Sunday 20 Jan 2019

Goldsboro Hires New Finance Director

The City of Goldsboro has hired Catherine Gwynn as its new finance director. Gwynn replaces Kaye Scott, who recently retired after 39 years with the City. Gwynn’s start date is […]

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Exchange Honors Military Student’s Academic Achievements At SJAFB

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE – Fifth-grader Josephine Simmons says she has never won anything before. That changed when she was chosen for the $500 third-place prize in the Army […]

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Exchange Honors Military Student’s Academic Achievements At SJAFB

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE – Fifth-grader Josephine Simmons says she has never won anything before. That changed when she was chosen for the $500 third-place

Time To Prune Grapevines Will Be Here Soon

It is that time of the year again to begin many pruning chores in the landscape and garden. One of the major pruning chores includes

Numerous Railroad Crossing Closures Planned

CSX Railroad is planning to close numerous Wayne County railroad crossings for repair in the coming week or so. The closures will require rerouting traffic. 

U.S. 117 Reopens Following Truck Crash

A portion of U.S. 117 in Goldsboro had to be closed Friday following a crash involving two semis. According to the Goldsboro Police Department, the

Suspect Flees Police In A Stolen Vehicle

A suspect is behind bars after leading Goldsboro Police on a chase in stolen vehicle. The pursuit began around 7:30 PM Thursday as officers attempted

TV Episode Directed By Goldsboro Native

A Goldsboro native is directing her first major network television show tonight. Joy T. Lane, a graduate of Goldsboro High School, is directing the Friday, Jan.

Plans To Reduce Testing In N.C. Schools

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- The State Schools chief says changes are being made to reduce the amount of testing required for public school students. Mark

Small Business Center Offers Free Seminars

The Wayne Business and Industry Center’s Small Business Center has a full spring schedule of no-cost seminars for aspiring and progressing entrepreneurs. The seminars are: Getting

Government Shutdown Delays Assistance For N.C. Farmers

CAPE FEAR, N.C. (AP) — The federal government shutdown is delaying disaster relief for some North Carolina farmers. The Fayetteville Observer reports the shutdown has mostly

Superintendent Says Carver Heights Turnaround Underway

What are the next steps now that the state has approved the Restart application for Carver Heights Elementary School in Goldsboro? Wayne County Public Schools Superintendent

Police Seek Info On Vehicle Break-In Suspects

The Goldsboro Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying several vehicle B&E suspects. On January 3rd, the unidentified suspects were involved in the breaking

Robbery Suspect Arrested, Money Recovered

A suspect is in custody for this week’s robbery of a Goldsboro bank. The Goldsboro Police Department reports 38-year-old Clifton L. Coley of Goldsboro has

Programs Offers Work Experiences For Wayne County Teachers

The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership offers a wide variety of immersive summer work experiences that are supported by 80 hours of professional development.

New WCC Program Provides Path To ECU Nursing Degree

Wayne Community College has joined a program designed to improve the health of eastern North Carolina’s population by increasing its nursing workforce. WCC’s Associate Degree Nursing

Coal Ash Coalition Meets Tonight

The monthly community meeting regarding coal ash contamination in Wayne County is being held tonight. The Down East Coal Ash Coalition holds the meeting at 6:30

County To Apply For Another DWI Task Force Grant

Wayne County is hoping for more funding assistance for its DWI Task Force. Sgt. Jayson Hill from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office told the Wayne County

Victim Shot In Leg, Suspect Arrested

A suspect is facing a charge of Attempted Murder following a Goldsboro shooting that left one person injured. 42-year-old Leandren A. Wilson of Goldsboro was

GFD Provides Coats For Kids In Need

Responding to an immediate need, Goldsboro Fire Chief Joe Dixon is working with colleagues in the fire service to help some of the city's youngest citizens. After a

Suspect Robs Goldsboro Bank

Police are investigating a Goldsboro bank robbery. The armed robbery was reported at the First Citizens Bank on the 200 block of E. Ash Street

Holiday ‘Booze It & Lose It’ Arrests Decline

The Holiday ‘Booze It & Lose It’ impaired driving prevention and enforcement campaign, which ran December 14 to January 2, showed a drop in total