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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Let's go fly a kite

Sid Lancaster, 6, of Pikeville launches his kite toward the sky during Let's Go Fly a Kite! day at the Charles B. Aycock Birthplace in Fremont on Saturday.  The historical site is the ideal location for kite flying because...

Jury seated

He won't use fingerprints. He won't produce DNA evidence or a murder weapon. Instead, Assistant District Attorney Matthew Delbridge will try the case against Leonard Eugene Joyner "old school style." Opening arguments do not begin until today, but the...

Solar farm plans advance in Fremont

FREMONT -- The Fremont Board of Aldermen approved two measures at its meeting this week paving the way for a solar farm off Firetower Road. The first measure amended a zoning ordinance to allow the town to vary required setbacks...

City sets annual retreat agenda

The Goldsboro City Council will begin its two-day retreat Thursday at the Goldsboro Public Works Complex on Clingman Street to discuss an array of issues affecting the city. The retreat will begin at 8 a.m. Thursday and Friday with...

Extension agent wins several awards

Wayne County family and consumer sciences extension agent Christine Smith has received three coveted awards for her extension work. They were presented during the recent Extension Conference in Raleigh. The awards were judged by the North Carolina Federation of...

Majesty Rose says week 'stressful' after 'American Idol' close call

This past week has been an emotional roller coaster for "American Idol" contestant Majesty Rose. She made the Top 10, guaranteeing herself a spot on the show's "Live Tour" this summer, but not before spending half of Thursday night's results...

Live from the courtroom - Joyner on trial

Follow all the action unfolding in Courtroom No. 1, as the state attempts to convince a Wayne County jury that Leonard Eugene Joyner is guilty of first-degree murder and first-degree kidnapping in connection with the 2012 death of 16-year-old Kennedy...