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Kinston Free Press
4 things you need to know about Lenoir County early votingof Pink Hill Town Commissioner: Mike Hill Town of Pink Hill Town Commissioner:
Kinston Free Press / Posted an hour ago
of Pink Hill Town Commissioner: Mike Hill Town of Pink Hill Town Commissioner: Penny Murphy 3. Where can I vote? The Lenoir County Board of Elections will be opening three sites for early voting this year, the Board of Elections Meeting Room,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Kinston man robbed after trying to help man lying in roadKINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston Police say they are investigating after a man
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 hours ago
KINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston Police say they are investigating after a man said he was robbed while trying to help a man who was lying in the road. Joseph Herring told officers he observed the male early Tuesday and stopped to check on him. As... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Candidates for Kinston mayor discuss their platformsVIDEO: Candidates for Kinston mayor... KINSTON, Lenoir County - Early voting b
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 hours ago
VIDEO: Candidates for Kinston mayor... KINSTON, Lenoir County - Early voting begins Thursday and the race to be Kinston's mayor is one that is being watched closely. Incumbent BJ Murphy is set to face off with two rookies in politics. Don Hardy and... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Scam: Driver robbed while helping man lying in the roadgood samaritan checking on a man laying the roadway ended in an armed robbery.
Kinston Free Press / Posted 10 hours ago
good samaritan checking on a man laying the roadway ended in an armed robbery. On Tuesday morning, a Lenoir County was driving in the area of McDaniels and East Shine Street. The driver told officers that he saw a male subject... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Scam: Driver robbed while helping man lying in the roadgood samaritan checking on a man laying the roadway ended in an armed robbery.
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
good samaritan checking on a man laying the roadway ended in an armed robbery. On Tuesday morning, a Lenoir County was driving in the area of McDaniels and East Shine Street. The driver told officers that he saw a male subject... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Food, Brew 'n Que Fest kicks off Saturdayof Kinston. The festival is from noon to 5 p.m. The ENC Food Brew 'n Que Fest
Kinston Free Press / Posted 11 hours ago
of Kinston. The festival is from noon to 5 p.m. The ENC Food Brew 'n Que Fest, festival is sponsored by the Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce, Visit Kinston ENC BBQ Trail, Lenoir County Cooperative Extension, Lenoir County Parks and... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Innovative farming ideas could mean grant fundsEddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Farmers in Lenoir County with innovative idea
Kinston Free Press / Posted 12 hours ago
Eddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Farmers in Lenoir County with innovative ideas for agriculture projects may have an opportunity to get up to $10,000 in funding. NC AgVentures, a North Carolina Cooperative Extension program, provides grants to... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
School board to meet to discuss facilitiesDustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press The Lenoir County Board of Educatio
Kinston Free Press / Posted yesterday
Dustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press The Lenoir County Board of Education will meet for a work session Thursday to continue its discussion about school facilities and their usage. The work session will be the third in a series of discussions... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Kinston Police looking for man in weekend shooting caseJahnari Tyrek Wade (Kinston Police Department photo) Jahnari Tyrek Wade (Kinst
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
Jahnari Tyrek Wade (Kinston Police Department photo) Jahnari Tyrek Wade (Kinston Police Department photo) KINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston police are looking for a suspect in connection with a shooting that happened last weekend. Jahnari Tyrek... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Alleged Carver Court shooter soughtis still under investigation. If anyone has information regarding the incident
Kinston Free Press / Posted yesterday
is still under investigation. If anyone has information regarding the incident or Wade’s location, they are asked to call the Kinston Police Department at 252-939-3160, the TIPS LINE at 252-939-4020, or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-5... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
ENC Food, Brew 'n Que, Ironclad races highlight busy week in Kinston areaFest will be Saturday from noon until 5 p.m. at Pearson Park in Kinston. The e
Kinston Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Fest will be Saturday from noon until 5 p.m. at Pearson Park in Kinston. The event is brought to the public by the Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce and Spirit AeroSystems. Celebrate Eastern North Carolina business and culture. It offers... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
One Stop voting begins Thursdaytwo candidates for La Grange Town Commission and three candidates for two seats
Kinston Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
two candidates for La Grange Town Commission and three candidates for two seats on the Pink Hill Town Commission. The Lenoir County Board of Elections will be opening three sites for early voting this year, the Board of Elections Meeting Room,... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Carver Court shooting sends one man to hospitalthat day. This incident is still under investigation. If anyone has informatio
Kinston Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
that day. This incident is still under investigation. If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are asked to call the Kinston Police Dept. at 252-939-3160, the TIPS LINE at 252-939-4020, or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Kinston Police investigating weekend shootingKINSTON, Lenoir County - Police are investigating a non-fatal shooting in Lenoi
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
KINSTON, Lenoir County - Police are investigating a non-fatal shooting in Lenoir County that happened over the weekend. Kinston Police spokesperson Woody Spencer said officers responded to a call for a person shot at 4 Carver Court on Saturday at... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Pancreatic cancer makes life challenging for retired couplesays “Pancreatic cancer accounts for about 3 percent of all cancers in the U.S.
