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Kinston High, Rochelle staffers receive LCPS awards  Neuse News

Lenoir County Public Schools honored two employees this week for exemplary *service*.



Dontrez Styles is Kinston's next big thing  HighSchoolOT

Sophomore wing player Dontrez Styles may be the next in a long line of talented basketball players to come out of Kinston High School.



Field trip to NC A&T technology event a look into future for girls  Kinston Free Press

Abria Brewer couldn't have booked a more ideal trip if she'd used a travel agent.A Kinston High School sophomore interested in engineering and curious about ...



Field trip to N.C. A&T event to provide a look into future for girls  Neuse News

A group of about 40 young women from Lenoir County will attend Friday's annual Women in Science and Technology event at N.C. A&T University.



Feb 16 Shackleford honored at Friday's Kinston game  Neuse News

A former Kinston High School basketball star was honored posthumously Friday night.



March 11 6 p.m. sports: Bowman ready for what could be last ACC Tourney  WCTI12.com

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the seedings and bracket for the 66th annual New York Life ACC ...



Feb. 26 6 p.m. sports: #KinstonStrong as Stackhouse, Ingram, Bullock under same roof  WCTI12.com

For the first time ever, three Kinston High School graduates were under the same roof playing and coaching in an NBA game. Monday night the Los Angeles ...



Kinston High School girls basketball team gives back to the community  WNCT

On Sunday, Kinston High School Girls basketball team spent the morning helping out at Mary's Soup Kitchen.



Ashley basketball, Wilmington suits Wells Gulledge  Kinston Free Press

A three-time state championship winning coach at Kinston, he's excited to build the Screaming Eagles into a winner. Wells Gulledge came to Wilmington excited ...



Kinston High School grad Reggie Bullock traded to Lakers  WCTI12.com

There's now twice as much #KinstonStrong in L. A. ESPN is reporting Kinston High School grad Reggie Bullock has been traded from the Detroit Pistons to the ...



Two experienced principals receive new assignments  Kinston Free Press

Acting on the recommendations of LCPS Superintendent Brent Williams, the Lenoir County Board of Education on Monday night named new principals at Banks ...



Kinston teen chosen for 2019 Disney Dreamers Academy  WCTI12.com

Nicholas Harvey III is in a select group. The Kinston High School freshman is one out of only 100 students in the entire country to be accepted into The 2019 ...



Ingram gives back to Kinston students  Kinston Free Press

Los Angeles Lakers' star forward and hometown hero Brandon Ingram returned to Kinston for the first time this offseason for his third annual back-to-school ...



How the tiny hometown of Brandon Ingram became the greatest per capita producer of NBA talent in America  ESPN

The tiny hometown of Brandon Ingram and other NBA stars has faced biblical floods, economic devastation, gang violence, even wayward nuclear bombs, yet ...



Three former 252 players to play in Super Bowl  ECU The East Carolinian

The Super Bowl is always a special occasion in the United States, as it is consistently one of the most watched programs, year after year. This year, it is ...



Kinston High graduates 185  Kinston Free Press

If you wanted to pile all of Kinston High School's graduates onto a single long ship, you'd need a bigger boat.The vikings said goodbye to 185 students during a ...



UPDATE: Three more arrested in connection with 2016 Kinston high school student's murder  WITN

Kinston Police have crossed off three more names on its list of people they say are wanted in connection to the murder of a Kinston High School student in 2016.



Lenoir County teachers create day of learning for students  Kinston Free Press

Already faced with the challenge of a new school year, Hurricane Florence has left a trail of inconveniences for Lenoir County School's faculty and staff.



Kinston is indeed 'Basketball Town'  HighSchoolOT

Bryan Hanks, the editor of the Kinston Free Press, explains why Kinston should be considered the "Basketball Town" of North Carolina.



Distinguished Young Women of Lenoir County slated for Saturday  Kinston Free Press

The Distinguished Young Women of Lenoir County program proudly presents Anne-Wesley Taylor, Distinguished Young Woman of Lenoir County for 2018, ...



