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Yesterday | Kinston Free Press

Public workshops on Highway 70 Kinston Bypass project

Today and Thursday, there will be workshops open to the public from 4-7 p.m. in Kinston.

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC, Jones County, NC, Craven County, NC

Yesterday | Kinston Free Press

Lenoir and Greene schools in session

At Rochelle Middle School in Lenoir County, the year began with a renewed emphasis on incorporating the arts into the curriculum as part of being an A+ school.

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Related Topix: Lenoir, NC, Greene County, NC, Education Etc.

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Sitterson remembered for devotion to city, its people

With the death Friday of Simon Sitterson Jr., Kinston lost a man whose impact is indelible on the city he led.

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC, Theater, Arts

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Discussing end-of-life plans

"All I could think about is I haven't got a will," he said. "I haven't got this, I haven't got that."

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC

Kinston Free Press

Train collides with car on Herritage Street

According to a statement by the Kinston Department of Public Safety, a white Buick LeSabre slowed to a stop on the railroad tracks around 9:54 a.m., when the car's driver heard the train horn.

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Kinston Free Press

Former Kinston mayor Simon Sitterson dies

The World War II veteran and Kinston native began his career as an accoutant in Grand Rapids, Mich., eventually moving back to Kinston and opening his CPA firm here.

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC

Kinston Free Press

Lenoir County Commissioners honor three people through resolutions

While Monday's Lenoir County Commissioners meeting had a light agenda, the board took the time to honor three local residents for their contributions to the area.

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Related Topix: Pink Hill, NC, Kinston, NC

Kinston Free Press

Former Kinston mayor Simon Sitterson dies

The World War II veteran and Kinston native began his career as an accoutant in Grand Rapids, Mich., eventually moving back to Kinston and opening his CPA firm here.

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC

Kinston Free Press

Lenoir County Commissioners honor three people through resolutions

While Monday's Lenoir County Commissioners meeting had a light agenda, the board took the time to honor three local residents for their contributions to the area.

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Related Topix: Pink Hill, NC, Kinston, NC

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Train collides with car on Herritage Street

According to a statement by the Kinston Department of Public Safety, a Buick LeSabre slowed to a stop on the railroad tracks around 9:54 a.m.,when the car's driver heard the train horn.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WITN

Serious Crash Closes Highway 11 Near Pink Hill

The Highway Patrol says Highway 11, just north of Pink Hill, is closed due to the 4:15 p.m. crash.

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Related Topix: Pink Hill, NC

Kinston Free Press

Poole arrested on drug charges

On Wednesday, narcotics investigators from the Kinston Department of Public Safety and the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office arrested Brooks Livingston Poole at his residence on 2876 Susan Gray Court.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Back to School: Safe on the bus

With 139 buses driving 6,800 students 1.4 million miles each year, the Lenoir County School System is doing what they can to transport students safely every day.

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Kinston Free Press

Greenbrier Landing to receive $480,000 of federal housing tax credits

The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency awarded $480,000 in federal housing tax credits for the project - which provides independent senior living - constructed by the Pendergraph Company in Raleigh.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Kinston, NC

WRAL.com

Former Kinston fire captain, reserve deputy sentenced to 15 years for child porn

Thomas Andrew Taylor, 53, of Grifton, pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Grifton, NC

Kinston Free Press

Suspect allegedly takes shorts, car

A man allegedly had one too many and when asked to leave a Hickory Hills neighborhood residence, took off in a Monte Carlo that wasn't his to take.

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Related Topix: Greene County, NC, State Prisons, Prison

Kinston Free Press

Reece Gardner: Remember to vote in November elections

On the local scene, the contested races are: Board of Education, District 1, Billy Davis and Rod Smith ; County Commissioner, District 1, J. Mac Daughety III , Daniel McLawhorn , and Jeni Ackley ; Sheriff, Ronnie Ingram and Rickie Pearson Sr. .

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Related Topix: Pink Hill, NC, Brunswick County, NC, Beverly Perdue, US Governors

Kinston Free Press

This date in Free Press history: August 20

Sixty days is allowed in which the buildings, all frame structures, and debris are to be removed preparatory to commencing construction of the new postoffice there.

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Related Topix: US News, US Treasury, Kinston, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Suspect allegedly takes shorts, car

A man allegedly had one too many and when asked to leave a Hickory Hills neighborhood residence, took off in a Monte Carlo that wasn't his to take.

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Related Topix: Greene County, NC, State Prisons, Prison

Kinston Free Press

Reece Gardner: Remember to vote in November elections

On the local scene, the contested races are: Board of Education, District 1, Billy Davis and Rod Smith ; County Commissioner, District 1, J. Mac Daughety III , Daniel McLawhorn , and Jeni Ackley ; Sheriff, Ronnie Ingram and Rickie Pearson Sr. .

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Related Topix: Pink Hill, NC, Brunswick County, NC, Beverly Perdue, US Governors

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