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Friday, September 21, 2012

Police: Fourth suspect arrested; teen's body found

Goldsboro police have announced that one more arrest has been made in connection to the murder of 16-year-old Kennedy Fitzgerald McLaurin Jr., bringing the total to four. They have also located a body in the Seven Springs area that they...

WEMCHS receives state honor

For the third year in a row, Wayne Early/Middle College High School has been recognized by the state for having a 100 percent graduation rate. But the school has actually held that distinction longer than the past three years. Lee...

A march for Kennedy

Several hundred people marched to the Goldsboro police station Thursday in honor of a missing 16-year-old, united in prayer as they wished for his safe return home. Family, friends and concerned neighbors marched through the city carrying pictures of...

Robber gets 16 years for 2010 home invasion

Travis Antonia Harris Jr., 21, will spend no less than 16 years in prison for his part in a brutal attack and robbery of an elderly Goldsboro couple, a Wayne County jury decided Thursday. Harris was charged with breaking...

Schools receive grants for their FFA programs

Two local high schools have been named recipients of $5,000 grants for upgrades to their FFA agriculture programs. Rosewood and Charles B. Aycock will receive the Agriculture Education Program Improvement Grant from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. Rosewood...

Public record

Copper theft thwarted A neighbor witnessed a suspicious man tampering with a vacant residence's air conditioning unit and called police. Lashonda Middleton told police she saw a black man attempting to steal at window unit from 108 Dewey St....