Bringing ‘Life’ to Lenoir

Margret Fisher Kinston Free Press December 26,2013 A television series based around a local business has brought much attention to rural Eastern North Carolina and Lenoir County, in particular. The PBS show “A Chef’s Life” premiered in September, highlighting Ben Knight and Vivian Howard’s restaurant, Chef and the Farmer,...



World Waterpark Association 2013 Leading Edge Award

Kinston Free Press October 25, 2013 The World Waterpark Association at its recent annual convention recognized the Lions Water Adventure Waterpark in Kinston with the prestigious Leading Edge Award for 2013. The Leading Edge Award is presented for projects creating industry innovation and leadership. The Lions Water Adventure was...



Kinston-based ‘A Chef’s Life’ airs today at 9:30 p.m. on PBS

Junious Smith Kinston Free Press September 11, 2013 For Vivian Howard, three years of planning for something even she didn’t think would happen is coming to fruition tonight. “A Chef’s Life,” starring Howard and her husband Ben Knight, debuts today at 9:30 p.m. on PBS. The 13-part series about...



Neuse Center up and running

Wes Wolfe Kinston Free Press July 18, 2013 It’s a lot of hoopla about a ship that got stuck on a sandbar in its only attempt to get in on the Civil War. But the CSS Neuse is about more than naval warfare, and the public got its first...



CSS Neuse Center to host ‘soft opening’

Wes Wolfe Kinston Free Press July 16, 2013 The spanking-new facility to house the CSS Neuse opens its doors to the public Thursday, as preparation continues to the official opening next year. The day begins with the unveiling of a new marker at the Lenoir County Courthouse dedicated to...



Lions Water Adventure to open May 25

The Lions Water Adventure at the Woodmen Community Center will open May 25, 2013.  Below are some pictures or the water park.



LCC Honored

Kinston Free Press March 30,2013 Members of the Spirit AeroSystems Information Technology team recently recognized Lenoir Community College for its collaboration with the installation of Spirit AeroSystems’ new state of the art videoconferencing technology allowing the facility in Kinston to connect to the world. LCC Director of Distance Education...



Committee Gives $1,000 Through Relocation Program

Mr. Don Thone received a check for $1000 as a part of the Lenoir Committee of 100’s Relocation Incentive Program. Pictured Left to Right: Carolynn Craig, Century 21 agent in Kinston,  Don Thone, Smithfield Packaging, Plant Manager and Dan Sale, Sale Auto Mall Benefits offered to Professionals moving into Lenoir...



Spirit donates $10,000 to Mary’s Kitchen

On Dec. 13, during the mid-day meal service, representatives from Spirit AeroSystems’ Kinston offices presented the rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, the Rev. Michael Singer, and Marilyn Wiggins, director of Mary’s Kitchen, a donation for $10,000. Wiggins applied for the grant earlier in the fall and was notified...



Woodmen Center ‘officially’ opens with a standing room only ceremony

Bryan C. Hanks Kinston Free Press July 26, 2012 Although hundreds of memberships have already been sold for the new Woodmen of the World Community Center, Kinston Mayor B.J. Murphy may have made the most poignant purchase. In front of about 500 people at Thursday’s ribbon-cutting for the new...



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