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  1. County organizations collaborate for drug conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Kinston Free Press

    Each year in North Carolina, 1,000 people die of a prescription drug overdose according to the state Division of Public Health. Members of the Greene-Lenoir-Wayne Collaborative and the Guardian ad Litem Program have joined together to sponsor a Community Collaborative Drug Conference to help reduce this statistic.

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  2. GCSO apprehends suspected hog rustlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    Greene County Sheriff Lemmie Smith said in a statement Wednesday morning detectives arrested Israel J. Sanchez, Carlos Santillan and Francisco Hernandez Aguilar for stealing hogs from a Greene County farm earlier this year. Goldsboro-based Bronnie Quinn of Quinn Investigations brought the case to law enforcement in March, which led to the arrest of Sanchez, 44, shortly before 10 p.m. on March 25. An employee with a landscaping company at the time, Sanchez received three felony counts of larceny of swine and was placed into the Greene County jail under a $10,000 bond.

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  3. Now open: Governor helps cut ribbon on Goldsboro bypassRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    "I'm going to be driving down this road around four o'clock heading to Morehead City from Raleigh," Gov. Pat McCrory said. The ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, near the Wayne-Lenoir County line included state officials and members of the N.C. Department of Transportation who spoke about the bypass and the future of I-42.

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  4. DEQ, Duke Energy wrangle over new classificationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    Duke Energy wants more time and flexibility to clean up its coal ash pits in North Carolina, and indications are the state Department of Environmental Quality is OK with that, though they're a ways apart as to how to get there. Present status of Duke Energy's clean-up operations came via Wednesday news releases DEQ in print, Duke Energy President and CEO Lynn Good on video.

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  5. Greene Central wins two games Saturday, clinches third in ECC Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    Clinging to slight playoff hopes coming into the day, the Rams had to defeat Goldsboro on the road, then Ayden-Grifton in a neutral location to clinch the third seed in the Eastern Carolina Conference and ensure a birth in the postseason. Had Greene Central lost to the Cougars, the Chargers game would be unnecessary.

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  6. Can't Uber there from here Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    You can take an Uber vehicle from Goldsboro to Greenville all day long and twice on Sunday but you can't take one to Kinston. The ride-sharing service's Eastern North Carolina service map shows access to most, if not all, of Craven, Jones, Pitt and Wayne counties, but Lenoir County gets a pass.

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  7. New interstate sign unveiled for U.S. 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    The Goldsboro bypass will soon be complete, and progress was touted with the unveiling of a future interstate sign on Wednesday. The Goldsboro bypass is scheduled to be finished by June and is one of several projects underway that will improve the U.S. 70 corridor to increase economic development in rural Eastern North Carolina, officials said.

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  8. Trump leads different kind of revolution Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    Many political denizens of Washington, D.C. consider themselves special, and they are. They didn't get lassoed to a state capital or a City Hall, an area business hub or a county seat.

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  9. Kinston defeats Goldsboro, claims 10th straight conference tourney titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    If anyone still had questions if Kinston possesses the pieces to claim a fifth straight state title, many were resolved Friday night. In a highly anticipated rubber match, the Vikings were able to outlast the Goldsboro Cougars 65-60 at Ayden-Grifton High School during the Eastern Carolina Conference tournament finals.

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  10. Kinston natives to host party celebrating basketball tournament in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    A trio of Kinston natives is teaming up to throw a party to remember at the annual Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament in Charlotte on Feb. 28. "This is the pinnacle for all promoters," Donnie Whitfield, of the Whitfield Brothers Entertainment Group, said. "There are three major events that go on each year: the CIAA tournament, the Essence Music Festival, and the NBA All-Star Weekend."

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  11. No Fly Zone: Annual Confederate Flag Day ceremony discontinuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    For the first time since 1992, the First National Flag of the Confederacy will not fly in front of the Lenoir County Courthouse on March 4. At Monday's Lenoir County Commissioner meeting, proponents of both sides spoke during the public comments section of the meeting but no proposal to fly the flag was brought forth by a group, individual or commissioner for the board to vote on. "I personally didn't want to bring the resolution up because I'd already stated my side of it," Chairman Craig Hill said after the meeting.

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  12. Kinstona s Damian Dunn takes last-minute charge to seal game in overtime against Gree...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    Kinston coach Perry Tyndall had been asking freshman Damian Dunn to take a charge the entire game against Greene Central. Dunn drew an offensive foul from the Rams' Tre Wade with 8.1 seconds left in overtime and the Vikings ran out the clock, preserving a thrilling 53-50 victory Friday in Snow Hill.

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  13. Smith: The Eastern Carolina Conference Power Poll Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    With only two weeks left in the regular season, it's getting clearer where teams are on the spectrum. There may not be much change in the boys or girls poll from here on out, but hey, there's reasoning for it.

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  14. Moses thwarts North Lenoir comeback attempt in Goldsboro victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    With the home team reeling from a furious comeback attempt by North Lenoir, Goldsboro's Tyona Moses took it upon herself to ensure the Cougars would stay on top. Moses scored 14 of her 27 points in the fourth quarter, including seven straight in the final two minutes, to give Goldsboro a 58-43 victory over North Lenoir Friday night.

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  15. George Whitfield receives prestigious coaching award at Wilson Hot Stove BanquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    It was fitting that Princie Evans - King's daughter - presented the award to Whitfield. Evans, who said she took a class taught by Whitfield at Goldsboro High School in 1965, introduced her father to the coach, who helped the team during baseball season.

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  16. In progress: Goldsboro bypass scheduled to open summer 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    Stop lights, 35 mph zones and other assorted speed traps, stopping, starting and a particularly complex on- and off-ramp dance should be over before fall 2016. The western end, which extends from U.S. 70 on the west side of Goldsboro, north to I-795, opened in mid-October.

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  17. Neuse River Bridge reconstruction on timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    "We're right at 20 percent completion," Eric Rouse, Lenoir County Transportation Committee member, said. "They're still shooting for it to be finished around August of next year.

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  18. Neuse River Bridge reconstruction on timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    "We're right at 20 percent completion," Eric Rouse, Lenoir County Transportation Committee member, said. "They're still shooting for it to be finished around August of next year.

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  19. Final phase of C.F. Harvey Parkway ready for public inputRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    A long-term transportation project connecting four cities in Eastern North Carolina is about to be one step closer to completion. The Quad East Interstate Loop project will connect Kinston, Greenville, Wilson and Goldsboro with limited-access, high-speed roadways.

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  20. Fixing Medicaid the goal for PateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    Two more years - state Senate President Pro Tem Louis Pate wants at least two more years to shepherd a Medicaid reform package years in the making. "The new Medicaid is going to take several years to come into being, because a lot of work has to be done still, and so that is why I want to run for one more term in the state Senate, to see if we can't get this newborn baby out of swaddling clothes and able to walk," the three-term Wayne County Republican said.

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