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Kinston Free Press
Help Wanted: foster parentsThe Lenoir County Department of Social Services has hired a new social worker t
Help Wanted: foster parents
Kinston Free Press / Posted 9 hours ago
The Lenoir County Department of Social Services has hired a new social worker to help recruit new foster parents in Lenoir County.The social worker will specialize in foster care licensing and training, said Susan Moore, DSS director.As reported... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
New features coming to The Free Pressbacks” taking up the Good News Page in Wednesday’s Free Press, that means there
New features coming to The Free Press
Kinston Free Press / Posted 9 hours ago
backs” taking up the Good News Page in Wednesday’s Free Press, that means there will need to be a movement of the Southern Lenoir County news on that page. As a result, Mondays will now be Lenoir County Day on the Good News Page, incorporating good... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Rumors allegedly untrue on Vernon Park Mall evictionsto its remaining tenants to vacate within the next 30 days. However, no legal d
Rumors allegedly untrue on Vernon Park Mall evictions
Kinston Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
to its remaining tenants to vacate within the next 30 days. However, no legal documents stating similar are on file at the Lenoir County Courthouse.And tenants haven’t heard anything of the sort.“There are a lot of rumors going around,” said Janice... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
APA’s Rasberry selects Louisburg Collegedays.Arendell Parrott headmaster Bert Bright said he remembered coaching Rasber
APA’s Rasberry selects Louisburg College
Kinston Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
days.Arendell Parrott headmaster Bert Bright said he remembered coaching Rasberry during his stint as a coach for Kinston-Lenoir County Parks and Recreation baseball and how the then 8-year-old boy drew a crowd.“There would always be a huge group... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Miller family searches for justice after trooper-involved shootingthe homicide and taken to prison.“We’re also demanding for the state trooper, t
Miller family searches for justice after trooper-involved shooting
Kinston Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
the homicide and taken to prison.“We’re also demanding for the state trooper, the State Bureau of investigation and the (Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office) release all information about their investigation, including autopsy results from the medical... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Gang members allegedly found with sawed-off rifleinto the W.E. “Billy” Smith Detention Center under a $250,800 bond and schedule
Gang members allegedly found with sawed-off rifle
Kinston Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
into the W.E. “Billy” Smith Detention Center under a $250,800 bond and scheduled to make his first appearance Thursday in Lenoir County District Court.Both Koonce and Lawson face charges of felony possession of a weapon of mass destruction and... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Pride of Kinston director announces retirementmanagers, city council members since 2005, numerous colleagues in city governme
Pride of Kinston director announces retirement
Kinston Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
managers, city council members since 2005, numerous colleagues in city government who lent assistance in many ways, and Lenoir County leaders who lent encouragement (if not money), and close friends here and elsewhere, the commentary to me in... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Facilities Advisory Committee resumes meetings, looks at goalsApr. 28, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Apr. 28, 2016 at 12:01 AM After breaking bef
Facilities Advisory Committee resumes meetings, looks at goals
Kinston Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
Apr. 28, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Apr. 28, 2016 at 12:01 AM After breaking before Christmas with nothing to bring to the Lenoir County Board of Education, the Facilities Advisory Committee has resumed its meetings.The committee was founded in... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Kinston Police investigating shots fired call at high schoolOfficer Woody Spencer, the call came in at 2:45 p.m. as students were exiting t
Kinston Police investigating shots fired call at high school
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
Officer Woody Spencer, the call came in at 2:45 p.m. as students were exiting the school. Kinston Police along with the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call of shots fired. Upon arrival, they found shell casings in the south side... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
New, young farmers find tough row to hoesimilar legislation regarding K-12 teachers.“Farming is one of the most difficu
New, young farmers find tough row to hoe
Kinston Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
similar legislation regarding K-12 teachers.“Farming is one of the most difficult occupations to enter into on your own,” Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Service Agent Eve Honeycutt said. “Most farms are passed down through families and when a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Kinston Police seeking suspect in Family Dollar robberysuspect left in a charcoal gray, 2014 Nissan Sentra. If anyone recognizes the m
Kinston Police seeking suspect in Family Dollar robbery
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 days ago
suspect left in a charcoal gray, 2014 Nissan Sentra. If anyone recognizes the man in the photo, they are asked to call Kinston Public Safety at (252) 939-3160, the TIPS LINE at (252) 939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at (25... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Two gun violence reports within hours in Kinstonwith possession of a firearm by a felon, carrying a concealed gun, and resistin
Two gun violence reports within hours in Kinston
