Thursday 18 Jul 2019

Oppressive Heat Continues To Bake Wayne County

The sweltering heat will continue today in the local area. The National Weather Service has once again issued a Heat Advisory for areas of North Carolina including Wayne County.  The […]

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WCPS Modifies School Start & Closing Times

This Monday, the Wayne County Board of Education in a 5-2 vote modified the schedule for school opening and closing times for the 2019-2020 school

WCC Camps Have Openings

It is not too late to get into three Wayne Community College camps. Aviation Camp for rising sixth-eighth graders: 9 a.m.-noon, July 22-25 - Campers will

Pop-Up Youth Science Program At Cliffs Of The Neuse

The North Carolina Arboretum, a 434-acre public garden headquartered in Asheville and an affiliate of the University of North Carolina System, is proud to announce

City Council Member To Step Down

Goldsboro will be short one city council member. District 3 City Council Member Mark Stevens had previously announced he would not be seeking reelection. At Monday’s meeting,

GPD To Hold Coffee With A Cop On Thursday

The Goldsboro Police Department holds its monthly Coffee with a Cop this week. Officers with the GPD will be at the Bojangle’s at 1025 N. Spence

WCPS Awaits Parents Decision On Edgewood Students

This Thursday, July 18, is the deadline for some Edgewood Community Developmental School parents to decide where their child will go to school for 2019-2020. Wayne

Governor Reads To Kids During Goldsboro Visit (PHOTOS & AUDIO)

It wasn't all business during the governor's trip to Goldsboro. During his Medicaid expansion roundtable at Small World Child Care Center and Preschool Tuesday, Gov. Roy

Peach Day At The Farm Credit Farmers Market

Celebrate peach season at the Farm Credit Farmers Market. The farmers market will hold its Peach Day this Friday, July 19, from 10 AM –

Gov. Cooper Visits Goldsboro, Pushes For Medicaid Expansion (PHOTOS)

The governor touts his Medicaid expansion ideas in Goldsboro. With a focus on early childhood teachers who lack health care, Governor Roy Cooper was at the

Two Wayne County Bridges To Be Replaced

A pair of 68-year-old bridges in Wayne County will be replaced soon. The N.C. Department of Transportation recently awarded two contracts totaling almost $1.2 million

Suspect Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 7-Year-Old

Bond is set at $2.5 million secured for a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old. In March, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was alerted

Fundraiser Launched To Replace Vandalized Portraits

KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — A fundraiser has been launched on social media to help replace several portraits of African American musicians torn down in a

LCPS Licensure Specialist Earns National Recognition

Lenoir County Public Schools licensure specialist Sharron James-Bizzell will be recognized this week at the annual conference of the National Association of Educational Office Professionals

Heat Advisory Issued As Temps Soar

A Heat Advisory is once again in effect for Wayne County and much of Eastern and Central North Carolina. The National Weather Service in Raleigh

Councilman Jumps Into Mayoral Race

The local election season is starting to heat up as Goldsboro’s incumbent mayor faces a challenge from a city council member. Bevan Foster, the current

Deputies: Stalled Driver Was “Grossly Impaired”

Deputies try to help a stranded motorist and end up making a drug arrest. On Thursday, deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office stopped to

BREAKING: Williams Narrowly Avoids Censure (PHOTO GALLERY)

A Goldsboro City Council member will not be censured. Monday morning's censure hearing for District 1 Councilman Antonio Williams included a boisterous audience, a police presence,

Suspect Accused Of Statutory Rape

A Wayne County man is arrested on statutory rape charges. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to the inappropriate relationship between the suspect and

Hot Day, Hot Rides At First Ever “Cars & Cops” (PHOTO GALLERY)

"Cars and Cops" park themselves at the Berkeley Mall for an afternoon of fun in the sun.   The City of Goldsboro and the Goldsboro Police

Businesses Urged To Sign Up For Kinston Sticker Shield Program

The Kinston Police Department is in the initial phase of a new program that will assist business owners within the city. The KPD is implementing

Obituaries

Bonnie Lue T. Hough

July 16, 66,
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James Harper

July 15, 71,
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Christopher Jay Carroll

July 15, 53,
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Bettie Mae Barnes Burden

July 15, 98, Goldsboro
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Geraldine Branch Williams

July 14, 72, Goldsboro
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