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  1. North Lenoir HOSA top school fundraiser at Alzheimer's Walk Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Kinston Free Press

    North Lenoir High School HOSA, a student organization of future health professionals, earned first place in the School Team fundraising category at the fourth annual Lenoir County Alzheimer's Memory Walk held April 28 at Fairfield Park in Kinston. With the leadership of NLHS HOSA Advisors Kim Hipkiss, Teresa Eason and Tom Schwartz and Team Captains Morgan Hafenmaier and Hannah Weaver, the school raised $1,471.

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  2. Discover: Snapshot of Lenoir County Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Kinston Free Press

    Lenoir County is centrally located in Eastern North Carolina approximately 75 miles east of Raleigh and 75 miles west of Morehead City and is within a six-hour drive of the beautiful N.C. Blue Ridge Mountains. Our county is a blend of agriculture and manufacturing.

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  3. Search underway for runaway Kinston juvenile Updated Jun 18 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Kinston Free Press

    Meseekey M. Clark is a 15 year old black female, 5'05" in height and 110 pounds. She was last seen on May 29, 2018, and may be in the company of friends, according to a release from the police department.

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  4. City Council votes to accept Woodmen Community CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Kinston Free Press

    The Kinston City Council voted 4-1 Monday to accept the donation of the Woodmen Community Center from the Woodmen of the World and Woodmen Life foundation. Mayor Pro Tem Felicia Solomon was the dissenting vote.

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  5. Ron Michalowicz is the sole 'Road to Recovery' driver in Lenoir CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Kinston Free Press

    In the last four years, Ron Michalowicz, 72, has put close to 35,000 miles on his little red Ford Focus just by carrying cancer patients to and from appointments in Lenoir and Pitt Counties. Michalowicz is the Road to Recovery coordinator for Lenoir and Pitt Counties and the sole Road to Recovery driver in Lenoir County.

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  6. Discover: Snapshot of Pink HIll Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Kinston Free Press

    Pink Hill is approximately 15 miles south of Kinston on N.C. 11 in southern Lenoir County within 20 miles of Interstate 40. Pink Hill is a tiny town with 2,230 pink roses blooming, white picket fences and one stoplight in Eastern North Carolina and is home to the annual Pink Hill RoseFest, in May. Pink Hill Public Library Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Whether you have a minor injury, common cold, toothache, need chiropractic care, or need prescriptions filled, the town of Pink Hill is happy to provide you with contact information for doctors, nearby medical facilities and pharmacies located in town or nearby neighboring communities.

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  7. It's kitten, puppy season: shelters are filling Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Kinston Free Press

    It's not unusual this time of year for the Lenoir County SPCA to be overwhelmed with abandoned dogs and cats.  Sherry Tripp, manager of the non-profit, said Friday there were more than 100 cats at the SPCA shelter.  “It's kitten season,” Tripp said. “Summertime is a little more intense than the rest of the year.

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  8. Fire in their blood Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Kinston Free Press

    Nearly every Father's Day, while Tommy Howard is barbecuing, watching his grandchildren swimming in the pool and enjoying being with family, he and his son are called out to fight a fire or rescue someone from a wreck.  Capt. Howard of Southwood Volunteer Fire & Rescue never hesitates.

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  9. City to consider 2018-19 budget, take over of Woodmen Center Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Kinston Free Press

    Kinston City Council has two big decisions to make Monday, passage of the 2018-19 city budget and whether the city will take over the Woodmen Center and the Lion's Adventure Water Park.  The board meets at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall and will consider passage of the $116.9 million total city budget for the upcoming fiscal year that consist of a $25.9 million operating fund.  The three other major funds are a $10,516,094 water resources fund; a $6,880,356 wastewater resources fund; and a $51,183,636 electric fund.  The total proposed budget is $12.5 million more than the $104,456,269 adopted for the 2017-18 budget.  There is no property tax increase proposed for 2018-19.

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  10. Discover Kinston: Lions Water Adventure still a big hit for summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Kinston Free Press

    Every summer for the past five years one of the biggest attractions in Kinston has been the Lions Water Adventure, drawing people from all over the state to a unique park beside the Woodmen Center.  Galen Treble, interim director for Kinston/Lenoir County Parks and Recreation, said the waterpark is just as popular now as when it first opened in May 2013.  “The closest thing to it of that size east of us is Jungle Rapids in Wilmington and the closest thing west to us is Emerald Point in Greensboro,” Treble said.

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  11. Kinston man sentenced to 22 years in firearms case Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Kinston Free Press

    United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that today, Charles Elliot Nobles, 37, of Kinston, was sentenced by Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever, III to 264 months imprisonment followed by 3 years supervised release. Nobles was named in a two-count Superseding Criminal Information on September 11, 2017.

