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Kinston Free Press (Newspaper) - July 3, 2015, Kinston, North Carolina Friday july 3,2015 Quot your news source since i a Kinston Nathree player Trad source tells a that Reggie Bullock is part of o 3 player Aba Trade involving Phoenix and Detroit. Lclinton challenger former democratic u s sen. Webb announces run for White House. As City a Public Art Trail coming together by Wes Wolfe staff writer Art installations Are going up around Mitchel town and plans Are for a Public Art walk Clear from the Kinston music Park on South Queen Street All the Way to the Woodmen Community Center with a special emphasis on the arts and cultural District. A we started about 15,16 years ago and wrote a Grant to the North Carolina arts Council for a consultant who could develop a formal Public Art plan for us a Kinston Community Council for the arts executive director Sandy Landis said. Quot and that plan did a Little bit of site identification or possible site identification but its More about How to commission artwork How to decommission it contracts developing requests for quotation and requests for proposal inventory maintenance All kind of the nuts and bolts of running a Public Art program. Quot and to Date we re still the Only place East of Raleigh of the 29 counties of the East that actually has a formal Public Art one installation is at the Corner of Mitchell and West Blount streets. Quot its sort of an entranceway a Gateway to the arts and cultural District to let people know that you re Here you re in the arts and cultural District a said Matthew whittle of smart Kinston. Quot and the Overall vision for the arts and cultural District is to take advantage of some of the empty lots that see Art Trail a7 Lions water adventure a big crowds bring issues victim of Success Cones separate the paved parking lot from an overflow area at the Woodmen Community Center with the arrival of summer and the opening of the Watermark. Finding a parking spot continues to be a problem. Photo by Zach Frailey the free press parking water Park capacity remain a concern by Wes Wolfe staff writer in its third year of existence. Lions water adventure Park at the Woodmen Community Center continues to draw Large crowds not Only of Kinston and Lenoir county residents but those living More than an hours drive away. And for the third year its popularity becomes a problem in itself. Following the 2013 season. Amston Lenoir county Parks and recreation director Bill Ellis said they a look at ways to shorten lines and avoid crowding. Capacity dropped by 250 people for weekends in 2014 to make the experience inside the Park More enjoyable. Quot enjoyed it in the morning when it was just for members a a Crystal Lane Wooten wrote last year in a review of the Park on Facebook. Quot when the door opens to the Public its Way tin crowded Quot Samantha bae Davis said in her review that she visited the Park a few weeks ago because she had free passes but turned around and left after walking in. And called it a Quot great idea poorly a we done to stay close enough to really have to worry about coming Back but after my experience today it would not be somewhere i come and have to pay to get in Quot Davis said. Quot also parking is an thursday less than an hour after the Park opened to the Public there were a handful of parking spots still available and patrons began parking on the grass next to the lot. Shortly after noon one minivan driving into the lot immediately turned into the Grassy area before the Driver noticed a spot open and turned Back into the lot. The vast majority of the reviews for Lions water adventure Are positive a As of press time. 59.1 percent Are five stars and is 3 percent Are four or five stars but parking and overcrowding continue to be nagging issues. Kills said Parks and recreation a entered into an agreement with the gov. Richard Caswell memorial site for parking and for a gravel parking lot next to the Woodmen Center Quot we have leased the Caswell site Park for the next 20 years we have additional parking Over there a and then we put in that gravel parking lot on that piece of Ellis said. Quot and we be got a Tram that if we need it if we get full that we can run Between the two Wes Wolfe can be reached at 252-559-kt5 and Wes wolfe0kmston.com. Follow him on twitter @ Community weekend 7 on-7 Grid tournament added to copies event by Dustin George staff writer the Quinton copies foundation will Host its annual Community weekend july 10-12 the Community weekend will feature three Days of activities for residents to enjoy including a new on Quot football tournament that will feature three local communities competing for bragging rights. The festivities begin 6 p m Friday july to. At Olivia a i to f. Caswell St., where the foundation is holding a mixer for local professionals to meet and interact with one another. The mixer will include free Hor d oeuvres and a full bar. The mixer is free to attend and restricted to Ages 21 and up. Saturday morning the event opens up with events for All Ages with a football Camp for children Ages six to is and a pair of on football tournaments for Ages 14-18 and 19 and up at Kinston High school 2601 n Queen is the 5-on-5 basketball tournament for Ages to and up returns to the teachers memorial gymnasium 500 Marcella drive with the finals being played at 30 p in at the Kus gymnasium following the tournament finals teams from the cities of Greene ilk and new Bern will take the court to play in a City rivalry match see Coples a2 weekend schedule july to a mixer for Young professionals 21 and up. 6 o rn., at of via Sho e july la a # Kinston High so Noel. 2601 n Queen school. 2601 n queer St. A Basher a tournament teacher memory gymnasium 500 Marcella or Ive a and City rivalry game. ?30 p m. At Amston High schoo 2601 n Queen St july 12 a cookout noon 5. Soul not schoo 2oi s my Dante St to void tee or an of the events Ca 919 309 5523eastpoint prosthetics building a new facility l a is wholesale tire. I is. C cellular Eastpoint prosthetics amp Ort hot is has begun construction for a new and larger building i round w As broken about a week and a half ago at 310 Airport Road for a 5,000-Square-foot patient care facility fast Points president. Paul Sugg said around a year ago he purchased the four acre parcel about a blocks distance from his current office w hich is about 1,200 Square feet Quot our plans Are to expand retail notebook on the property As the business grows Quot he said completion of the project is expected in the Spring of 201o, and the expansion will increase the employee base by two within the first year the business w hich fab beaten and fits custom prosthetic and Ort hot in devices has been expanding since it can Gaston with Gaston concite construction prepares the foundation for the Concrete slab tor the site of the new Eastpoint prosthetics amp orthotics at 310 Airport Road on thursday the facility is expected to open in the Spring of 2016 photo by Janet s Carter the free press opened in april 2009 office in Raleigh and eight Eastpoint has a second Mohi Levans angst it on will have two More that make Home visits throughout Central and Eastern North Carolina the demand for de ices has increased with More than percent of people being fitted for upper x x t Rem Hies due to trauma and lower extremities because of diabetic complications whether in the office or the Mobile units staff first visit with a patient to de term i be the needs and take an impression then they fabricate a device for the patient to evaluate the exact fit during the third v Isit the patient receives the finished product there Are follow up appointments after that Quot the majority of our patient Quot Are Sugg said Quot so we re going to see them two to three times a month Quot the new building and Park my area will take up about one acre of the property and will it Ere As the corporate Headquarters. 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