A big fast food chain is closing all its drive-thrus in North Carolina and South Carolina right awayS.BrownNewsBreak Contributor
Three that went missing, car was found in a pond with remains, after 42 years!Patricia JuneNewsBreak Contributor
Teen Arrested After Shooting Incident Between Two Individuals in New BernRadiantWriterNewsBreak Contributor
A Culinary Fiesta: Discovering the Authentic Flavors at La Ribera Mexican RestaurantConji HareNewsBreak Contributor
Discovering Culinary Delights at Speedy Wok, Greenville: A Haven for Chinese Cuisine LoversConji HareNewsBreak Contributor
Crusts You Can't Resist: Kinston's 8 Unforgettable Pizzas
This article presents a selection of eight pizzas available in Kinston. Have you had the chance to taste any of these? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
Shooting between two people leads to arrest of teen in New Bern
A 19-year-old has been arrested and is facing charges after a shooting resulted from a dispute between two people on Friday.
New Bern man receives $1M bond following traffic stop on NC Highway 43
NEW BERN, Craven County —On Wednesday, February 21, 2024, the Craven County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Bureau and North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) conducted a traffic stop for a registration violation in the area of the NC Hwy 43 bypass. Investigators identified the driver of the vehicle as...
Double hit and run in Kinston leads to arrest of local man
KINSTON, Lenoir County — A Kinston man has been arrested following a double hit and run that happened Thursday morning, Feb. 22. Kinston officers arrived on scene to a hit & run incident that was reported at Old Snow Hill Road and E. Highland Avenue. Officers were then notified of another hit and run while still at the scene of the first incident.
Multi-vehicle crash blocks off road in New Bern
NEW BERN, Craven County — A multi-vehicle crash had Neuse Blvd. in New Bern in Craven County blocked off near Burger King Friday, Feb. 23, 2024. Multiple New Bern police officers, firetrucks and emergency workers were on the scene. City of New Bern Public Information Officer Colleen Roberts confirmed...
The 28th annual Coastal Carolina Railroads Train Show
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -The 28th annual Coastal Carolina Railroads Train Show is happening this weekend in New Bern. Kids and adults could be seen at the Riverfront Convention Center in New Bern on Saturday for the 28th annual Coastal Carolina Railroads Train Show. Tommy Dawson who is a vendor at...
Tyler Hardin promoted to WCTI News 12 main evening anchor
NEW BERN, Craven County – A familiar face, Tyler Hardin, has been promoted to main evening anchor at WCTI News 12. Tyler replaces News 12 anchor, Frank Fraboni, who retired in November 2023. In Tyler’s new role, he will anchor the 5:30, 6:00, and 11:00 p.m. newscasts and lead...
Giving Back: How you can support Mary's Kitchen's Mission
In downtown Kinston, Mary’s Kitchen stands as a beacon of hope and nourishment for those in need. Established in July 1984 by the Rev. Dr. John Russell, the Rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church at the time, Mary’s Kitchen has been providing meals to individuals regardless of their circumstances.
Snow Hill Primary "Terrific Kid" Awards
Snow Hill Primary gives out a weekly award called "Terrific Kid" awards. Each teacher at SHP chooses a student who has been responsible, shows great character, or has reached a personal goal. On Fridays, these students are presented with an award and are congratulated for their hard work. Below are Snow Hill Primary's last Terrific Kid Awards!
Log truck overturns on exit ramp from 70 E to HWY 43
A log truck has been overturned on the exit ramp from Hwy 70 East onto Hwy 43. The truck, resting on its side, appears to be on the side of the road now. Scattered logs are visible off the road. New Bern Police Department vehicles are on the scene as...
Craven County to Host Voter Photo ID Law Seminar for Local Residents
Craven County will host a public Voter Photo ID Law training seminar on February 29, 2024. The NC Cooperative Extension - Craven County Center in New Bern will be the venue. Nelson Masinde, a Training Specialist from the NC State Board of Elections, will lead the training.
Tensions fill meeting over townhomes being added to Western New Bern community
NEW BERN, Craven County — A controversial decision to add new homes off N.C. Highway 43 sparked questions and concerns from more than a dozen people in one New Bern community. People came up to the podium to discuss their concerns over the addition of almost 20 acres of...
"Love Like That" Spoken Word Event to Raise Awareness on Teen Dating Violence
Teenagers will have the opportunity to raise awareness about teen dating violence through the "Love Like That" Spoken Word Event organized by SAFE in Lenoir County. The event, aimed at educating and preventing teen dating violence, seeks to shed light on a prevalent yet often unspoken issue among youth. "Teen...
A Taste of Mexico: Exploring New Bern's Top 3 Mexican Dining Spots
This article presents a tour of three Mexican restaurants in New Bern. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below:
Havelock tragedy: Family mourns vibrant couple involved in deadly three-car crash
HAVELOCK, Craven County — An update to the deadly three- car crash in Havelock that happened earlier this week. We talked to the niece of the two people who died – Ruby Rodriguez and Valdimiras Jersovas. On McCotter Boulevard where the speed limit is 35 MPH. Jersovas –...
Today the gas price is close to $3.24 in Grifton as of 2024-02-25. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Firefighters in Morehead City and Craven County battle brush fires Thursday
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WITN) - A brush fire at a golf course in Morehead City was quickly brought under control Thursday afternoon, the fire was one of several brush fires that crews fought in ENC today. Fire crews with Morehead City Fire-EMS were called to a brush fire at the...
14th Freedom Classic takes flight: Navy battles Air Force at Grainger Stadium
KINSTON, Lenoir County — The 14th annual Freedom Classic kicks off on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, in Kinston. The Navy is set to face off against the Air Force at Grainger Stadium. All the excitement begins at 6 p.m., gates will open 2 hours before the game begins. Active...
Lenoir County death notices
Neuse News has long provided an obituary service for families and funeral homes. With the Kinston Free Press moving to a once-a-week print publication, we’ve decided to publish a weekly list of death notices according to Lenoir County. These death notices are a little behind but are an attempt to provide more value to our community.
‘The String Queens’ come to Kinston
KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - Lovers of R&B and soul music from across the region will be converging on one Eastern Carolina City tonight. A powerhouse trio from Washington, D.C. will be playing tonight at 7:30 in the Community Council for the Arts in Kinston, NC. Known as, “The String Queens”...