Jones County Newswire (Page 5)

Jones County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jones County, NC. (Page 5)

Results 81 - 99 of 99 in Jones County, NC

  1. Highway Patrol preparing to saturate school zones to catch unsafe scofflawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Topsail Advertiser

    ... on March 18, reported 80 violations in Onslow County, 21 in Carteret County, 20 in Duplin County and 6 in Jones County. There was a total of 3,117 violations in the state. In an effort to promote traffic safety around schools, school buses and ...

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  2. Highway Patrol preparing to saturate school zones to catch unsafe scofflawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Topsail Advertiser

    ... on March 18, reported 80 violations in Onslow County, 21 in Carteret County, 20 in Duplin County and 6 in Jones County. There was a total of 3,117 violations in the state. In an effort to promote traffic safety around schools, school buses and ...

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  3. Jones County to be recognized as NC Work Ready Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... a Work Ready community, it must reach a number of benchmarks set by the Chamber Foundation and NC Works. Jones County has been working for more than a year to reach the benchmarks it was given. The county has had to form partnerships with local ...

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  4. Tractor trailer accident closes part of NC-41 in Jones CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | WITN

    The Highway Patrol tells WITN that a tractor trailer and truck were involved in a wreck on NC-41 in Jones County near Trenton.

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  5. Flood waters soaking Eastern NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | WCTI

    ... area should use U.S. 158. We are expecting these areas to remain closed through the next few tide cycles. In Jones County the National Weather Service has says the Trent River through Pollocksville in causing concerns. As of 3 p.m. Sunday the stage ...

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  6. 'Sassy' Spivey takes on breast cancer and wins Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Sun Journal

    Before she was diagnosed at age 37 and underwent a mastectomy, the Jones County resident, now 59 years old, was a quiet, timid person who was not eager to offer her opinion or to take the lead. "I was boring," Spivey said in a laugh.

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  7. Sutherland given conservation awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Ron Sutherland, the lead scientist for the Wildlands Network, was awarded the Governor's Award for Natural Resources Scientist of the Year, an award presented by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation.

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  8. Kitten rescued from Trenton storm drainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | WITN

    Jones County deputies say a concerned citizen called them around 2:10 p.m. about a kitten stuck in a storm drain. Two deputies arrived and they called for help from the Trenton Volunteer Fire Department.

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  9. Bill Hand: Spaight defends honor until his deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... delivering the missives. It was sort of an early 19th century Facebook going on. While Stanly headed off to Jones County to attend to court matters (along with being a Congressman, he was a practicing lawyer), Spaight turned the letters in to the ...

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  10. Church happenings, Sept. 20 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... p.m. nightly Sept. 30 through Oct. 2 with different speakers each night. Banquet dinner at 4 p.m. Oct. 3 at Jones County Civic Center. Tickets $15. Closing service at 11 a.m. Oct. 4 with speaker Anthony Mitchell of Haughton Chapel FWB Church, ...

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  11. Mixed reaction to state budget planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... we were able to work out a deal on the sales tax distribution that did not hurt Carteret County but did allow Jones County to a portion of the new service taxes for the future. This was a negotiated settlement that worked out well for everyone," she ...

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  12. Jones Senior falls to Union 34-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    ... Davis addressed the crowd with a rousing halftime speech. He said, "You know we do and say a lot of things in Jones County, but we do not give up. 26-0 does not scare me and it doesn't scare us. Now watch us come back and win this!" The crowd roared ...

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  13. Voting locations for Pollocksville, White Oak precincts movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... less than a quarter mile from the fire department. "There was a lack of space at both fire departments," Jones County Elections Director Jennifer King said, "and there were some issues at Maysville where the precinct officials were actually running ...

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  14. Mike Parker: As the school year opens, be watchful for school buses Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    ... for the school bus. The photo is a beautiful shot capturing the backs of two little boys framed against the Jones County farmland across the street from their home. Today I pray that prayer for all our children. May we not have a single child ...

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  15. Voting locations for Pollocksville, White Oak precincts movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... less than a quarter mile from the fire department. "There was a lack of space at both fire departments," Jones County Elections Director Jennifer King said, "and there were some issues at Maysville where the precinct officials were actually running ...

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  16. 'Our State' names representative voices from each countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    ... also. I just think we're evolving into a different type of town than we were 40 years ago." As for the voice of Jones County, the honor fell to Charles Jones, the current owner of Brock Motor Company and former owner of Brock's Mill Pond, the iconic ...

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  17. Jones County Water rates increase to support infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    "Over the past several years Jones County Water system has been forced to seek alternatives to supply its customers with drinking water," Howard said.

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  18. Festival celebrates past, future and today in Jones CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    Handlooping tobacco, milking a cow and quilting are just a few of the things that can be found at this year's Jones County Heritage Festival. "We started the festival because all the other counties and towns around us, they had celebrations," Ivy Reid, Jones County Cooperative Extension director, said, "and we wanted something that was uniquely Jones County's and so we looked at our heritage and we looked at how Jones County was formed."

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  19. Students return to classRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... that comes on. It's an amazing process," Jones said. Maysville Elementary was one of the six public schools in Jones County to open for a new school year on Monday. It was also the first day of school for students in school systems in Carteret and ...

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