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Dustin George

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Kinston, NC, United States

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  • Kinston Free Press
  • New Bern Sun Journal
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Past articles by Dustin:

Snakes, toads and turtles let students get up close with science lessons at Shelby Intermediate

Science comes to life at Shelby Intermediate School → Read More

History comes to life in Kings Mountain

It may be impossible to travel back in time, but such a power wasn’t necessary on Saturday at the Kings Mountain Historical Museum.The museum hosted → Read More

Pro wrestlers use abilities to promote Christianity

Richie Scruggs' professional wrestling career has been nothing short of impressive. The Cleveland County native worked his first match almost 30 years ago → Read More

Pro wrestlers use abilities to promote Christianity

Richie Scruggs' professional wrestling career has been nothing short of impressive. The Cleveland County native worked his first match almost 30 years ago → Read More

Woman offers free hugs in uptown Shelby

A lot of folks start a new year with a resolution. Some want to lose weight, others to save more money or find a new job. Sabrina Giles just wants to give → Read More

North Carolina Sheriff's Deputy returns home after being shot

After two days in the hospital, Cleveland County Sheriff’s Deputy Tim Sims is back at home. Sims was shot in the face and leg while on duty Tuesday night. He was airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center for treatment. After getting out of the hospital on Saturday, Sims paid a visit to the Sheriff’s Office, where he was met with a crowd of supporters, ranging from friends and family, other deputies… → Read More

Cleveland County Sheriff's Deputy returns home after being shot

After two days in the hospital, Cleveland County Sheriff’s Deputy Tim Sims is back at home.Sims was shot in the face and leg while on duty Tuesday → Read More

Cleveland County Sheriff's Deputy returns home after being shot

After two days in the hospital, Cleveland County Sheriff’s Deputy Tim Sims is back at home.Sims was shot in the face and leg while on duty Tuesday night. He was airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center for treatment. After getting out of the hospital on Saturday, Sims paid a visit to the Sheriff’s Office, where he was met with a crowd of supporters, ranging from friends and family, other deputies… → Read More

City set to demolish condemned houses

There are more than 150 homes in Kinston that need to be demolished.The city started fiscal year 2017–2018 by providing the Kinston City Council with a list of homes across the city needing to be demolished, asking the council to generate a list of 50 homes to begin the demolition process with.Houses on that list are spread across the city, though many streets have multiple properties in need of… → Read More

Firework safety tips to aid in your celebration

Wednesday is the Fourth of July. Cookouts, outdoor activities and fireworks will mark the anniversary of our nation's independence. Fireworks safety always comes to the forefront this time of year.Here are some tips about firework safety:Be careful with sparklers:Sparklers and fountain fireworks can burn at temperatures up to 1,800 degrees, hot enough to melt some metals. Sparklers are… → Read More

Teach for America summer school kicks off in Kinston

The 2017–2018 school year is over, but the doors are still open and students are still learning at Contentnea–Savannah K–8 school → Read More

Jetport Blvd to be renamed for Kinston vet

A local veteran was honored, last week, for contributions to his community and country.Jerry Kanter, a veteran of World War II and Kinston native, was → Read More

Kinston murder to be featured on television show

The story of a murdered Kinston resident will be the subject of a television show this weekend.Scene of the Crime with Tony Harris, which airs on → Read More

Discover Kinston: LCC - Reimagining how education is delivered

The line between the two halves of Lenoir Community College’s continuing education and curriculum programs are starting to blur in 2018, to the → Read More

Discover Kinston: Jaynes, KPD seeing hard work coming to fruition

Since arriving in fall of 2016, Kinston Police Chief Alonzo Jaynes has made it a priority for his department to reinforce or refocus on partnerships with → Read More

Relay for Life kicks off Tuesday

The Lenoir County Relay for Life will host two events in Kinston beginning next week.Relay for Life is a community based fundraising effort to support → Read More

Planetarium gets new projection system

The Ellis Planetarium Health and Science Museum in Kinston got a much-needed upgrade in the form of a new projector this week.“Our old projector is from the 1960’s. This building has only been here since 2000, just to give you an idea of how old it is,” said Sarah Bartlett, acting director of the planetarium. “Given that technology has taken leaps in that time, it was time we moved up a little… → Read More

Neuseway Nature Park: Waters stocked, checked for fishing event

Members of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission were in Kinston on Tuesday in advance of what is expected to be a weekend of heavy fishing → Read More

Arts council to host concert Friday

A Friday night concert in Kinston has been moved due to weather concerns.The North Carolina Arts Council and the Kinston-Lenoir Community Council for the → Read More

Wet weather to dry up over the weekend

This May has been an uncharacteristly wet one for Eastern North Carolina.An estimated 15-16 inches of water fell across the state in last two weeks, according to North Carolina Emergency Management. In parts of Western North Carolina, more than six inches of rain fell between Tuesday and Wednesday, causing flooding in some areas.A little more than three inches of rain fell in Kinston between… → Read More