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Past articles by Brandon:

Family of Marine whose name Walter B. Jones cleared speak at funeral

The funeral for Congressman Walter B. Jones might almost seem normal from the outside, with prayers and eulogies honoring his life. → Read More

Hundreds pay respects to Congressman Walter B. Jones at Greenville funeral

In a full St. Peter Catholic Church, rays of comfort shined on those who attended Congressman Walter B. Jones’ funeral in Greenville Thursday. → Read More

Public visitation for Congressman Walter B. Jones underway in Greenville

U.S. Congressman Walter B. Jones will be laid to rest this week. → Read More

Town Creek Culvert project to close parts of Fifth Street, Reade Circle

The Town Creek Culvert construction project is ready to move into its next phase, one that is likely to cause headaches for Greenville driver → Read More

Event aims to celebrate Casey Hathaway, community who helped search

Nearly a week after three-year-old Casey Hathaway was found alive in Ernul, the community who helped search for him is planning to celebrate his life. → Read More

One-On-One: Sheriff Chip Hughes reflects on search for missing toddler

Tuesday marks one week to the day since a toddler in Craven County first went missing. → Read More

Raleigh police officer shot; 1 suspect in custody, manhunt underway for 2nd

A Raleigh police officer was shot Wednesday night while attempting to apprehend a suspect, according to the police department. → Read More

Kinston 'pins' new police officers into department

On Wednesday, the Kinston Police Department swore in ten officers into the department. → Read More

2018 Yearender: Political stories across North Carolina

This time, WNCT's Brandon Truitt recaps some of the top political stories and highlights from local and state government. → Read More

Kinston holds vigil in wake of shootings over past week

The city of Kinston held a vigil Thursday after seven shootings occurred over the past week. → Read More

Thousands expected to visit Mumfest, boost New Bern business

Thousands of visitors are expected to flock to New Bern for Mumfest this weekend. → Read More

Gov. Cooper responds to housing assistance questions in Beaufort County visit

Gov. Roy Cooper visited the disaster recovery center in Washington Thursday afternoon, where he spoke with emergency services leaders and victims of Florence. → Read More

Two men charged in connection to 2014 Greenville homicide

Two men are now facing murder charges in connection to a 2014 homicide in Greenville. → Read More

FIRST ON 9: Camp Lejeune marine dies in motorcycle accident

A Camp Lejeune Marine died after a motorcycle accident Saturday evening on Old Folkstone Road in Sneads Ferry. → Read More

Florence Aftermath: Mosquitoes soar after storm's flooding in Pitt County

We expect mosquitoes after a hurricane, but it’s so bad Governor Roy Cooper is issuing millions of dollars to help control the problem. → Read More

Applying for FEMA assistance following Florence

As communities continue to clean up after Hurricane Florence many home and business owners are in need of assistance. → Read More

Applying for FEMA assistance following Florence

As communities continue to clean up after Hurricane Florence many home and business owners are in need of assistance. → Read More

Hidden History: Authentic Hispanic food, just around the corner

Whether dining at Anita's or Villa Verde, fresh, flavored, authentic food is served on every dish. → Read More

Tickets move quickly for ECU, UNC football game

Tickets are going quickly for the ECU football game against UNC this weekend, with the potential for a sell-out. → Read More

Federal court throws out North Carolina congressional map

Federal judges have affirmed their earlier decision striking North Carolina's congressional districts as unconstitutional because Republicans drew them with excessive partisanship, after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the case be re-examined. → Read More