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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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



LCPS to graduate 600 seniors in four commencements next week  Neuse News

Nearly 600 seniors who have accumulated some $10 million in college scholarship offers will put a bow on their high school careers with commencement ...



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!



LCC holds Commitment Day  Kinston Free Press

Lenoir Community College held its second annual LCC Commitment Day on Thursday, May 2, where area high school seniors committed to attending LCC this ...



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.



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.



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.



Kinston High, Rochelle staffers receive LCPS awards  Neuse News

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



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 ...



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 ...



LCPS showcasing All-County Band, All-County Chorus during March  Kinston Free Press

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 ...



Hundreds of student athletes turn out for Special Olympics in Kinston  WCTI12.com

It was a big day and a big competition for hundreds of students in eastern North Carolina on Wednesday. Hundreds of athletes were cheered on at Kinston High ...



Ashley basketball, Wilmington suits Wells Gulledge - Sports - The Free Press  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 ...



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

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



LCPS all-county chorus to perform today  Neuse News

Students from every Lenoir County elementary, middle and high school will participate in the LCPS all-county chorus concert today.



Kinston, North Lenoir graduates made college part of high school  Kinston Free Press

Faith Ward and Pattie Panell graduated from high school on Saturday – a month after they had graduated from college.In turning the usual time table for ...



Kinston girls' basketball jamboree set for Saturday  Neuse News

The sixth annual Kinston Jamboree is set for Saturday in three locations. There will be several girls' basketball scrimmages at Kinston High School, Rochelle ...



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's Niejel Wilkins wins state championship in triple jump  Neuse News

Kinston's Niejel Wilkins won the NCHSAA 1A/2A Indoor State Championship triple jump event on Saturday in Winston-Salem. The senior recorded a distance of ...



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.



Area students accepted into Career and College Promise Program  Kinston Free Press

LCC Accepts First Round of High School Aerospace & Advanced Manufacturing Center Students: Second Round Open Until April 30. Thirteen area high school ...



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 ...



Kinston defeats North Lenoir easily on emotional Senior Night  Neuse News

Kinston had a successful Senior Night, defeating North Lenoir handily in boys and girls basketball with former Vikings star Brandon Ingram watching.



Andrews' buzzer-beating 3 sends Kinston to 2A East final  Neuse News

Zykia Andrews hit a 3-pointer as time expired to give Kinston a thrilling 48-47 win in the fourth round of the 2A playoffs Tuesday night.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Ingram gives back to Kinston students - Sports - The Free Press  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 ...



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.



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 ...



LCC's first World Series team, Carl Long headline 2019 hall of fame class  Neuse News

For the first time in five years, the Kinston-Lenoir County Sports Hall of Fame will be inducting a new class. The Hall will grow by 12 members — to 59 — when it ...



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.



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 ...



Taking the stage - News - The Free Press  Kinston Free Press

Kinston's musical history and future was center stage Friday night.The African American Heritage Commission of Kinston and Lenoir County hosted a Gospel ...



Schools reopen following Florence  WITN

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



Our lens on Dontrez Styles  HighSchoolOT

Dontrez Styles (3) of Kinston. Garner ran past Kinston to an 86-60 win in the HighSchoolOT.com Garner Showcase at Garner High School on Saturday, Jan.



UPDATED! Around Town (and Lenoir County) -- First day of school photos  Neuse News

Neuse News is compiling a list of your favorite "first day of school" photos! Send your (one) photo to bryan@neusenews.com and be sure to include your child's ...



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 ...



Parrott takes Quiz Bowl title for fourth straight year  Neuse News

For the fourth consecutive year, Arendell Parrott Academy's quiz bowl team captured the winner's trophy at the Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library competition.



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, ...



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 ...



KHS girls, GC boys advance to EC2A title games  Neuse News

The Kinston girls and Greene Central boys — the top seeds in the Eastern Carolina 2A — won their tournament semifinal games Wednesday night.



Battle Baseball Complex Beautification Day set for Saturday  Neuse News

Area baseball fans are encouraged to help beautify the Kinston High School baseball field this weekend.



LCPS students explore career paths through job shadowing program  Neuse News

Students from North Lenoir, South Lenoir and Kinston high schools visited area businesses and organizations to learn more about careers.



Northeastern football looks to make school history  WAVY-TV

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

Updated with winners from Saturday evening's program.



Jan 19 Kinston boys, girls roll past Washington  Neuse News

The Kinston boys scored the most points in a game since 2007, while the girls won their fifth straight game in a night of routs at Viking Gym.



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Ninth annual Freedom Classic events begin Friday  neusenews.com

It'll be a busy weekend of events as Air Force and Navy get ready for the Freedom Classic at Historic Grainger Stadium.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Kinston senior blazes her own path with college football scholarship  WCTI12.com

Kinston High School senior Baily Blake kicked down the gender barrier at her school during her sophomore year.She became the second female in state high ...



Kinston High School students gather in prayer after shots fired in parking lot  WITN

Dozens of students and community members gathered at Kinston High School to pray Thursday morning, just two days after police say shots were fired in the ...



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 ...



Little Union Academy to hold event at KHS  Neuse News

Little Union Academy for Martial Arts was formed in 2001 by Master Joseph Jones, a sixth-degree black belt of Tae Kwon Do. Photo by Junious Smith III / Neuse ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Boy Scout "Christmas Convoy" provides hurricane relief  Neuse News

TRENTON | 29000 Boy Scouts from six states, including East Carolina Council based in Kinston, NC, collected more than 35000 items for families in five ...



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 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 ...



Mar 17 Elementary students compete in Science Olympiad  Neuse News

Over 150 elementary school students put their science knowledge to work while competing in the annual Science Olympiad on Saturday at Kinston High School.



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.



APA alum, UNC hoops manager turns adversity into success  Neuse News

Kinston native, Arendell Parrott Academy graduate and UNC senior Tyson Creech, front, helps prepare the Tar Heels before Thursday night's ACC Tournament ...



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.



GC tops North Lenoir in Hawks' first game since Sept. 7  Neuse News

Greene Central defeated North Lenoir 42-26 in a game played at Kinston High School due to damage to the Hawks' field from Hurricane Florence.



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 ...



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

Video: Memorial *service* for former N.C. State basketball player Charles Shackleford at Kinston High School on Saturday, February 4, 2017 in Kinston, N.C. Jerry ...



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 ...



Fraternity, high schools team up on voter registration drive  Neuse News

Showing some of the results of the voter registration drive conducted by Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and LCPS high schools are, from left, Derrick Wiggs, president ...



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 ...



The All-Neuse News Soccer Team  Neuse News

North Lenoir's Taiwan Hines is named the All-Neuse News Soccer Player of the Year after posting 28 goals and 18 assists this season. Photo by Junious Smith ...



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.



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

Video: Memorial *service* for former N.C. State basketball player Charles Shackleford at Kinston High School on Saturday, February 4, 2017 in Kinston, N.C. Jerry ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kieren Hooker and Connor Williams join a special edition of the Post Game Show  Neuse News

Kinston High and Bethel Christian Academy's star quarterbacks join Bryan Hanks and Junious Smith III on a special Monday night show.



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

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



Top basketball recruit Brandon Ingram chooses Duke  News & Observer

Highly recruited basketball player Brandon Ingram, a senior at Kinston High School, announces that he will attend Duke University on Monday, April 27, 2015 at ...



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 ...



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