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Past articles by Jessica:

Greenville residents voice concerns over possible housing development on Bells Fork Road

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Hundreds of Greenville residents are fighting a new rezoning request that would allow a developer to build high-density, multi-family units on Bells Fork Road, which… → Read More

PCC celebrates Earth Day with on-campus fair

WINTERVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Pitt Community College celebrated it’s Earth Day Fair on Friday. Friday’s event took place in the Craig F. Goess Student Center’s J. Paul and Dian… → Read More

Gov. Cooper highlights ‘NC Invents’ program at ECU visit

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Happening Thursday, Governor Roy Cooper is visiting ECU to push a big part of his budget proposal, innovation. His plan calls for $10 million for the NC Invents prog… → Read More

Greenville City Council considers possible limitations on student housing

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Greenville City Council is considering big changes to student housing, after heated debate over several rezoning requests. As the city continues growing, so does the… → Read More

Greenville Police officers help customers at Piggly Wiggly for Shop with a Cop

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Greenville Police officers took a break from their daily duties Wednesday to work at the Piggly Wiggly. They bagged groceries, pushed carts, and helped patrons shop … → Read More

Parents learn how to recognize signs of drug and alcohol use in teens

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – Community members and law enforcement officers came together Wednesday night to talk about the growing underage drinking and substance abuse epidemic. The average age … → Read More

Kids learn about environment at ECU Earth Day Expo

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Hundreds of kids got the chance to learn about the environment at ECU Tuesday afternoon. It’s all part of the Department of Biology’s Earth Day Expo. Stu… → Read More

Congressman G.K. Butterfield hosts community discussion in Greenville

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Congressman G.K. Butterfield made a stop in Greenville Tuesday night to talk with community members as part of his Forward Together series. More than 100 people came… → Read More

Greenville to conduct comprehensive study to improve parking uptown

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Greenville City Council voted Monday night to move forward with a comprehensive parking study focusing on uptown. After numerous complaints from residents, council m… → Read More

Planning begins to bring action sports complex to Greenville

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Dozens gathered Thursday night to start planning for a new action sports complex in Greenville. BMX used to be big in Greenville, earning it the nickname Pro-town US… → Read More

Greenville Bicycle & Pedestrian Commission urges City Council to prioritize bike lanes

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Members of Greenville’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission passed a resolution Wednesday night, calling on City Council to make street safety a priority. &#8220… → Read More

Pitt County home deemed a total loss after early morning fire

BELVOIR, N.C. (WNCT) – One Pitt County family is without a home after an early morning fire Sunday. It happened just after 4 a.m. on Slate Road in Belvoir. Belvoir Fire Department crews say a… → Read More

Local Girl Scouts get hands-on experience in dentistry

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – 40 local Girl Scouts spent Saturday morning learning about dentistry at the ECU School of Dental Medicine. ECU dental students and staff led the girls in hands-on ac… → Read More

North Carolina passes HB2 repeal amid controversy

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCT) — The NCAA said if North Carolina wanted a shot at hosting any championship events over the next several years, it would have to repeal HB2 by Thursday and although House Bill … → Read More

DOT works to make deadly intersection in Grifton safer

GRIFTON, N.C. (WNCT) – The DOT is currently working on changes to make a deadly intersection safer in the town of Grifton. Residents have been voicing their concerns about the intersection wh… → Read More

Locals advocate to raise the age for juvenile prosecution

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Local advocates are pushing the General Assembly to change the way young people are prosecuted. Right now, North Carolina is one of only two states in which 16 and 17-y… → Read More

Washington City Council votes to halt 15th Street expansion

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Fallout over the Department of Transportation’s plan to widen 15th Street in Washington continued Monday night, as the Washington City Council voted 3-2 not to move … → Read More

PCC: College presidents gather to discuss budget and taxpayer savings

WINTERVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Community college presidents have gathered at Pitt Community College to discuss the N.C. Community College System’s (NCCCS) state budget priorities for the 20… → Read More

First responders required to tend to their own health in order to serve others

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Each year, fire-rescue workers and police officers must pass certain health tests in order to serve the community. Before they’re called to duty, first respond… → Read More

Nationally recognized Greenville teacher speaks at power lunch

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – A now nationally recognized teacher spoke to a public audience Tuesday afternoon. Michael Bonner of South Greenville Elementary was the guest speaker at a power lunc… → Read More