Saturday 29 Feb 2020

Mount Olive Begins 150th Birthday Celebrations This Weekend

The Town of Mount Olive turns 150-years-old in 2020, and the yearlong celebration begins Sunday, March 1. The town’s 150th Anniversary Committee will present a kick-off celebration that day at […]

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Wayne County Stands Ready Against Coronavirus

The Wayne County Health Department and Office of Emergency Services continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) from Wuhan, China. CURRENTLY, THERE ARE NO

WCPS Monitors For Coronavirus

Wayne County Public Schools superintendent Dr. Michael J. Dunsmore issued the following statement Friday regarding flu, sickness, and the coronavirus (COVID-19): “Since the height of cold

Another 15 Flu Deaths In N.C. Last Week

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State health officials say 15 more people died from the flu in North Carolina last week, helping to raise the toll

SWHS Sophomore To Take Flight Through Scholarship Program

This week Monday, the Wayne County Board of Education recognized Southern Wayne High sophomore and second year Air Force Junior ROTC cadet, Alexander Groves. He

Free Tax Service Offered Through UMO VITA Program

If you make less than $56,000 a year and do not file your tax return with a self-employed business (schedule C), rental property (schedule E),

Absconder Roundup Leads To Drug Charges

Four people are arrested as Wayne County authorities crack down on probation and parole absconders. On Monday, the Wayne County Sheriff’s ACE Team assisted the

Pet Of The Week: Zander

Zander is a domestic shorthair, intact male feline.  He is a black and brown tabby.  Zander is very friendly. Click here to view all the pets

United Way Presents Awards During Annual Meeting (PHOTOS)

The local United Way looks toward the future after a year of transition.  The United Way of Wayne County held its annual meeting at First

School Board Seeks Applicants For District 6 Vacancy

The Wayne County Board of Education is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the school board. The District 6 vacancy was created by the

Sanders Visits Goldsboro, Talks Poverty

Will Wayne County and North Carolina “Feel the Bern” next week? Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is certainly hoping so as he brought his vision for economic

Lee Brings History To Life At UMO

University of Mount Olive Board of Trustee member Jerilyn Lee brought history to life for audience members who attended a Black History month lecture in

Learn about WCC Allied Health Programs

Wayne Community College has scheduled information sessions for anyone considering entering the allied health field. The hour-long meetings will be held at noon and 5:30 p.m.

Business & Biscuits Set For Thursday Morning

The Mount Olive Chamber of Commerce and University of Mount Olive Tillman School of Business have partnered to offer Biscuits & Business, business seminars that

GPD: Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested In Wilson

The suspect in a weekend shooting in Goldsboro is apprehended.  The Goldsboro Police Department reported Wednesday morning that 33-year-old Leamon C. Holmes of Goldsboro was

RIA Grants To Support Local Economic Development

The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority approved 17 grant requests to local governments totaling $5,535,271, Governor Roy Cooper has announced. The requests include commitments to

Simulation & Game Design Art Exhibit Opens Thursday

The community is invited to the official opening of “From Nerds to Never-Never Land: Art of SGD,” an exhibition of works by Wayne Community College Simulation

Council Sets New Rates For City Golf Course

The City of Goldsboro adopts new rates for the city’s golf course. Last week, Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Director Felicia Brown told the city council that

WCPS Announces Student Make-Up Days

Last week, Wayne County Public Schools was closed for all students and staff on February 21st due to inclement weather. Wayne Early/Middle College High School

WATCH: Last KC-135 Departs SJAFB

It’s the end of an era at the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro. The final KC-135R Stratotanker assigned to the 916th Air Refueling

Suspect Wanted For Attempted Murder

Around 2:30 AM Sunday, the Goldsboro Police Department responded to a disturbance at Studio 117 on the 900 block of McDaniel Drive. 33-year-old Quinton Atkinson


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