Jones County Newswire

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  1. Shelter resources running low following snow, iceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... normal Richlands route Wednesday and McClammy said it's unlikely they'll go on their Belgrade route, near the Jones County line, today. Traffic at local homeless and distress shelters are seasonably normal, but certain shelters are in need of the ...

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  2. Weather makes for one-two punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kinston Free Press

    ... of the county." Overall, the forecast showed about 1-2 inches of snow in southern Lenoir County and western Jones County, while northern Lenoir County and Greene County came in for 2-4 inches. "It looks like the rain-snow line, where you might have ...

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  3. Wednesday updateRead the original story

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    ... boundary of the snow line, and is expected to get a third of an inch of snow after midnight, with northwest Jones County, northwest Craven County and northwest Pamlico County getting that much or a little more. The probability of snow accumulation ...

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  4. Overturned tractor trailer on US-70 east in Jones CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WITN

    Both lanes are now closed once again on US-70 eastbound in Jones County near Trenton because of an overturned tractor trailer. One lane had reopened, but both are now closed as a wrecker works to flip the big rig up to clear the scene.

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  5. Judge denies bond for two suspected arsonistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Http

    Bond was denied two Jones County men in Jones County Superior Court last week who are charged with arson.

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  6. Dawson's greatest hits: New franchise replacing Kinston IndiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Kinston Free Press

    ... "There's two things I hate - sobriety and Putt Putt," Mills said from his room at the Gerald Ford Center in Jones County. "I used to love to get loaded on Robitussin and criticize athletes that were doing things I couldn't do if I had help, but Putt ...

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  7. Travel among problems reported during winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... a holiday on Monday and decisions Tuesday to cancel classes due to the inclement weather. Onslow, Carteret and Jones County schools operated under two-hour delays. Infant of Prague Catholic School and Camp Lejeune and New River schools also ...

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  8. Deputies discover two meth labs while investigating domestic violence caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WITN

    ... 5 degrees late tonight and single digits on Thursday. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect through early Friday. Jones County Sheriff Danny Heath says around 6:00 a.m. deputies went to the home on Guinea Town Road, west of Trenton. Heath says Taylor's ...

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  9. Icy limbs fell trees, power lines, black ice still a threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Kinston Free Press

    ... areas." Duke Energy Progress had about 700 Lenoir County outages around 10 a.m. Tuesday and another 1,000 in Jones County. By about 3 p.m., there remained 493 outages in Jackson Heights, 36 in Tick Bite, 35 off Cobb Road and U.S. 70, and eight in ...

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  10. Winter weather centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Kinston Free Press

    ... Duke Energy Progress shows at least eight people out in Pink Hill, though could be more. Latest out of Jones County shows more than 80 with power out along U.S. 17 between the Craven County line and Pollocksville. In Jones County, Duke Energy ...

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  11. UPDATE Crews work to repair outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Jacksonville Daily News

    UPDATE: While only Duke Energy was reporting a handful of outages in Onslow County on Tuesday morning, a couple thousand customers were without power in surroundings counties as of 8:30 a.m. Only 13 customers were affected by scattered outages around Onslow County but 972 Jones County residents between Maysville, Trenton and Pollocksville were ... (more)

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  12. More schools closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... have announced they will be closed today to students and staff. With power outages reported this morning in Jones County, Jones County Schools announced it will be closed today to students with an optional work day for staff. The bypass was shut ...

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  13. Power outages impacting Eastern CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WITN

    One of the largest outages in the area is affecting a stretch along Highway 58 in Jones County between Trenton and Pollocksville. About 500 customers are without power, according to Duke Energy.

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  14. POLICE: Men cheated in hunting contest that benefited volunteer fire departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | WITN

    ... ot registered in the contest. The arrest was a joint investigation between the Pollocksville Police Department, Jones County Sheriff's Office, and the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission.

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  15. Unemployment drops in Onslow, JonesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... in December, according to the data. There are an estimated 3,777 unemployed in the labor pool of 66,904. Jones County decreased 0.2 percent to 6.6 percent in December, according to the data. The county has an estimated 275 unemployed in its 4,151 ...

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  16. Low-grade schools: State releases school report cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Kinston Free Press

    ... old live in poverty in Lenoir County, while that number's at 32.2 percent in Greene County and 31.6 percent in Jones County. In comparison, 19.6 of children that age in Charlotte-Mecklenburg County schools are in poverty, and that figure drops to ...

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  17. Public schools graded, most get CsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Sun Journal

    ... which serves students in both Craven and Pamlico counties, received a D and did not meet expected growth. In Jones County, four schools picked up Cs, while the other two received Ds, with half exceeding growth and the other meeting it. Jones County ...

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  18. Lenoir commissioners approve core system for E-911 CenterRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | Kinston Free Press

    ... fiscal year budget, the first payment will be due in March 2016 during the 2015-16 year, which starts July 1. "Jones County will provide us with about 15 percent in the telecommunications budget," Dail said. "With this particular project, we had two ...

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  19. TROOPER: Marine charged with DWI after wreck "lucky to be alive"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | WITN

    A 20-year-old Marine from New River Air Station is charged with DWI in Jones County after a crash on Highway 17. Trooper Bryant Kirk says Kally Wayne wrecked on Highway 17 about three miles south of Pollocksville. She ran off the road to the right, overcorrected and hit the ditch on the left side of the highway.

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  20. Bill Hand: Picking up the story of three Klansmen in 1965Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 1 | Sun Journal

    ... the church opened and people flooded out. The owner of the Rambler was Carolina B. Chadwick, president of the Jones County NAACP; the other car was owned by Julius L. Chambers, a black Charlotte lawyer who was an up-and-coming civil rights activist ...

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