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Kinston Free Press
Barbaros to close in 2018Dustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press Another Kinston business will soon
Kinston Free Press / Posted 3 minutes ago
Dustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press Another Kinston business will soon close its doors. The kitchen supply store Barbaros will close later this year, according to owner Barbara Rose. “I think it’s time to move on to the next chapter in... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
City Council tackles dog housing, damaged road in KinstonDustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press The Kinston City Council has approv
Kinston Free Press / Posted 17 hours ago
Dustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press The Kinston City Council has approved a change to a city ordinance related to dog houses in Kinston. The council voted unanimously to approve a submitted change to the city ordinances about what does and... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Snowstorms, freezing rain taking toll on city streetsEddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Since the snowfall in Kinston Jan. 4, Public
Kinston Free Press / Posted 22 hours ago
Eddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Since the snowfall in Kinston Jan. 4, Public Services has been busy filling potholes that are popping up all over town. Rhonda Barwick, director of Kinston Public Services, said crews were out Saturday filling... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Woodmen look to step away from community center, water parkDustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press One of the central partners respons
Kinston Free Press / Posted 22 hours ago
Dustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press One of the central partners responsible for the Woodmen Community Center in Kinston is looking to step away from the center. The Woodmen Foundation, a nonprofit arm of the WoodmenLife insurance company,... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Cold front could bring 1-2 inches of snowthe cold front will arrive Wednesday morning and precipitation will be behind t
Kinston Free Press / Posted yesterday
the cold front will arrive Wednesday morning and precipitation will be behind the front, which is called an anafront. “Kinston will initially have a passage of rain,” Melendez sid. “Then there will be a mix with rain and snow. In the early... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
City Council to consider new ordinance for dogs kept outsideDustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press The Kinston City Council will consi
Kinston Free Press / Posted yesterday
Dustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press The Kinston City Council will consider changes to a city ordinance regarding proper shelter for dogs kept outside within the city limits as well as new requirements for tethering animals outside. According... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Second wintery mix expected tomorrowsecond winter storm for the month is forecasted for Wednesday. But it shouldn’t
Kinston Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
second winter storm for the month is forecasted for Wednesday. But it shouldn’t be as bad as the first week of January when Kinston received 5 inches of snow, officials said. Bel Melendez, meteorologist with the National Weather Service... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Snow expected Wednesday nightaren’t expected to be very much. Jacksonville will get one-tenth of an inch of
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
aren’t expected to be very much. Jacksonville will get one-tenth of an inch of snow, New Bern will get two-tenths and Kinston will get three-tenths an inch. Things will turn around by Thursday, though, as sunny conditions and highs near 40... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Kinston native receives Senior Sailor of the Year AwardBy Rick BurkeNavy Office of Community Outreach Public Affairs NEWPORT NEWS, Va
Kinston Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
By Rick BurkeNavy Office of Community Outreach Public Affairs NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A 2001 Kinston High School graduate and 2017 Saint Leo College graduate with a degree in business, Kinston, North Carolina, native received the Senior Sailor of the... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Kinston prepares to celebrate Martin Luther King holidayI know what my ancestors went through and I think about that and it motivates m
Kinston Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
I know what my ancestors went through and I think about that and it motivates me.” Monday’s forum is will be hosted by the Kinston Community Relations team, which is made up by members of the Kinston Teens, The Gate, the Kinston-Lenoir NAACP, Crime... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Funding may be sought for a roundabout N.C. 11, Tyree RoadCabaniss said. The only other roundabout in the area on a dual-lane road simil
Kinston Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
Cabaniss said. The only other roundabout in the area on a dual-lane road similar to the one proposed is on King Street in Kinston, he said. “But they are becoming more popular,” Cabaniss said. “We’ve got one in the planning stages in Greenville... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
When it rains, it poursis confined to a motorized wheelchair, and eight other people staying in a rent
Kinston Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
is confined to a motorized wheelchair, and eight other people staying in a rental home on McLewean Street were awoken by Kinston firefighters. Capt. Barr of the Kinston Fire Department said on Dec. 22 residents at the house at 801 N. McLewean... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
City to weigh the cost of paving dirt roadsEddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ There are small areas in Kinston where people
Kinston Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
Eddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ There are small areas in Kinston where people still have to drive down dirt roads but city council could consider eliminating that during upcoming budget deliberations. Steve Miller, assistant public services... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
As snow melts, cars need washingfor Thursday and Friday will do the trick either. David Wiggins, co-owner of T
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
for Thursday and Friday will do the trick either. David Wiggins, co-owner of The Ultimate Body Shop on W. New Bern Road in Kinston, said rain won't clean the vehicle enough, especially in the undercarriage. “After there is salt on the road and... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
As snow melts, cars need washingfor Thursday and Friday will do the trick either. David Wiggins, co-owner of T
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 7 days ago
for Thursday and Friday will do the trick either. David Wiggins, co-owner of The Ultimate Body Shop on W. New Bern Road in Kinston, said rain won't clean the vehicle enough, especially in the undercarriage. “After there is salt on the road and... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
The storm is over, only the salt remainsnot to work properly, he said. Wiggins said one of the good things about the s
Kinston Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
not to work properly, he said. Wiggins said one of the good things about the snowstorm that dumped 5 inches of snow on Kinston was his shop was not seeing many vehicles coming in damaged by accidents on the icy roads. “Believe it or not there... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Two-vehicle accident shuts down U.S. 70 Wednesday morningcar Wednesday morning shut down the eastbound lane of U.S. 70 at the intersecti
Kinston Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
car Wednesday morning shut down the eastbound lane of U.S. 70 at the intersection of U.S. 258 and injured one person. Kinston Police Sgt. Brandon Turner, said the accident is still under investigation. “We are trying to locate witnesses at... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Wood Ducks host hot stove eventDustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press The first day of the 2018 baseball
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Dustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press The first day of the 2018 baseball season is just over 80 days away and Kinston fans are definitely counting down. The Down East Wood Ducks hosted a hot stove dinner Tuesday night at King’s Restaurant,... Read more
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The News & Observer
ECU player killed in revenge for loss of NC-bound drugs, Raleigh police saydigital access. One of the search warrants asked permission to take a DNA samp
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
digital access. One of the search warrants asked permission to take a DNA sample from Wantavius Burney Jackson of Kinston so a laboratory could compare it with DNA found on shell casings found in the packing lot. Jackson was charged in... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Wood Ducks host hot stove eventDustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press The first day of the 2018 baseball
Kinston Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
Dustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press The first day of the 2018 baseball season is just over 80 days away and Kinston fans are definitely counting down. The Down East Wood Ducks hosted a hot stove dinner Tuesday night at King’s Restaurant,... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Friends of the Library to hold cruise raffleThe Kinston-Lenoir County Friends of the Library will hold its 14th annual crui
Kinston Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
The Kinston-Lenoir County Friends of the Library will hold its 14th annual cruise drawing on Saturday 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Schechter Auditorium of the Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library. Each participant who purchases a $100 raffle... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Harris appointed to Board of Commissionerson the Board of Commissioners for 18 years. She had three more years to serve b
Kinston Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
on the Board of Commissioners for 18 years. She had three more years to serve before she retired. Her districts included Kinston 1, Kinston 2, Kinston 3, Kinston 8, Southwest Precinct, Sandhill Precinct and Woodington Precinct. Craig Hill,... Read more
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The News & Observer
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame announces class of 2018JONES*: Jones, born in Thomasville and a graduate of East Carolina, compiled a
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
JONES*: Jones, born in Thomasville and a graduate of East Carolina, compiled a brilliant basketball coaching record at Kinston High School. He spent 38 seasons there, from 1957 through ’95, and his teams won 662 games and 18 conference... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
UPDATE: Flooding not likely as snow meltsso any thawing on the roads will be able to run off instead of freezing over li
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
so any thawing on the roads will be able to run off instead of freezing over like it did this weekend. The same goes for Kinston and New Bern. Tonight, there is a slight chance of precipitation, but there probably will not be any showers... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Businesses impacted by snowstormEddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Last week’s winter storm that dumped 5 inches
Kinston Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
Eddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Last week’s winter storm that dumped 5 inches of snow on Kinston, took its toll on some area businesses. However, for others it was a boon. As roads started getting slick with freezing rain that preceded the... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Ice, snow on it's way off the road as temperatures riseeasier to get where they are going this week. “We should have the majority of
