#DoingItForLenoir – Ms. Jeanene McBride

Today we have the opportunity to share our final #DoingItForLenoir recognition for the month of March. This social media campaign has been an amazing way for us to learn about the great individuals that make up Kinston and Lenoir County, while sharing their stories with our community at large. For our final #DoingItForLenoir spotlight, we Read more about #DoingItForLenoir – Ms. Jeanene McBride[…]

#DoingItForLenoir – Mr. Chris Humphrey

Starting off at a community college is proven to help students save money, further develop their career goals and passions, and provide a smoother transition from high school to college. This week, in our #DoingItForLenoir highlight, we’re putting the spotlight on Mr. Chris Humphrey—a 1988 graduate of South Lenoir High School who shares his college Read more about #DoingItForLenoir – Mr. Chris Humphrey[…]

Seeking Volunteer Bookkeeper

Volunteer Bookkeeper Kinston Teens is a nonprofit youth organization with a mission of empowering our community’s young people through service, leadership and civic engagement. Since 2014, Kinston Teens has worked hard to create opportunities for youth to be involved in the work to improve our great city. In the considerably short time that the organization Read more about Seeking Volunteer Bookkeeper[…]

#DoingItForLenoir – Ms. Tamiko Loftin

Today we have the honor of introducing our second #DoingItForLenoir honoree, Ms. Tamiko Loftin! Every Wednesday during the month of March, Kinston Teens will highlight an individual who attended and graduated from a Lenoir County Public Schools high school, attended and graduated from a four-year college or university, and is now leading a career where Read more about #DoingItForLenoir – Ms. Tamiko Loftin[…]

NAACP, Kinston Teens to host Raise the Age film event

Local organizations to host Raise the Age Film Event Screening to build awareness on raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction (Kinston, NC) – Kinston Teens, along with the Kinston-Lenoir Branch of the NAACP’s Criminal Justice Committee, will host a screening of Raise the Age, a short film, on Tuesday, March 28 at Neuse Regional Library Read more about NAACP, Kinston Teens to host Raise the Age film event[…]

#DoingItForLenoir – Ms. Shannarra Barrow

During the month of March, we’ll be recognizing members of our community that have demonstrated college and career success. On today, we’re proud to have Ms. Shannarra Barrow, a leader, mentor and role model in our community who is truly #DoingItForLenoir, as our first honoree! Ms. Barrow currently serves as the STEM Teacher at Rochelle Read more about #DoingItForLenoir – Ms. Shannarra Barrow[…]

#DoingItForLenoir social media campaign

As a part of Kinston Teens founder Chris Suggs’s work with First Lady Michelle Obama’s Better Make Room campaign, the Kinston Teens organization has launched a social media campaign geared towards building excitement for college and recognizing community members that are positively impacting our county. Dubbed #DoingItForLenoir, the social media campaign will highlight individuals that Read more about #DoingItForLenoir social media campaign[…]

Teens to lead medicine giveaway in Kinston

Press Release: February 24, 2017 KINSTON, NC — Kinston Teens will hold a free Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medicine Give Away in Kinston on Saturday, March 4. The event, hosted in partnership with the Old North State Medical Foundation, is open to any individuals needing over-the-counter medications. The giveaway will be held from 12:00PM to 3:00PM at Read more about Teens to lead medicine giveaway in Kinston[…]

Kinston Police, citizens, organizations form Community Relations Team

Press Release: Kinston Police, citizens, organizations form Community Relations Team On Thursday, February 23rd, Kinston Police Chief Alonzo Jaynes alongside citizens and coalition partners will announce the formation of the Kinston Community Relations Team. Chief Jaynes and other team members will be accepting questions from media outlets and the community. The Kinston Community Relations Team is an Read more about Kinston Police, citizens, organizations form Community Relations Team[…]