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Past articles by Kelly:

Wilson County deputies investigate early morning homicide

WILSON COUNTY, N.C. (WNCN) – Wilson County deputies are investigating a homicide, officials said Saturday. Early Saturday morning, authorities were seen near an Evansdale Road home, which was surro… → Read More

Doctors, law enforcement warn about "drugged driving" dangers

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – Local doctors and law enforcement officers are working to educate more drivers about the dangers of drugged driving. Driving while impaired can occur from alcohol or d… → Read More

Women hid in closet from Cary intruder who was later killed by police

CARY, N.C. (WNCN) — A woman who was watching Netflix on a couch in a Cary home heard and saw an intruder in the house early Sunday morning, according to a 911 call. She and another woman then hid i… → Read More

Seven people injured in crash that shuts down portion of U.S. 64

TYRRELL COUNTY, NC (WNCT) – Seven people were injured in a car crash on U.S. 64 East near the Alligator River Bridge just before 10:30am Sunday morning. The NC Highway Patrol said a gray Dodg… → Read More

GPD investigating Saturday night shooting that injured one person

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – Greenville Police are investigating a Saturday night shooting that left one person injured. Officers responded to the intersection of Nash and 3rd Street just before 1… → Read More

18 year old shot in Goldsboro Sunday morning

GOLDSBORO, NC (WNCT) – Goldsboro Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday morning. Officers responded to the 400 block of Hollowell Street at approximately 1:00am. They … → Read More

Business owners relieved Dickinson Ave reopened

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – Dickinson Avenue has reopened after a portion was closed for a few months due to construction. For residents, the closure was more of an inconvenience, but for some bu… → Read More

7th grade Pitt County student & teacher build Chimney Swift Tower

GRIMESLAND, NC (WNCT) – One Pitt County 7th grader and her teacher constructed a tall, metal object behind G. R. Whitfield School. After receiving a grant from the Wildlife Rehabilitators of … → Read More

Chocowinity Middle holds end-of-grade pep rally

CHOCOWINITY, N.C. (WNCT) – Chocowinity Middle School held an end-of-grade pep rally Thursday afternoon, which included games and teacher-made videos. Principal Kimberly Gibbs said she wanted … → Read More

How to protect your home while gone on Memorial Day weekend

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — As many people are preparing to travel for Memorial Day weekend, local law enforcement agencies are warning there are some steps you should take to prevent break-ins… → Read More

Coast Guard Auxiliary observing National Safe Boating Week

WASHINGTON, NC (WNCT) – The Coast Guard Auxiliary is working to keep you safe on the water this year. Members are raising awareness during National Safe Boating Week, which runs from May 20th… → Read More

One person injured in crash that overturns horse trailer

EDGECOMBE COUNTY, NC (WNCT) – One person was injured after a three car accident caused a horse trailer to overturn in Edgecombe County. The NC Highway Patrol said it happened Sunday afternoon on NC-64 near Rocky Mount. Deputies said one person was taken to the hospital after he had to be extracted from the car. The horses were not injured in the accident. → Read More

Child in critical condition, one other injured in accident on Mumford Road

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – Two people were injured in a car accident on Mumford Road Saturday afternoon. NC Highway Patrol said just before 1:30pm, a Chevrolet pickup truck was driving eastbound… → Read More

Pink Hill to hold annual RoseFest Saturday

PINK HILL, NC (WNCT) – If you’re looking to “smell the roses,” head out to Pink Hill this weekend for the annual RoseFest. Thousands are expected to attend the small town&#8… → Read More

Internet access proves issue for expanding rural towns

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Throughout eastern North Carolina, many rural towns are expanding. However, they are often crippled due to lack of internet access. “The need for internet conn… → Read More

New Bern PD, faith-based leaders partner for Peace and Unity Weekend

NEW BERN, NC (WNCT) – The New Bern Police Department is joining hands with several interfaith groups in Craven County for a Peace and Unity Weekend. As part of the Badge, Faith, and Community… → Read More

68 linemen head to New Bern for 20th annual rodeo

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – Powerline technicians from across North Carolina will gather Thursday in New Bern for the NCAMES 20th annual Lineman’s Rodeo. The North Carolina Association of M… → Read More

Growing the Gridlock: Construction plans to eliminate commuter hassle

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – As Eastern North Carolina continues to grow, many cities are experiencing congestion on the roadways, as the main arteries in the cities aren’t able to handle th… → Read More

Pitt Co. PEP graduates recognized in morning ceremony

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Graduates of a Parent Engagement Program were recognized in a Wednesday morning ceremony. Parents for Public Schools of Pitt County held the ceremony, handing out ce… → Read More

Two forest fires reported in Carteret County

CARTERET COUNTY, NC (WNCT) – Several agencies are working two separate forest fires in Carteret County Sunday afternoon. Carteret County Ranger Brent Toler told WNCT that both fires are in th… → Read More