Kinston Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
says “Pancreatic cancer accounts for about 3 percent of all cancers in the U.S. and about 7 percent of all cancer deaths.” Lenoir County resident Royce Bissette is among those suffering from pancreatic cancer. “I don’t wish it on nobody, I’ll tell... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Kinston gets some new restaurantsfrom going to other places and keep it local. ” The Mad Hatter will be open se
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 5 days ago
from going to other places and keep it local. ” The Mad Hatter will be open seven days a week, 11-3 on Sundays. The Lenoir County Environmental Department, which has to inspect all restaurants in Kinston, confirmed that two other restaurants... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Off to the fairinterest in birds. They have a lot of other poultry species.” Honeycutt, who w
Kinston Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
interest in birds. They have a lot of other poultry species.” Honeycutt, who was at the fairgrounds Thursday getting eight Lenoir County 4-H’ers ready for the Junior Market Barrow, Wether Meat Goats and Lamb shows, said the animal shows at the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Children learn from firemen about fire safetyVIDEO: Children learn from Kinston... KINSTON, Lenoir County - It's National F
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
VIDEO: Children learn from Kinston... KINSTON, Lenoir County - It's National Fire Safety Week so what better time is there to learn about it. More than 200 children learned about that and much more during an event held Wednesday morning at the... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
First hand fire safetyThe Free Press When it comes to talking about fire safety, the Kinston Fire De
Kinston Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
The Free Press When it comes to talking about fire safety, the Kinston Fire Dept. used to make trips to schools across Lenoir County to teach children how to prevent fires and how to react if their home catches on fire. This week is National... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Police arrest 15-old for Kinston shootingKINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston Police announced an arrest Wednesday in a shot
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
KINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston Police announced an arrest Wednesday in a shots fired case dating back more than a month ago. Kinston PD spokesperson Woody Spencer said the department arrested a 15-year-old juvenile, charging that individual with... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Students learn about many trades during Kinston manufacturing dayVIDEO: Students learn about many... KINSTON, Lenoir County - Hundreds of stude
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 8 days ago
VIDEO: Students learn about many... KINSTON, Lenoir County - Hundreds of students went on a large-scale field trip Tuesday with their future careers in mind. During manufacturing day, students learned many different trades and how to be safe while... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Rebuilding after a disasterriver basins flooded. A year removed from rain, flood waters and sandbags, dai
Kinston Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
river basins flooded. A year removed from rain, flood waters and sandbags, daily life is back to normal for many in Lenoir County, but not all. Back in Business A year ago, Joe Hargitt, owner of King’s Restaurant, woke up to a text message... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Global Transpark hosts Manufacturing Day expoon Tuesday found out, quite outdated. "It's a whole different world today and
Kinston Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
on Tuesday found out, quite outdated. "It's a whole different world today and I think we need to educate our kids," said Lenoir County Economic Development director Mark Pope. As he spoke, more than 800 high school students Lenoir, Jones,Greene,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Life back to normal slow going for Kinston couple after MatthewMichael Freeman Michael Freeman KINSTON, Lenoir County - Michael Freeman and
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 9 days ago
Michael Freeman Michael Freeman KINSTON, Lenoir County - Michael Freeman and his girlfriend are still rebuilding after their home was damaged during Hurricane Matthew, thanks to the help of many volunteers. "Flash floods came in, the house was... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
New partnership created to address teacher shortagefields that are facing the greatest teaching shortages, particularly in rural a
Kinston Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
fields that are facing the greatest teaching shortages, particularly in rural and semi-rural areas, the release said. A Lenoir County school official said the hope is that the students will stay in the school district after they arrive. "We are... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
New Parks & Rec director helped build programs he now overseesTreble, may not have realized when he graduated from college he was destined to
Kinston Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
Treble, may not have realized when he graduated from college he was destined to help shape a lot of lives in Kinston and Lenoir County. But for the past 33 years he has helped guide and provide first jobs to many youths in the area. Treble, 56,... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
New partnership created to address teacher shortagefields that are facing the greatest teaching shortages, particularly in rural a
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
