Biofuels industry announced
Project Eastern Gain is an initiative by the MGTF (Military Growth Task Force), the Biofuels Center of North Carolina and other partners to build a large scale biofuels industry in eastern North Carolina. Initially, this project will work with industry and agriculture to satisfy regional military needs for renewable fuels, then other public and private transportation needs across the region. Â Visit on-line at www.nceastmgtf.org for more information.
Kinstonians show off talents for Crimestoppers event, National Night Out
On Tuesday, August 3rd, some of Kinstonâs most talented performers graced the stage of the Kinston-Lenoir County Performing Arts Center for the second annual Kinston All-America City Got Talent Showcase.Â The event, which served as a fundraiser for Lenoir County Crimestoppers, was held in conjunction with National Night Out, an annual nationwide tradition in which local residents can interact with police officers and other emergency responders. Pride of Kinston was a co-sponsor of the talent showcase, along with Sammy C. Photography, the Kinston-Lenoir County Tourism Development Authority and others.
Dancer brings smiles to elderly
Aliza Matthews, Carolina Princess for Kelsey Holmes, 2010 Kinston-Lenoir County Outstanding Teen, the Kinston 8-year-old is making a lot of people smile these days. She has performed with Holmes to entertain the residents at Kinston Rehabilitation Center. Matthews has taken it on herself to visit more local care giving facilities, and at times recruits friends to perform with her. Sheâs been to Britthaven in La Grange, Spring Arbor and plans to visit Britthaven in Kinston.
Goodyâs Family Clothing Store interviews for positions, July 25, 2010
Administrators with Goodyâs Family Clothing visited Lenoir Community College Monday July 26th to conduct job interviews in preparation of bringing the national department store chain back to Vernon Park Mall in September.Â Positions the company looks to fill include store manager, assistant managers, part-time sales associates and part-time custodian/receiving associate. According to the Stage Stores Inc. website, associates âreport to workâ date is set for Monday, Aug. 23 and the grand opening date of the store is scheduled for Sept. 1.