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U.S. 321 closing for bridge work
The N.C. Department of Transportation will be closing the north and south lanes of U.S. 321 tonight and Friday night at the cloverleaf interchange under construction at Hibriten Drive in Lenoir.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Float and Fly' activity draws a crowd
TOPIC Riley Craig works on his paper airplane during Tuesday afternoon's Float and Fly program at the Lenoir Library.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
42nd Harambee starts with a bang Saturday
In 1972, a group of community leaders in Lenoir started a small festival to showcase local talent - The Black Arts Festival, presenting paintings, drawings, sculptures, dancing and more.
Students learn about work, history, leadership
Over the last two weeks, a group of rising ninth-graders have visited various places, from a plastics plant in Lenoir to the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, to learn about jobs in the region, North Carolina history and most importantly how to be a leader in their future careers.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Kinston Free Press
President of the Professional Photographers of N.C. ending term
What started as a part-time job almost 20 years ago for Bruce Williamson has led to him serving as president of the Professional Photographers of North Carolina.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Friend dead, husband in jail
Forty-one-year old Teresa Hall Sparks' face wrenches tightly when she talks about Sammy William Sturgill.
Fiddle maker builds in search of perfect tone
TOPIC Three fiddles made by Robert Kogut. The one on the right is the one he keeps for himself to play.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Four accused of trying to escape police
Four Lenoir residents are accused of trying to get away from police Wednesday night by speeding away in an SUV, then running off when it wrecked.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Kinston Free Press
Retail notebook: Sweetie Pie's, Belk Kidfest, Self Help Credit Union
Stitches & Stuff is in the process of moving next door so Herritage Street can have a new business, Sweetiepies Cupcakery, which will take over their corner space.
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Silver Alert issued for Caldwell County man The Caldwell County Sheriff's Office has issued a Silver Alert for a 58-year-old Lenoir man.
Jacksonville Daily News
Vause, Swarts receive scholarships
The State Employees Association of North Carolina Scholarship Foundation recently awarded Katelyn Vause of Richlands a $1,000 scholarship to attend a four year university, she plans on attending Lenoir-Rhyne University in the fall.
Lenoir man charged in Burke break-in
A Lenoir man is accused of breaking into a convenience store in Morganton and stealing a large number of cigarettes.
Straight from the farm to the Bistro
Tina Nordan's goal is for her restaurant to get as much of its food and ingredients from local sources as possible.
Kids pop with excitement for pop-ups
"This is about you guys being as creative as you want," Erica Lein, youth services librarian, told the children gathered around the tables of paper, markers and scissors at the Lenoir branch of the Caldwell County Public Library.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Eola Beer Company set to open next week
TOPIC Stephen Loe explains how his counter-pressure growler filler keeps out oxygen when bottling, making growlers of beer last for a month, compared to a few days if filled from a regular tap.
Relatives: Killing could have been avoided
"I don't think they should hold my daddy accountable," said Shelia Hernandez, Sparks' daughter.
Building a new home for the homeless
Elizabeth Norris pointed through walls made only of two-by-fours, telling a group of visitors that this space, now only concrete and bare walls, will be a kitchen, a dining room, a sleeping area - a home for Lenoir's homeless.
Car going 100 when it crashed, trooper says
A Caldwell County man was driving about 100 miles per hour down U.S. 321 north of Lenoir when he lost control of the car late Monday afternoon and wrecked, the N.C. Highway Patrol reported.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Kinston Free Press
Commission approves capital for school renovations
On Monday, the commissioners agreed unanimously to approve the proposed capital projects by Lenoir County Public Schools for the 2014-15 school year.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Beach Carolina Magazine
Duke Energy Awards $50, 000 for Educational Travel Grants & Free Teacher Workshops
The N.C. Museum of History announces that Duke Energy Education Travel Grants will be available this fall to help cover part of transportation costs to the museum for public schools in central and eastern North Carolina.