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  1. Public invited to flood mitigation webinar Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kinston Free Press

    The City of New Bern has invited the public to attend a web seminar Tuesday featuring innovative ideas on preventing the kind of destructive flooding many area residents experienced during Hurricane Florence. The presentation on flood mitigation solutions will be held at New Bern City Hall, 300 Pollock Street, Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the second floor courtroom.

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  2. Virginia Congregation lends support to ENC Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Kinston Free Press

    COVE CITY -- A truck that got a little lost while bringing hope and support from Virginia to communities in Eastern North Carolina affected by Hurricane Florence last month, finally pulled into Bryant Chapel AME Zion Church parking lot Monday to a waiting crowd of thankful people.  Daphne Dixon, church school superintendent of Bryant Chapel AME Zion Church, said it was a blessing for many people.  Deacon Michael “Mike” Combs of Cary's Baptist Church in Yorktown, Vir., and Colin Oliver, who was on his Home Mission team brought hygiene and cleaning supplies, towels, clothing, food and water to about 80 people.  Combs also made a love offering for his church of $1,550 that will be shared with churches in Trenton, Pollocksville and New Bern, Dixon said.  A church was lost to the damage of Hurricane Florence and the flood that followed in Trenton.

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  3. A look at Blackbeard's twilight days Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Kinston Free Press

    We've been talking about the pirate Blackbeard and his twilight days . As we left him last week, he had just accidentally or intentionally run his two primary ships aground off Beaufort and taken over the sloop that was serving as his tender.

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  4. La Grange students meet ghosts of the Revolutionary WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Kinston Free Press

    La Grange eighth graders got a special lesson Friday when Continental soldiers and their camp women climbed out of their history books and set up camp behind the school. E.B. Frink Middle School social studies teacher Chadwick Stokes said that, “When I began teaching I wanted to bring history to life in any way that I could.” There's only so much life you can drag from Times Roman print in a lesson book and only so much truth in a movie .

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  5. Temple B'Nai Sholem hosts memorial service to massacre victims Updated Oct 30 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Kinston Free Press

    New Bern's Temple B'Nai Sholem will host a memorial service Thursday to honor the victims of the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh this past Saturday. Temple B'Nai Sholem leaders stressed that the service is open to the whole community and welcomes all faiths to attend.

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  6. OPINION, Craig Whaley: With each small step forward, we recoverRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 25 | Kinston Free Press

    I was born and raised in Kinston and now live in New Bern. Most of my life has been spent in Eastern North Carolina, and I have weathered many storms … As I have seen and experienced some of Florence's devastating effects, none of which I care to see again, some of the heart-warming experiences I wouldn't trade for anything.

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  7. Nicholas Sparks meets fans at WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Kinston Free Press

    If you didn't know there was a celebrity on site, you'd have thought an awful lot of people wanted to buy car batteries at Walmart on Tuesday. Nicholas Sparks, easily the city's most famous resident spent the afternoon and evening autographing copies of his newest work, “Every Breath.” He was nestled in behind a table festooned with a pyramid of his most recent work, seated in automotive, an eraser's throw from the paint mixing machines.

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  8. New York Polyphony set to perform at UMORead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Kinston Free Press

    The New York Polyphony will perform at the University of Mount Olive on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Rodgers Chapel. New York Polyphony is a two-time Grammy nominated vocal chamber ensemble that has reached wide acclaim.

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  9. Florence unable to stop annual Havelock Chili Festival Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    As a community struggles to literally pick up the pieces from Hurricane Florence, one thing the storm won't be able to stop will be the 37th annual Havelock Chili Festival, which is slated for Oct. 19-20 at Walter B. Jones Park. Both the Chamber of Commerce and the committee have run the festival over the years, but the committee is retaking the helm, according to Chili Festival committee chairwoman, Paula Cusson.

