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POLICE: Teens charged with firing shots into the air at Kinston High School  WITN

KINSTON (WITN) Two teenagers have been arrested after firing shots into the air at a high school in the East. (Lathon, Gray). On Friday, shortly before 10:00 ...



BACK TO SCHOOL: Lenoir County schools new coding program, improved security  WNCT

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) Lenoir County Public Schools motto this year is leveling up and they're doing that in several different ways from improving security ...



Kinston High School - Zenaida Bryant  WITN

My name is Zenaida Bryant. I am the daughter of Corey and Rose Bryant of Kinston NC. I have a younger brother who is 10 years old. I am an honor student, ...



Mar 16 Kinston High, Rochelle staffers receive LCPS awards  Neuse News

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



Kinston High School dedicates baseball complex to Ronnie Battle  Kinston Free Press

Coach. Teacher. Mentor. Champion. These are the four words that best describe the late Ronnie Battle. He was one of the baseball coaches to come through ...



Derek Rivers to put on clinic at Kinston High  Kinston Free Press

New England Patriots defensive end and Kinston High School graduate Derek Rivers will host a free youth camp at the school this Saturday.From 8:15 a.m. to ...



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.



Jan 19 Teachers from La Grange, Banks, Kinston High finalists for top honor  Neuse News

Three teachers who took different paths to the classroom have ended up at the same high point of their careers – finalists for recognition as 2019-2020 LCPS ...



Jan 23 Kinston High School Principal's List and Honor Roll  Neuse News

Kinston High School announces the following Principal's List and Honor Roll students for the first semester.



Player of the Week: Niejel Wilkins  WITN

Kinston triple jump state champion and future ECU student-athlete Niejel Wilkins is our newest WITN Pepsi Player of the Week!



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 ...



Things to do for Aug. 30-31 - News - The Free Press  Kinston Free Press

FRI., AUG. 30"Shakespeare in Love": Presented by Opera House Theatre Company, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30-31 and 3 p.m. Sept. 1 at Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut St.



Former teacher, assistant principal promoted to principal at Southwood  Kinston Free Press

Lenoir County Public Schools named a new elementary school principal and brought back a veteran administrator to fill a district-level directorship in personnel ...



Jun 4 LCPS' Class of 2019 celebrate graduation  Neuse News

With a mixture of nostalgia, gratitude and encouragement, commencements speakers sent nearly 600 graduates of LCPS's traditional high schools out into the ...



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 ...



More than 1,000 come out to today's Special Olympics  WNCT

Lenoir County is celebrating victories tonight after their annual Special Olympics.



May 7 EOP honors Kinston High secretary Jones, district PIO Holmes with annual awards  Neuse News

LaShonda Jones and Patrick Holmes, right, with Superintendent Brent Williams. Submitted photo. A long-time school employee who sees her mission as serving ...



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

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



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.



Vikings hoops star draws inspiration from dad, coach  Kinston Free Press

Kinston's Isaac Parson is the Free Press Athlete of the Week.On an extremely talented and young Vikings squad, the junior point guard is the engine that helps ...



Jul 21 Hines to host 'For the Love of Kinston' event Sunday  Neuse News

The “For The Love Of Kinston” Community Day will start at 3 p.m. Sunday at Southeast Park. The free event will have food, performances and basketball ...



Vanderbilt hires Grizzlies assistant and Kinston native Jerry Stackhouse  Kinston Free Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt went outside college athletics for its new athletic director a few months ago, and now the Commodores have taken the same ...



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.



LCC to hold commencement programs  Kinston Free Press

Lenoir Community College will hold two commencement programs this week for the first time.Graduation for the first Transitional and Career Studies graduation ...



Two charged with Kinston High School shooting  WITN

KINSTON, NC (WITN) - Two men have been arrested for last month's shooting in the parking lot of Kinston High School. Kinston police charged Raiquan ...



Lenoir County students earn associate’s degrees and high school diplomas simultaneously  WNCT

This summer, four Lenoir County Public Schools students will graduate with a high school diploma and an associate's degree at the same time, thanks to an ...



Jul 7 Local author creates book about Kinston's athletes  Neuse News

Kinston alum Garry Jones recently wrote his sixth book: “Kinston, N.C.: The formula to go pro,” which documents current and historical athletes.



Lenoir County school bus drivers hit the rodeo circuit  Kinston Free Press

Thelonious Ford eased around the obstacle course behind the Vernon Park Mall Friday morning in a yellow Lenoir County Public Schools bus making it look ...



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 ...



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.



High School play has students learning more than just their lines  WNCT

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – The Kinston High School theater program is set to debut an original play on Saturday.



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 ...



Apr 18 LCC accepts first round of aerospace, advanced manufacturing center students  Neuse News

Thirteen area high school students have been accepted into a Career and College Promise Program.



May 31 Kinston Post 43 starts American Legion season Friday  Neuse News

Kinston Post 43 will start its American Legion schedule Friday against Jacksonville Post 265.



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 ...



Field trip to NC 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.



Woodington’s experience shows in 2019 LCPS Battle of the Books  Kinston Free Press

Experience counts, even if the experienced competitors are only in the eighth grade. When Woodington Middle School powered to another victory in the LCPS ...



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.



Trio of area coaches tabbed to lead East-West squads in 2020  Neuse News

Three area prep coaches have received one of the biggest honors bestowed in their profession. Ayden-Grifton's Paul Cornwell has been named the head coach ...