Lenoir Co. educator named regional Principal of the Year  WITN

Elizabeth Pierce, principal of E.B. Frink Middle School in La Grange, has been named Principal of the Year for the state's Southeast Region.



More than 500 LCPS seniors to receive diplomas this week  Kinston Free Press

More than 500 LCPS students will reach a milestone this week as they transition from high school seniors to high school graduates.Commencement exercises ...



Basketball Town documentary plays at Kinston High School Tuesday  StarNewsOnline.com

Kinston has had an extensive history in basketball — and many of those who participated were gathered around Tuesday to watch a documentary describing it.



Wooten feels Greene Central heading in right direction  Kinston Free Press

Visit http://www.kinston.com/photos to see more photos of all the area teams' first day of practice. SNOW HILL - As the Greene Central football team practiced ...



Schools reopen following Florence  WITN

Students in two Eastern Carolina counties will head back to school Thursday for the first time since Hurricane Florence.



Two charged in April shooting at Kinston High School  WRAL.com

Two people were arrested this week in connection with an April shooting at Kinston High School.



Conner Craft becomes the 2019 Distinguished Young Woman of Lenoir County  Neuse News

Updated with winners from Saturday evening's program.



Kinston boys, girls continue long streak of conference tournament championships  HighSchoolOT

Kinston's boys and girls basketball teams are projected to be the No. 1 seeds in the 2A state playoffs.



9 On Your Side Sounds of the Season Christmas Special  WNCT

9 On Your Side is celebrating the Sounds of the Season with holiday performances from students in Lenoir and Craven counties. Special thank you to Lenoir ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Ashley boys basketball's Wells Gulledge  StarNewsOnline.com

The former leader for perennial state power Kinston is in his second season rebuilding the Screaming Eagles' program. [1/14]. Ashley first-year head basketball ...



ESPN feature story highlights Kinston as NBA talent-rich town  WCTI12.com

ESPN is finding out now what we've all known for years.Kinston is a hotbed for basketball talent. Jerry Stackhouse, Cedric Cornbread Maxwell, Charles ...



UPDATED (2:25 P.M.): 15 of 17 Lenoir County schools exceeded or met growth in 2017-18  Neuse News

The grades are in for the Lenoir County Public Schools 2017-18 academic school year – and that's the reason everyone around the LCPS central office is ...



Jun 13 Q&A with Kinston Mayor Dontario Hardy  Neuse News

Dontario Hardy was a decorated Navy veteran and Kinston police officer when he made his initial foray into local politics and won the race for mayor of Kinston ...



Atkinson, Harvey honored with EOP’s annual awards  Kinston Free Press

The Lenoir County chapter of the Association of Educational Office Professionals honored one of its most active members and a popular district administrator ...



Kinston police rebrand department with new cop cars  WNCT

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) -- Driving around Kinston, you may notice something different and that's the rebranding of the Kinston Police Department.



Kinston girls dominate Rocky Mount in John Jacobs final  HighSchoolOT

Kinston's girls basketball team took home the championship at the John Jacobs Christmas Classic on Friday night.



LCPS announces new principals  Kinston Free Press

More personnel changes have been made at Lenoir County Public Schools.The Board of Education voted Thursday to approve a number of staff movements ...



Sixth arrest made in 2016 murder of Kinston High student  WITN

KINSTON, NC (WITN) - A sixth person has been arrested for last summer's murder of a Kinston High School student. Ryan Moseley, 23, was arrested overnight ...



Eastern Carolina students leave class for National Walkout Day  WITN

Some students here in Eastern Carolina walked out of classes this morning in support of National Walkout Day. At Kinston High School more than 200 students ...



Kinston a hot bed for NBA-level talent  WRALSportsFan.com

When Brandon Ingram was selected second overall in the 2016 NBA Draft in late June, Kinston, North Carolina tallied their eighth player to be drafted or play in ...



Langley's 41-point effort leads North Pitt to state championship berth  HighSchoolOT

Nyjanique Langley had 20 points through three quarters for North Pitt in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2A Eastern Regional championship ...