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  12. Discover Kinston: LCC - Reimagining how education is delivered Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Kinston Free Press

    The line between the two halves of Lenoir Community College's continuing education and curriculum programs are starting to blur in 2018, to the benefit of both sides. “We are reimagining kind of how we deliver education, how we serve students and really modernizing what we are doing,” said LCC president Rusty Hunt.

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  13. Kinston kids bring smiles to veterans Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Kinston Free Press

    Ulysses Smith sat in his wheelchair, wielding a long, styrofoam pool toy, in an playful sword fight with a 9-year-old who was getting the best of him.  Smith was smiling Wednesday morning as he watched the 19 kids from New Seasons Christian Childcare Center running around the the Bravo/Charlie Courtyard of the N.C. State Veterans Home on Hull Road.  Smith, a resident of the veterans home and an Army veteran, was one of many residents watching and interacting with the kids that ranged in age from three to 12.  Nikki Jerkins, recreation services director for the N.C State Veterans Home, said the Kickball for Kids event was their first.  “We want our youths and older adults to get together and interact, have fun together, kind of close that generational gap where kids are scared of older adults, especially in nursing homes,” Jerkins said.

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  14. Discover Kinston: Civil War history draws Matthew Young to CSS Neuse Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Kinston Free Press

    Matthew Young's love of ships, the navy and the Civil War as well as his desire to preserve history while making these available to the public has led him on a four-year questto make the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center a showcase for Kinston.  Young, director of the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center, oversees the large building at 100 N. Queen St. that is home to the 158-year-old remains of the CSS Neuse and artifacts from the ship that was built in 1862-64 at White Hall, now Seven Springs.

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  15. Discover Kinston: Caswell Memorial to focus more on the first colonial governor Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Kinston Free Press

    Morris Bass, assistant manager of the Richard Caswell Memorial and the CSS Neuse State Historic Site, has a passion for history and is fascinated with the life and times of Richard Caswell, first colonial governor of North Carolina.  “I know it's a cliche,” Bass said. “But Govenor Caswell was the George Washington of North Carolina.”  Caswell was a native of Maryland before moving to Lenoir County.

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  16. Packed Woodmen Center mostly supports city taking over the facility Updated Jun 12 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Kinston Free Press

    A proposed gift of the $14.9 million Woodmen Community Center and Lions Water Park to the city of Kinston drew plenty of support as well as some caution Tuesday evening during a public forum.  More than 150 people packed the Woodmen Community Center during a public hearing Kinston City Council called for input about whether the city should accept the facility from WoodmenLife and Woodmen Foundation.  Tony Sears, Kinston City Manager, told those gathered how the Woodmen Center was first presented to the city and county in April 2016.

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  17. Lenoir County a good model for governor's Hometown Strong Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Kinston Free Press

    N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper met with local government officials and business leaders Tuesday morning as part of his Hometown Strong initiative to strengthen rural communities.  In February, Cooper launched Hometown Strong partnering with local governments to support local economies and improve infrastructure and opportunities in rural communities.  Cooper said the idea of Hometown Strong grew from his background of growing up in Eastern North Carolina in a rural area and the impressions it instilled in him.  “Rural communities, like this and small towns,mean something special in that it offers opportunities for so many people,” Cooper said.  Some of the advantages of living in a rural area include the low cost of living and the high quality of life, the dedication and willingness people have to help one another, he said.  But there are obvious challenges ... (more)

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  18. Kinston, North Lenoir graduates made college part of high school Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Kinston Free Press

    Faith Ward and Pattie Panell graduated from high school on Saturday – a month after they had graduated from college. In turning the usual time table for matriculation on its head, these two members of the Class of 2018 – Ward from Kinston High School and Panell from North Lenoir High – make plain the growing interest of high school students in accelerating their education and the opportunities LCPS provides its students, in partnership with Lenoir Community College, to save time and money in pursuit of a college degree.

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  19. Discover Kinston: Neuseway Nature Center Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Kinston Free Press

    The Neuseway Nature Center has more than lived up to its name. Struggling through several hurricanes since its inception, the center has come out as one of Kinston's finest tourist attractions.  Bobby Cox, director of the Neuseway Nature Center, said during spring break this year the nature park averaged 350 visitors a day.

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  20. Kinston Rotary Club contributions approved Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Kinston Free Press

    The Kinston Rotary Club has approved $12,800 in contributions to local nonprofit organizations and to encourage creation of a homeless shelter for women and children in downtown Kinston. The club's contribution of a $5,000 Challenge Grant is directed for construction of an awning across the front of the homeless shelter for men, Mary's Kitchen and the adjacent structure seen as space for a shelter for women and children.

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