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 ...



Sen. Jim Perry: Small town values - protecting NC families  Kinston Free Press

I think of my three daughters every time I see a headline like the one I saw last week regarding the illegal immigrant who was arrested in Charlotte on the charge ...



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.



Feb 2 For love of the kids: Dawson is back where it all started  Neuse News

Joshua Dawson is a three-time state basketball champion at Kinston High School and a former Fayetteville State University star. His competitive drive and love ...



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 ...



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 ...



Schools reopen following Florence  WITN

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



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 ...



NEUSE NEWS EXCLUSIVE: Humble Rivers is ready for Super Bowl LIII  Neuse News

A Q&A with Kinston's Derek Rivers, whose New England Patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII today.



Apr 26 Updated: Cierra Renee Grady crowned Miss Cotillion 2019  Neuse News

Alpha Kappa Alpha's Zeta Omicron Omega Chapter crowned Cierra Renee Grady as Miss Cotillion 2019 on Friday at the Debutante Cotillion Ball.



Mar 20 LCPS showcasing All-County band, All-County chorus during March  Neuse News

Music and art will take centerstage the next two Saturday as Lenoir County Public Schools showcases its All-County Band for middle and high school musicians ...



Oct 14 Conner Craft becomes the 2019 Distinguished Young Woman of Lenoir County  Neuse News

Updated with winners from Saturday evening's program.



Fraternity, high schools team up on voter registration drive  Kinston Free Press

A registration drive coordinated by LCPS high schools and the local chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity has added 279 students to the voter rolls in Lenoir ...



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 ...



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 ...



Reunions - News - The Free Press  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, ...



Aug 12 Linda Whittington: LCPS Opening Day at Grainger Stadium  Neuse News

Enjoy a photo album from today's Lenoir County Public Schools kick-off event at Historic Grainger Stadium.



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 ...



TOPSAIL FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Pirates ready to lean on senior duo  Kinston Free Press

Cody Wallis and Noah LaValle and good numbers have the Pirates dreaming of another breakthrough season.



New Hanover County Schools considering changes to its dress code  Kinston Free Press

Board of Education members note social issues, updated fashion as reasons to explore alterations to current policy.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



SFSP offers free meals for kids over summer break  New Bern Sun Journal

Students are out of class for summer break, but nutritious lunches continue to be served up at several area school cafeterias and community locations.Onslow ...



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 ...



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 ...



UPDATED (2:25 PM): 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 ...



Northeastern football looks to make school history  WAVY-TV

The Northeastern High School football team is two wins away from its first state championship.



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 football star prepares for...  WCTI12.com

Kinston native Quinton Coples is gearing up to host his Sixth Annual Community Weekend in Lenoir County.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation has new director  Kinston Free Press

BRUNSWICK COUNTY -- Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation recently announced that Perry Sellers, of Bolivia has been appointed by the BEMC board ...



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

The first thing Sharron Moten noticed the last time her brother called was the unusual time of day. It was 2:37 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26. Charles Shackleford, the ...



Things to do for Sept. 2-3 - News - The Free Press  Kinston Free Press

MON., SEPT. 2"Wild Rose" at Cinematique: *Fresh* out of prison, a Scottish woman juggles her job and two children while pursuing her dream of becoming a ...



Author Sparks denies lawsuit claims that he defamed educator  Kinston Free Press

Updated at 7:25 p.m.RALEIGH — Novelist Nicholas Sparks says there were plenty of grounds to fire the former headmaster at the private Christian school the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Lenoir County Public Schools breaks funding records  WNCT

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT)- In Lenoir County, the school board received high recognition from the state. The LCPS Board of Education was presented the School ...



Top basketball recruit Brandon Ingram chooses Duke | Raleigh News & Observer  News & Observer

Brandon Ingram, the 6-foot-9 Kinston High School standout who was the top uncommitted prospect in the class of 2015, ended a years-long recruiting ...



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.



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’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.



Crawford: Our de facto mental health centers  Kinston Free Press

Financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was recently found dead in his jail cell. One legal expert declared Epstein's apparent suicide "unfathomable ...



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'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 ...



Week 13 high school football preview  The News & Observer

The North Carolina high school football playoffs are almost a week away. Before area teams can gear up for round one, though, there's a final slate of regular ...



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 ...



Vikings top Wildcats 64-53 to reach regional final  Kinston Free Press

KINSTON - Make it 29 straight wins and a trip to the regional final for the Kinston girls' basketball team.The top-seeded Vikings took care of business in their final ...



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-Greene Central football clash provides great motivation for both teams  Kinston Free Press

This may not be the area's version of the “Game of the Century,” but it will is expected to be one to watch.Kinston and Greene Central will meet at Vikings Field ...



Dozens gather at prayer vigil for 2 killed near Kinston housing complex  WNCT

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) — A prayer vigil with hopes of ending violence in the city of Kinston took place Friday morning at the Mitchell Wooten Housing Complex.



System makes changes at Eppes, Ayden Elementary  Greenville Daily Reflector

The Daily Reflector. Monday, January 28, 2019. The principal at Ayden Elementary School will take the helm at C.M. Eppes Middle School next month, Pitt ...



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 ...



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 ...



Ingram to host Second annual...  WCTI12.com

Former Kinston High School star Brandon Ingram will be holding another event in his community on Sunday.



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 ...



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