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
with possession of a firearm by a felon, carrying a concealed gun, and resisting a public officer. He is being held in the Lenoir County Jail under a $251,600 secure bond. Detectives are still investigating and say they expect to make more arrests... Read more
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examiner.com
Kinston Discoveries 2016: Kinston prepares for one honkin' hog partywhole-hog BBQ cookoff festival in the nation. May 6 -7 marks the 35th BBQ Fest
Kinston Discoveries 2016: Kinston prepares for one honkin' hog party
examiner.com / Posted 13 days ago
whole-hog BBQ cookoff festival in the nation. May 6 -7 marks the 35th BBQ Festival on the Neuse organized by the Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce. Organizers expect attendance to top last year’s record 30,000 drawn in by the smell of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Person shot in Kinston, police on sceneto Vidant Medical Center, according to Kinston Police Public Information Office
Person shot in Kinston, police on scene
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 16 days ago
to Vidant Medical Center, according to Kinston Police Public Information Officer Woody Spencer. Kinston Police and Lenoir County Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene. There is no word of a suspect at this time. We have a news crew on... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Cross-county police chase, manhunt over, two in custodyA manhunt involving a helicopter and K-9's is over. Two people are now in custo
Cross-county police chase, manhunt over, two in custody
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 17 days ago
A manhunt involving a helicopter and K-9's is over. Two people are now in custody after allegedly leading Lenoir County deputies on a chase into Jones County Wednesday. The first suspect was taken into custody Wednesday morning. The second suspect... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Around 100 firefighters battle fire at Lenoir County homeInvestigators were back at the scene Tuesday where an 8,000 square foot home in
Around 100 firefighters battle fire at Lenoir County home
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 days ago
Investigators were back at the scene Tuesday where an 8,000 square foot home in Lenoir County was destroyed by fire. The fire broke out Monday just after 3 p.m. at 538 Oak Bluff Road in the Sandy Bottom area. Emergency Manager Roger Dail tells... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Traffic stop leads to drug chargesstop. Brooks was arrested April 8 by the Greene County Narcotics Investigators
Traffic stop leads to drug charges
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 19 days ago
stop. Brooks was arrested April 8 by the Greene County Narcotics Investigators. The investigators were assisted by the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Investigators during the traffic stop. Brooks is charged with the sell of... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
County library system will host regional Quiz BowlRapids High School (Halifax County Library), Lee County High School (Lee County
County library system will host regional Quiz Bowl
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Rapids High School (Halifax County Library), Lee County High School (Lee County Library), Arendell Parrott Academy (Kinston-Lenoir County Library), South Stokes High School (Northwestern Regional Library), D.H. Conley High School (Sheppard Memorial... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Plea for change? Work continues on amending plea processcharges.”Now it’s been at least 90 years since guilty pleas became the common m
Plea for change? Work continues on amending plea process
Kinston Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
charges.”Now it’s been at least 90 years since guilty pleas became the common means of conviction.That’s no less true in Lenoir County, in which 98 percent of all superior court cases were decided by plea or trial were by guilty plea during the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pheasant hunt still provides unique experiencethe grounds. It also makes them wary, like wild pheasants." Brodeur lives in W
Pheasant hunt still provides unique experience
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
the grounds. It also makes them wary, like wild pheasants." Brodeur lives in Wilmington but owns several hundred acres in Lenoir County and leases hundreds more, including working farms and forestlands. His property is licensed by the N.C.... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Ingram declares for NBA draftDespite its relatively small size, Lenoir County has produced six men who’ve go
Ingram declares for NBA draft
Kinston Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
Despite its relatively small size, Lenoir County has produced six men who’ve gone on to play in the National Basketball Association. Brandon Ingram, a freshman at Duke University and a player who led Kinston High School to four straight state... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina news in briefthat there was no braking before impact.Authorities charge teenager in accident
North Carolina news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 28 days ago
that there was no braking before impact.Authorities charge teenager in accidental shooting death LAGRANGE — Authorities in Lenoir County say a teenager is facing two charges in the accidental shooting death of a 17-year-old girl. Local media... Read more
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The News & Observer
North Carolina’s LGBT law may have impact on women, minoritieshas a shorter filing window. EDITORS: STORY CAN END HERE Black lawmaker tried
North Carolina’s LGBT law may have impact on women, minorities
The News & Observer / Posted 29 days ago
has a shorter filing window. EDITORS: STORY CAN END HERE Black lawmaker tried to scale back HB2 Rep. George Graham of Lenoir County, a black Democrat who voted for HB2, said he didn’t know until after Republican Gov. Pat McCrory signed the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Briefsbefore impact.

