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Greenville, NC, United States

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Past articles by Victoria:

Kinston PD rocks pink patches for a good cause

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) — The Kinston Police Department is rocking pink patches for the month of October. It’s to support the Angel Fund at UNC Lenoir. The Kinston Police Department says they were inspired and got the idea from a California Police Department. Last year, Kinston police raised $1,000 for the Angel Fund. Officers say they hope the funds will help with expenses. “When they go to… → Read More

Online Originals: IBX STEM Center awarded grants to kick off students’ careers

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) —The IBX STEM Center in Washington is starting off the month with some good news. The non-profit received two grants to fund their mission, giving students opport… → Read More

Study: Dogs personas can change over time

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Any dog owner knows their furry best friend has quite a unique personality. A new study shows that those personalities can change over time. Researchers at Michigan State University say this information can help owners plan how to train their pets and even influence how close they feel to their owners, […] → Read More

Pamlico County man sentenced after pleading guilty to drug trafficking

RALEIGH, N.C. – A man from Pamlico County was sentenced Friday to over 24 years in prison for the distribution of controlled substances in Pamlico county. On February 24, Kenneth Franklin Hill, Jr., 47, pled guilty to related to the distribution of methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine. According to court documents and other information presented in […] → Read More

Online Originals: Submit your artwork for the Five Points Archway Public Art Project

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Artists are being commissioned to have their work displayed for the Five Points Archway Public Art Project. The Pitt County Arts Council, in collaboration with the Civic Arts Committee, is looking for artists to create and pitch an original design. The design will be reproduced on large vinyl banners measuring 120 […] → Read More

NOW IN ENC: Learn about Oriental’s “Dragon Town Exhibit”

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Join 9OYS Digital Reporter Victoria Holmes to learn about Oriental’s annual Dragon Town Exhibit. Oriental’s History Museum is at 802 Broad Street. Hours are Friday 11 a.m to 3 p.m. and Saturday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free, donations are gratefully accepted. For more information about the museum and […] → Read More

9OYS celebrates Founder’s Day with community efforts

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — WNCT-TV will celebrate 25 years on Thursday, with our parent company Nexstar. We want to thank you, the viewers, who watch us here for your news content. Almost 200 TV stations across the country are celebrating “Founder’s Day.” Here in Eastern North Carolina, our news team will be packing bags and […] → Read More

NOW in ENC: Third Street tells us their vision for a brighter future

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Join 9OYS Digital Reporter Victoria Holmes as she chats with Bob Wynn from Third Street. Third Street’s vision and mission: “to see generations transformed by the power of the gospel as we educate and equip in ways that bring dignity and hope” Home – Third Street Education Center ( → Read More

WNCT NOW Update: Andrew Brown’s family scheduled to view body cam footage

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Join 9OYS Digital Reporter Victoria Holmes for the top stories across ENC. Family of Andrew Brown Jr. to view bodycam footage on Tuesday | WNCT Storm Team 9 Forecast: Unsettled weather returns for mid-week | WNCT Onslow County to promote Hurricane Preparedness Week and host Shelter Training Day | WNCT Wood […] → Read More

Tyler Smith helps Pirates bounce back, beat Shockers

WICHITA, Kan. – Tyler Smith worked a season-high six innings with four strikeouts, while his offense pounded out 12 hits as No. 10 East Carolina took game three of the weekend series over Wichita State 11-3 at Eck Stadium Saturday afternoon. With the win the Pirates improve to 30-8 on the season and 12-3 in […] → Read More

ECU softball team drops two at Central Florida

TAMPA, Fla. – South Florida won both ends of an American Athletic Conference doubleheader over visiting East Carolina Saturday, downing the Pirates 1-0 and 4-1 at the USF Softball Stadium. The Bulls improve to 27-12 overall and 15-4 in AAC play, maintaining first place in the league standings. East Carolina drops to 11-32 and 2-17. […] → Read More

Funeral held for Beaufort County man who died in attack on Pearl Harbor

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) — After 80 years, the remains of a Beaufort County man were laid to rest. World War II veteran Howard Hodges was laid to rest Saturday morning after a funeral service. Hodges was killed on Dec. 7, 1941 during the attack. He was last seen putting out a fire on the USS […] → Read More

Reporter’s Notebook: Welcoming Jason Boyd

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Meet the man behind the notifications you get on your phone. Join 9OYS Digital Reporter Victoria Holmes as she talk with Jason Boyd, the Digital Content Manager of WNCT about his role in the newsroom. → Read More

Online Originals: Pollsters underestimated President Trump, again

(WNCT) The polls are officially closed, but ballots are still being counted in North Carolina and many other states. Now, we’re seeing where the pre-election polls are accurate, and where they made a few mistakes. In the next few days, America will start putting together the pieces that make up this election puzzle. Dr. Peter […] → Read More

GPD: Names of Bostic Drive shooting victims released; Investigation ongoing

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) The Greenville Police Department has released the names involved in the Bostic Drive shooting. At approximately 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, Greenville police were called to 4460 Bostic Drive for the report of a shooting. Upon the officers’ arrival, 23-year-old Delashon Andrews of Kinston was found dead outside of the apartment building. Two […] → Read More

Online Originals: Charities plan their holiday drives early amid COVID-19

GREENVILLE (WNCT) – Members of St. Peter’s Catholic Church are making sure no one will miss out on this holiday season. Charitable programs like the Giving Tree are adapting to COVID-19 regulations. This year, there will be no physical tree, but the spirit of the season lives on. Father Ian says the Giving Tree program […] → Read More

Online Originals: Local Cub Scout Pack teaches kids to build character during pandemic

(WNCT) Cub Scouts in Pack 340 are facing the challenges of the pandemic through leadership development and training. Many restrictions are limiting what extra curricular organizations can do. That leaves parents struggling between giving their kids the best childhood possible, while also keeping them safe. Cub Master Frank Carson says leadership development […] → Read More

9OYS Coverage: Early voting across ENC

(WNCT) 9 On Your Side is bringing you the latest on early voting across eastern North Carolina. Early voting in Greenville It was a beautiful day in Greenville for the first day of early voting, almost perfect for waiting in long lines. Long lines like the ones at Alice Keene Park, an early voting site […] → Read More

Online Original: ECU’s Spring Plan

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) East Carolina University administrators announced their back to school plan for the Spring Semester. ECU Chancellor Ron Mitchelson said the school has learned quite a few lessons from dealing with COVID-19 during the fall semester. He’s positive about the spring semester and says both he, and the students, will move forward with […] → Read More

Job Board – 10/06/20

Greenville (WNCT) 9OYS shows you the latest jobs from our Job Board. This week we check out a work from home Sales Representative listing and a Line Cook listing from Panera Bread. → Read More