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2014/10/01 05:47
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A day to help veterans in Wayne County will also benefit those in Lenoir and Wilson counties. On Thursday, the 2014 Wayne County Veterans Stand Down will take place at the Herman Park Center in...
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2014/10/01 05:47
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WYSE FORK | When voters living in the Wyse Fork fire district head to the polls on Nov. 4, there will be one extra item on the ballot. The Wyse Fork Volunteer Fire Department was able to get enough...
2014/10/01 05:47
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With new voting laws in effect and the deadline for voter registration around the corner, members of the UNC Center for Civil Rights gave Kinston residents an opportunity to acclimate to the...
2014/09/30 19:50
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TRENTON | A new director will soon lead the Jones County Health Department. Wesley Smith, who has nearly seven years’ experience in health administration, was hired last week for the position...
2014/09/30 05:47
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A traffic stop in the 1500 block of Hyman Avenue on Friday night yielded a gun charge for a 17-year-old. “An officer conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation,” KDPS spokesman Woody Spencer...
2014/09/30 05:47
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A local woman won a substantial prize in the lottery — and she plans on putting the money to good use. Kinston resident Nancy St. John received $138,401 on Friday after winning a $200,000 jackpot off...
2014/09/29 09:47
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Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series about choices parents make for their children’s education. Private schools provide students with smaller class sizes and the stability of being at one...
2014/09/29 09:47
2014/09/29 09:47
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While one reign is coming to a close, a new one is just beginning. Allison Dixon was named the 2015 Distinguished Young Woman of Lenoir County Saturday at the “Jammin In The Jungle” program for the...
2014/09/29 09:47
2014/09/29 09:47
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Lt. Cmdr. Tom Warren Work: Coast Guard Reserves, priest What else he does: Assistant youth minister, foster parent, member of Common Ground of ENC board Hobby: Sings and plays guitar Church: St....
2014/09/29 07:47
2014/09/29 07:47
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Friday evening when three-time Jeopardy! Champion Catherine Hardee defended against two challengers, she trailed for the first time going into Final Jeopardy. After a quick assessment of the scores,...
2014/09/28 22:47
2014/09/28 22:47
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Editor’s note: More and more parents are choosing to home-school their children. The Free Press is taking an in-depth look at all three education options — home-school, private and public — with a...
2014/09/28 05:47
2014/09/28 05:47
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For the first time since she has made an appearance on Jeopardy, Kinston native Catherine Hardee was able to view the show with her family and friends — and they almost saw her run come to an...
2014/09/28 04:47
2014/09/28 04:47
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TRENTON | A new director will soon lead the Jones County Health Department. Wesley Smith, who has nearly seven years’ experience in health administration, was hired this week for the position...
2014/09/28 04:47
2014/09/28 04:47
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Some outstanding coaches, athletes and teams have been elected to the fifth class of the Kinston/Lenoir County Sports Hall of Fame. Lenoir Community College basketball coach Bobby Dawson and Kinston...
2014/09/28 04:47
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Someone shot at a residence in the 2100 block of Lightwood Knot Road on Sept. 17, but no one was injured. A Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to the home on Sept. 20 when the incident...
2014/09/28 04:47
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Within the next two weeks, Kinston Public Services will have a pair of events to help clean up the city and help customers save a few dollars on the utility bill. On Saturday, KPS will take part in...
2014/09/27 22:39
2014/09/27 22:39
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Three patients with enterovirus are being treated at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, a spokesman for the hospital confirmed Friday. One of the cases involves a patient from Lenoir County, WNCT in...
2014/09/27 04:47
2014/09/27 04:47
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The dress code at businesses across Lenoir County was more relaxed on Friday in an effort to support education. Employees wore jeans as part of the second JEANS (Joint Effort for the Advancement of...
2014/09/26 05:47
2014/09/26 05:47
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As the weather cools down, the flu bugs begin to swarm. It’s time to review the ways to avoid catching influenza, or the flu, and other viruses that may be looming. The enterovirus, or EV-D68,...
2014/09/26 05:47
2014/09/26 05:47
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MacKenzie Brown met her husband in dental school, married in June and the two will be working in Kinston. Brown, a native of Roanoke, Va., is a new dentist at Harvey Family Dentistry. She and...
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