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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Mount Olive police officer injured in line of duty

MOUNT OLIVE -- A Mount Olive police officer was injured when he was dragged by a van he had stopped for a traffic violation, according to Chief of Police Brian Rhodes. The incident occurred March 16 at the intersection...

McLaurin investigation detailed in court

Time and time again, Leonard Eugene Joyner swore he had nothing to do with it. But Goldsboro Police Department Det. Dwayne Bevell wasn't convinced. So he kept asking him to "tell the truth" -- shouting expletives and using words...

Joyner on trial -- Friday's testimony

State witness No. 12: Goldsboro Police Department crime scene investigator Cpl. Trevor Albaugh -- Albaugh told the court that he first became involved in the McLaurin case Sept. 20, 2012, when he was called on to assist at a crime...

Commissioners will eye school funding Tuesday

Requests for the release of more than $8 million for Wayne County Public Schools projects will be before Wayne County commissioners when they meet Tuesday. The requests, which are part of the board's consent agenda, are being made by...

Salvation Army will sell BBQ this week

For some good food, and to help needy people in this community at the same time, stop by for a barbecue dinner at the Salvation Army March 27. The organization's annual barbecue fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to...

Council allows city to apply for TIGER grant

The Goldsboro City Council ended its two-day retreat session Friday afternoon with a 4-3 vote in favor of applying for the next round of TIGER grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The decision was made to apply...

Pickle Princess Court to be chosen March 29

The N.C. Pickle Festival is almost here, but first, the N.C. Pickle Princess Court has to be chosen. Scheduled for March 29 at 6 p.m. in the Paramount Theatre, the 14th Annual 2014 N.C. Pickle Princess Pageant will choose 13...