Lenoir County Newswire (Page 3)

Lenoir County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lenoir County, NC. (Page 3)

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  1. Rep. John Bell named majority leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 30 | Kinston Free Press

    Bell, R-Wayne, who represents parts of Lenoir and Green counties was selected to be the new majority leader of the N.C. House of Representatives on Tuesday. Bell will replace former majority leader Mike Hager, who announced he was resigning from the General Assembly earlier this month.

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  2. Man shot in thigh Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    ... the shooting is encouraged to contact KPD at 252-939-3160, the anonymous 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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  3. Lenoir County officials continue to track the tropical stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    ... the county has plans in place in case of inclement weather and would inform residents accordingly," he said. Lenoir County Emergency Services department recommends for residents to have a plan for what to do before, during and after an emergency, as ...

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  4. Chamber of Commerce makes changes to Jeans Day fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    For the uninitiated, the Jeans Day fundraiser encourages local businesses to allow employees to "dress down" wearing blue jeans to work one day a week in exchange for a small donation - usually one dollar a week. "In the past, most of our money used to come from teachers, but because the schools have so many fundraisers throughout the year, we wanted to increase participation from our businesses," said Laura Lee Sylvester, president of the Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce.

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  5. Students pray before first day of schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    ... pastors and a prayer led by local youth. Those gathered Sunday prayed not only for the success and safety of Lenoir County students, but also for local teachers, administrators, school resource officers and local leaders. Dyasia Gooding, 14, of ...

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  6. Lenoir County family wants answers in teen's shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    Community activists want answers and justice in the death of an 18-year-old man shot by a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper this spring. Media outlets report the Pitt County Coalition Against Racism and the Kinston-Lenoir County Justice Coalition delivered a letter Thursday to District Attorney Matthew Delbridge.

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  7. Lenoir County family wants answers in teen's shooting death KINSTON,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... and justice in the death. Media outlets report the Pitt County Coalition Against Racism and the Kinston-Lenoir County Justice Coalition delivered a letter Thursday to District Att0orney Matthew Delbridge. Deriante Miller was shot March 27 at a ...

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  8. Kinston Teens host second annual prayer gatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    On Sunday, Kinston Teens will be hosting the second annual Back to School community prayer gathering. The gathering will take place on the eve of the first day of school for the Lenoir County Public School system.

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  9. Group calls for release of SBI report on homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    ... death," said a man who gave his name as Anthony D., reading from a prepared statement. "We are here because Lenoir County and the State of North Carolina have not done what they were supposed to, to resolve this. And we will not rest until the voice ...

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  10. Rangers brass, McCrory attending Kinston baseball announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    "We've got free hot dogs, nachos, ice-cold Pepsis to give away for fans coming out," said Bill Ellis, director of the Kinston-Lenoir County Department of Parks and Recreation. "The Texas Rangers ownership group will speak - the mayor will be the emcee.

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  11. Brothers in arms: One year after it opened, a look at Kinston's veterans' cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    ... comes. "One of the reasons we decided to open the veterans section was because there wasn't one in Kinston or Lenoir County at that particular time," said Mills, who took over the funeral home when his father died. "I just decided - still in the ...

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  12. Professional baseball makes its way again to Kinston Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Jacksonville Daily News

    The Kinston-Lenoir County Parks and Recreation Commission announced via a 1 p.m. press release that the agreement between the City of Kinston and the Texas Rangers is coming to fruition.

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  13. Professional baseball makes its way again to KinstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    The Kinston-Lenoir County Parks and Recreation Commission announced via a 1 p.m. press release that the agreement between the City of Kinston and the Texas Rangers is coming to fruition. Kinston's Historic Grainger Stadium remained a center for baseball in the Coastal Plain, albeit of the amateur variety.

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  14. Mike Parker: Big Al and the Coconuts bring beach music, oldies to library on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    If you like the tunes of The Temptations, The Drifters, and beach music in general, then Big Al and the Coconuts have something special in store for you. This three-piece group of talents musicians will be bringing its brand of music to the Schechter Auditorium at the Kinston-Lenoir County Library beginning 3 p.m. on Sunday.

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  15. Flooding causes problems for motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    The Lenoir County Sherriff's Office, North Carolina Department of Transportation, North Carolina Highway Patrol and Hugo Fire Department had to block off parts of N.C. 11 North on Friday night as roads began to flood. Roger Dail, director of Lenoir County Emergency Services, said the decision to close the road was made after two vehicles were washed into the median.

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  16. City councilman hopes to end violence in communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    ... get some buy in from the city, county and the health department to try and see if we can implement this in Lenoir County to help curb some of the crime and bring the community together," he said. Michelle Piper may be reached at 252-559-1073 and ...

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  17. Revolutionized flood forecasting arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    ... in hyper-accurate predictions, down to street level, along with inundation maps and water-quality forecasting. Lenoir County Emergency Management Director Roger Dail said in preparation for a flood event, his office coordinates closely with the NWS. ...

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  18. Crime Roundup: Scooter-riding suspect breaks ankle allegedly fleeing policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    ... he fell down behind 1109 Hicks Ave." The officer noted Cox displayed signs of being impaired once arrested. Lenoir County EMS transported Cox to UNC Lenoir Health Care, where it was determined he broke his ankle in the crash. Once released from the ...

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  19. Unity in the Community: Prayer walk, other events SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    ... held at the River of Life Church, 301 N. Secrest St. After years of working with children through the Kinston-Lenoir county parks and recreation department, Burton said reaching out to parents is equally as important as to reaching out to children ...

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  20. Downtown drink: Discussions to continue with city, county on alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    Both the Kinston City Council and the Lenoir County Commission chose to continue discussions on two items that would allow for outdoor drinking downtown. Tammy Kelly, Lenoir County extension director, presented a lease agreement to the Lenoir County Commissioners on Monday night for the Lenoir County Farmers Market that would allow for special events to be held there.

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