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  1. Baseball: MiLB stamp of approval would send pro baseball back to KinstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Sun Journal

    Monday night, Kinston City Council unanimously approved a lease between the city and the new Minor League Baseball ownership group, Rangers Kinston LLC, to secure Grainger Stadium for the anticipated arrival of a Single-A, Carolina League team and $1.6 million in improvements and enhancements to the facility. And that's not all - this isn't a quick fix for the Texas Rangers, the Major League affiliate.

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  2. New Berna s monthly walking art tours set for Friday Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Sun Journal

    Many new exhibits will open, including works by Chip McCall and Norm Robins at the Craven Arts Council's Bank of the Arts, 317 Middle St. The Next Chapter Bookstore, 320 S. Front St., will have the artwork of Maria Sendor, along with local author Michael Nicholas Richard. Fine Art at Baxters, 323 Pollock St., will feature glass sculptor David Goldhagen and impressionistic painter Holly Nettles.

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  3. Happersville: Remembering Kinston's seedy suburb Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | Sun Journal

    Mills Happer stood before the residents of Kinston on the evening of May 5, 1921, ready to assume the mantle of mayor. He'd defeated incumbent Mayor Joeseph Dawson and was prepared to reform the city.

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  4. Harmony Hall's annual Fourth of July naturalization ceremony draws a crowd Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Sun Journal

    Every year, Kinston hosts a special event on the Fourth of July. The annual naturalization ceremony held at Harmony Hall reinforces the feeling of patriotism that goes along with the holiday.

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  5. Basketball: 34 years later, Gibbs receives McDonald's All-American certificateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Sun Journal

    Glendale "Bo" Gibbs was walking to his next class at New Bern High. He had just concluded his senior season of playing point guard on the Bears' basketball team.

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  6. Basketball: 34 years later, Gibbs receives McDonald's All-American certificateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Sun Journal

    Glendale "Bo" Gibbs was walking to his next class at New Bern High. He had just concluded his senior season of playing point guard on the Bears' basketball team.

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  7. Bill Hand: KKK supporters turned out for a rally here in 1965Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Sun Journal

    While the Tar Heel state was considered one of the more progressive in the South for tolerance with working toward equality for the black race, it also had a surprisingly strong presence of the Ku Klux Klan. In fact, in the '60s, we had something like 10,000 members, more than all the Southern states combined, according to "Klansville USA" on the PBS website.

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  8. GateHouse names group publisher for Eastern NC newspapersRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Sun Journal

    The Sun Journal's parent company is restructuring the leadership of its newspapers in Eastern North Carolina in a move aimed at positioning those properties to increase audience, expand advertising and promote new digital services in the region. The Daily News in Jacksonville, the Free Press in Kinston and the Sun Journal in New Bern joined GateHouse Media group in January when their former owner, Halifax Media Group, was acquired by the publicly held New Media Investment Group.

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  9. Civil War program to feature artifacts collectionRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Sun Journal

    The Cove City History Project Group will host "Craven County Civil War Artifacts Collection," a special presentation by Charles P. Humphrey Sr. Thursday night. It begins at 7 p.m. at the Core Creek Free Will Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 210 Trenton Road, Cove City.

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  10. Pamlico family, friends turn out for community college graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Sun Journal

    Friends and family of 2015 Pamlico Community College graduates nearly filled the 600-seat Ned Delamar Center Friday night to watch 65 students get diplomas. The class heard from keynote speaker Jeff Minges, president and CEO of the Minges Bottling Group, a franchise Pepsi bottling company.

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  11. Letter: U.S. 70Read the original story

    May 2, 2015 | Sun Journal

    It is welcomed news to see all of the activity in recent headlines concerning the development of U.S. 70 into an interstate. Of the original 13 colonies, all of their colonial capitals are served by interstates except for one - North Carolina.

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  12. Outdoor notes: Turkey Federation Banquet on tapRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Sun Journal

    A major contributor in the effort to bring wild turkeys back to the North Carolina landscape over the past 40 years has been the National Wild Turkey Federation . That organization has provided critical funds and public support for habitat improvement, population management, research and stocking programs that have returned turkeys to their highest number in the state since colonial days.

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  13. Hundreds sample area's tastiest foods at Neuse River Foundation fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Sun Journal

    Nearly 700 people came out to New Bern Riverfront Convention Center Tuesday night to sample some of the area's best cuisine and to support the environmental advocacy and protection efforts of the Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation. And despite a stuffy, warm room, hungry event-goers stood in lines at each participating chef's booth to try something new or to enjoy a bite of some well-loved favorites.

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  14. Neuse Center grand opening set for Saturday in KinstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Sun Journal

    They're bringing out the big gun for the occasion - a cannon, that is, but it's really a replica. The exhibit reconstructing the CSS Neuse's casemate, including the cannon, plus exhibits showing rarely or never-before-seen artifacts from the Confederate ironclad and the Civil War era in Kinston will be on display for the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center's grand opening Saturday.

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  15. ENC transportation projects score highRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Sun Journal

    Hugh Overholt, N.C. Board of Transportation member for Division 2, left, and Dover Mayor John Wetherington listen as N.C. Transportation Secretary Tony Tata talks to New Bern City Manager Mark Stephens about the gas tax proposal's effect on Powell Bill revenue for municipalities. Tata was at New Bern Riverfront Convention Center on Friday to talk to members of Highway 17 Association, U.S. 70 Corridor Commission and local officials to talk about transportation issues.

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  16. King Aerospace: Couple's startup specializes in custom componentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Sun Journal

    As they worked and oversaw work being done to customize their new company's building at 3498-A Martin Drive off Glenburnie Avenue recently, Ingrid King said they were new to marriage, new to New Bern, expecting a new baby later this year and starting a new business - their first as private owners. "We've been doing AS 90100 certified work for the aerospace industry for another small manufacturer for 10 years," she said.

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  17. Flash freeze catches motorists off guard ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Sun Journal

    Ice-related collisions stopped the morning work commute over the Trent River and Neuse River bridges Thursday as motorists tried to make their way into or through New Bern. At about 6:30 a.m., the bridges began icing and it wasn't long after that before the vehicle accidents started.

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  18. Flash freeze catches motorists off guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Sun Journal

    Ice-related collisions stopped the morning work commute over the Trent River and Neuse River bridges as motorists tried to make their way into or through New Bern Thursday. At about 6:30 a.m. the bridge began icing and it wasn't long after that before the vehicle accidents started.

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  19. Delta Private Jets to close Kinston corporate officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2012 | Sun Journal

    Although Delta Private Jets charter flights to and from Kinston's airport will continue for the foreseeable future, the operator's corporate office in Kinston will close by the end of March. Delta Private Jets' move to consolidate corporate functions in its headquarters in Hebron, Ky., will affect about 50 jobs at its Kinston office.

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  20. CVS plans new store in GrantsboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Sun Journal

    The new store will be at the corner of N.C. 55 and N.C. 306, an intersection featuring one of two traffic lights in Pamlico County. According to the Pamlico County Inspections Department, the building will have a valuation of $1.9 million, located on about 1.1 acre.

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