Lenoir County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Man flees cop attempting to make DWI stopRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    A man suspected of driving drunk attempted to flee the arresting officer at N.C. 11 North and Cunningham Road on Oct. 18. According to Lenoir County Sheriff's Office Lt. Alana Kennedy wrote in her magistrate's report she intercepted Thermon Lee Parks and he sped off, driving left-of-center and into oncoming traffic a number of times before the State Highway Patrol deployed Stop Sticks and blew out his tires.

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  2. Election Day gives residents the last chance to vote for candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... courteous at each polling place from the candidate representatives to the voters." The biggest three races in Lenoir County will be for Sheriff, County Commissioner District 1 and School Board District 1, where the candidates have been working hard ...

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  3. Shooting, stabbing reported in KinstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. Mills was placed in the Lenoir County jail under a $50,000 secured bond. On Tuesday around 5:40 p.m., the Kinston Dept. of Public Safety responded to Lenoir ...

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  4. Hall of Fame: Jimmy TyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... Tyer was instrumental in bringing programs to the county, which has earned him a spot in this year's Kinston/Lenoir County Sports Hall of Fame class. He will be inducted on Saturday at the Woodmen Community Center. "I was very honored (and) didn't ...

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  5. Teachers learning how to use iPads ahead of technology integrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    Apple iPads will soon become common in elementary school classrooms across Lenoir County and final preparations are being made to ensure a smooth launch of the program. Stacy Cauley, Lenoir County digital learning instructional coordinator, said a representative from Apple has been on hand at Teachers Memorial Elementary School to instruct digital learning specialists and teachers from each school on how to use the devices, along with various programs.

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  6. Ghost Walk of Kinston to be held Thursday through SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    The Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce will be bringing its annual event of fun and fright from Thursday through Saturday. The organization's Ghost Walk will be held at 7 p.m. each evening and tickets are still available - for now.

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  7. Hall of Fame: Willie TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... his senior year, when he was team captain. Grainger's "Most Athletic" player will be inducted into the Kinston-Lenoir County Sports Hall of Fame at the Woodmen Community Center on Saturday. "I was humbled and honored to be going into the hall with ...

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  8. Candidates for Lenoir County Board of Education answer questions on podcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    In a series of podcasts by The Free Press, released on Sunday, the two candidates for the Lenoir County Board of Education - Billy Davis and Rod Smith - were asked several questions about how to better the area. Each candidate was given the same questions without any knowledge about what would be asked prior to the interview.

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  9. Hall of Fame: David LenhardtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    Edwin C. Jones said when he was a swim coach at the Kinston Recreation Department, David Lenhardt would give him advice on coaching. Lenhardt, who will be posthumously inducted into the Kinston-Lenoir County Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, pioneered the development of athletic participation among African-American high-school students in the area under Kinston Recreation Department Director Bill Fay.

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  10. Police: Suspect forces driver off road, causes crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WCTI

    ... icials said because of McCurdy's violent nature, Greenville Police, SBI Fugitive & Missing Persons Task Force, Lenoir County Sheriff's Office, and Kinston Dept. of Public Safety worked together on the arrest.

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  11. Turnage arrested on cocaine, marijuana chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... 2011-February 2013 for four misdemeanor counts of driving while intoxicated, Level 1 - two committed in Lenoir County and one each in Pitt and Wilson counties - along with felony possession of a Schedule II controlled substance. He also spent ...

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  12. POLICE: Passenger forces driver off the road causing Greenville crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WITN

    ... r Memorial Drive. Due to his violent nature, Greenville police, the SBI Fugitive & Missing Persons Task Force, Lenoir County deputies, and Kinston police found and arrested McCurdy around 3:00 a.m. Monday.

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  13. Unemployment holding steadyRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... County, unemployment went from 7.7 percent to 8.1, while Greene County saw a decrease, going from 7.6 to 7.1. Lenoir County stayed at 7.8 percent. Lenoir County Economic Development Director Mark Pope said he believes unemployment numbers have ...

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  14. Triumphs, struggles during Civil Rights movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... leading to the integration of all restaurants in the city - along with helping register 3,000 voters in Lenoir County. Whitehead also served a pair of three-year terms as a member of the N.C. Board of Health's Advisory Committee for Medical ...

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  15. Inaugural Zombie Prom held at Lenoir County Fairgrounds SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    The inaugural zombie prom was held Saturday at the Lenoir County Fairgrounds with dozens of residents coming out to enjoy the music, movies and overall ambiance. The event was created by Chris and Clay Raines, brothers who got the idea from a similar event in Philadelphia the two witnessed on the Travel Channel.

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  16. Candidates for Lenoir County Commissioner District 1 answer questions on podcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    The Free Press sat down with the seven candidates in the three Lenoir County races - sheriff, county commissioner District 1 and school board District 1. Each candidate was given up to three minutes for an opening statement, then asked three questions in which he or she had up to three minutes to reply and then given up to three minutes for a closing statement. The questions, formulated by editor Bryan Hanks and staff writers Noah Clark and Junious Smith III, weren't changed for the candidates or given to them before the podcast for uniform purposes and a fair arena.

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  17. Kinston brewery celebrates five years in businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Sun Journal

    ... it successful," Mooring said. "Still, I never dreamed about the tourism impact it would have on Kinston and Lenoir County." Saturday's anniversary celebration was another example with hundreds of out-of-town residents coming to the brewery to enjoy ...

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  18. Candidates for Lenoir County Sheriff speak to Free PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    Editor's Note: The Free Press sat down with the seven candidates in the three Lenoir County races - sheriff, county commissioner District 1 and school board District 1. Each candidate was given up to three minutes for an opening statement, then asked three questions in which he or she had up to three minutes to reply and then given up to three minutes for a closing statement. The questions, formulated by editor Bryan Hanks and staff writers Noah Clark and Junious Smith III, weren't changed for the candidates or given to them before the podcast for uniform purposes and a fair arena.

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  19. Roundtable: Learn About the Life of Johnny RebRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    The Kinston-Lenoir County Civil War Round Table will present speaker Keith Hardison on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Queen Street Deli. Hardison has been director of North Carolina State Historic Sites and Properties since 2006, is recognized as a leading authority on the Civil War, and is an outstanding speaker.

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  20. Local Tourism Development Authority brings awareness to KinstonRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... spending into our community. (N.C. Department of Commerce Economic Impact Travel) Dedicated to making Kinston-Lenoir County a tourist destination that will continue to grow, the TDA assists thousands of visitors and groups from 38 states through ...

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