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  1. Fort Defiance history comes aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... life. Dressed in period clothing, volunteers at at Fort Defiance, the home of Revolutionary War hero William Lenoir, gave the visitors a taste of what life on the former farm and plantation was like long before there was a city called Lenoir. Two ...

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  2. Loving Lenoir volunteers take on projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    With rakes, paint buckets, spades and a little sweat thrown in, volunteers hit the Lenoir area Saturday as part of Loving Lenoir weekend service projects. About 15 volunteers from Caldwell County Schools, plus students, descended upon Whitnel Elementary School Saurday morning and spent two hours pulling weeds, harvesting vegetables from the school's community gardens, putting a coat of primer on a new mural, mulching a walkway and placing lava rocks.

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  3. Vet saves swan from hook, line, sinkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... The swan seemed barely able move his neck. Worried, Daughtridge phoned her husband, Dr. Dan Jones, a veterinarian at Lenoir Veterinary Hospital. Jones knew his wife had a big heart for animals and said he would help if he could. "I said, 'OK, if you ...

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  4. Panthers overcome penalties, injuries in win over St. StephensRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    The Hibriten Panthers overcame frequent penalties and two big injuries to beat the St. Stephens Indians, 33-14 on a rainy Friday night homecoming game in Lenoir. In what Head Coach Clay Lewis called a "sloppy" game-Hibriten was penalized eight times for 95 yards-the Panthers were still able to score quick and early, and only allowed points in the fourth quarter, after some defensive substitutions.

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  5. Safety, education and fun with EMS and KFDRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    A local homeschool group learned about safety as a necessity and as a career when an Emergency Management Services instructor and three firefighters came to visit Fairfield Recreation Center on Thursday. Hannah McLawhorn, public relations coordinator for the Eastern North Carolina Homeschool Group , said Shep McLawhorn , adjunct professor at Lenoir Community College, spoke to the 12- to 16-year-olds about the EMS training program he teaches at LCC.

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  6. Lenoir meat plant may add 100 jobsRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    A subsidiary of the world's largest meat company is taking over management of a Lenoir meat-processing plant and plans to ramp up production, officials said Thursday. The plant currently is operated by Vantage Foods NC and owned by Alex Lee Inc., which is based in Hickory and also owns Merchants Distributors Inc. On Monday, Alex Lee will switch the meat plant's management to JBS USA, according to a press release from JBS. 3 comments

  7. NTNWS 10-3 700 club-2.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    A Lenoir minister's story of emerging from a life of crime and drugs will be featured in an upcoming segment of "The 700 Club," a daily television program hosted by evangelist Pat Robertson. A TV crew from the Christian Broadcasting Network visited the Rev.

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  8. JBS Usa Announces New Case Ready Fresh Meat Partnership in Lenoir, N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | GlobeNewswire

    JBS USA today announced that the Company will assume full management and operation of the Alex Lee case ready fresh meat processing facility in Lenoir, N.C., effective Oct. 6, 2014. The facility, owned by Alex Lee, is currently operated by Vantage Foods NC, LP.

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  9. Movie 'stars' cruising into LenoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    This Saturday, downtown Lenoir will play host to a variety of stars from such movies as "Smokey and the Bandit" and Disney's "Cars." Cars from famous movies and TV shows are the focus of October's Downtown Lenoir Cruise-In, featuring replicas of the Pontiac Trans Am and tractor-trailer from "Smokey and the Bandit," the tow truck named Mater from "Cars," the '55 white Ford Thunderbird from "American Graffiti" and the '65 Buick Riviera driven by Patrick Swayze in "Roadhouse." 1 comment

  10. Judges' discipline belongs in public, lawyers' group saysRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    A law passed last summer that hides most judicial disciplinary proceedings from the public has the N.C. Bar Association up in arms, the bar's president said Wednesday in Lenoir. Before the law was passed in August 2013, notices of pending complaints against judges were routinely posted on the public website of the N.C. Judicial Commission.

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  11. Sawmills Veterans Dedication to be held Nov 8Read the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... Donnie Potter, Brandon Trivette and Kevin Wesson will speak. After the ceremony, Mooresridge Catering from Lenoir will serve baked ham, green beans, potatoes with a biscuit and dessert. Tables, chairs and tents will be provided, and the new ...

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  12. A mixed picture on the jobs frontRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... u make a good first impression. For more information, call the Economic Development Commission at 828-728-0768 or the Lenoir NCWorks office at 828-759-4680.

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  13. LMH budget: providing care on a shoe stringRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    It's a challenge to balance a hospital budget in a rural area, and even more so in a down economy. Lenoir Memorial Hospital has managed to put figures to the page and come out a little ahead of the game - despite the odds.

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  14. State DOT releases statewide list of highway projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Sun Journal

    Work to improve traffic flow on U.S. 70 through the most congested section of James City made the statewide cut in the tally for projects announced for the state's new Strategic Transportation Investment plan. "It is programed; it is funded at around $70 million as a preliminary estimate based on the average cost of doing that kind of roadway project," said John Rouse, division engineer heading N.C. DOT Division 2, which includes Craven, Pamlico, Jones, Carteret, Lenoir, Pitt, Beaufort and Greene counties.

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  15. American & Efird plant on its way downRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    The former American & Efird plant at 619 Connelly Springs Road in Lenoir is slowly being dismantled, making way for new development that the owner of the property and local economic development officials hope will bring more jobs and more work to the area. Donnie Ray Reid of Denver, N.C., owner of the property, said work to salvage the former textile plant's old brick and timber will continue through July or August.

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  16. Collettsville postmaster retires after 27 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... his late wife, Myrna, wanted to live in the mountains, so he asked for a transfer. He got his wish and was sent to Lenoir in 1986. A year later Collettsville's postmaster, John Rader, died. Jenkins wanted the opportunity to move up and was urged to ...

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  17. Public schools: A traditional optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    Established 175 years ago, public education in North Carolina is still in the majority when it comes to educational choices among parents. According to usa.com, using data from 2008-2012, 95.19 percent of elementary school students in Lenoir County attend a public school and 93.19 percent of high school students attended a public school.

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  18. Weekend events honor city's musical heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    Music has a special place in Lenoir's history, from folks listening to music at Tucker's Barn before Lenoir was even a town to the nationally recognized prestige of the Lenoir High School band. For the fourth year, Loving Lenoir will spend a weekend celebrating that heritage with community service, reunions and concerts and honoring those people who continue that heritage of musical excellence, said Dr. J. Neal Isaac, organizer of the weekend celebration.

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  19. Revolutionary War fort sites now part of historic trailRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    Sites in Happy Valley and Lenoir played a part in events that changed the course of history, a former U.S. senator said Saturday as the two sites were dedicated as part of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail. Ceremonies were held at Fort Defiance, the historic home of Revolutionary War hero William Lenoir, and Fort Crider, now the site of the former Lenoir High School, under a near cloudless sky and sun.

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  20. Hudson woman faces drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    A Hudson woman in a car that was stopped by a suspicious police officer late Thursday was arrested and accused of having drugs. A Lenoir police officer saw three people in a 2006 Ford Taurus in the parking lot of North Hills Plaza on Blowing Rock Boulevard, where Magic Mart used to be, shortly before midnight and ran a license plate check on the car because he recognized the car from previous drug transactions, Capt.

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