Jones County Newswire

Jones County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jones County, NC.

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  1. JCSO: Friday night checkpoint was 'very productive'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... A multi-agency law enforcement “Checking Station” involving 45 officers, spearheaded by the Jones County Sheriff's Office, took place on U.S. 70 at Wyse Fork Road for nearly four hours beginning at 11 p.m. Friday. The checkpoint ...

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  2. 9 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | Topsail Advertiser

    ... Visit JDNews.com for a map of some in the area, or just drive and enjoy!  The Nutcracker Ballet will be at Jones County Civic Center, 832 N.C. 58 S, Trenton, on Saturday, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. The Pink Slipper Dance Academy is proud to present ...

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  3. Three charged in car break-ins, gun theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Sun Journal

    ... two of the three guns were recovered. The sheriff's department stated it received help from the Carteret and Jones County sheriff's office during the investigation. Brandon Rodriguez of 219 Waters Edge Drive, Newport, was charged with felony ...

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  4. Historic home is converted into private label clothier storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Sun Journal

    ... as windows blinking. The Edward T. Stanly House was built around 1850. Its namesake, Mr. Stanly, was born a Jones County man in 1816, and was not related to his contemporaries, the better known duelist and statesman John Stanly or that man's son, ...

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  5. Changes to Jones County elections to take effect in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Kinston Free Press

    ... in 2018. While the newly formed districts should offer better representation to the African American voters of Jones County, the new district based voting model is leading to some confusion. “There's been a lot of people calling and not ...

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  6. Jones County gets $15 million for school construction Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Sun Journal

    After a year and a half of fundraising and planning, Jones County Schools is almost ready to break ground on a new K – 12 school facility. Earlier this month the district was one of four school districts named as the recipient of grants from the Needs-Based Public School Capital Fund.

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  7. Man dies in blaze near Trenton Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Sun Journal

    A man died when the hunting lodge he and his son were in caught fire and burned on Ten Mile Fork Road near Trenton Sunday night. According to Jones County EMS director Eric Merritt, the two men had been renting the “lodge” from landowner Edwin Foscue at 1729 Ten Mile Fork Road.

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  8. 5 fast facts about rabies and where to get $10 shots for your pet this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | HeraldSun.com

    ... sudden death. While only one person has contracted rabies in North Carolina in the last 60 years - in 2011 in Jones County - North Carolina Health and Human Services officials report there were 10 confirmed rabies cases among cats in 2016 and two ...

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  9. Family Care Homes provide habitat to society's vunerableRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... 47 allowable beds. Carteret, Duplin and Onslow counties each have four homes totaling 72 licensed beds. Jones County has three group homes with 18 total beds. Craven and Pamlico county have no family care homes. Family care homes are defined under ...

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  10. Maysville votes in three new commissioners Updated Nov 7, 2017 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Sun Journal

    ... and either did not receive a call back or was unable to reach them on the phone number provided to the Jones County Board of Elections. Out of the 1,101 eligible voters in Maysville 226 cast a vote, which is 20.53 percent of their voters, according ...

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  11. Former students recall integrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Denton Publications

    Four adults gathered at Middlebury College last week for a conversation about their experiences when Jones County, N.C., integrated its public schools in 1968. At the event, "How I Shed My Skin: Fifty Years Later," the group shared their recollections of their time as white and black students and former classmates.

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  12. 21 PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Kinston Free Press

    ... DJ Shon, door prizes, a cash bar and photography by Sammy Aiken. One of the largest fundraising programs in Jones County is set for 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Jones County Civic Center. The Lenoir Community College Foundation is hosting Beauty has ...

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  13. 49 PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Sun Journal

    ... DJ Shon, door prizes, a cash bar and photography by Sammy Aiken. One of the largest fundraising programs in Jones County is set for 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Jones County Civic Center. The Lenoir Community College Foundation is hosting Beauty has ...

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  14. Foscue Plantation receives 1824 flag Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Sun Journal

    ... the North Carolina Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Brenda Reyes and Hailey Marshall of the Jones County School JROTC NE-936 presented the colors and ran them up the pole. The Jones County High School Band played the National ...

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  15. Annual big game hunt this weekend in PollocksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Kinston Free Press

    Nearly 300 deer hunters from across North Carolina are expected to participate in this weekend's annual big game tournament in Jones County for more than one good cause. The 2017 Pollocksville Big Game Hunt and Music Festival will be held Oct. 27-28 with the hunting tournament beginning Friday and ending with Saturday night's awards ceremony.

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  16. Recent death means Maysville will have new face on town boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... Bobby Flowers are running against new candidates Cara Dunn, Myra Fryar and Dan Ryan. The race is under the the Jones County Board of Elections. In the last Maysville municipal race in 2013, 839 people voted in the incumbents, according to the N.C. ...

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  17. New Bern Police officer McInnis obtains SRO certificate Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Sun Journal

    ... making the schools safer for the community. Other local law enforcement agencies, such as the Craven County and Jones County Sheriff's offices, have one or two men each who have also taken the course to improve their work with the schools in their ...

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  18. New DPS superintendent once suspended own daughter; what theya re saying about Pascal MubengaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | HeraldSun.com

    Pascal Mubenga, the newly hired superintendent of Durham Public Schools, once suspended his own daughter while working as a principal of a Jones County middle school, a member of that district's school board recalls. Larry Walston, of the Jones County Board of Education, said Mubenga's daughter got into an argument with another girl on a bus and Mubenga suspended both girls.

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  19. Durham school board names Franklin Countya s Pascal Mubenga new superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | HeraldSun.com

    ... with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. Mubenga was also principal of Jones Senior High School in Jones County in eastern North Carolina from 2007-11 and previously served as an assistant principal in Franklin County and math teacher in ...

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  20. The importance of sampling for commercial poultry producers -Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | The Sampson Independent

    ... Margaret Ross is an Eastern Area Extension Agent specializing in poultry. She is housed in Jones County and can be reached by phone: 252-448-9621 or by e-mail: [email protected] Margaret Ross is an Eastern Area Extension Agent specializing in ...

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