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Past articles by Josh:

Down Eats: Nino's Cucina Italian in Greenville

Greenville and authentic Italian food may not sound like they go together, but Nino's is proving the pair makes for some incredible food. → Read More

3 years later: Closure of Pungo Hospital spurs healthcare, financial, concerns in Belhaven

It's been more than three years since Pungo Hospital shut its doors in the small town of Belhaven. → Read More

83 homes damaged during Matthew approved for buy out in Lenoir Co., more than 100 still waiting

Some Hurricane Matthew storm victims in Lenoir County are finally getting some good news after nearly two years waiting. → Read More

Minor damage reported in Pitt, Greene, Counties after storms roll through

Minor damage was reported in Greene and Pitt Counties Sunday afternoon after strong storms moved through the area. The same area had been under a severe storm warning. → Read More

Pregnant dolphin, unborn baby, dead after being shot

An investigation is underway in Mississippi after officials found a pregnant dolphin dead on a beach in Waveland. → Read More

Man arrested after seriously injuring officer in Grifton

A man wanted for seriously injuring a Grifton Police officer on Wednesday has been arrested. → Read More

Down Eats: Georgia Dean's in Williamston

Although it's only been opening for a few months, Georgia Dean's is becoming a household name in Martin County. Opening up in an old floral shop, Georgia Dean's pays homage to the past by serving the present some incredible food. → Read More

Discrepancies over rules at Greenville mall leads to police being called, viral video posted

A disagreement over rules at the Greenville Mall on Thursday led to police being called and a viral video posted to Facebook. → Read More

FIRST ON 9: Man facing attempted murder charges after trying to drown woman in Pitt Co.

A man is facing attempted first degree murder charges after trying to drown a woman in a mud puddle Saturday night. → Read More

One woman dead in single car crash in Nash Co.

One woman is dead following a single car accident in Nash County Sunday morning. → Read More

ECU's Alpha Phi Sorority suspended by national organization, investigation underway

Another East Carolina University Greek life organization is in trouble. ECU officials confirm the school's Alpha Phi chapter was suspended by the Alpha Phi International group. → Read More

Veteran ends 222 mile walk from Camp Lejeune to raise awareness about veteran suicide

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY/WNCT) -- Two advocates traveling 222 miles to raise awareness about veteran suicides concluded their journey Saturday at a special camp for veterans. → Read More

3 dead following Pitt Co. crash Friday

Three people are dead following a two car crash in Pitt County on Friday. It happened on NC 102 about 7 miles East of Ayden. → Read More

Retired Marine walking 222 miles to help fight veteran suicide

Every day, an estimated 22 veterans take their own lives. It's a startling statistic and one many are hoping to change. → Read More

GPD investigating two overnight shootings

Greenville Police is investigating two overnight shootings. → Read More

3 fugitives arrested in multi-agency traffic checkpoint in Craven Co.

A special multi-agency traffic safety checkpoint in Vanceboro Friday night yeilded multiple charges and the arrest of three fugitives. → Read More

SBI investigating deputy involved shooting Greene Co.

The SBI is investigating after a Greene County deputy-involved shooting Friday. → Read More

Injured Marine Veteran receives keys to new home in Onslow Co.

A Marine Corps Veteran in the East who was injured in Afghanistan received the keys to his brand new home on Saturday. → Read More

Weather, trade wars, lead to uncertain and troubling times for farmers

Farmers all across the East are facing very troubling times. A recent string of wet and scorching hot weather has left many crops on the brink of disaster. → Read More

Down Eats: The Seahorse in Greenville

It won't take long before you understand why so many people keep coming back for more and more at The Seahorse in Greenville. From rotating daily buffets to huge steaks, you won't leave disappointed. → Read More