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  1. Guest Column: Mayor: We are all one KinstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | Kinston Free Press

    "North Carolina's Distressed Urban Tracts," by the Center for Urban & Regional Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, recently referred to the "Neighborhood or Area" of "East Kinston" as being the number one most distressed rural tract in North Carolina.

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  2. Funny edits app to be launched on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | Kinston Free Press

    Memes, usually an image accompanied by a witty saying, can be seen all over social media. A new app created by a Kinston native called "funny edits" will help users generate their own memes. JaQuon Brownridge played basketball at Kinston High School ...

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  3. This day in Free Press history: August 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | Kinston Free Press

    ... With the headline of "A Much Needed Service," this editorial: "A crippled childrens' clinic has long been a need in Kinston. The Kinston Rotary Club at its meeting Thursday endorsed the application which has been made for the establishment of such a ...

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  4. The life and times of the legendary Reece GardnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | Kinston Free Press

    ... about his life and career. You can watch the show today at noon and 10 p.m. on TACC-9 (Suddenlink Channel 9 in Kinston) or by clicking on this link . Reece Gardner has had a legendary career in radio and television broadcasting that has stretched ...

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  5. Thigpen - GleasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | Kinston Free Press

    Royce and Becky Thigpen of Kinston announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Grace Thigpen, to Craig Andrew Gleason, both of Raleigh, son of Norman Gleason of Clemmons and the late Mary Gleason.

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  6. AUDIO: A candid conversation with KDPS Director Bill JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | Kinston Free Press

    On this week's Free Press Radio Show Kinston Department of Public Safety Director Bill Johnson talks to Bryan Hanks, Jon Dawson and Wes Wolfe about the challenges law enforcement faces in Kinston.

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  7. A lighter light bill for Eastern NC townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | News Observer

    ... Commission and the N.C. Utilities Commission are gained, customers in places like Wake Forest, Clayton, Wilson and Kinston should see their rates go down. The deal needs to be vetted, but Duke Energy Progress needs ownership of the plants to move ...

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  8. School supply shoppers cannot shop tax-free this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Kinston Free Press

    ... unaware that she wouldn't be saving extra dollars on what would have been the tax-free holiday. Calvin Gaskill of Kinston was also caught off-guard. Every year, he takes advantage of the extra value by purchasing school items and clothes for his two ...

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  9. More stores in Vernon Park Mall closing earlier due to low salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Kinston Free Press

    When Goody's Store Manager Lisa Wooten saw the retail giant closing its Kinston location in May, she expected to see improved sales.

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  10. A look back at August 2Read the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | Kinston Free Press

    75 years ago August 2, 1939 In a front-page story, the Kinston Daily Free Press announced that 250 women from the city would go to work in the processing plant of the Dixie Leaf Tobacco Company at the new minimum wage of 25 cents per hour. The women ...

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  11. Old power plant continues to figure in city redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    But the building which once sent electricity "to 83 of Kinston's intersections and, at 10 cents a kilowatt, to residents" - according to exhaustive local history work "Coastal Plain and Fancy: The Historic Architecture of Lenoir County and Kinston, North Carolina" - is still in the works for addition into city redevelopment projects.

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  12. Enjoying the Olympic spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... she said. "But everybody showed up, had energy and we were able to get everything set up." "I knew that the youth of Kinston needed some support," she said. "They need a support system and I wanted to be there for them. I also wanted these awesome ...

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  13. Blount - BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Derrick E. Blount Sr. of Kinston. She is the goddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Wooten of Kinston. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest L. Brown and ...

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  14. A look back at July 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    100 years ago July 27, 1914 Kinston's Institution for the Feeble-Minded, the name first assigned to the Caswell Center by the state of North Carolina, had 50 students enrolled, according to a front-page story. "Superintendent McNairy has already ...

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  15. Smith - RouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... and Tylan Brooke Smith, daughter of the bride, of Winterville; the bride is the daughter of Mrs. Robert Lee Hill of Kinston and the late Mr. Hill. A graduate of Mount Olive College, she received a licensure to teach from ECU. She is a teacher with ...

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  16. East Kinston neighborhood ranked worst tract in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    An area of East Kinston - including Lincoln Street, Shine Street, and parts of King and South Queen Streets - was ranked as the most distressed tract out of 162 in a February 2014 report by the UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies.

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  17. Hanks: What would you like to ask Reece Gardner?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    I GET TO BE REECE FOR A DAY! I get to do a lot of fun things on a daily basis here in Kinston, but I'm very excited about what's happening this week: I have the honor of turning the tables on local media legend Reece Gardner on his TACC-9 TV program.

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  18. Kinston leaders seek 2014 Choice Neighborhood Planning GrantRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    The proverb from British Writer William Edward Hickson could apply to Kinston, as the planning department and Kinston Housing Authority are looking to receive a Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant for the fourth consecutive year.

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  19. Trio Arrested After Meth BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | WITN

    Three people have been arrested after police say they found meth, meth precursors, and a sawed-off rifle in a home. Kinston police say on Thursday their SWAT Team and Gang Unit, along with Lenoir County deputies, searched a home on Tyler Road for the ...

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  20. Chef's LifeRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... he series plunges audiences into the kitchen of the restaurant Chef and The Farmer, a highbrow restaurant located in Kinston, NC, one of the most impoverished communities in the U.S. When Vivian arrives home, she begs local farmers to grow . . .

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