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The News & Observer
Mamie Moore is making a difference at the Boys and Girls Clubits teachers, mainly through webinars. She rose to director of that program, a
Mamie Moore is making a difference at the Boys and Girls Club
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
its teachers, mainly through webinars. She rose to director of that program, and went on to manage multiple programs in Lenoir County. When a group of area leaders in Selma decided to form the club there, Moore says she jumped at the chance to... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
LCC basketball team takes in motivational speeches from Kinston leadersthe group Wednesday and throughout the weeks other speakers have included Nicho
LCC basketball team takes in motivational speeches from Kinston leaders
Kinston Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
the group Wednesday and throughout the weeks other speakers have included Nicholas Harvey II, Assistant Superintendent for Lenoir County Public Schools; Dr. Rita Joyner, Math Instructor; Sean Wilson, manager and CEO of Greater Kinston Credit Union... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Petition started to change name options for new Kinston baseball teamKINSTON, Lenoir County - A petition has been started on Change.org to change th
Petition started to change name options for new Kinston baseball team
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
KINSTON, Lenoir County - A petition has been started on Change.org to change the options of the names for the new Kinston baseball team. The petition was started by Karen Amspacher of Marshallberg (you can click here to read more about it). On the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Grainger Stadium to undergo $900,000 worth of rennovations prior to seasonVIDEO: Grainger Stadium to undergo... KINSTON, Lenoir County - The Kinston Cit
Grainger Stadium to undergo $900,000 worth of rennovations prior to season
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
VIDEO: Grainger Stadium to undergo... KINSTON, Lenoir County - The Kinston City Council approved a $900,000 budget to renovate Grainger Stadium on Monday. "We're excited," said Kinston/Lenoir Parks and Recreation Director Bill Ellis. "I think some... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Lenoir Schools retool curriculum programs Lenoir County Public Schools started the new school year off with a hint of g
Lenoir Schools retool curriculum programs
Kinston Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
Lenoir County Public Schools started the new school year off with a hint of good news. The county managed to not only remove itself from the Department of Public Instructions Low Performing District list,... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Lenoir County Democratic Party gives candidates face time with votersCandidates for local offices got some valuable face time with voters Tuesday.
Lenoir County Democratic Party gives candidates face time with voters
Kinston Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
Candidates for local offices got some valuable face time with voters Tuesday. The Lenoir County Democratic Party hosted its monthly meeting at King’s Barbecue Tuesday night, providing candidates who are normally forgotten about a chance to speak to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Search for suspects underway following shooting in KinstonKINSTON, Lenoir County - Police are searching for suspects following a shooting
Search for suspects underway following shooting in Kinston
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
KINSTON, Lenoir County - Police are searching for suspects following a shooting in Kinston. They say it happened around 7:30 p.m. at 621 Harvey Street on Monday, September 14. Police tell NewsChannel 12 that a man was shot in the leg and taken to... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Habitat for Humanity to build home in La Grangefor Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne has partnered with the State Employees Credit U
Habitat for Humanity to build home in La Grange
Kinston Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne has partnered with the State Employees Credit Union Foundation to build a new home here in Lenoir County ​“We like to say we don’t give our houses away, we give people a change to build a foundation of strength,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Local school launches new 'motivational Mondays' seriesVIDEO: Local school launches new... KINSTON, Lenoir County - It wasn't an ordi
Local school launches new 'motivational Mondays' series
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 days ago
VIDEO: Local school launches new... KINSTON, Lenoir County - It wasn't an ordinary Monday at Northeast Elementary School in Kinston. Students were greeted with motivation as community leaders lined the halls for what they call a parade of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Possible transformer explosion caught on videoVIDEO: Bright flash caught on video LAGRANGE, Lenoir County - (Video Credit: D
Possible transformer explosion caught on video
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 14 days ago
VIDEO: Bright flash caught on video LAGRANGE, Lenoir County - (Video Credit: Don Fail) A man captured video of a bright flash on the Highway 70 bypass in Lenoir County early Saturday morning. Don Fail said he was heading to New Bern when his dash... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Kinston Police investigating armed robberyKINSTON, Lenoir County - The Kinston Police Department is investigating an arme
Kinston Police investigating armed robbery
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 15 days ago
KINSTON, Lenoir County - The Kinston Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that happened on the 500 block of Harvey Street in Kinston. Police said they got the call around 5:25 a.m. Saturday. A victim reported to police two males... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Arendell Parrott uses strong second half to defeat Bethel ChristianThe two private schools in Lenoir County hadn’t played boys’ soccer against eac
Arendell Parrott uses strong second half to defeat Bethel Christian
Kinston Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
