Several prominent headlines have pushed online privacy into a national spotlight.
Two weeks ago, CNN reported that many companies are asking potential employees to share Facebook passwords for pre-employment screening.
By Resita Cox
Kinston may not be known by many people in the United States, yet Ashlee Altise brought the small-town city in Lenoir County plenty of national attention on Jan. ...
A county championship win for Kinston High School’s Quiz Bowl team last year serves as plenty of motivation for this year’s team.
The 2010-2011 Kinston High Quiz Bowl team, for the first time in recent history, won the Neuse Regional Library Competition. They defeated the defending champions, Arendell Parrott Academy, in a close battle. This victory for the quiz bowl team was their first ever county win under adviser Clay Stilley.
Second-grader Destiny Edwards wanted more than just toys for herself this Christmas. She wanted a toy for Santa.
“I want to find a gift to give to Mrs. (Christina) Clark so if she sees Santa she can give it to him,” Destiny said.
By Anna Hill
For many students, exams bring the most stressful time of the year. Everything they have worked for all semester could be perfected or completely ruined in one ...
Google and Wikipedia are among the largest of an estimated 7,000, according to U.S. news website Politico, that are involved in an Internet "blackout" to protest SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect Intellectual Property Act), two bills introduced by Congress designed to halt illegal downloads and protect copyright holders from Internet piracy.
Already “over-worked and under-paid,” four teachers at Kinston High are taking on an extra load by giving up their planning period for a fourth class.
The absence of one math teacher has set back the schedules of many teachers, including two first-year teachers.
Senior Caitlin West is a semi-finalist for the Park Scholarship, the most prestigious merit scholarship at North Carolina State University.
The Park Scholarship is awarded to approximately 45 students each year. The four-year scholarship is valued at $86,000 for North Carolina students and includes tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, travel and personal expenses.
Seniors Tommy Tsao and Daniel Irvin have been named semi-finalists for the Morehead-Cain scholarship, UNC's oldest and most prestigious merit scholarship. Check thevikingpress.com later today for updates to this breaking story.
Kinston High School students and parents participated in a walk-a-thon on Saturday, Nov. 5, to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Gordon Jackson was amongst the many shoppers at Kinston’s Wal-Mart on Black Friday when things became a bit hectic.
Jackson was charged with disorderly conduct after Kinston officers begin to pepper spray the crowd waiting to shop. The officer reportedly sprayed the crowd with no warning for being “disorderly,” according to news reports.
By Hayley Vermillion
The walls of Kinston High School were covered with posters reading “FEED Club Food Drive” during the month of November.
With both Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the ...
A group of Kinston High School students are helping feed the hungry over the holiday weekend.
While most folks in Lenoir County are enjoying Thanksgiving Day feasts with their families tomorrow, there are those who will go to bed hungry. Backpack Buddies, an outreach program spearheaded by several local churches, hopes to change that.
Emergency services in Lenoir County held a distaster drill at Kinston High School on Nov. 17 to enable emergency service workers to experience just what it would be like if a disaster hit Kinston.
In April, tragedy struck in Snow Hill, only 15 minutes from Kinston, when tornadoes ripped through the town and injured several people. Justin Tilman, Lenoir County’s Department of Emergency Services manager, organized the three-hour event to give his workers experience during the day, as well as the night, in a disaster situation.