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Monday | Kinston Free Press

This date in Free Press history: August 18

The bell of a passing cow caused the horse to become panicky, and it jumped off, breaking the bolts in the shafts, and the lurch capsized the vehicle.

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC

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Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WITN

Jurors Get Standing Ovation After Convicting Man For 2011 Jones County Murder

The victim's family gave jurors a standing ovation after they convicted a man in a murder that happened more than 3-1/2 years ago.

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Related Topix: Pollocksville, NC

Kinston Free Press

Verdict reached in Jones County murder trial

A Jones County jury found 55-year-old Dennis Sherwood Lewis guilty of first-degree murder at the Jones county Courthouse on Friday.

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WCTI

Jury finds man guilty of Jones County murder

A Jones County jury finds a man guilty of murder Friday morning in the shooting death of another man more than three years ago.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Two more arrested, one sought in meth bust

Two additional arrests have been made and authorities are searching for another suspect following this week's bust of a methamphetamine lab in Jones County.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Maysville, NC

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Updated with Charges: Maysville meth lab busted

One suspect is in custody after Deputies with the Jones County Sheriff's Office raided a suspected meth lab at 2:30 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Maysville, NC, Drugs

WITN

SHERIFF: Tip Leads Deputies To Jones County Meth Lab

Deputies in Jones County spent the better portion of Monday afternoon and evening at a Maysville home after a meth lab and marijuana grow bust.

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Related Topix: Maysville, NC, Drugs

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Stalled negotiations may cause loss of inpatient services through Eastpointe

Medicaid patients needing inpatient assistance for behavioral health or substance abuse services may have one less hospital to turn to.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Lumberton, NC, Robeson County, NC, Lenoir County, NC, Greene County, NC

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Abandoned homes soon gone, forgotten

But those homes and the lives that once lived between now-crumbling walls and behind shattered windows can be like the silent scream of a story no longer heard.

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Related Topix: La Grange, NC, Lenoir County, NC

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Free country concert set for Jones Civic Center

Music fans will get a chance to see some free country music on Sept. 3 at a concert at the Jones County Civic Center put on by Digity Media, L.L.C., owner of country radio station WRNS.

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Related Topix: Chase Rice, Country, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Kinston Free Press

A bountiful crop yield may be marred by low prices

Good weather has made for a smooth year so far for Jones County farmers, but falling crop prices have them concerned about turning a profit.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Trenton, NC

WITN

Pollocksville Murder Suspect Due In Court

A man accused of murder has been waiting for his day in court for three years, and that day is Monday.

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Related Topix: Pollocksville, NC

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WCTI

Large black bear hits vehicle on Highway 17

The accident happened Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the Ten Mile Fork Road intersection, north of Pollocksville; traffic was delayed for about 30 minutes.

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Related Topix: Pollocksville, NC, New Bern, NC

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Unemployment decreases slightly in Onslow, Carteret and Duplin

Unemployment rates decreased in 81 North Carolina counties, including Onslow, Carteret and Duplin during the month of June, according to data released Wednesday by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Onslow County, NC, Carteret County, NC, Duplin County, NC, Scotland County, NC

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Maysville woman's cause of death - pending'

The investigation continues into the death of Elizabeth "Bethany" Rhoades, whose body was found Feb. 23 in Jones County just outside Maysville town limits almost two weeks after her family reported her as missing.

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Related Topix: Maysville, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

News Observer

Puppy mill survivors make friends at NC legislature

Republican Rep. Jason Saine of Lincolnton stoops to greet Earnest, a Jones County puppy mill survivor.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Animal Rights, Southport, NC, Raleigh, NC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WITN

Mother & Son Charged With Animal Abuse

Jones County Sheriff Danny Heath says Markela Joseph and Latigue Alston, both of Maysville, have been charged with one count of felony animal abuse and a count of misdemeanor animal abuse.

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Related Topix: Maysville, NC

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