Thursday 19 Jul 2018

Council Consensus Spares The Freedom Tree

It looks like Goldsboro city officials want to be sure a historic tree is not threatened by any future downtown development. There had been concerns the Freedom Tree at Center […]

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Wayne Co. Officials Plan For Active Shooter Situation

More than 325 school administrators, communicators, student support staff, school resource officers, public safety officials, and first responders have come together for a Crisis Preparedness, Response, and Communications Symposium at the Maxwell […]

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Wayne Co. Officials Plan For Active Shooter Situation

More than 325 school administrators, communicators, student support staff, school resource officers, public safety officials, and first responders have come together for a Crisis Preparedness, Response, and

Wayne County Hires New Economic Director

County Manager Craig Honeycutt and the Wayne County Board of Commissioners have announced Mark Pope has been hired as Wayne County’s Economic Director. Pope, currently the

New Fire Chief Introduced To City

Goldsboro welcomes its new fire chief. City Manager Scott Stevens took a moment to introduce Fire Chief Joseph Dixon to the Goldsboro City Council on Monday. Dixon

$7.8 Million To Demolish Wayne County Flood Zone Homes

Nearly $17 million is coming to North Carolina to fund seven mitigation projects to elevate, remove or reconstruct residences in communities affected by Hurricane Matthew. The Federal Emergency

Kinston Police Warn Residents Of Vehicle Break-Ins

Several vehicle B&E’s are reported across Kinston. In a Facebook post, the Kinston Police Department says it wants to make citizens aware that unknown suspects

Suspect Allegedly Stole Vehicles, Other Items

Police arrest a suspect accused of breaking into two Goldsboro area businesses. Around 5:30 AM Monday, the Goldsboro Police Department was called to a business on

Board of Elections Moves Into New Office

The Wayne County Board of Elections has new digs. The office of the Board of Elections has moved to 309 E. Chestnut Street in Goldsboro. That’s just

Lip Sync Video Could Help GPD’s Recruitment Efforts

The Goldsboro Police Department's viral Lip Sync Challenge video is turning into a beneficial recruitment tool for the department. Since it was uploaded to Facebook on

GPD Seeks Info On Armed Robbery

On Friday last week, the Goldsboro Police Department took a report on an armed robbery and home invasion that had occurred at a residence on Brock

Suspect Accused Of Touching Teen Inappropriately

Kinston Police arrest a suspect for allegedly touching a teen at a local business. On June 30th, the Kinston Police Department took a report from

Voters To Decide County’s Quarter-Cent Sales Tax Proposal

Wayne County voters will be asked to weigh in on a proposed sales tax increase. The Wayne County Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved putting the one-quarter-cent

Kinston Holds Community Meeting Tonight

Residents are invited to share their opinions on Kinston’s Neighborhood Grant application. The Kinston Planning Department is holding a public meeting from 6 – 8 PM tonight,

City Approved Rezoning For Industrial Park

The zoning for a new industrial park is approved in Goldsboro. Monday evening, the Goldsboro City Council approved the zoning for the Wayne County Development Alliance's

Williams Ready To Refocus On City Issues

An embattled city council member is ready to get back to focusing on the work facing Goldsboro. Goldsboro District 1 Council Member Antonio Williams held a press

New UMO President Meets The Community

The new University of Mount Olive President has had a busy couple of weeks since starting his tenure. In an exclusive interview, UMO President Dr. David Poole tells