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11 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

Vegetation growth in and around highways draw criticism

That time is now for a number of local residents who have been reaching out to see what can be done about getting mowers out there.

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Related Topix: Tar Heel, NC, Rocky Mount, NC

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

Stolen campaign signs lead to Lenoir County arrest

Authorities say a man has been charged with stealing the campaign signs of a man running for Lenoir County sheriff.

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Davis, Smith compete in only Lenoir County Board of Education race

While two seats on the Lenoir County Board of Education have already been figured out, two candidates will vie for the third chair.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

WITN

Man Arrested For Stealing Campaign Signs In Lenoir County

A local man says he removed campaign signs of a Lenoir County candidate for sheriff from various businesses and residents because he supports the opposing candidate.

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC

Kinston Free Press

Lenoir-Greene United Way has kickoff at last Sand in the Streets concert

The Lenoir-Greene United Way had their annual kickoff at Thursday's Sand in the Streets concert at Pearson Park to hundreds of local and out-of-town residents.

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC, Deep Run, NC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Shrader: The school bell, it tolls for us all

As of today, public schools in Lenoir and Greene counties will have been in session for a full week, private schools for two.

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Kinston Free Press

Unemployment rates rose across most of North Carolina from June to July

In Wednesday's news release from the North Carolina Department of Commerce, unemployment rates have increased in 95 of the state's 100 counties from June to July.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Currituck, NC, Davie County, NC, Greene County, NC, Jones County, NC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Public meetings on the Kinston Bypass started Tuesday

Tuesday's public meeting on the Kinston Bypass Project, held at Kennedy Children's Home gym was the fourth round of open discussions about the project since the idea was restarted in May 2009 and the first since May 2012.

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Kinston Free Press

Final Sand in the Streets tonight

The final "Sand in the Streets" series tonight features the Band of Oz and the annual kickoff of the Lenoir-Greene United Way campaign.

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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

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

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