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It's that time of year again – Girl Scout Cookie time.You know you love them.Thin mints are the best unless you like Samoas or Tagalongs.... [Read More]
Kinston police had to shut down a portion of U.S. 70 Thursday after a two-vehicle accident occurred near Hill Farm Road. Sgt. B. Biggins of the... [Read More]
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Today is Wednesday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2019. There are 349 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 16,... [Read More]
9th GradeLibbie Black, Kalista Ciccarelli, Courtney Conner, Natalie Dail, Mary Dawson, Reygan Dawson, Adrianna Edwards, Elizabeth Elmore, Michael Godwin, Lauren Hernandez, Jon Howard, Olivia Howell,... [Read More]
After North Carolina lawmakers were sworn in for a new term Wednesday, their leaders offered some unusually conciliatory words.Senate leader Phil Berger said he's "hopeful... [Read More]
The new year was only four days into 2019 when we got the announcement the U.S. Supreme Court was going to hear arguments on North... [Read More]
The belief that constitutional democracy is superior to other forms of government rests in part on its capacity to encourage open debate and thus social... [Read More]
After eight terms of distinguished service to the people of Lenoir, Greene, Pitt, and Wayne Counties, Senator Louis Pate (R-Wayne) today announced his retirement in... [Read More]
Kinston's "blue line" got a little longer recently when 10 new police officers were sworn-in for duty.Another police officer was promoted within the department and K9... [Read More]
If the battle over THE WALL continues, I plan to highlight it in next week's column. But for today, I want to report on a... [Read More]
Twelve Parrott Academy students who will travel to Ecuador in late February on a service learning trip spent Saturday Jan. 5 at Medoc Mountain State... [Read More]
 A/B Honor Roll: Kindergarten: Jaxon Patterson Madison Maynard 3:Akeem RosaAmani DudleyAshli HildagoAunesty FoyeAustin SmithBetsianna PowellCain Herrera-VenturaCamryn JenkinsCleveland RobertsEmerson PriceEmmanuel PippenFaith HartJackson HoustonJacob BrownJakiya BrownJeremiah TirsoJocelyne Macedo MendezJordan MilesJoSiyah GreeneJuniori... [Read More]
A school record for most all-time career wins was broken recently at North Lenoir High School.Give Hawks' wrestler Jerry Yourdon, team captain and a 4-year varsity letterman,... [Read More]
Walking for a good causeEDITOR: The Kinston Parkinson's Support Group participated in the 2018 National "Moving Day" Walk for a cure and awareness for Parkinson's... [Read More]
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South Lenoir junior Rico Freeman is Free Press' Athlete of the Week.A 5'-9" guard, Freeman has been a scoring machine who has put points on... [Read More]
When George Everett passed away at the end of December, he left a void in the North Lenoir community where he farmed and served his... [Read More]
The city of Kinston started the new year off on a high note when a proposal from the planning department netted a $750,000 grant for... [Read More]
Dear Dave,How do you feel about timeshares, and the free trips and dinners they offer as part of their sales pitches? Is it possible to... [Read More]