Kinston Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
easier to get where they are going this week. “We should have the majority of our secondary roads cleared (Monday),” said Kinston City Manager Tony Sears. From the time snow began falling on Thursday and through the weekend Sears said the city... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Forecasters: The thaw is nearup further north, with supporting crews remaining in the region Monday for ongo
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
up further north, with supporting crews remaining in the region Monday for ongoing road work. City crews in Jacksonville, Kinston and New Bern have been working through the weekend to salt and scrape roads in hopes it will be quicker going in... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Forecasters: The thaw is nearup further north, with supporting crews remaining in the region Monday for ongo
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 9 days ago
up further north, with supporting crews remaining in the region Monday for ongoing road work. City crews in Jacksonville, Kinston and New Bern have been working through the weekend to salt and scrape roads in hopes it will be quicker going in... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Forecasters: The thaw is nearup further north, with supporting crews remaining in the region Monday for ongo
Kinston Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
up further north, with supporting crews remaining in the region Monday for ongoing road work. City crews in Jacksonville, Kinston and New Bern have been working through the weekend to salt and scrape roads in hopes it will be quicker going in... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Gas leak in Lenoir County under investigationKINSTON, Lenoir County - Residents in one neighborhood in Lenoir County dealt w
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
KINSTON, Lenoir County - Residents in one neighborhood in Lenoir County dealt with an early morning gas leak. Hugo Fire and Rescue Captain Thomas Edwards says the call came in around 6 a.m. to a gas leak on the 800 block of Hugo Road in... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
ENC governments: Snow storm won't break bankroads. Reports of poor conditions on Gum Branch Road Friday, for example, are u
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
roads. Reports of poor conditions on Gum Branch Road Friday, for example, are up to the DOT, Stiltner said. Tony Sears, Kinston city manager, said he doesn't expect the cost of this particular weather event to be consequential, especially with... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Officials: Travel predicted unsafe until Monday morningtemperatures were expected to reach record-lows Saturday with lows of 8 degrees
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 11 days ago
temperatures were expected to reach record-lows Saturday with lows of 8 degrees in Jacksonville, 3 degrees in Kinston and 6 degrees in New Bern, according to the National Weather Service. According to the Jacksonville City Government... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Officials: Travel predicted unsafe until Monday morningtemperatures were expected to reach record-lows Saturday with lows of 8 degrees
Kinston Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
temperatures were expected to reach record-lows Saturday with lows of 8 degrees in Jacksonville, 3 degrees in Kinston and 6 degrees in New Bern, according to the National Weather Service. According to the Jacksonville City Government... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Officials: Travel predicted unsafe until Monday morningtemperatures were expected to reach record-lows Saturday with lows of 8 degrees
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
temperatures were expected to reach record-lows Saturday with lows of 8 degrees in Jacksonville, 3 degrees in Kinston and 6 degrees in New Bern, according to the National Weather Service. According to the Jacksonville City Government... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Local group holds annual Martin Luther King celebrationThe Kinston/Lenoir County NAACP, in association with Friends In Ministry, will
Kinston Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
The Kinston/Lenoir County NAACP, in association with Friends In Ministry, will host it’s Annual Martin Luther King Celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, at St. Augustus AME Zion Church in Kinston. The keynote speaker will be the Rev. Maurice Barnes,... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Battle remembered as a good man, good coachRonnie Battle coached Kinston from 1980 to 2003 and also coaches the Kinston Po
Kinston Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
Ronnie Battle coached Kinston from 1980 to 2003 and also coaches the Kinston Post 43 baseball team Chris Miller Daily News Staff jdnsports Ronnie Battle was a great baseball coach, but an even better person who always had others in mind. That was... Read more
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The News & Observer
Was this year’s Holiday Invitational the best ever? And could it change venues some day?high first-day gate. The fans kept coming for schools with loyal followings, l
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
high first-day gate. The fans kept coming for schools with loyal followings, like Garner and Eastern N.C. schools Kinston and Greene Central. Each of them were spaced out on the bracket, which helped maximize attendance. And it certainly... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Forecasters: Ice, snow to remain until MondayNational Weather Service in Morehead City, said. Highs for Monday are 55 degre
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 12 days ago
