New project offers elderly affordable housing

New project offers elderly affordable housing

GREENVILLE N.C. (WNCT) – A new housing project in the medical district of Greenville will offer elderly people an affordable housing option. The Taft Development Group held a groundbreaking for Parkside Commons Tuesday. The project’s $10.6 million price tag is partially being funded by tax credits through the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency, which will […]

Editorial: Hungry seniors in need

Area food banks and nonprofit agencies that work to feed growing numbers of eastern North Carolina residents without adequate means for basic nutrition do a terrific job with limited resources. Schools in Pitt County provide nutritious meals for needy children year-round. Churches and other groups help fill in the gaps for various meal programs. One […]

New project offers elderly affordable housing

  GREENVILLE N.C. (WNCT) – A new housing project in the medical district of Greenville will offer elderly people an affordable housing option. The Taft Development Group held a groundbreaking for Parkside Commons Tuesday. The project’s $10.6 million price tag is partially being funded by tax credits through the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency, which […]

Local Meals on Wheels struggle with lack of funding, volunteers

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Many Meals on Wheels programs in the East are struggling with lack of volunteers and state funding. The programs are still waiting to hear how much money they will have since the state budget hasn’t been passed. In Pitt County, the Council on Aging estimates they have lost around $75,000 over […]