Greenville's Convention Center will be going through an expansion.
The Greenville City Council voted unanimously to expand the Greenville Convention Center. The plan would increase the space from about 11-thousand square feet, to 52-thousand square feet.
The total cost for the project is 4.1 million dollars, with a groundbreaking expected in May. The projected economic impact to Pitt county of the Convention Center expansion is estimated to increase from $24 million this year, to approximately $34 million by 2020, a net gain of $10 million.