National Weather Service in Morehead City, said. Highs for Monday are 55 degrees in Jacksonville, 53 in New Bern and 51 in Kinston, a large spike with temperatures expected to stay below freezing through the weekend. "That should melt any residual... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Arctic temperatures cause emergency schedule for shelterEddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Kinston’s Friends of the Homeless has been on
Kinston Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
Eddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Kinston’s Friends of the Homeless has been on an emergency schedule since the new year ushered in Arctic weather. Jasper Newborn, director of the Friends of the Homeless, said the shelter at 112 N. Independence St.... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Forecasters: Ice, snow to remain until MondayNational Weather Service in Morehead City, said. Highs for Monday are 55 degre
Kinston Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
National Weather Service in Morehead City, said. Highs for Monday are 55 degrees in Jacksonville, 53 in New Bern and 51 in Kinston, a large spike with temperatures expected to stay below freezing through the weekend. "That should melt any residual... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Forecasters: Ice, snow to remain until MondayNational Weather Service in Morehead City, said. Highs for Monday are 55 degre
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
National Weather Service in Morehead City, said. Highs for Monday are 55 degrees in Jacksonville, 53 in New Bern and 51 in Kinston, a large spike with temperatures expected to stay below freezing through the weekend. "That should melt any residual... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Noon update: Collisions reported throughout ENC, drive safelyEddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Kinston and Lenoir County was blanketed in 2
Kinston Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
Eddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Kinston and Lenoir County was blanketed in 2 to 5 inches of snow overnight, making the morning work commute an exercise in slow motion. Work the Department of Transportation did over the past two days and through... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
NWS: ENC saw 2-5 inches of snowdecision on whether to re-open. Crews all over ENC were plowing through the sn
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
decision on whether to re-open. Crews all over ENC were plowing through the snow to get back to safe travels, including in Kinston, according to Director of Public Works Rhonda Barwick. Kinston City Hall was closed Thursday and was scheduled to... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
NWS: ENC saw 2-5 inches of snowdecision on whether to re-open. Crews all over ENC were plowing through the sn
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 13 days ago
decision on whether to re-open. Crews all over ENC were plowing through the snow to get back to safe travels, including in Kinston, according to Director of Public Works Rhonda Barwick. Kinston City Hall was closed Thursday and was scheduled to... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
NWS: ENC saw 2-5 inches of snowdecision on whether to re-open. Crews all over ENC were plowing through the sn
Kinston Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
decision on whether to re-open. Crews all over ENC were plowing through the snow to get back to safe travels, including in Kinston, according to Director of Public Works Rhonda Barwick. Kinston City Hall was closed Thursday and was scheduled to... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Noon update: Collision reported throughout ENC, drive safelyEddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Kinston and Lenoir County was blanketed in 2
Kinston Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
Eddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Kinston and Lenoir County was blanketed in 2 to 5 inches of snow overnight, making the morning work commute an exercise in slow motion. Work the Department of Transportation did over the past two days and through... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
As temperatures drop, the risk of heater fires risesWednesday morning the Kinston Fire Dept. responded to a house fire at the corne
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Wednesday morning the Kinston Fire Dept. responded to a house fire at the corner of Tobacco and Holly Lane in Kinston. The fire was started by an unattended space heater. It’s also not the first fire to be started by an electric or gas heater this... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
As temperatures drop, the risk of heater fires risesWednesday morning the Kinston Fire Dept. responded to a house fire at the corne
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Wednesday morning the Kinston Fire Dept. responded to a house fire at the corner of Tobacco and Holly Lane in Kinston. The fire was started by an unattended space heater. It’s also not the first fire to be started by an electric or gas heater this... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
As temperatures drop, the risk of heater fires risesWednesday morning the Kinston Fire Dept. responded to a house fire at the corne
Kinston Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
Wednesday morning the Kinston Fire Dept. responded to a house fire at the corner of Tobacco and Holly Lane in Kinston. The fire was started by an unattended space heater. It’s also not the first fire to be started by an electric or gas heater this... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Looking back at when Brandon Ingram set history against East LincolnCurrent Lakers guard led Kinston to fourth straight state title in 2015 against
Kinston Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
Current Lakers guard led Kinston to fourth straight state title in 2015 against Mustangs team that included Chazz Surratt, Sage Surratt and Cameron Dollar Richard Walker Gazette staff JRWalk22 GASTONIA - Before Brandon Ingram was guarding perennial... Read more
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