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5 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

U.S. Senate hopeful Mark Harris visits Kinston

With eight North Carolina Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in the primary elections in May, one came to Kinston on Thursday to speak with potential voters.

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC, North Carolina, Winston-Salem, NC, Wake Forest, NC

14 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

Chris Hill talks to the Free Press

In this installment of the Free Press Radio Show, Bryan Hanks and Jon Dawson talk to incumbent and Democratic candidate for Lenoir County Sheriff Chris Hill.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Kinston Free Press

LMH is seeking proposals by May 30 for reorganization

Lenoir Memorial Hospital is just two to three months from announcing the direction the in which the hospital will take to reorganize, lease or sell.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Reece Gardner: Let's resolve now to vote in the primary election

One-stop voting begins for the primaries just eight days from now, on April 24, so today I want to comment on some of the contests involved in these primaries.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Greenville, NC, Hampstead, NC

Kinston Free Press

Where do we go from here?

Note: Thursday's edition of The Free Press will have the responses of the seven panel members who spoke in regards to the Exclusion Report.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Not your typical - Road-e-o'

When people think of the term rodeo, images of bulls and horses come to mind, but Friday in the parking lot of Grainger Stadium the only horses were under the hood of a yellow school bus.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Hanks: Dear reader, we need your good news

Richard Clark has decided to take this week off as my fellow Sunday columnist , but that's a good thing, because I have a lot on my mind this week.

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Related Topix: Pink Hill, NC, Deep Run, NC, Kinston, NC, Snow Hill, NC, Jones County, NC

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Early College seniors honored at awards day

Two graduating seniors at Lenoir County Early College High School were honored for their achievements as campus leaders during Lenoir Community College's annual Awards Day on April 3. Wesley Thigpen and Mieata Quinn, both of Kinston, were recognized for their selection to Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges and as recipients of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lenoir, NC, Kinston, NC

Kinston Free Press

Lenoir County lawsuits

The following lawsuits were filed with the office of the Clerk of Superior Court, Civil Division, in Lenoir County, January 1, 2014 to April 11, 2014: The following lawsuits were filed with the office of the Clerk of Superior Court, Civil Division, in Lenoir County, January 1, 2014 to April 11, 2014:

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Putting another big assignment in the books

Students at Lenoir County Early College can breathe a sigh of relief after finishing up with their final projects on Wednesday.

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Kinston Free Press

Lenoir County building permits

The following building permits were issued by Lenoir County from January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014:*Value assigned is based on Southern Building Code Congress International standards.

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Kinston Free Press

Allen Pearson Remembrance Day held Tuesday

Tuesday marked the five-year anniversary of Lenoir County Sheriff's Office Detective Allen Pearson's death in the line of duty.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Guest column: Summit a start on reaching school system's goals

The recent meeting that brought the Lenoir County Board of Commissioners together with the public boards of the county's two leading educational institutions - Lenoir County Public Schools and Lenoir Community College - was indeed a long time coming; but considering the critical juncture at which education, both K-12 and post-secondary, now sits, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lenoir, NC

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Widow Reflects On Husband's Death Five Years To The Day He Was Killed

While it's a tough day for Allen Pearson's family and fellow deputies at the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office, many are also thinking of all the positive things Pearson did with his life and for the community.

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Related Topix: Grifton, NC, Craven County, NC

Kinston Free Press

Domestic violence homicide report highlights problem, need

The state Department of Justice announced homicides as a result of domestic violence topped more than 100 in North Carolina for the fifth out of six years, with 108 in 2013, including two from Lenoir County.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US News, Criminal Defense Law

Kinston Free Press

Dozens wanted for arrest on non-payment of child support

Providing for one's family can be hard work in and of itself, but it can be that much harder when a parent isn't making their court-ordered child support payments.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Column: Let's not be lazy with the LCPS survey

Although most people I meet seem to think I'm a transplant, I've lived in Lenoir County my entire life.

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Related Topix: La Grange, NC

Kinston Free Press

A somber anniversary

From left, Katherine Pearson, wife of the late Allen Pearson, a detective with the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office, Joy Pearson, Allen's mother, Kelly Ransom, Allen's sister and Tripp Morgan, Allen's cousin, watch as the balloons they released in his memory float through the sky at his life celebration ceremony Sunday at Pearson Park.

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Related Topix: Grifton, NC

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Parker: Elks Lodge awards: unsung heroes making a difference.

On Wednesday, March 26, I had the good fortune to attend the 2013-2014 Americanism Essay and Awards Banquet sponsored by Kinston Elks Lodge #740.

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC, Home Gardening, Home, Family, Kids

Kinston Free Press

Looking for feedback

A survey, which is available online at www.lenoir.k12.nc.us was approved by the Lenoir County School Board at its monthly meeting Tuesday.

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