Authorities charge teenager in accidental shooting de

Briefs
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 29 days ago
before impact.

Authorities charge teenager in accidental shooting death

LAGRANGE — Authorities in Lenoir County say a teenager is facing two charges in the accidental shooting death of a 17-year-old girl.

Local media... Read more

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FOX 8 WGHP
18-old NC man accidentally shoots, kills 17-old girlAustin Ray Newcome, 18, of La Grange, N.C. LENOIR COUNTY, N.C. – An 18-year-ol
18-old NC man accidentally shoots, kills 17-old girl
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 29 days ago
Austin Ray Newcome, 18, of La Grange, N.C. LENOIR COUNTY, N.C. – An 18-year-old North Carolina man is accused of accidentally shooting and killing a 17-year-old girl. Austin Ray Newcome faces charges of involuntary manslaughter and possession of a... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
18-old charged in accidental shooting death of NC 17-oldAuthorities in Lenoir County say a teenager is facing two charges in the accide
18-old charged in accidental shooting death of NC 17-old
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 29 days ago
Authorities in Lenoir County say a teenager is facing two charges in the accidental shooting death of a 17-year-old girl. Local media outlets report sheriff's deputies were called to a shooting in LaGrange on Thursday. When they arrived at the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Authorities charge teenager in accidental shooting deathLAGRANGE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in Lenoir County say a teenager is facing two
Authorities charge teenager in accidental shooting death
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 29 days ago
LAGRANGE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in Lenoir County say a teenager is facing two charges in the accidental shooting death of a 17-year-old girl. Local media outlets report sheriff's deputies were called to a shooting in LaGrange on Thursday. When... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Authorities charge teenager in accidental shooting deathLAGRANGE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities in Lenoir County say a teenager is facing two
Authorities charge teenager in accidental shooting death
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 29 days ago
LAGRANGE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities in Lenoir County say a teenager is facing two charges in the accidental shooting death of a 17-year-old girl. Local media outlets report sheriff's deputies were called to a shooting in LaGrange on Thursday. When... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Authorities charge teenager in accidental shooting deathLAGRANGE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities in Lenoir County say a teenager is facing two
Authorities charge teenager in accidental shooting death
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 29 days ago
LAGRANGE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities in Lenoir County say a teenager is facing two charges in the accidental shooting death of a 17-year-old girl. Local media outlets report sheriff's deputies were called to a shooting in LaGrange on Thursday. When... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Kinston Police arrest two, seek third person in breaking & enteringinto custody. Lewis was charged with attempted breaking and entering and was gi
Kinston Police arrest two, seek third person in breaking & entering
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 29 days ago
into custody. Lewis was charged with attempted breaking and entering and was given an $8,000 secured bond and placed in the Lenoir County Jail. The 14-year-old received a juvenile petition for attempted breaking and entering. Police are searching... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Teen charged after other teen killed in accidental shootingA teenager is charged in the accidental shooting death of another teen. Deputie
Teen charged after other teen killed in accidental shooting
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 29 days ago
A teenager is charged in the accidental shooting death of another teen. Deputies said it was a stolen gun that was fired. Lenoir County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a shooting on Mimosa Lane in LaGrange on Thursday. At the scene, they found... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
McCrory ends media questions after consecutive HB 2 queries in Kinstonthe reporters, following a ceremony unveiling a sign along the unfinished U.S.
McCrory ends media questions after consecutive HB 2 queries in Kinston
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 30 days ago
the reporters, following a ceremony unveiling a sign along the unfinished U.S. 70 Goldsboro Bypass in Wayne County near the Lenoir County line this morning. It's the latest in a series of awkward interactions between the governor and local media in... Read more
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