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Monday, September 24, 2012

Murder suspects make first appearance in court

Four men charged with murder in the death of Kennedy Fitzgerald McLaurin Jr. had their first appearance in Wayne County Superior Court this morning. Leonard Joyner, 21, Jerome Butts, 19, Kevin Smith 18, and Curtis Etheredge, 17, appeared via videoconference...

Three more days until fair opens

DUDLEY -- Work was under way by 10 this morning putting up the midway rides in advance of the 64th annual edition of the award-winning Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair, which will open at 4 p.m. Thursday and continue through...

Success coaches placed at four area middle schools

Four success coaches have been added to the rosters at middle schools in the southern end of the county, as officials use unexpected funds to offer extra help for students there. The bulk of the funding to hire the part-time...

916th officially has new leader

Sunday did not simply belong to the two Air Force officers sitting on a stage erected inside one of the many hangars on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Both made it clear that the ceremony they were at the heart...

Store objects to club

A personal letter addressed to a Goldsboro City Councilman which was submitted during a public hearing Monday will lead to that member of the council recusing himself from voting on a conditional use permit as it pressures him to...

MOC weighs moving some facilities downtown

MOUNT OLIVE -- As Mount Olive College looks to expand its program offerings, and its student population, its need for additional space will grow as well. Town officials hope some of that growth will find its way downtown. Formal talks...

NAACP gathers for annual Freedom Fund Banquet

The keynote speaker at the NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet at the Dillard Alumni Cultural Center Saturday evening had been arrested 18 times in seven states. But this was no speech from a man who had seen the error of...