Lenoir County Newswire

Lenoir County Newswire

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

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  1. Meet Me Monday: Karen Lee Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

    ... law enforcement training course at Craven Community College after leaving the Marine Corps. While she came to Lenoir County already knowing how to be a police officer, Lee said she is still learning how to be an effective SRO. "I think the main ...

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  2. Chamber's small businesses, other awards on tap for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

    ... for this year's awards, she did say that this year was no different in its level of competition. "The Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber has been awarding these particular presentations for many years, recognizing businesses in the community," she said. ...

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  3. 'Everyone loves a wreck': Demolition derby caps fair activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kinston Free Press

    The roar of engines and the smell of mud and fuel hung over the grandstands on Saturday afternoon at the Lenoir County Fair. The annual demolition derby took place Saturday, bringing more than 50 drivers across multiple car classes onto a muddy track to crash, bounce and bang off one another.

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  4. Blood donations urged for Sickle Cell awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Kinston Free Press

    ... red blood cells in the blood stream, helping to relieve anemia. There will be four blood drives upcoming in Lenoir County to help raise awareness of the need for diverse blood. "We want to make sure there are events that people can go to so they can ...

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  5. Kinston Fire and Rescue receives public education donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Kinston Free Press

    ... "We will be having a Fire Station Open House for the pre-Kindergarteners, Kindergarteners and first-graders of Lenoir County, both public and private school programs," Barss said. The department will host Kindergarten and first-grade glasses at ...

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  6. Chris Humphrey Insurance Agency Continues Community Enrichment...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 21 | PRWeb

    Chris Humphrey Insurance Agency has refreshed their recent charity campaign for The Partnership for Children of Lenoir and Greene Counties, a nonprofit organization which offers area families vital resources to help local children prepare for educational success and future leadership in the community. There can be no higher calling than to prepare our young people to become tomorrow's leaders by equipping them for academic success.

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  7. Grainger Stadium renovations beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Kinston Free Press

    About $900,000 from the city's capital project fund was requested by Lenoir County Parks and Recreation Director Bill Ellis so construction and renovations at the historic stadium can be completed in preparation for the upcoming baseball season. "For the 2017 upcoming season we will be building a new concession stand on the third base line; we're repainting the stadium itself, updating the field lighting and putting pads on the outfield walls for player safety," Ellis said.

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  8. Gas shortage leaves some stations with little to no fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | Kinston Free Press

    Gas stations in Kinston were either completely out of fuel or were running low as of Monday, while pumps in Lenoir County's more rural areas were completely drained. The shortage comes after a leak was detected in a fuel pipeline that runs from Texas to New York.

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  9. Katie Harrison chosen as 2017 Distinguished Young Woman of Lenoir County Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | Kinston Free Press

    The 2017 Distinguished Young Women of Lenoir County pageant, sponsored by La Grange Rotary Club, was held at Briley Auditorium at Lenoir Community College, Saturday evening. Guests enjoyed an evening of baseball references and sports songs as this year's theme was A League of Our Own, to celebrate the return of baseball to Kinston.

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  10. Meet Me Monday: Brooketah BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 18 | Kinston Free Press

    "I don't think I'm that busy as compared to some people, but I try to stay busy," she said. Banks currently works full-time for the Lenoir County Clerk's office and is also a part-time center assistant at the Woodmen Community Center.

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  11. Lions Adventure Water Park hosts annual pooch plungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 17 | Kinston Free Press

    ... Center executive director, said of the annual event. All proceeds from the annual event are contributed to the Lenoir County SPCA. Currently the SPCA is raising funds for its new animal shelter on U.S. 258 North. "All of this is done by the Woodmen ...

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  12. Lenoir Schools retool curriculum programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 17 | Kinston Free Press

    ... curriculum director positions for elementary, middle and high school students. The positions weren't new for Lenoir County - Williams said they had existed when he first came to LCPS in the early 1990's - but have been gone for some time due to ...

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  13. Police looking for woman in connection with armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | Kinston Free Press

    ... cident, they are asked to call the Kinston Police Department at 252-939-3160, the TIPS LINE at 252-939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.

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  14. Student allegedly brings knife to Frink Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | Kinston Free Press

    According to reports from the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office, a student at Frink Middle School had a knife with two blades at school on Thursday. LSCO Maj.

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  15. Two men robbed at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Kinston Free Press

    ... they are asked to call the Kinston Police Department at 252-939-3160, the TIPS LINE at 252-939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444. xxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxx ...

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  16. Lenoir County Agricultural Fair starts next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Kinston Free Press

    This year's 61st annual Lenoir County Agricultural Fair, featuring feature contests, amusement rides, motocross and food, starts Tuesday and runs through Saturday. Fair gates open at 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and open at noon Saturday at the Lenoir County Fairgrounds near N.C. 11 South.

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  17. Veterans group to host ceremony for missing service membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | Kinston Free Press

    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 892 is hosting a memorial for lost or captured veterans on Friday at the Walk of Honor on Herritage Street. Joseph Walker, chairman of the event, said the memorial is for the more than 40 Vietnam veterans from North Carolina who are listed as missing or captured and the more than 20 Lenoir County veterans from all wars listed as missing or captured.

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  18. Lion's water park to host pooch plunge SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | Kinston Free Press

    ... the dogs get to play with other dogs, everybody has a good time," said Tammy Everett, vice president of the Lenoir County SPCA. An annual fundraiser for the Lenoir County SPCA, money raised by the Pooch Plunge will be used to buy basic necessities ...

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  19. Dog given second chance up for adoption SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | Kinston Free Press

    ... his potential medical costs. Tractor Supply will be hosting Paw-N-Hand and other rescue groups, including the Lenoir County SCPA and Greene County Animal Shelter, at Pet Appreciation Week on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The store is located at ...

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  20. Habitat for Humanity to build home in La GrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | Kinston Free Press

    Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne has partnered with the State Employees Credit Union Foundation to build a new home here in Lenoir County "We like to say we don't give our houses away, we give people a change to build a foundation of strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter," said Matthew Whittle, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne. The McDonalds found out about Habitat for Humanity after talking with a woman in New Bern who shared her personal story about the organization and decided to apply.

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