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Past articles by Nikki:

Jack Cobb and Son Barbecue Place to close in October

"They've worked their whole life to build their business," said Joey Joyner, a local customer. → Read More

August marks Child Support Awareness Month

In Greenville, people are bringing awareness to child support. August is designated as Child Support Awareness Month. → Read More

Smart meters coming to the city of Kinston

In Kinston, the city is preparing for the arrival of smart meters this fall. → Read More

5 killed in plane crash in California parking lot

Authorities say five people on board a small plane were killed but nobody on the ground was hurt when the Cessna crashed in a Southern California parking lot. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Arlene Salac says the twin-engine plane declared an emergency Sunday before crashing about a mile (1.6 kilometers) from Orange County's John Wayne Airport. Orange County Fire Authority Captain… → Read More

North Carolina board weighs early-vote plans in 15 counties

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - The panel that oversees administration of North Carolina's elections is settling disagreements in 15 counties about where and when early voting sites should open this fall. The State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement set aside several hours Sunday to consider competing plans by Democrats and Republicans in each county and then make final decisions. County… → Read More

Marine tied to Charlottesville violence booted from service

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) - A U.S. Marine identified as a member of a white supremacist group involved in violence during last summer's white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is out of the military after being convicted at a court-martial. The Daily News of Jacksonville, North Carolina, reports Lance Cpl. Vasillios Pistolis was kicked out of the Marine Corps last month after serving… → Read More

Woman charged in deadly Fayetteville hit-and-run

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - Fayetteville police have made an arrest after a man was found dead on the side of the road Friday morning. → Read More

PCC adopts smoke-free campus policy

Major universities and community schools across the state are going smoke-free. Pitt Community College recently adapted the new policy. → Read More

Local store gifting school supplies to kids

The start of the new school year is just weeks away. One local store is helping kids prepare with new school supplies for free. → Read More

Red Oak Community Rural Fire Department installs knox boxes

During emergencies, doors and fences stand in the way of fire crews trying to help those in need. → Read More

Local Pastor raising funds to restore old church

Built in 1908, the old Mount Calvary Church has served as a place of worship for many up until 3 years ago. Overtime the church became weathered, including the foundation needing repairs, which caused the city to close its doors. The temple on the left side of building fell down two weeks ago leaving a major hole in the side. → Read More

North Lenoir Fire and Rescue earns new certifications

The North Lenoir Fire and Rescue is adding several new certifications to their name. → Read More

Lenoir County organizes new search and rescue team

While dozens of missing people cases are reported each year, Lenoir County Sheriff Ronnie Ingram decided it was time to create a more organized search and rescue team to help assist those cases. → Read More

9OYS Living Local: Wooley Swamp Farm in Snow Hill

From historic neighborhoods to prosperous businesses, Snow Hill is home to nearly 1,600 residents. → Read More

New 911 center under construction in Martin County

In Martin County, a new 911 center is being built. The new center will serve several counties in the east. → Read More

Local man using art to help rescued dogs

"We need to stop dumping out animals and abusing them,” said Quentin Warren, local artist and animal advocate, “stop dumping out trash and abusing the earth." → Read More

Three people arrested in overnight robbery

According to East Carolina University Police, three people were arrested responsible for a robbery that happened in the area of east 5th street and Jarvis Street around 11:55 pm Friday night. → Read More

Greenville Fire and Rescue set to install free smoke alarms in homes Saturday

Across the state, fire crews will be canvassing neighborhoods and installing free smoke alarms on Saturday morning. The statewide initiative is organized by the Office of the State Fire Marshall in hopes of reducing home fire deaths. → Read More

Kinston library to celebrate Juneteenth this weekend

Today is Juneteenth! On this day 153 years ago, a Union army general declared the end of the civil war and that all remaining slaves were free. → Read More

Downtown Kinston grows with new Latin cuisine restaurant

A one of kind restaurant is opening its doors to Latin cuisine food lovers. → Read More