LCPS teachers cited for spurring students to high academic growth  Kinston Free Press

Fifty LCPS educators are included in an exclusive list of elementary and middle schools teachers statewide whose classes ranked in the top 25 percent for ...



Northeastern football looks to make school history  WAVY-TV

ELIZABETH CITY, NC (WAVY) - Following her football team's win over Kinston High School a week ago, Northeastern High School's principal Angela Cobb ...



Funeral held for slain Kinston teenager  WITN

People in Kinston gathered for the funeral of a high school student who authorities say was found shot to death behind a church last Sunday.



Kinston youth gearing up for return trip to Junior Olympics  WCTI12.com

Cassidee Fraser has grown up hearing Get set ... go a lot. At only age 8, it's sort of second nature to her.Even in 92 degree heat, Fraser laces up, warms up and ...



Teacher teams shut out of Adult Spelling Bee honors, but still finish in the money  Neuse News

In an annual competition often dominated by educators, three teams representing Kinston businesses took top honors last week in the Adult Spelling Bee ...



16th arrest made in Kinston HS student homicide  WITN

KINSTON, NC (WITN) - Police in Kinston say they have made their 16th arrest in the 2016 murder of a Kinston High School student. Tiquon Brown, 24, was ...



Reunions  Kinston Free Press

FAMILY/SCHOOL REUNIONSBOYETTEThe Clarence and Laura Boyette annual family reunion will be held Saturday, June 10 at 5 p.m. at the Church of God, ...



Lenoir County Schools officials make administrative changes  Kinston Free Press

Some changes are coming to Lenoir County Public Schools administrative offices.The personnel changes and new hires, approved by the school board at its ...



Shelter information for Eastern N.C. due to Hurricane Florence  WCTI12.com

Below is the latest information on shelters being open across Eastern North Carolina. Click on the links for more information. ===== Beaufort County. Beaufort ...



Kinston third-grader ready for Junior Olympic Championships  Kinston Free Press

Cassidee Fraser said her favorite school subject is mathematics because “you get to count.” The rising third grader at Contentnea Savannah School in Kinston ...



Hundreds of Lenoir County students watch 'STEM the Musical'  WITN

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - Some may think science and math don't mix well with the theatre, but one North Carolina-based musical is showing local kids that's not ...



Teachers Memorial coming to a close  Kinston Free Press

Friday, Lenoir County Public Schools will no longer be financially obligated to maintain Teacher's Memorial School.The Board of Education voted 5-2 in April ...



Lives remain on hold as flooding grips Kinston  WTVD-TV

KINSTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- In many parts of Eastern North Carolina, water has receded and life has begun to somewhat return to normal after the flooding from ...



Kinston flood victims trying to adjust to new reality  WTVD-TV

For flood victims, adjusting to life without their homes has not been easy.



KINSTON, TUESDAY: Curfew tonight, Highway 11 south closed  WITN

The Neuse River at Kinston is expected to crest Saturday afternoon around 27.1 feet, according to a county news release.



Kinston trio with 11 state basketball championships reflect on first semester of college  The Free Press

As Kinston goes through the 2015-16 season to defend its title for a fourth time, three former members who helped the Vikings get last year's title (and a few ...



Montel Jones named new head women's basketball coach at St. Augustine's  HBCU Sports

RALEIGH, N.C. – After two seasons as the men's lead assistant, Montel Jones is the new head women's basketball coach at Saint Augustine's University, the.



Former Kinston teacher charged with stealing field trip money  WRAL.com

Police on Monday arrested a former Kinston High School teacher on a charge that she took money for a planned field trip and used them on personal expenses.



Former NC State, NBA player Charles Shackleford found dead in Kinston  WTVD-TV

Former North Carolina State University and NBA basketball player Charles Edward Shackleford was found dead in Kinston Friday morning. He was 50 years ...



Charles Shackleford, former NC State basketball star, involved with Kinston church before his death  News & Observer

Before he was found dead on Jan. 27, former N.C. State basketball standout Charles Shackleford had been living in Kinston for about a year and had four ...



