Lenoir County Newswire

Lenoir County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lenoir County, NC.

Results 1 - 20 of 544 in Lenoir County, NC

  1. United Way begins annual fundraising campaign at Sand in the StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

    ... in this community." Joining the United Way in kicking off their fundraising efforts, the Boys & Girls Club of Lenoir County sent a seven person choir to sing at the event. "The United Way are big supporters of us," said Melinda Davis, choir director ...

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  2. 'Our State' names representative voices from each countyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

    "Stephen is making such a difference in the renaissance in Kinston and Lenoir County," Jan Parson, director of Visit Kinston said. "He has a sentiment towards Kinston because he's grown up here, because his children have been here and because it's home to him."

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  3. Community wants temporary traffic light to become permanentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Kinston Free Press

    Southern Lenoir County residents have a lot to say about the temporary stoplight at the intersection of Will Baker Road and Central Avenue. Ma's Hotdog House, a Kinston staple for 25 years, sits nestled at the corner of the intersection.

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  4. New traffic pattern along eastern portion of U.S. 70Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Morning commuters traveling west on U.S. 70 navigate the new traffic pattern at the east end of what will soon become the end of the Goldsboro Bypass. Commuters traveling into and out of Wayne County from Lenoir County will have noticed a new traffic pattern along U.S. Highway 70 since last Friday.

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  5. Early College High School students receive iPadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kinston Free Press

    Lenoir County Schools began their second phase of the one-to-one program Tuesday, issuing 242 iPads to student at the Early College High School. "It's a really big day for our kids," said Nicholas Harvey II, principal of the Early College High School.

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  6. Man charged, two injured in weekend crash Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Kinston Free Press

    One person was charged and two are seriously injured after an SUV hit a motorcycle in a crash Saturday night. A call was made to Lenoir County Communications Center at 9:27 p.m. Saturday regarding a wreck involving two motorcycles and an SUV.

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  7. Lenoir County business announces major expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WCTI

    Governor Pat McCrory along with Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina made the announcement on Monday. The project will create 72 jobs at the company's facility in Kinston, along with a capital investment of $4.5 million over three years.

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  8. Kinston windows plant adding 72 new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WITN

    The Kinston plant was built in 1989, and makes vinyl windows. Salaries for the new positions will average $32,222, which is just above the average wage for those working in Lenoir County.

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  9. Alpine Windows manufacturer adding jobs to eastern N.C. facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Business Journal

    Associated Materials , which manufactures exterior products such as vinyl siding and aluminum rails, is bringing the new jobs and investment to its Kinston facility, according to an announcement put out by the N.C. Department of Commerce. Salaries vary by position, but average $32,222 per year - just more than Lenoir County's average annual wage of $32,164.

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  10. Photo Page: Patterns of the heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Kinston Free Press

    ... Red Cross, pillowcases and pillows for Riley's Army, stockings for children and totes for adults at SAFE in Lenoir County. The NQG says it is dedicated to serving the community and makes quilts for Quilts of Valor, North Carolina State Veterans Home ...

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  11. Area happenings Aug. 23-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Friends of the Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library will kick off their 2015-16 programming year with an Elvis Tribute Concert at 3 p.m. Aug. 23. The concert will be held in the Scheckter Auditorium at the library located at 510 N. Queen Street in Kinston.

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  12. LMH to open satellite diabetes wellness centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Kinston Free Press

    ... is an Rx Food Coupon made to resemble a prescription for discounts on fresh fruits and vegetables sold at the Lenoir County Farmers Market. Hengel said the idea for the coupons is based on a national nonprofit program, Wholesome Wave, which ...

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  13. Historic, vacant North Queen Street building for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Kinston Free Press

    ... depot was built up as we see it today." It should be noted that the Caswell monument, which now sits at the Lenoir County Courthouse, stood for years in the middle of North Queen Street, between what's now the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center ...

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  14. Kinston Realty brand continues through three businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Kinston Free Press

    ... estate broker, purchased ERA Humphrey Realty Group and their building at 101 N. Herritage St. across from the Lenoir County Farmers Market. Edwards said afer he discovered there had been a Kinston Realty, he contacted Gloria West for permission to ...

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  15. Two motorcycles crash in Moss HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Kinston Free Press

    Information was heard over the radio scanner by Lenoir County personnel saying the two cycles crashed with one coded red with a possible leg fracture and another coded yellow.

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  16. First responders at scene of motorcycle wreck in Lenoir CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | WITN

    We know two medical helicopters were on stand-by. There's no word yet on the conditions of those who were involved.

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  17. Tammy Kelly: Summer figs a " Get them fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Topsail Advertiser

    ... 358, Fat 2.5 g, Carbohydrates 77.8 g, Fiber 8.2 g, Protein 12.6 g, Sugars 54 g. Tammy Kelly is director of the Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Center, 1791 N.C. 11/55, Kinston, NC 28504. Reach her at 252-527-2191 or [email protected] .

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  18. Order of Eastern Star donates free school supplies to local childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Kinston Free Press

    ... id. The back-to-school-a-thon was a collaborative effort of seven chapters of the Order of the Eastern Star in Lenoir County. Supplies were donated by order members and by large stores such as Wal-Mart, Staples, and others.

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  19. Puppy Room may soon be a realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Kinston Free Press

    "The building's size and layout do not allow shelter staff to follow best practice guidelines which include keeping dogs and cats separated to prevent unnecessary stress on cats and kittens," LeAnne Avery, SPCA board member and volunteer, said, "and also keeping puppies quarantined from the other animals until their immune systems are developed enough to protect them from disease." After raising money for several years, the Lenoir County SPCA is moving forward with plans for a new puppy room addition.

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  20. Summer Figs a " Get Them FastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Sun Journal

    ... 358, Fat 2.5 g, Carbohydrates 77.8 g, Fiber 8.2 g, Protein 12.6 g, Sugars 54 g. Tammy Kelly is director of the Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Center, 1791 N.C. 11/55, Kinston, NC 28504. Reach her at 252-527-2191 or [email protected]

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