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Monday, March 24, 2014

Prosecution to continue in Joyner murder trial

The lead investigator in the 2012 death of Kennedy McLaurin is expected to retake the stand this morning in Wayne County Superior Court as the trial continues for one of the men accused in the 16-year-old's alleged murder. Goldsboro police...

Lawmakers back county jail plans

Members of Wayne County's legislative delegation say they not only support the state giving the county the former Wayne Correctional Center for use as a jail, but that they would look favorably on possibly exempting the county from having...

Hwy 55 franchise now in Middle East

MOUNT OLIVE -- Andy's burger has officially gone international. A company based out of the United Arab Emirates, Allied Brothers Co., has opened up the first Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries not located in the United States. The...

Board to move on new center

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday are expected to take the next step in developing the $12 million Wayne County Regional Agriculture Center. Interim County Manager George Wood told commissioners at their March 11 session that the project, which has been...

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...