The two private schools in Lenoir County hadn’t played boys’ soccer against each other in a decade, but the teams made up for lost time in the first half. Arendell Parrott was finally able to shake free from Bethel Christian with three goals in the... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Rerouted: Lenoir County Schools discovers students assigned to cancelled bus routeled to students being allowed to ride a bus they should have been taken off of
Rerouted: Lenoir County Schools discovers students assigned to cancelled bus route
Kinston Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
led to students being allowed to ride a bus they should have been taken off of a year ago. In 2015, then-superintendent of Lenoir County Public Schools Steve Mazingo announced the district’s practice of transporting students from the Kinston High... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Booming business: Two new businesses open in Snow Hill, one to open in Kinstonstore will employ approximately 15 people, anyone interest in a position can ap
Booming business: Two new businesses open in Snow Hill, one to open in Kinston
Kinston Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
store will employ approximately 15 people, anyone interest in a position can apply online at dollargeneral.com/careers. In Lenoir County, Kinston will soon be home to a second Taco Bell. Gram Spear, vice president of Perry Management, said the new... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Early voting hours decided for Lenoir, other countiesVIDEO: Early voting hours decided for... KINSTON, Lenoir county - Early voting
Early voting hours decided for Lenoir, other counties
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 16 days ago
VIDEO: Early voting hours decided for... KINSTON, Lenoir county - Early voting hours are set for North Carolina counties. Some county boards were still torn on the hours before the State Board of Elections finalized matters on Thursday. In Lenoir... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Kinston meter reader fired after irregular utility billsVIDEO: Kinston meter reader fired... KINSTON, Lenoir county - A Kinston meter
Kinston meter reader fired after irregular utility bills
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 17 days ago
VIDEO: Kinston meter reader fired... KINSTON, Lenoir county - A Kinston meter reader has been fired and now a number of utility bills are under review. They believe the employee misread meters, causing irregularities in utility bills. Public... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Pregnant woman stabbed in KinstonKINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston Police are investigating after a pregnant woma
Pregnant woman stabbed in Kinston
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 days ago
KINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston Police are investigating after a pregnant woman was stabbed early Wednesday morning. It happened around 1 a.m. on Old Snow Hill Road. Further details are not being released at this time but stay with NewsChannel 12... Read more
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The Hill
North Carolina early-voting cuts could dampen black votewill see their early-voting hours reduced by 37 and 31, respectively. The stee
North Carolina early-voting cuts could dampen black vote
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
will see their early-voting hours reduced by 37 and 31, respectively. The steepest cuts to early-voting hours came in Lenoir County, southeast of Raleigh, which will keep early voting open for just 106 hours, down from 443 hours in 2012.... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Local schools reflect on 2015 successes, begin planning for 2016there are shades of good news for all three counties, as well as plenty of room
Local schools reflect on 2015 successes, begin planning for 2016
Kinston Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
there are shades of good news for all three counties, as well as plenty of room for growth. Achievement of note include Lenoir County — which had seven C’s, seven D’s and two F’s given to its schools — was the loss of the Low Performing School... Read more
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The News & Observer
Early voting reduced in 23 NC counties; 9 drop Sunday voting after NCGOP memohad split votes, which means their early voting schedules will be determined by
Early voting reduced in 23 NC counties; 9 drop Sunday voting after NCGOP memo
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
had split votes, which means their early voting schedules will be determined by the state board when it meets Thursday. Lenoir County’s board of elections voted to cut hours to the minimum permitted by law – a single site in downtown Kinston... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Wade Howell named general manager of Kinston minor league baseball teamKINSTON, Lenoir County - The Texas Rangers announced that Wade Howell has been
Wade Howell named general manager of Kinston minor league baseball team
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 19 days ago
KINSTON, Lenoir County - The Texas Rangers announced that Wade Howell has been appointed as the general manager for the club’s new Class-A Advanced Carolina League franchise in Kinston. The announcement wad made Tuesday. Howell, who has spent the... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Treat now to avoid holes in pecansis observed in traps to help identify the critical periods for well-timed spray
Treat now to avoid holes in pecans
Kinston Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
is observed in traps to help identify the critical periods for well-timed sprays. Multiple applications are recommended every week until emergence stops. Peg Godwin is agriculture-horticulture agent at the Lenoir County Cooperative... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Moss Hill Elementary nears 100th birthdayMoss Hill Elementary referencing a photo in M. Ruth Little’s book, “Coastal Pla
Moss Hill Elementary nears 100th birthday
Kinston Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
Moss Hill Elementary referencing a photo in M. Ruth Little’s book, “Coastal Plain and Fancy: The Historic Architecture of Lenoir County and Kinston, North Carolina.,” which features Moss Hill School. Following its construction in 1917, the school... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
National Weather Service releases rain, wind totals from HermineCounty, 7.48 Fairfield, Hyde County, 7.34 West-northwest Greenville, 7.27 Li
