Grange

LA GRANGE, N.C. (WNCT) – 3 people are dead and 1 was transported to the hospital after an overnight shooting in La Grange. According to the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office, they responde… → Read More

People and Places with Pierce: Lady Swan Boat Tours

SWANSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) – “Folks don’t have a chance to see this much anymore because they’re in a hustle bustle life,” said Tim Simpson, owner of Lady Sawn Boat Tours in Swansboro. The so ca… → Read More

Washington County declared natural disaster area

ROPER, N.C. (WNCT) – “It’s been tough the last 3 years,” said Michael Harris with Harris Farms in Roper. Harris is one of many farmers in the East who just can’t catch a break. “The natural d… → Read More

Angel Flight a lifesaver for patients with medical treatments away from home

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Angel Flight is a lifesaver for patients with medical treatments away from home. “In 2015 I was diagnosed with breast cancer,” said LB Lewis, an Ocean County, NJ res… → Read More

People and Places with Pierce: Paranormal activity at the Dollhouse

LITTLETON, N.C. (WNCT) – A leisurely drive through the North Carolina countryside on Highway 4 brings you to Littleton. “It’s a small town of 650 people,” explained Stephen Barcelo who runs t… → Read More

Why do the leaves change color in the fall?

Greenville, NC weather, radar, 7-day forecast, video and updates from 9 On Your Side and WNCT 9 First Alert Weather team. Also Jacksonville, New Bern, Washington, and eastern Carolina | WNCT-TV, CBS → Read More

People and Places with Pierce: Cyrus the singer

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – “We love him,” said Patsy Mills McCarter of Black Jack. “He’s full of life and friendly,” added Eloise Slater. He’s also a pretty good singer. Cyrus Taylor has been … → Read More

Hurricane Matthew one year later: A tale of two towns in Windsor

WINDSOR, N.C. (WNCT) – Windsor is one of dozens of towns in the East where recovery after Matthew flows just about as slowly as the Cashie River. For people living along Sutton Drive though, … → Read More

People and Places with Pierce: It’s Fair Season

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Fall is fair season in the East. “I was probably 6 or 7 the first time I ever went so that means I’ve been going at least 70 years,” recalled Patsy Mills McCarter of… → Read More

People and Places with Pierce: Duplin Winery

ROSE HILL, N.C. (WNCT) – “We’re the number one muscadine winery in the world,” said Sharon Sprouse, a wine tasting leader for Duplin Winery. “Believe it or not, we make 42 different types,” a… → Read More

People and Places with Pierce: The Little Rocket

FARMVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – “We absolutely love the Rocket,” said Amanda Ellis, a regular customer at Little Rocket in Farmville. The Rocket,better known as Little Rocket to most, is the spot fo… → Read More