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Run for the River

By Rebecca Boyette, Staff Writer   The seventh annual Run for the River race took place on March 29, 2014 in Kinston. The race was originally designed to attract visitors to downtown ...

China Lands on the Moon

By: Rebecca Boyette   This photo of the rocket launch containing Chang’e-3 was released by China’s Xinhua News Agency.   It will take two weeks for a robotic rover to travel to the ...

Typhoon Haiyan’s Wrath

By Anna Hill Content Editor-n-Chief (Photo by Unicef)  Typhoon Haiyan wreaked havoc through the central Philippines on November 8, tearing people and infrastructure from the earth. With maximum wind speeds of 195 miles ...

Quiz Bowl team finishes third in county contest

By Stan Vanclooster  Sophomore Mitchel Smith, sophomore Katie Hylton, junior Nicolas Romero(captain) and senior Bryan Wade collaborate to answer a question during the annualQuiz Bowl competition at the Neuse Regional ...

County graduates to honors system

Lenoir County Public Schools is implementing a cum laude honor system beginning with the graduating class of 2016 -- the current freshman class. In simplified terms, Board Policy 3450 will do away with the titles of valedictorian and salutatorian. According to school officials, the change will allow schools to recognize more students at the top of the class each year.
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