fields that are facing the greatest teaching shortages, particularly in rural and semi-rural areas, the release said. A Lenoir County school official said the hope is that the students will stay in the school district after they arrive. "We are... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Kinston police respond to robbery, shots fired callhe was treated and released. Upon his release, Mr. Gray was arrested for a Felo
Kinston Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
he was treated and released. Upon his release, Mr. Gray was arrested for a Felony Probation Violation and placed in the Lenoir County Jail under a $15,000 secured bond. If anyone has information regarding these incidents, they are asked to call... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
'A lot of moving parts'damaged by the waters. Hurricane Matthew resulted in 200 people signing up for
Kinston Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
damaged by the waters. Hurricane Matthew resulted in 200 people signing up for a buyout. Roger Dail, director of Lenoir County Emergency Management, said the city and county worked together after Floyd to lower the number of floodplain... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Taylor Named 2018 Distinguished Young Woman of Lenoir CountySpecial to The Free Press The thirty-ninth annual Distinguished Young Women of
Kinston Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
Special to The Free Press The thirty-ninth annual Distinguished Young Women of Lenoir County program was held at Kinston High School Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 30. The program was directed by Mia Heath, Mellany Davis, and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Golden LEAF aims funds at Hurricane Matthew recoverya community like funding for a new library in Windsor and money to rebuild a de
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
a community like funding for a new library in Windsor and money to rebuild a destroyed cooperative extension center in Lenoir County. In Fair Bluff where the Lumber River rose downtown to unprecedented levels taking numerous municipal... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Hugo Fire & Rescue honor one of their own among fallen firefightersVIDEO: Hugo Fire & Rescue honor one... HUGO, Lenoir County - Hugo Fire & Rescu
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 days ago
VIDEO: Hugo Fire & Rescue honor one... HUGO, Lenoir County - Hugo Fire & Rescue on Thursday honored the 75 firefighters nationwide who lost their lives in the line of duty last year. One of those who lost their lives was Jay Tyndall, who passed... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Honoring the braveWriter, The Free Press Last year, 69 firefighters died across the country. Ten
Kinston Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
Writer, The Free Press Last year, 69 firefighters died across the country. Ten of those were from N.C. and one was from Lenoir County. This weekend, the names of those firefighters and others will be added to the National Firefighters Memorial... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Lee Harris entering Shelby County mayor’s raceMEMPHIS, Tenn. — State Sen. Lee Harris of Memphis has announced he is entering
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 14 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — State Sen. Lee Harris of Memphis has announced he is entering the 2018 race for Shelby County mayor. Harris, a Democrat who was elected to state office in 2014, is a law professor at University of Memphis and was previously a... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Cancer patients have an angel on their sideby cancer of some sort,” Staten said. “The Angel Fund has been very well receiv
Kinston Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
by cancer of some sort,” Staten said. “The Angel Fund has been very well received. We have a lot of customers who feel very passionate about it.” Cancer is the No. 2 killer in North Carolina. It is the No. 1 killer in Lenoir County, Griffith... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
School van involved in accident near Deep Runmore information. The van carries school children ages 5-12, Smith said. Patr
Kinston Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
more information. The van carries school children ages 5-12, Smith said. Patrick Holmes, public information officer for Lenoir County Public Schools, said the school system had representatives at the hospital emergency room to make sure the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Kinston shooting leaves one woman injuredKINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston police are investigating a shooting that left
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 16 days ago
KINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston police are investigating a shooting that left one woman injured on Sunday, October 1. At approximately 8:31 p.m. communications advised a subject had been shot on Whitaker Drive and was en route to UNC Lenoir... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Men walk a mile in red high heelsshoes and march down Herritage Street, Atlantic Avenue and Mitchell Street. Th
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 18 days ago
shoes and march down Herritage Street, Atlantic Avenue and Mitchell Street. The proceeds raised benefit SAFE in Lenoir County, Inc., in Lenoir, Greene and Duplin counties. Pre-walk festivities included vendors, speakers and music in the... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Men walk a mile in red high heelsshoes and march down Herritage Street, Atlantic Avenue and Mitchell Street. Th
Kinston Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
