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  1. American pastimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Head Coach Mike Kazlausky, center, and the Air Force baseball team salute during the playing of the national anthem at Grainger Stadium in Kinston, N.C. on the first night of the Freedom Classic. Staff Sgt.

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  2. Two arrested from armed robbery; two others soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    On Feb. 21, shortly after 3 pm, Kinston Police Officers responded to a delayed report of an armed robbery of a person near the 700 block of Marilyn Drive. Officers made contact with the victim, who advised officiers that he was robbed of money at gunpoint by acquaintances.

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  3. Summer-like weather brings the sound of fun to playgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    Children were squealing with excitement, soaring through the air on swings and conquering a dragon Friday morning while their parents looked on smiling, happy to be outdoors in the unusual warmth of February.  About 20 toddlers, their parents and friends were spending a day in the Kinston's newest playground in Pearson Park that most people call Dragon Park, taking advantage of the 70-degree weather.  Lindsay Corrigan watched her 9-year-old daughter Mckenna pushing 11-month-old Charlie on the swing while Charile's mother Mary Rouse looked on.

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  4. Barber takes the extra mileRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    A Kinston barber shop on North Queen Street that is known for going an extra mile for its customers is moving about a mile up the road to a new location and a new look.  After five years of cutting hair at 1314 N. Queen St. in the Parkview Plaza, Albert Wiggins said he is finally moving up, which is an understatement.  The new and improved Christian Cuts Barber Shop at will still offer the friendly professionalism from the same barbers but will now offer a diversified, modern barber shop that customers might find hard to leave after getting their cuts.  “This place became available for me to actually move, to buy my own building so it gets me out of renting and it's a great location,” Wiggins said.

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  5. First step of power upgrade on Vernon Ave. setRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    Kinston has taken the first step in a future large project to upgrade the electric system on Vernon Avenue.  Monday evening City Council approved a $167,065 contract that includes $21,790 in contingency funds to hire Booth and Associates of Raleigh as engineers on the project.  In September, City Council approved a $1.5 million budget to upgrade the circuit feeding Vernon Avenue, a 3.4 mile project that will increase the wire size and replace 200 utility poles.  The larger wires will allow the city to use intersecting circuits to bypass outages during emergencies, like ice storms, and the utility poles will be replace because they are 40 years old or older, according to a memorandum from Earl Botkin, interim electric system manager to Rhonda Barwick, director of Public Services.  Barwick said the first step was for the city to work with the engineers and get the ... (more)

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  6. YFA's Chisolm prepares for new challenge in early child educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | SavannahNow

    The former head of the Chatham-Savannah Youth Futures Authority will begin his duties in early childhood education next month with a North Carolina initiative. Edward Chisolm will take over as executive director for the Partnership for Children of Lenoir and Greene Counties in Kinston, N.C. on March 1, said Lou Anne Shackleford, board chair.

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  7. New vision for Optomerty coming to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    Albemarle Eye Center is purchasing Prime Vision and partnering with Eastern Eye Associates in Kinston to continue providing cataract surgeries, a service that is declining in the area.  Jitendra Swarup, MD, owner of Albemarle Eye Center located in Elizabeth City and Precisioni Eye Care, a division of Albemarle Eye Center, are purchasing Prime Vision and partnering with Eastern Eye Associates.  Leslie Forehand, director of public relations and optometrist liaison for Albemarle Eye Center, said the partnership will benefit the community.  “Because Kinston is a small area, they have three optometrists but they don't do the surgery,” Forehand said.  Albemarle Eye Center plans to purchase Prime Vision and close the optical shop of the business and only see surgery patients, Forehand said.  “We have partnered with Eastern Eye Associates to ... (more)

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  8. Chris Suggs to speak at SXSW Edu Conference in Austin Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    Kinston Teens founder Chris J. Suggs has been selected to be a keynote speaker for a session at SXSW EDU, one of the world's largest conferences and festivals focusing specifically on education. Suggs will be featured in a session entitled “The United States of Student Civic Engagement.” The aim of the session is to inspire and engage students to take charge of their education, make their voices heard and enact tangible change. Suggs and other speakers and panelists will discuss their experiences with activism from grassroots movements to school leadership to government engagement.

