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Kinston Free Press (Newspaper) - July 27, 2015, Kinston, North Carolina 75t daily $ 1.25 sunday monday july 27, 201s Quot your news source since 1882 a Kinston no . 70 a Kinston Lenoir county visitors and information Center seeing the sign. . Govenor s school the Art of the matter Early College student enjoyed governor s school experience by Bryan c. Hanks editor in addition to displaying time Date and current temperature the digital sign outside the Kinston Lenoir county visitors Center displays Community announcements free of charge to tens of thousands of daily motorists. Photo by Zach Frailey / the free press v visitors Center elect Rome sign available for use by the Community by Jennifer Cannon staff writer anyone Riding Down . 70 on the Way to or from the Beach has probably seen the sign. The digital sign operated by the Kinston Lenoir county visitors and information Center alerts local residents and people driving through to events weather advisories and the time and temperature. Lucy Marston the tourism director for Lenoir county operates the sign and updates it almost daily. Quot the purpose of the sign is to inform the travelling Public of what a going on in Lenoir she said. The sign always has the time Date and temperature posted As Well As seasonal information about the Lions water adventure Park and the Kinston Lenoir county Farmers Market. Quot the sign was something we wanted when the building was done a a Marston said. Quot that was something that we wanted to Start with but As happens a lot of times when you re building construction projects Money runs out before Good ideas run in Spring 2012 nearly five years after the buildings completion the sign was installed thanks in Large part to the Lenoir county committee of too. The sign reaches an estimated 70,000 cars per Day and possibly More by now. The original study was done Back in 2006 when the building and sign were see sign a a2 see school a2 a meet me monday Battlefield trips grandparents stories Lead to career in history by Wes Wolfe staff writer Morris Basso career in historical interpretation began at an Early age. Quot i went to Bentonville Battleground when i was younger and just fell in love with the Battlefield said Bass the operations manager for the ass Neuse civil War interpretive Center. Quot i also grew up hearing my Grandfather talk about his Grandfather. Who a fought those Yankees in Virginia. And then my grandmother who lived with us her Grandfather was an ambulance Driver. So i grew up hearing the stories of theirs it just sparked my interest. And then from there it just blossomed Quot he said some of his favorite memories Are of relic Hunting around the Battlefield. So history a a7 Vul amp suns nne Clouds my mme Case a4 Busy beekeepers win state award learn about beekeeping club plans to expand efforts w Ith Library by Jennifer Cannon staff writer since 2006 the Neuse regional beekeepers have led an Active hive of Bee enthusiasts in the Lenoir Jones and Greene county area. A your club has produced five master beekeepers in. Whitn aug 20.6 30 the last nine years Quot melt in a what fat Lenoir county Swaney Mem cooperative Extension. Ber and past 091 n c. 11/55. Kinston president of Mem if Miltn Call the club said. 252 527 2191 before 200t>, beekeepers in the local area went to the Craven Pamlico meetings in new Bern. A there were three of us going Down there and we decided we would Start one Here Quot Swaney said Quot and i was reluctant because i would rather belong to a Strong club that had 30 or More members than to belong to something that Sio or 12 and five done to show up because you can to get a speaker to come and you can to do any thing Swaney Bob caddis and Reuben Hill put up posters in All the grocery stores for anyone interested in becoming a member. Quot we had a Bee school the first Swaney said Quot we started in january and our Bee school started in february and we had 40-some people show up we had More than 40 members by july that year and the next year we sponsored the state beekeepers convention in Kinston in 2010 the organization received the North Carolina state beekeepers Gold classified comics entertainment b6 15 m Good news Towery nation world a3 a3 a5 William Cauley right and his wife Katie Lou sit at their stand at the Lenoir county Farmer s Market on saturday the Neuse regional beekeepers association As awarded the Golden achievement award by the North Carolina state beekeepers association photo by Zach Frailey the free press in achievement award for Community service and education in 2014 they were the runner up for the award and this year the group received the Honor again i he award includes a $300 Grant and if the club comes up w Ith a project is item of Days that is approved by the state they will receive an additional $ 00 William Gauley is a member of the Socia Tion and a Honey Vendor at the Kin sum Lemur county Farmers Market Quot one of the items that was mentioned the other Day Gauley said a was Start tug a Library out at the Extension sen ice pertaining to beekeeping a goal of the club is to bring new Mem hers into the buzzing world of bees and the Library would provide information to help Ney bees get started in the Bee keep my practice Quot beekeeping is in danger Quot Swaney said. Quot i started in it and there were 5 4 million domesticated Honey bees now there s Only 2 2 million the dramatic reduction in the number of honeybees i it what brought Gauley to the organization a i had a Home Garden a Cauley said Quot and about file or six years ago i went a w Hole summer and never a a Honeybee and so i got interested i Yuent out and joined the Neuse beekeepers and Mel lie Aud several More have helped me get started and that s How i got into it Quot another con is Derat urn for the funding would be a solar Fence Charger to help see bees a a7 obits sports a7 b5 by Halifax Xxxi no 119 Raleigh i cinthia Ogba Ugo travelled 80 Miles to get a different View of her world. The rising senior at Lenoir county Early College High school has attended the North Carolina governors school East on the Campus of Meredith College in Raleigh for the previous five weeks As part of the schools Art discipline. Quot its helped me look at the world in a different Way a Ogba Ugo said of her participation in the program that ended last week for her. Quot in be been truly inspired this summer and i want to take that inspiration Back to nearly 350 students from Lenoir county have attended governors school since its inception More than five decades ago. Ogba Ugo said she has been extremely pleased with her experience Quot this has surpassed my expectations Ogba Ugo said. Quot i did no to expect such a Community and such cinthia Ogba Ugo. A rising senior at Lenoir county Early College High school shows off two pieces of Art she created while a student at North Carolina governor s school East this summer. Ogba Ugo was one of six free press area students to participate in the prestigious five week program that took place at Meredith College in Raleigh and Salem College in Winston Salem photo by Bryan c. Hanks the free press Morris Bass operations manager tor the ass Neuse civil War interpretive Center stands inside a replica of the Ca Semate at the museum photo by Zach Frailey the free press

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