shoes and march down Herritage Street, Atlantic Avenue and Mitchell Street. The proceeds raised benefit SAFE in Lenoir County, Inc., in Lenoir, Greene and Duplin counties. Pre-walk festivities included vendors, speakers and music in the... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Northeast Elementary no longer considered for Innovated School Districtwe were hopeful and confident that Northeast would not be selected for this Inn
Kinston Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
we were hopeful and confident that Northeast would not be selected for this Innovative School District," Brent Williams, Lenoir County Public Schools superintendent, said. Williams credited progress at Northeast to former principal Felicia... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Local counties help celebrate N.C. Arts Council 50th with music, artswhen swing bands played dances in speakeasies late into the night; when being a
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 19 days ago
when swing bands played dances in speakeasies late into the night; when being an American troubadour was a trade.” In Lenoir County, the Kinston Community Council for the Arts’ “Business After House” Concert will be held in the African... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Local scouts build dog trails for SPCADustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press The Lenoir County SPCA is still a w
Kinston Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
Dustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press The Lenoir County SPCA is still a ways away from breaking ground on a new animal shelter, but there is already work being done on the plot of land on N.C. 258 that will one day hold the shelter. Thursday,... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Local counties help celebrate N.C. Arts Council 50th with music, artswhen swing bands played dances in speakeasies late into the night; when being a
Kinston Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
when swing bands played dances in speakeasies late into the night; when being an American troubadour was a trade.” In Lenoir County, the Kinston Community Council for the Arts’ “Business After House” Concert will be held in the African... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
An incident left US 70 in Lenoir County closed for several hours(Katie Caviness photo) (Katie Caviness photo) LENOIR COUNTY - An incident on
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 19 days ago
(Katie Caviness photo) (Katie Caviness photo) LENOIR COUNTY - An incident on the morning of September 29 closed part of US 70 in Lenoir County for several hours. You might have seen a large law enforcement presence if you were in the area. Lenoir... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event this Saturday in KinstonVIDEO: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event... KINSTON, Lenoir County - This weekend
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 21 days ago
VIDEO: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event... KINSTON, Lenoir County - This weekend you might see 100 men strutting their stuff in red high heels through downtown Kinston. It's all for a great cause -- supporting domestic violence victims in our area.... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Improving minds and bodiesDustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press It's been a good summer for the Boy
Kinston Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
Dustin George Staff Writer, The Free Press It's been a good summer for the Boys and Girls Club of Lenoir County. After more than a year of looking for a new location, the club moved into the Roy Poole Life Center Fellowship Hall at First Baptist... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Kinston Police asking for help in July vandalism at schoolKINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston Police are asking for the public's help in fin
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 21 days ago
KINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston Police are asking for the public's help in finding out who vandalized property at Sampson School. The incident happened on July 9. Kinston Police said in a press release they responded to 606 Tower Hill Road about an... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Appeals Court hosts session in Lenoir Countyby hosting court sessions in the hometowns of each of the judges. Wednesday, th
Kinston Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
by hosting court sessions in the hometowns of each of the judges. Wednesday, that celebration brought the court to the Lenoir County Courthouse, where a panel including Kinston native Donna Stroud heard arguments for two cases. Stroud has... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Local counties see drop in August unemploymentCommerce Labor & Economic Analysis Division. Pamlico County shaved 0.1 percent
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
Commerce Labor & Economic Analysis Division. Pamlico County shaved 0.1 percent off its July tally coming in at 4.5 percent. Lenoir County remained at 4.5 percent, Carteret remained at 4.1 percent and Craven stayed at 4.6 percent, while both Duplin... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Local counties see drop in August unemploymentCommerce Labor & Economic Analysis Division. Pamlico County shaved 0.1 percent
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 21 days ago
Commerce Labor & Economic Analysis Division. Pamlico County shaved 0.1 percent off its July tally coming in at 4.5 percent. Lenoir County remained at 4.5 percent, Carteret remained at 4.1 percent and Craven stayed at 4.6 percent, while both Duplin... Read more
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