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  1. College financial aid workshop set for Thursday at LCCRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

    ... County students are encouraged to be there, all surrounding counties are welcome. "We've invited those in Jones County and Greene County as well," Denton said. "However you've heard about it, all who can come are welcome. We started consolidating ...

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  2. SHERIFF: Meth arrests in PollocksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WITN

    Two people who the Sheriff said share a home in a small, Jones County community are behind bars on meth charges. Sheriff Danny Heath shared details of the arrests using social media, saying 45-year-olds Jerry McMinn and Paula Hardy were both arrested Monday on drug charges.

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  3. Church happeningsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... dedication service following the 11 a.m. Sunday service on Jan. 18. For more information, call 910-347-5892. Jones County 27th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration will be held at 4 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Northwest "A" Conference ...

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  4. Pamlico begins preparation for future storms, disastersRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Sun Journal

    ... with a grant from the North Carolina Rural Center. It is one of five disaster workshop grants, including one in Jones County. "These workshops are to try and make those (county) economy's more able to withstand any kind of disaster," she said. The ...

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  5. Jones County arrests, mugshotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Kinston Free Press

    Ashley Denise Jones, 28, of Coleman Drive in Kinston was charged via magistrate order with felony possession with intent to sell, manufacture and deliver marijuana, felony delivering marijuana, felony conspiring to sell and deliver marijuana, felony maintaining a vechicle, dwelling or place for a controlled substance and other charges. She was given a $5,000 secure bond.

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  6. Pedro helos may be groundedRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Kinston Free Press

    ... missions. A resolution opposing the measure has been sent to numerous counties and towns throughout the state, Jones County Board Chairwoman Sondra Riggs said. It was also sent to state officials, including the governor, and the N.C. Military ...

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  7. Local shelter holds banquet to honor ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Second chances are found throughout the Bible - people who needed to press the reset button and start their lives anew.

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  8. Photo Page: At the goat farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Kinston Free Press

    Nestled along a dead-end road outside Trenton in Jones County, the high-pitched chatter of goats can be heard. Here, at 4 P's Ranch, a baby goat was born on Wednesday.

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  9. Events scheduled to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... the United Way on improvements to a nearby home that will become the new location for the United Way office. In Jones County, the 27th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Northwest A Conference ...

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  10. Jones County Schools receives $50K grant from NEARead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Kinston Free Press

    To support collective impact in rural Jones County through partnerships among North Carolina A+ Schools Program, Crayola, Jones County Schools, the Jones County Arts Council and the Department of Public Instruction. An A-plus Schools district-wide arts education plan will be developed and disseminated to Jones County Schools that includes strategic planning, leadership development, professional development, coaching and evaluation for district leaders and educators.

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  11. Sapp revoked for prostitution charges in BibbRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Http

    The teenager at the center of a 2007 shooting that took the life of a Jones County man was back in Superior Court last week facing the revocation of her probation due to charges in a neighboring county.

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  12. Senior citizen airlifted to hospital after biking accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | WITN

    A woman riding a bike hit a bump in the road and went over the handle bars, breaking her wrists. Jones County deputies tell us a 66-year-old woman was riding her bike about 20 miles per hour on Highway 58 South at the intersection of Oak Grove Rd in Trenton when it happened.

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  13. GateHouse Media takes ownership of Free PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Kinston Free Press

    ... digital marketing opportunities throughout the entire Southeast." Readers in Lenoir County, Greene County and Jones County can expect quality and community-minded journalism to continue under the new leadership, Free Press Editor Bryan C. Hanks ...

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  14. Black ice makes rough going for school busesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Kinston Free Press

    ... the buses. By 12:05 p.m., all the students were in the building safely and we resumed our regular schedule." In Jones County, a bus en route to Jones County Middle School and Jones Senior High School collided with a truck in the 700 block of ...

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  15. Surprise black ice leads to incidents Friday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Kinston Free Press

    A bit of surprise early-morning moisture put a dampening on many motorists' plans throughout Lenoir and Jones counties on Friday. According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, there were about 49 accidents in Lenoir and Jones counties before noon, with more than 40 occurring between the hours of 6:30 and 9:30 a.m. Precipitation on the roads turned into black ice, with splotches making streets treacherous for many drivers.

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  16. New Info: Slick roadways in Lenoir, Beaufort, Duplin, and Jones Counties cause problems for driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | WITN

    ... car. Troopers say that 8:15 a.m. crash was weather related. The Highway Patrol said it had reports of wrecks in Jones County. One was called in on Highway 70 Bypass near Dover Road, but troopers were still on their way to investigate. A crash with ...

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  17. Thousands expected at 43rd Trenton volunteer firefighter auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Jacksonville Daily News

    The annual auction, now in its 43rd year at the Jones County Fairgrounds, is expected to draw about 6,000 people at the start time at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

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  18. Column: New drivers ed school offering free servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Kinston Free Press

    ... ed problem written about in the Free Press and decided to set up shop in eastern N.C." Richard Clark, 58, of Jones County was Pitts' first customer. "Even though my teenage son could go through the drivers ed program currently offered by the state, ...

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  19. Sheriff's office, Marshals search for Pollocksville manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Kinston Free Press

    The Jones County Sheriff's Office, along with U.S. Marshals, are looking for a fugitive from the Pollocksville area. Tivon Brown, 30, was listed in absconder status on Monday, said Communications Officer Keith Acree with the N.C. Department of Public Safety's Adult Correction division.

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  20. Sheriff's office, Marshals search for Pollocksville manRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | Sun Journal

    The Jones County Sheriff's Office, along with U.S. Marshals, are looking for a fugitive from the Pollocksville area. Tivon Brown, 30, was listed in absconder status on Monday, said Communications Officer Keith Acree with the N.C. Department of Public Safety's Adult Correction division.

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