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Monday | WITN

Mother & Son Charged With Animal Abuse

Jones County Sheriff Danny Heath says Markela Joseph and Latigue Alston, both of Maysville, have been charged with one count of felony animal abuse and a count of misdemeanor animal abuse.

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Related Topix: Maysville, NC

Monday | Jacksonville Daily News

Marine charged in alleged road rage incident

A local Marine faces driving while impaired and assault charges following a weekend incident of alleged road rage, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC, Maysville, NC

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WCTI

Jones Co. deputies investigate separate road rage and drug incidents

The Jones County Sheriff's Office says two separate incidents Saturday night lead to one arrest and a a warrant for arrest being issued for another suspect.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Maysville, NC, Pollocksville, NC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Onslow health director hired as interim in Jones County

Jones County's local health board fired its new health director last week and, two days later, appointed Interim Director Angela Lee, who leads the Onslow County Health Department.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, North Carolina, Todd, NC, Hudson, NC, Trenton, NC

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

WIC program starts using new system

Area mothers taking part in the Women Infants and Children program at the Onslow County will notice a change starting this week: less paperwork and more personal interaction with the staff.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, Carteret County, NC, Duplin County, NC, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WITN

Mobile Clinic Stops In Maysville

If you cannot get the the doctor's office in Jones County, a few doctors are coming closer to you on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Maysville, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Unemployment rates in May down from a year ago

Larry Parker, a spokesman for the N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division, said May is the time when students are getting out of school and seeking summer jobs, as are others.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Lenoir County, NC, Greene County, NC, Scotland County, NC, Currituck County, NC

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Arthur causes minor damage, power outages

Arthur, the first named storm of the 2014 hurricane season, swept across the region Thursday night causing power outages and minor damage in Greene, Lenoir and Jones counties.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Lenoir County, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WITN

Possible Tornado Damage In Jones County

Hurricane Arthur has winds of 90 mph. The National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning for most of the North Carolina coast.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur

Sun Journal

Arthur: County, city officials prepped for storm

Though early in the hurricane season, Hurricane Arthur's wind speed and pressure probably rule it out as the most ferocious, but it gets an A for most inconvenient timing, prompting delays and cancellations of July Fourth events and holiday vacations.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Craven County, NC, New Bern, NC, Raleigh, NC

Sun Journal

Local May jobless rate rises slightly

Changes were small throughout the state, data compiled by N.C. Department of Commerce Employment Security Division showed, and just seven counties had more people employed in May than in April and all 14 state metropolitan areas had increased unemployment.

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Related Topix: Craven County, NC, Pamlico County, NC, Carteret County, NC, Pitt County, NC, Onslow County, NC

Kinston Free Press

Jones County puts squeeze on alleged drug offenders

The Jones County Sheriff's Office recently conducted a roundup of drug offenders, netting nine suspects in total who sport a collective 34 charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Trenton, NC, Richlands, NC, Pink Hill, NC, New Bern, NC

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Unemployment increases in Onslow, Duplin, Carteret

Unemployment rates increased in 92 North Carolina counties in May, and Onslow County was among them, according to data released Tuesday by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, Duplin County, NC, Scotland County, NC, Currituck County, NC

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Head-on collision with dump truck sends man to hospital

A car and a dump truck collided head-on Monday morning on U.S. 17 in Jones County, near the Craven County line.

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Related Topix: Craven County, NC, Greenville, NC, Pollocksville, NC

WCTI

Dump truck hits car in a head-on collision

According to Craven County officials, a dump truck hit a car head-on at around 6:30 a.m. in Jones County, Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Pollocksville, NC

Sun Jun 29, 2014

WITN

Officials: Fire Damages Trenton Farm

A Trenton farmer has lost a half-million dollars worth of belongings due to a Sunday morning fire in one of his workshops, according to officials.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NC

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