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  10. Legislature appropriating $850 million for Florence reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    The state legislature voted unanimously Monday to spend approximately $850 million for Hurricane Florence relief in storm-battered eastern North Carolina and allocated $398.4 million of that amount. The $850 million includes $56.5 million appropriated two weeks ago.

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  11. MumFest 2018 is here - EnjoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    MumFest begins today and continues through Sunday in downtown New Bern – a festival that will allow a break for locals and coastal visitors from the recent Hurricane Florence. The first question for many people is how to get to the festival, aside from Parking near downtown and walking.

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  12. Five Things to know about MumFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    The downtown festival continues Saturday and Sunday, with little change except for hotel accommodations. There are none downtown, although the BridgePointe on the other side of the Alfred Cunningham Draw Bridge has rooms.

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  13. MumFest to bring festive spirit to downtown New BernRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    MumFest promises to bring a festive atmosphere back to New Bern this weekend, with a Friday night kick-off concert and the street festival Saturday and Sunday. Despite Hurricane Florence the layout remains the same, with 340 vendors throughout the downtown area and more than 60 local businesses being offered booth space.

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  14. New Orleans chefs send meals to New Bern flood victims Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    Hurricane Florence flood victims will soon get a taste of the Big Easy after dozens of New Orleans chefs got to work Wednesday to prepare over 5,000 pounds of classic Cajun dishes. On Sunday, private jets flown by volunteer pilots flew into New Bern and Myrtle Beach to deliver vacuumed sealed dishes like grillades and grits, fried turkey, chicken and andouille gumbo, butter beans and shrimp and even bread pudding.

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  15. 'The storm itself is not our biggest problem. Our problem is what comes next.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    When Hurricane Florence crashed into North Carolina's coastline last week, just a tree or two fell in this tiny town along the Neuse River, 70 miles inland. Soon, the power went out.

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  16. US 70 could be closed through midweek Updated Sep 21 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    Kinston became a temporary home for 64 Bladen County residents thursday night after a levy broke on the Cape Fear River and they had to be airlifted.  The evacuees from Kelly, a small community of 800 people southeast of Elizabethtown, were flown to the Global TransPark and transported to the Lenoir Community College shelter. Keith Acree, spokesperson for the N.C. Emergency Management, said officials in Bladen County worked all day Thursday to shore up the levy near Kelly.

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  17. President Donald Trump saw Florence devastation first hand in New Bern Updated Sep 19 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    President Donald Trump made two stops in New Bern Wednesday morning Temple Baptist Church and North Craven Street - part of a two-state tour of Hurricane Florence areas. After flying into Cherry Point air station for a morning press briefing, his motorcade traveled 20-plus miles to New Bern, greeted by wavers and watchers who were stopped in the Eastbound lane of U.S. 70. At Temple Baptist, he was greeted by New Bern Mayor Dana Outlaw; Terry Hall, site commander for Baptist Disaster Relief and Jim Pennington, senior pastor of Temple Baptist Church.

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  18. President Donald Trump departs New BernRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    Trump departed 1:15 p.m. on one of two presidential helicopters for South Carolina, along with three Marine helicopters which included the traveling press pools. There has been a tremendous outpouring of people along the roadways U.S. 70 and the streets of New Bern with what appeared to be entire families waving at the motorcade, press buses and escorting police and federal lawman.

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  19. Kegging more than just beer Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    Rows of kegs marked "H20" lined the walls of Mother Earth Brewing in downtown Kinston Wednesday, ready to be shipped away to North Carolina residents still without access to safe drinking water. Amy Gannett, marketing manager for Mother Earth Brewing, said the company was waiting for word Wednesday whether its first shipment of water was delivered to flooded areas in New Bern and Wilmington.

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  20. President Trump to visit Cherry Point as part of Florence tour Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    President Donald Trump is scheduled to get an update on storm-damaged areas of North Carolina on Wednesday at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. There was no formal itinerary for the presidential visit as of Tuesday morning except that Air Force One was expected to arrive at Cherry Point sometime on Wednesday, according to the White House.

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