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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 $99,000 which is roughly $59/per square foot. More Kinston information.

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Yesterday | Kinston Free Press

Duke Energy cleaning up on South Herritage

While focus is placed on electrical deliberations between Kinston and Duke Energy, the company is working on another matter in the city.

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Monday | Kinston Free Press

FillingTheFrame: Cool hat

A bright green hat with ears and sunglasses covers Brandon Carpenter's head as he waters plants for Pride of Kinston downtown on Friday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Mike Parker: Neuse II looking for - wingmen' for 2014 - Wings Over the Neuse'

If the CSS Neuse II had a slogan, that slogan could be: "Built by the community - Supported by the community."

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WCTI

Kinston Public Safety Department takes on crime

With at least 26 reported shootings since January, the Kinston Public Safety Department Director Bill Johnson tells NewsChannel 12 crime rates are higher than last year.

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Kinston Free Press

Lee - Rouse

Bert and Marty Lee of Kinston announce the engagement of their daughter, Casey Brooke Lee, to Mark Clayton Rouse, son of Ken and Kim Rouse of Deep Run.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Weight loss: Mind over body

Rouse began a regiment of exercise three or four times a week. His wife Sue said she started going along to encourage him.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WITN

Kinston Man Charged With Sex Offense With Child

A man who is accused of committing a sex offense against a child is headed back to Lenoir County to face charges.

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Kinston Free Press

Kinston sex offense suspect arrested in Duplin County

Vincent Gerard Bullock, 51, is charged with felony first-degree sex offense with a child, a Class B1-level felony, which is the highest-level state offense not automatically triggering a sentence of death or life in prison without parole in the case of a conviction.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Lenoir County Sheriff's Office still looking for clues in death of Duane Bright

Bright, 21, was visiting a friend on South Wooten Street Tuesday afternoon when, according to a press release from the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office, "two occupants of a truck pulled behind Bright around 1:22 p.m., then discharged rounds, killing the victim."

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WCTI

Kinston teen accused of attempted murder arrested

The Kinston Department of Public Safety said 17-year-old Ed Levon Harris was arrested at about 9:40 a.m. Wednesday at his home on South Adkin Street.

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Kinston Free Press

Snow Hill commissioners get a lesson on economic development

To grow the town of Snow Hill's businesses, it should be entrepreneur-friendly, Robert "Bob" Masters told the commissioners Monday night.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Shots fired into occupied Kinston residence

A Kinston Dept. of Public Safety incident report confirms an occupied residence at 1503 Perry Park Drive was struck by gunfire early Tuesday morning.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Your mosquitoes, your problem

The General Assembly axed the state's public health pest management program in 2011.

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American Bass Anglers

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Running out of Lawson Creek near New Bern, NC, Antwan Moor, of Kinston, NC, caught 5 bass weighing 8.76 pounds.

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WITN

Head Start Program Helps Local Families

Joyce Ellison and her family in Grifton suffered blow after blow. She was working part-time in a factory.

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Kinston Free Press

KDPS, residents work to clean up gang activity

More than 30 members of the Kinston Department of Public Safety and local volunteers took to the streets Saturday morning to literally clean up gang activity in the city.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Meet Me Monday: Janiya Miller takes classes at a prestigious dance academy

Janiya Miller, a junior at KHS, is currently enrolled in the Summer Intensive summer dance camp at the Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts in Kent, Conn.

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Kinston Free Press

Lenoir County farmers experiencing better conditions, better crops

According to the National Weather Service, an average of 10.69 inches of rain has fallen in Kinston over the past 30 years during the months of June and July.

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Kinston Free Press

Bright sky, big crowd for Coples Community Cookout

A Carolina blue sky dotted with puffy white clouds - and a breeze one could almost characterize as considerate - set the table as Kinstonians turned out to Southeast Elementary School and sent out the third annual Quinton Coples Community Weekend on a high note Sunday.

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Rocky Mount Telegram

Mattress Firm set to open in August

People in the area looking to shop for bedding in the coming months will have a new option to choose.

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