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Kinston, North Carolina is located in Lenoir County. Zip codes in Kinston, NC include 28504, 28502, and 28503. The median home price in Kinston is $94,900 which is roughly $58/per square foot. More Kinston information.

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14 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

Area firefighters and emergency service personnel banquet held tonight

The Sixth Annual Area Firefighters and Emergency Service Personnel Reunion Banquet kicks off tonight, hosted by the Kinston retired firefighters.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Kinston Free Press

A jump-start on voting

After months of campaigning, the first day of early voting for the primary elections starts today, as voters will decide which candidates will represent his or her party in numerous races on November ballots.

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Kinston Free Press

Rainbow Run area of N.C. 58 closes today

N.C. 58 South in the Hookerton area will be closed for construction of a new bridge over Rainbow Creek.

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Kinston Free Press

Kinston man a semi-finalist in McDonald's Biscuit Bake-off

Quamayne Johnson, 19, is one of seven finalists who recently competed with 44 other biscuit bakers, one from each McDonald's restaurant in Eastern North Carolina.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Business Journal

New program will open up trade possibilities for eastern N.C. businesses

Companies in 24 Eastern North Carolina counties will have an easier time obtaining benefits of being in an international trade zone, courtesy of a new U.S. Commerce Department program to be administered by the N.C. Department of Transportation.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kinston Free Press

U.S. Senate hopeful Mark Harris visits Kinston

With eight North Carolina Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in the primary elections in May, one came to Kinston on Thursday to speak with potential voters.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Ackerson killer wanted in Texas

Amanda Perry Hayes, already serving a sentence for second-degree murder in the death of former Kinston resident Laura Jean Ackerson, may have prison time in Texas in her future.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

N.C. Wesleyan student receives special education scholarship

Amanda Paige Pritchett, a senior education major at N.C. Wesleyan College, has been selected as this year's recipient of the Taunja Cox Scholarship.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

Chef's Life

A Chef's Life is a new food/reality series featuring Chef Vivian Howard. Vivian was making a name for herself in New York City, when her father, a hog farmer, offered to get her started in her own restaurant.

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Kinston Free Press

Fatality reported in Kinston fire

On Saturday around 10:21 p.m., members of the Kinston Department of Public Safety Fire & Rescue Division responded to a structure fire call at 1316 Holman Street.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Filling the Frame

Angie Camp, Parrott's General Store employee, waters watermelon and tomato plants outside the store on North Herritage Street in downtown Kinston on Friday.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Hanks: Dear reader, we need your good news

Richard Clark has decided to take this week off as my fellow Sunday columnist , but that's a good thing, because I have a lot on my mind this week.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Early College seniors honored at awards day

Two graduating seniors at Lenoir County Early College High School were honored for their achievements as campus leaders during Lenoir Community College's annual Awards Day on April 3. Wesley Thigpen and Mieata Quinn, both of Kinston, were recognized for their selection to Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges and as recipients of ... (more)

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Business Journal

Largest craft breweries in the Triangle

April is North Carolina Beer Month, and in commemoration of that, I rolled together a list of the Triangle's largest breweries.

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Kinston Free Press

Retail notebook: The Warehouse

For people who live in the area surrounding Cutter Creek, a hungry diner had to drive at least to Snow Hill or Kinston to eat at a restaurant.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Column: Stripper party at nursing home deemed - misunderstanding'

He hosted the overnight show on WENS for several years, known to his listeners as Michael James.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Social media helped in probe of Md. rabies death

In this March 18, 2013, file photo, Shane Mercer holds a photo of his father, Airman Will Small, as his mother Alecia Mercer looks on at their home in Kinston, N.C. Small, whose organs were donated to four patients after he died, had at least two untreated raccoon bites several months before he became sick, and tests confirm his rabies-infected ... (more)

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WCTI

Police investigate Kinston shooting that injures 2

According to Woody Spencer with the Kinston Department of Public Safety, officers got a call of shots being fired on the 700 block of East Washington Avenue at about 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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WITN

Two People Shot In Kinston

The victims were found in the 600 block of East Lenoir Avenue in Kinston shortly after 4:00 p.m. Police were first alerted to shots fired at the nearby Mitchell Wooten Apartments on Raleigh Street.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Kinston shooting

On Friday around 7:54 p.m., the Kinston Dept. of Public Safety responded to a person shot call at Apt.

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