Renee Boston-Hill, Demetrius Hicks to run for Greenville mayor


GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) Renee Boston-Hill and Demetrius Hicks have both filed to run for Mayor of Greenville, challenging current Mayor P.J. Connelly, who is running for re-election.

According to a press release on Boston-Hill’s Facebook page, she said, if elected, she will continue to “support volunteerism,” and work to foster an “inclusive environment” in the city.

Boston-Hill said she had a 40-year career in finance and health administration, mostly working as a Comptroller.

She said she and her husband, Calvin, have lived in Greenville for 12 years.

Demetrius Hicks, according to his campaign Facebook page, earned a degree in International Relations from American University in Washington, D.C., and currently works as an Operations Coordinator for the mobility company Gotcha, which is replacing Lime in Greenville.

P.J. Connelly, a Republican and current Mayor of Greenville, filed for re-election on July 5.

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