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  1. Police charge man with multiple gun, drug felonies Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

    Police responded to the 600 block of Fields Street around 7:53 p.m. Thursday to execute a search warrant. According to a Kinston Department of Public Safety statement, at the residence they found two handguns, a shotgun, 18 grams of cocaine, 2 grams of MDMA, nearly half and ounce of marijuana and a set of digital scales.

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  2. More than 500 fans cheer on Ingram at Martin C. Freeman, Woodmen Community CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kinston Free Press

    Moments before National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver let the world know that former Kinston High School and Duke star Brandon Ingram was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers, you could hear a pin drop in the Martin C. Freeman gymnasium. But as soon as Ingram's name left Silver's lips Thursday night, loud cheers rocked the venerable gym to its very core.

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  3. Freeway status: Commissioners approve transportation committee rankings Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kinston Free Press

    Bill Whaley, chairman of the Lenoir County Transportation Committee, presented the list of projects to a recent Lenoir County Commission meeting. Whaley said none of the projects are funded at the local level; they are state projects in conjunction with the U.S. 70 corridor commission.

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  4. Crime Roundup: Shots fired into Dixon Street houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kinston Free Press

    Police responded to the 800 block of Dixon Street around 12:45 a.m. Wednesday morning to a call of shots-fired. According to a Kinston Department of Public Safety report summary, no one was injured in the attack, though it did result in an estimated $200 of property damage.

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  5. Brandon Ingram prepares for NBA DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kinston Free Press

    The former Kinston High School and Duke stalwart participated in an NBA Draft presser Wednesday - his last before becoming a member of a professional franchise. "I'm very excited," Ingram said.

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  6. Youth Summit to return to KinstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kinston Free Press

    In 2015, Kinston Teens earned a sizable feather in their organization's cap after hosting a Youth Summit at Southeast Elementary School. The theme for this year's event will be For the Love of Kinston, and will focus on the importance of community service and youth involvement in the community.

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  7. Dixon Street residence shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Kinston Free Press

    Police responded to the 800 block of Dixon Street around 12:45 a.m. Wednesday morning to a call of shots-fired.

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  8. Want to be on the city council?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Kinston Free Press

    Submit letters of interest to Kinston City Clerk Monique Hicks by July 1 Letters can be submitted: n In person or mailed to 207 E King St., Kinston, NC 28501 n Emailed to&nbs...

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  9. Former Lenoir County economic development boss died SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Kinston Free Press

    Six years ago, upon the 25th anniversary of the Lenoir County Committee of 100, Kinston City Councilman Gordon Vermillion called Ron Baker, "the grandfather of economic development" in Lenoir County. He came to Kinston in 1985 to head up Lenoir County's eco-devo efforts, bringing with him the concept of a Committee of 100, something he picked up while working in South Carolina.

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  10. Crime briefs: NCDOT driving mishap damages excavator, trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Kinston Free Press

    Shortly after noon Tuesday, some state Department of Transportation heavy equipment took a tumble along Elijah Loftin Road near Village Creek Drive. "This dump truck was pulling a trailer," State Trooper Bud Radford said.

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  11. Kinston Post 43 blasts Farmville Post 151 a second time Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Kinston Free Press

    Kinston Post 43 has been on a roll lately and it continued Monday against a foe it started its current winning streak against. Kinston scored in every inning, defeating Farmville Post 151 19-5 at Historic Grainger Stadium.

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  12. Crime briefs: Kinston suspect arrested in Friday night arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Kinston Free Press

    The man suspected of starting a fire that destroyed a McCaskill Drive family's home Friday night now sits in jail accused of the crime. According to a statement by the Kinston Department of Public Safety, Nathaniel Webb Jr. allegedly set fire to a liquid propane cylinder on the back porch of the house, which KDPS firefighters and police found fully involved in a blaze shortly after 8:32 p.m. No people were injured in the conflagration, though firefighters later discovered the family dog deceased within the residence after the fire.

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  13. Column: Hot Pockets, onions are not foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Kinston Free Press

    According to a recent report by the Centers For Disease Prevention, every food is bad for you. Fruits contain sugar and canned vegetables can be high in sodium.

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  14. Coley Little STEM Camp begins at Nature CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Kinston Free Press

    While other children are at home watching television and playing video games, participants in the Coley Little STEM Camp are at the Neuseway Nature Center, learning about the clouds above their heads and the water they use every day. Later this week, campers will take a kayaking trip down the Neuse River before using water testing kits to learn more about the water that runs through Kinston.

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  15. Kinston suspect arrested in Friday night arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Kinston Free Press

    The man suspected of starting a fire that destroyed a McCaskill Drive family's home Friday night now sits in jail accused of the crime. According to a statement by the Kinston Department of Public Safety, Nathaniel Webb Jr. allegedly set fire to a liquid propane cylinder on the back porch of the house, which KDPS firefighters and police found fully involved in a blaze shortly after 8:32 p.m. Webb faces felony counts of first-degree arson and attempted first-degree murder and was placed into the W.E. "Billy" Smith Detention Center under a $500,000 bond.

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  16. Recreation improvements large part of upcoming city budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Kinston Free Press

    This fiscal year will be a year of improvement at Kinston-Lenoir County Parks and Recreation if the proposed city budget is approved. Bill Ellis, director of the Kinston-Lenoir County Parks and Recreation department, spoke to council during a marathon session on the the fiscal year 2016-2017 budget June 9. Staff at Parks and Recreation plan to use the funds to renovate, repair and improve recreation centers, baseball fields, tennis courts, equipment and many other projects.

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  17. Meet Me Monday: Chrisco has been a nurse at LMH for 40 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Kinston Free Press

    "Ever since I was a little girl I was in awe of the hospital setting, you could even call it a calling," she said. "I had just gotten out school and when asked me if I wanted to do emergency and I was young and said sure," Chrisco said.

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  18. Crime Roundup: Couple sent to jail following alleged fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Kinston Free Press

    Police responded to a domestic dispute in the 600 block of North Davis Street around 12:30 p.m. on June 10. " Murray reported that Arrington pulled her to the ground and hit her in the chest," Kinston Department of Public Safety spokesman Woody Spencer said. "Mr. Arrington stated that Ms.

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  19. Kinston Post 43 defeats Edenton Post 40 in doubleheader SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | Kinston Free Press

    Kinston Post 43 may have been shorthanded in a doubleheader, but it made no difference with strong pitching and timely hitting. In American Legion baseball action, Kinston defeated Edenton Post 40 by scores of 4-3 and 3-0 at Grainger Stadium Saturday, delighting coach Ronnie Battle in the process.

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  20. Nickel and dime-bagged: Possessing small amount of marijuana can be big deal Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | Kinston Free Press

    It may be high times for marijuana in some parts of America, but in Kinston anyone can be laid low by a small amount of weed. An analysis of report summaries provided by the Kinston Department of Public Safety since the beginning of the year show 60 percent of all KDPS narcotics arrests and citations involve possession of a half-ounce of marijuana or less, saddling those accused and convicted with hundreds of dollars in fees and fines for what may have cost the accused around $50 or less, depending on the amount, quality and dealer.

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