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  9. 7 military sites to visit in ENCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    ... Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. What is it: The remains of a Confederate Navy Department ironclad ship reside in Kinston. The indoor exhibit is in the heart of downtown, joined by related exhibits on the Civil War. One of 26 ironclad ships ...

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  10. Time for air conditioners ... in winter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    While many Kinston utility customers are still trying to pay off high energy bills from an unexpected cold beginning to winter, they may have to start thinking about the high cost of running air conditioners to deal with record high temperatures expected this week.  Hal Austin, meteorologist for the National Weather Service, Newport/Morehead, said it may be a while before normal temperatures return.  Temperatures are expected to hover in the upper 70s most of this week, peaking into the low 80s Wednesday, Austin said.  After a cool weekend, the warming trend started Monday with temperatures reaching into the mid-60.

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  11. Man shot in drive-by on Colgate DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    On Friday, at approximately 10:44 PM, members of the Kinston Police Dept. responded to a person shot call at 1702 Colgate Drive in Kinston.  Upon arrival, officers found Marquis Williams being transported to UNC Lenoir via personal vehicle.  Mr. Williams was struck once in the chest.  Numerous vehicles were struck by gunfire during the incident. Witnesses told investigators the gunfire came from a vehicle.  Williams was treated and released.  This incident is still under investigation.  If anyone has information regarding this incident.  They are asked to call the Kinston Police Dept.

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  12. Hints from Heloise: Heed the Need to ReadRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... water. You won't taste it, and it keeps the gelatin from forming that rubbery substance on the bottom. - Karen H., Kinston, N.C. Dear Heloise: I like to serve cocktails before a dinner party, but I limit the "happy hour" to only 45 to 60 minutes ...

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  13. Another arrest made in Antonio Hines homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    In the location and arrest of Tiquon Brown, members of the Kinston Police Department were assisted by the US Marshals Service Violent Fugitive Task Force, the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office and the Fayetteville Police Department. Brown was transported back to Kinston where he was placed in the Lenoir County Jail without bond.

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  14. Brewery Bhavana and Ashley Christensen lead North Carolinaa s James Beard Award loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | HeraldSun.com

    ... back to eastern North Carolina. But when her parents offered to help her and her husband Ben open a restaurant in Kinston, they packed up their New York City lives and came back to the south. Twelve years later their restaurant, Chef and the Farmer, ...

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  15. For the people, not for the parties: Open primaries empower African-AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Washington Examiner

    ... an effort to open the primaries to its one million independent voters, half of whom are young and of color. In Kinston, North Carolina, after the voters enacted open primaries, the Justice Department - under President Obama and Attorney General ...

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  16. What are the next stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    ... with the Executive Director of Tryon Palace in New Bern and the Site Manager of the CSS Neuse Historical Site in Kinston. Contractors will also be required to organize and test a small watercraft tour between Tryon Palace in New Bern and the Foscue ...

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  17. The Whiskey Pig has arrivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    ... not overly busy, but busy - just to get into the groove of things,” Pike said. “It's new for Kinston. It's new for us.”  Pike worked as a butcher for Piggly Wiggly for 22 years and the Whiskey Pig was different, high-end, ...

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  18. Kinston native serves aboard one of the Navy's most versatile combat ships Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    SAN DIEGO – A 2010 South Lenior High School graduate and Kinston native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard one of the country's most versatile combat ships. Petty Officer 2nd Class Perry Witherspoon is an information systems technician serving aboard USS Gabrielle Giffords based in San Diego.

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  19. NC teens arrested for breaking into home, killing pets, other chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... with Lenoir County Sheriff's Office were able to find and arrest both teenagers on Thursday, February 8. Pate, a Kinston native, was arrested and charged with 12 crimes to include Breaking and Entering, Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle, Larceny ...

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  20. 2 North Carolina teens accused of killing pets, burning carRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | WSOCTV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. KINSTON, N.C. (AP) - Authorities have accused two North Carolina teenagers of breaking into a home on Super Bowl Sunday, killing two pets ...

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