Kinston football player defying gender stereotypes to help team win  WNCT

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) -- In Kinston, it's an honor to be told you kick like a girl.



Looking back at when Brandon Ingram set history against East Lincoln  Kinston Free Press

Current Lakers guard led Kinston to fourth straight state title in 2015 against Mustangs team that included Chazz Surratt, Sage Surratt and Cameron Dollar.



Kinston wins third straight 2-A state title  HighSchoolOT

The Vikings downed the North Rowan Cavaliers on Saturday afternoon for their third consecutive 2-A boys' basketball title.



Quinton Coples Community Weekend starts Friday  Kinston Free Press

One of the biggest annual events in Kinston is just around the corner. The sixth annual Quinton Coples Community Weekend kicks off Friday with a reception at ...



Kinston’s NBA-bound Brandon Ingram a Blue Devil from a Tar Heel town  News & Observer

The latest basketball star to emerge from Kinston is Brandon Ingram, the former Duke forward who is poised to be the No. 2 pick in Thursday's NBA draft.



Girls Basketball: North Pitt vs. Kinston (Mar. 3, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Samantha Lee (10) of Kinston High School and Ashanti Hines (21) of North Pitt High School during the eastern regional championship 2A basketball game ...



Rochelle Middle seeks community involvement  Kinston Free Press

It's been said that it takes a village to raise a child. For Rochelle Middle School principal Felicia Solomon, that means helping with school, too. "The work we are ...



Kinston patrol cars to get new look  Kinston Free Press

Police patrol cars in Kinston will have a new look soon. Maj. Cary Barnes, of the Kinston Police Department, said the city has ordered 10 new 2018 Dodge ...



He helped start a high school team in Kinston in 1978. Now, Steve Malik is going after Major League...  News & Observer

Steve Malik, the founder of Medfusion and the catalyst for the effort to bring the MLS to Raleigh, owns North Carolina FC and the NWSL's North Carolina ...



Kinston teens in court, criminally charged for hazing  WITN

Four teenagers are due in court Wednesday with hazing a fellow high school student. Kinston police said former football team members 16-year-old Tykel ...



Kinston's Finest  Lakers.com

When we checked in with Brandon Ingram before the season started, it was pretty clear how motivated he was to become a great player. The amount of work that ...



Fifth person charged in 2016 Kinston church murder  WITN

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - A fifth person has now been charged in the murder of a Kinston High School student. Antonio Hines was shot behind Westside Free Will ...



Kinston, Rocky Mount girls meet in championship game at Cleveland  HighSchoolOT

Rocky Mount and Kinston will meet in the championship game of the John Jacobs Christmas Classic at Cleveland High School on Friday evening.



Kinston teen honored after saving 7 month old cousin from burning home  WITN

KINSTON, NC (WITN) - A Kinston teen is being honored today after running into a burning house to save his 7-month old cousin. Local hero "LJ" Gray was ...



Until the end, Charles Shackleford strived to get his life together  News & Observer

Former N.C. State men's basketball and Kinston standout Charles Shackleford was found dead on Jan. 27. Friends and family say Shackleford was working ...



Coaches talk football, network at clinic  Greenville Daily Reflector

Tuesday, January 15, 2019. High School football coaches from across North Carolina met in Greenville on Saturday morning to discuss schemes, practice tips ...



Wilson school officials end season for Hunt, Fike after postgame brawl  WCTI12.com

A North Carolina school system has ended the football season for two teams who engaged in a postgame fight last weekend. News outlets report officials from ...



Kinston honored for two Super Bowl players  WNCT

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - It's an exciting football season for WNCT, as we are the home of Super Bowl 50. Part of the Golden Super Bowl is the NFL's ode to ...



Kinston's Brandon Ingram picks Duke, ending long recruiting process  HighSchoolOT

Kinston High School forward Brandon Ingram announced Monday that he'll play his college basketball for the Duke University Blue Devils.



Digging Deeper: Inside look at school safety and preventative measures  WNCT

Across the east, the rise of school violence is forcing schools to beef up security measures to protect students.



