Friday 19 Apr 2019

Wayne UNC Health Care Lifts Flu Visitation Restriction

Wayne UNC Health Care is lifting its flu visitation restrictions. After a very active flu season, the hospital is seeing a decrease in the number of flu and flu-like illnesses […]

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Athlete of the Week: Ericka Parra

ERICKA PARRA Spring Creek High School By ANDREW STEVENS Spring Creek’s girls’ soccer program doesn’t have the luxury of relying on an abundance of experienced seniors to lead its upperclassmen […]

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Athlete of the Week: Ericka Parra

ERICKA PARRA Spring Creek High School By ANDREW STEVENS Spring Creek's girls' soccer program doesn't have the luxury of relying on an abundance of experienced seniors to lead

County Approves Ten-Year Airport Hangar Lease

A proposal to lease an airport hangar to Wayne UNC Health Care draws no public input. The public hearing on the matter was held during Tuesday’s

Norwayne Middle Takes Second At Regional “Battle Of The Books”

Norwayne Middle students recently took second place at the Region 2 Middle School Battle of the Books competition. The team qualified for the Region 2

Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire (PHOTOS)

Thursday afternoon, firefighters from Dudley were dispatched to a working vehicle fire on Forest View Drive off Alert Cable Road in Dudley. As firefighters arrived

Council Considers Allowing Golf Carts On City Streets

Could golf carts join other motor vehicles on the streets of Goldsboro? District 6 City Council member Gene Aycock says he was approached by a citizen

Suspect Charged For Wayne County Burglary

A suspect is charged for a Wayne County B&E. On April 3rd, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office responded to the breaking and entering at an

Wayne County Closings For Good Friday

The following schedule changes will take place for Wayne County offices in observance of Good Friday: County of Wayne Government Offices will be closed Friday,

City of Goldsboro Closings For Good Friday

Most City of Goldsboro Offices will be closed Friday, April 19, in observance of Good Friday. Friday’s Solid Waste Routes were collected Wednesday, April

College Announces Holidays and Break Schedule

Wayne Community College will be closed for the Easter holidays on Friday, April 19, and Monday, April 22. Spring Break for students and faculty is April

Wayne County Public Schools “Purple Up!”

To show support for military-connected students, Wayne County Public Schools is holding “Purple Up!” activities throughout today. The “Purple Up!” activities include: The WCPS website

WCC Instructors Present at Biology Conference

Three Wayne Community College instructors were selected to present at a statewide biology conference earlier this month. WCC instructors Sondi Hoffman, Amy Cherry Millis, and Lynn

WCPS Volunteer of the Year/Partner in Education Awards

Last week, Wayne County Public Schools presented its 2018-19 “Terry Eugene Pilkington Volunteer of the Year Award” to Derek Hagedorn, an Eastern Wayne High volunteer,

FEMA: Hurricane Season Begins In 45 Days

Hurricane season begins June 1, and FEMA and North Carolina Emergency Management are urging residents to prepare now. Taking steps now to prepare your family,

County Commissioners Hope To Work Closer With School District

The Wayne County Commissioners are hoping to work more closely with Wayne County Public Schools over the use of the school district’s facilities. At Tuesday’s county

Suspect Charged For Dealing Pot In La Grange

Bond is set at $10,500 for a suspect accused of selling pot in the La Grange area. The Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office reports Brandon D.

I-95 Closed Near Smithfield

A vehicle crash has closed a section of I-95 in Johnston County Wednesday afternoon.  The North Carolina Department of Transportation says I-95 in both directions

Softball: Winston-Salem State Vs. UMO (PHOTO GALLERY)

The Mount Olive softball team defeated the Rams of Winston-Salem State University in both games of a non-conference doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon at Nancy Chapman Cassell

Speed Limit Enforcement Campaign Underway

The statewide ‘Speed A Little. Lose A Lot.’ campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of speeding is underway, which not only means water-cooler and

DSS Director Announces Resignation

Wayne County Department of Social Services Director Tammy Schrenker has announced her resignation. She joined Wayne County in 2017. Schrenker made the announcement to the

WCPS: Cultural Understanding Programs Expected For School Staff

The business of education continues and the job status of all Goldsboro High School employees remains the same. That’s the message from Wayne County Public


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Gaynell Sutton Brogden

April 15, 78, 

Willie Edward Jones

April 15, 88, Fremont

Joseph Eugene Austin, Jr.

April 15, 53, 

Larry Lee Pridgen

April 14, 68, Goldsboro