Tag archives for Kinston


SLK: Turning Dreams into Reality

By Dymond Mumford, Entertainment Editor Chewlo Cobain Banks, Staxx and Spazz represent Kinston rappers SLK. Photo by Dymond Mumford. Still Lovin Kash, a group of young rappers in Kinston, is recognized ...

The struggle with addiction

  By Anna Hill   The Candy Crush Saga is a popular game amongst teens. Many KHS students admit to playing in class and even at work.  Addiction ranges from being hooked on ...

One Step Closer

    Contributed photo By Shaquawn Joyner  The KHS Theater Honors class won the regional North Carolina Theater Competition with their per­formance of the play “NEET TEEN.” It is a play based on how ...

Connect with Collette

 By Jerry Taylor  When it’s crunch time and students need infor­mation about a certain topic, they go to a library. Students might say, “I’ll look on the internet,” but is ...

Irene pays Kinston a visit

Hurricane Irene caught junior Keontae Mewborn off guard. “I had no idea it’d be that devastating,” he said. Mewborn wasn’t the only one blind-sided by Irene on Saturday, Aug. 26. When Hurricane Irene hit Kinston, tropical storm-force winds gusted up to 115 miles per hour along the coast and near 80 mph in Lenoir County, and heavy rain came with them.

We Kinstonians must take back our city

When will enough finally be enough?

Crime rates have been on a constant rise for the past several years, In fact, two years after there were no recorded homicides in Kinston, the city has mourned the loss of 10 citizens to violent crime so far this year -- a rate nearly 10 times higher than the national average.

Yet somehow nothing seems to be changing in our city. One thing is certain: While the crime rates are going up, the ages of the victims and killers are continuously going down.