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2014/10/31 05:47
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It’s been 45 years on Oct. 1 since Christopher’s restaurant opened its doors. That day, they sold out of food. “When we first opened up,” said owner Chris Maroules, “there was not a McDonald’s and...
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La GRANGE | North Lenoir’s baseball success is tracked on plains sheets of paper taped to a wooden door outside of former coach Jim Montague’s office. From 1969 on, there are 20 playoff appearances,...
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La GRANGE | Even after nine years, North Lenoir softball coach Heather Carson has a hard time detailing what she and her players felt winning the 2005 state championship. “It’s the kind of feeling...
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MAYSVILLE | A century-old house, covered with vines and falling apart, hasn’t been inhabited in more than a decade. Except, one former resident said, by “something evil.” Rhonda Haswell began the...
2014/10/30 19:47
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Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested a mail carrier Monday after he sold a detective marijuana. Joseph James Huff, 38 — son of Lenoir County Health Department Director Joey Huff —...
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As Wanda Hall Carter exits The Gate as director, Lisa Sylvia is transitioning in. Sylvia is currently training part-time and will officially take the lead the beginning of November. A native of...
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To thousands of viewers in Eastern North Carolina, he was a safe harbor. Whether it was a hurricane, thunderstorm or even a rare snow event, meteorologist Skip Waters was the voice of information and...
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There’s only been one football state champion in Lenoir County since the 1960s — the 1990 Arendell Parrott Academy squad that won the 8-man championship in its first season at that level. For its...
2014/10/30 03:24
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The Lenoir County Sheriff's Office has arrested a postal worker who they say was selling drugs on the job. They say the suspect, 38-year-old Joseph Huff, of Greenville, met with an undercover...
2014/10/29 15:47
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Officers put a woman in jail Tuesday afternoon for allegedly cutting a man at Carver Courts. According to the Kinston Department of Public Safety, police responded to Building 7 at 4:49 p.m. to a...
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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...
2014/10/29 04:47
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Bill Fay left Kinston’s Department of Parks and Recreation in good shape before Jimmy Tyer took the reins in 1977. But Tyer knew there were still compulsory tasks to complete within the department,...
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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...
2014/10/28 23:47
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The Global TransPark played host to a very important person on Tuesday. U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx came to Kinston to tour the TransPark with N.C. Rep. G. K....
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From his days on the Grainger High School basketball team to today, Willie Taylor has displayed outstanding leadership. Taylor led the Red Devils to back-to-back state championships in 1964 and 1965....
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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...
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A man told police around 1:05 p.m. Saturday a gathering for a card game went bad and he was assaulted in the 100 block of South Trianon Street. While the terms of victim and suspect are used, that’s...
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Police responded to the 1300 block of West Lenoir Avenue on Friday around 10:42 p.m. to a report of an assault. “When they arrived, (the victim) stated (Christopher Scott) Salvant had grabbed her and...
2014/10/27 18:47
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Edwin C. Jones said when he was a swim coach at the Kinston Recreation Department, David Lenhardt would give him advice on coaching. “That shows you the type of individual he was,” Jones...
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A 20-year-old man is in custody after forcing the driver of a car off the road, causing a crash. Police say a child less than two years old was also in the car. Greenville Police say Orlandis McCurdy...
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