People and Places with Pierce: Ironclad Motorsports  WNCT

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - Kinston is a city that takes pride in its champions. From Kinston High School basketball to Down East Wood Ducks baseball, there's ...



Athlete Look Back: No. 2 overall NBA Draft pick Brandon Ingram  USA TODAY High School Sports

Before Michael Jordan was making Bryon Russell fall with a killer crossover and draining the go ahead jumper to win his sixth NBA title with the Chicago Bulls, ...



Man arrested on murder charges 8 months after Kinston shooting death  WNCT

According to the Kinston Police Department, the two wanted suspects in the murder investigation of Antonio Lorenzo Hines were arrested.



A legend is leaving  Kinston Free Press

After more than three decades of public *service*, Kinston-Lenoir County Parks and Recreation director Bill Ellis has decided to move on.Ellis, announced Monday ...



Boys Basketball: Fairmont vs. Kinston (Mar. 7, 2015)  HighSchoolOT

Kinston blew past Fairmont in the 2-A boys basketball eastern regional final and will play for its fourth straight state championship.



Vikings open playoffs with win over Bruins  Kinston Free Press

KINSTON— Kinston looks to make a strong playoff run and win to its first state title in three years.The Vikings took the first step Tuesday with a 74-48 win over ...



Its a dream come true for ex-Kinston star Jeremy Taylor  Kinston Free Press

After a stellar athletic and academic career at Kinston High School, Jeremy Taylor wasn't exactly overwhelmed with scholarship offers to play college football.



Hundreds attend Peace Rally during Quinton Coples annual community weekend  WITN

Kinston High School product and Los Angeles Rams defensive end Quinton Coples is hosted his 5th annual community weekend last weekend in Lenoir ...



At 14, he decided to thwart crime in his Kinston hometown. Here’s what worked  News & Observer

When a violent crime wave swept through his hometown of Kinston in 2014, Chris Suggs decided to do something about it – even though he was just 14.



Kinston hoops fans see a much-improved Brandon Ingram in year two  Gaston Gazette

After a rocky rookie season, The Kinston High School grad has become more aggressive and more efficient this year for the Los Angeles Lakers.



The glamorous life: Kinston Dance squad teaches self-esteem and confidence  StarNewsOnline.com

Glamorous girls win on and off the dance floor. It's Thursday after 5 p.m. and Holloway Recreation Center is filled with Glamorous Girls. They're ready to give ...



WHAT THEY'RE SAYING: UNCW's Mark Scalf "gave me more than a second shot"  StarNewsOnline.com

As news of Mark Scalf's coming retirement from UNCW baseball has spread, former players and colleagues have shared their reactions to the announcement.



Arendell Parrott officially announces new boys' basketball, softball coaches  Kinston Free Press

Arendell Parrott will have a new look in two sports for the 2017-18 campaign. On Wednesday, the school announced its new boys' basketball coach -- Dory ...



Kinston girls power past Rams 54-21  Kinston Free Press

The Kinston girls' basketball team pressed hard all night, using its defense to smother Greene Central on Friday night en route to a 54-21 Eastern Carolina ...



Girls Basketball: Rocky Mount vs. Kinston (Dec. 29, 2017)  HighSchoolOT

Kinston's girls basketball team defeated Rocky Mount in the championship game of the John Jacobs Christmas Classic on Friday.



Space heater causes Kinston house fire  WITN

Firefighters were called shortly after 9:00 a.m. to the home on Ferndale Lane, which is behind Kinston High School.



Area athletes playing college football  WCTI12.com

We are blessed with a number of former high school football stars now in college playing there, too.There are well over 100 athletes from ENC that represent ...



Down to the wire: A glance at recruits who included VCU in their final lists  Richmond.com

Several recruits have included VCU in their final lists of schools in recent weeks.



April 19 6 p.m. sports: Antwan Scott talks about career, benefit game  WCTI12.com

Antwan Scott will headline the All-Star Community Event, a charity basketball event, that will be held at New Bern High School.Local players will also be ...



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