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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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Moten's mission is to educate Kinston's youth about financial responsibility  Neuse News

Jarell Moten wants to help Lenoir County's youth in a very important area.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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

Updated with winners from Saturday evening's program.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 High School holds midnight practice as football kicks off  WNCT

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT)- The high school football season has officially started.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 dominates North Lenoir 42-6 in finale  Kinston Free Press

In a game with high stakes, Kinston stepped up to the plate in a major way.The Vikings gave up an early score but dominated from there en route to a 42-6 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lives remain on hold as flooding grips Kinston  WTVD-TV

Officials estimate the Neuse River in Kinston may not return to normal levels until at least Wednesday.



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 flood victims trying to adjust to new reality  WTVD-TV

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Chasing Brandon Ingram: Inside fierce recruiting competition  Charlotte Observer

Word around town is that Roy Williams was spotted at King's BBQ, and when someone saw Mike Krzyzewski driving – it had to be him – the news spread the ...



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 ...



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, 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 his home in Kinston on Friday. He was 50 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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’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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Two arrested for La Grange card game murders; one caught on ECU campus with loaded gun  WITN

LA GRANGE, NC (WITN)- Two people have been arrested for a double murder back in mid November, one of which was taken into custody on East Carolina ...



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 ...



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 ...



Ingram could face discipline during fight in LeBron's home-opening loss  WCTI12.com

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once the fists started flying late in the fourth quarter, LeBron James' home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers was relegated to the ...



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.



High school football schedule 2018, players to watch  The News & Observer

Clayton at Garner, Aug. 17: Last season Clayton beat Garner for the first time since 1985, and this season's clash between these two traditionally dominant ...



Shortage of bus drivers for Lenoir County schools  The Free Press

Morning or night, it's hard to miss a school bus. Each day, Lenoir County Public Schools deploys 132 of the black and yellow behemoths to transport hundreds of ...



Hot Stove reaches all levels  Greenville Daily Reflector

Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Chris Hatcher admits that his path to professional baseball is unique as a Kinston native who was never really a big-time prospect ...



Support Dudley High School's Marching Band of Thunder  WFMY News 2

The Dudley High School Marching Band of Thunder is raising money for the school's music programs.



July 31: Football season is officially underway  HighSchoolOT

Football season began on Monday across North Carolina and the coverage has poured in fast.



North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame announces class of 2018  The Herald-Sun

The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame announced Tuesday morning that it will induct 15 new members in its class of 2018. The class includes former North ...



Tracking Florence: Significant impact in Emerald Isle  WNCT

Hurricane Florence made landing at Wrightsville Beach Friday morning and the effects are starting to be visible across Eastern North Carolina.



Hines set to lead Arendell Parrott’s boys’ basketball team  Kinston Free Press

The 2017-18 high school basketball season is still two months away, but Arendell Parrott's new head coach is making strides already.Dory Hines was selected ...



Q & A with 2017 Cotillion Queen  Kinston Free Press

On April 14, 2017, Tyriana Cotton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Lovick and Tyron Cotton, was crowned Queen of the 2017 Cotillion Ball sponsored by the ...



Family says Kinston murder victim was not gang leader as two suspects go before judge  WITN

The family of a murdered Kinston teenager dispute police claims that the 18-year-old was a gang leader.



Brandon Ingram named player of the year by NCBCA  HighSchoolOT

Kinston High School's Brandon Ingram, one of the most sought after basketball recruits in the Class of 2015, has been named the N.C. Basketball Coaches ...



Kinston police say both Monday murders are gang related  WITN

Police say two deadly shootings twelve hours apart in Kinston are both gang related. The latest shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. Monday. Kinston police ...



Teen Has First Court Appearance For Murder Of Former Classmate  WITN

A judge increased Kyliel Wade's bond to $2-million. He accused of gunning down a Kinston High School student last Thursday afternoon.



Every run is different for basketball-rich Kinston  HighSchoolOT

Kinston has won two straight N.C. High School Athletic Association 2-A state championships, and the Vikings have been a favorite in the 2-A ranks all season.



McCrory appoints Turik district judge  The Free Press

Kinston attorney Annette Turik's moving up to the bench as Gov. Pat McCrory appointed her district judge Wednesday. Turik, who's law partners with superior ...



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.



UPDATE: Power outage in Kinston  WITN

UPDATE: Rhonda Barwick, Director of Public Services for the city of Kinston, said the first call reported an outage came in at 7:58 Sunday morning; several more ...



Vikings give good effort in season-opening win over Hunt  Kinston Free Press

Kinston simply played hard in its boys' basketball season-opener.That was coach Perry Tyndall's assessment on the Vikings' 66-48 home victory over Wilson ...



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