National Weather Service releases rain, wind totals from Hermine
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 22 days ago
County, 7.48 Fairfield, Hyde County, 7.34 West-northwest Greenville, 7.27 Liowland, Pamlico County, 7.12 Kinston, Lenoir County, 7.0 Pocosin Lakes, Washington County, 6.42 Bath, Beaufort County, 5.85 The wind totals were the highest on... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Stormy weather aheadareas, Bandy said. “We are monitoring it, obviously, and we know where our flo
Stormy weather ahead
Kinston Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
areas, Bandy said. “We are monitoring it, obviously, and we know where our flood prone areas are,” Roger Dail, director of Lenoir County Emergency Services, said on Thursday. “A lot will be determined by how quickly it comes. If the rain comes over... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Election boards working to figure out early voting hoursbut critics say some boards are still trying to block minority voters. In the
Election boards working to figure out early voting hours
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 24 days ago
but critics say some boards are still trying to block minority voters. In the plan submitted by the two Republicans on the Lenoir County Boardof Elections, the election office would be the only voting site open from 8:30-5:00 p-m on weekdays, then... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Christopher Suggs takes action against gun violence in KinstonKINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston, North Carolina, is a “great small town” accor
Christopher Suggs takes action against gun violence in Kinston
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 25 days ago
KINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston, North Carolina, is a “great small town” according to 16-year-old Chris Suggs. It has been that way as long as he can remember. “Everybody knows everybody. Everybody loves and supports each other,” he said. But in... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
NBA rookies say Kinston's Ingram will have best careerKINSTON, Lenoir County - The NBA may be about to learn what we’ve all been thin
NBA rookies say Kinston's Ingram will have best career
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 26 days ago
KINSTON, Lenoir County - The NBA may be about to learn what we’ve all been thinking. An annual survey conducted by NBA.com earlier this month has declared Kinston native Brandon Ingram as the rookie who will have the best career. The survey was held... Read more
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FOX News
Community activists want answers in teen's shooting deathCarolina Highway Patrol trooper this spring. Media outlets report the Pitt Cou
Community activists want answers in teen's shooting death
FOX News / Posted 30 days ago
Carolina Highway Patrol trooper this spring. Media outlets report the Pitt County Coalition Against Racism and the Kinston-Lenoir County Justice Coalition delivered a letter Thursday to District Attorney Matthew Delbridge. Deriante Miller was shot... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Community activists want answers in teen's shooting deathCarolina Highway Patrol trooper this spring. Media outlets report the Pitt Cou
Community activists want answers in teen's shooting death
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 30 days ago
Carolina Highway Patrol trooper this spring. Media outlets report the Pitt County Coalition Against Racism and the Kinston-Lenoir County Justice Coalition delivered a letter Thursday to District Attorney Matthew Delbridge. Deriante Miller was shot... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Community activists want answers in teen's shooting deathCarolina Highway Patrol trooper this spring. Media outlets report the Pitt Cou
Community activists want answers in teen's shooting death
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 30 days ago
Carolina Highway Patrol trooper this spring. Media outlets report the Pitt County Coalition Against Racism and the Kinston-Lenoir County Justice Coalition delivered a letter Thursday to District Attorney Matthew Delbridge. Deriante Miller was shot... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Community activists want answers in teen's shooting deathCarolina Highway Patrol trooper this spring. Media outlets report the Pitt Cou
Community activists want answers in teen's shooting death
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 30 days ago
Carolina Highway Patrol trooper this spring. Media outlets report the Pitt County Coalition Against Racism and the Kinston-Lenoir County Justice Coalition delivered a letter Thursday to District Attorney Matthew Delbridge. Deriante Miller was shot... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Group calls for release of SBI report on homicidereport for his death,” said a man who gave his name as Anthony D., reading from
Group calls for release of SBI report on homicide
Kinston Free Press / Posted a month ago
report for his death,” said a man who gave his name as Anthony D., reading from a prepared statement. “We are here because Lenoir County and the State of North Carolina have not done what they were supposed to, to resolve this. And we will not rest... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Safe at home: Local, state leaders welcome pro baseball back to Kinstonto baseball, minor league baseball and certainly, this community,” Murphy said.
Safe at home: Local, state leaders welcome pro baseball back to Kinston
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted a month ago
to baseball, minor league baseball and certainly, this community,” Murphy said. While the thanks poured in for Kinston-Lenoir County Parks and Recreation Director Bill Ellis, he turned the focus to Leibman. “But folks, we wouldn’t be standing... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Safe at home: Local, state leaders welcome pro baseball back to Kinstonto baseball, minor league baseball and certainly, this community,” Murphy said.
Safe at home: Local, state leaders welcome pro baseball back to Kinston
Kinston Free Press / Posted a month ago
to baseball, minor league baseball and certainly, this community,” Murphy said. While the thanks poured in for Kinston-Lenoir County Parks and Recreation Director Bill Ellis, he turned the focus to Leibman. “But folks, we wouldn’t be standing... Read more
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