Wednesday 20 Feb 2019

County Votes To Reestablish “Starlight”

Welcome to Starlight! On Tuesday, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution to reestablish the area near the intersection of S. Jordan’s Chapel Road and Raynor Mill Road […]

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UMO Receives $100,000 Grant For Black Box Theatre

The University of Mount Olive has received a $100,000 grant from the annual Joy W. Pope Memorial Grants in Arts and Human Services distribution from the John William Pope Foundation.  […]

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UMO Receives $100,000 Grant For Black Box Theatre

The University of Mount Olive has received a $100,000 grant from the annual Joy W. Pope Memorial Grants in Arts and Human Services distribution from

WCC Animal Science Receives Second Recruiting Grant

The Wayne Community College Applied Animal Science Technology program has been awarded a grant to assist with recruiting students interested in poultry and related industry

WCPS Teachers Participate In Tech Training

On Monday, Feb. 18, approximately 120 Wayne County Public Schools teachers spent the district’s Teacher Workday at a one day technology mini-conference event. The event,

Ethics Complaint Filed Against Goldsboro Mayor

On December 31st last year, Carl Martin filed a complaint against Goldsboro Mayor Chuck Allen stating the Mayor violated the City Ordinance regarding general disclosure. Martin reminded

Suspect Accused Of Stealing Goldsboro Resident’s Financial Info

A Triangle area resident is charged with fraudulently using the credit card of a Goldsboro resident. On June 21st last year, the Goldsboro Police Department

WCC Presented Bellwether Finalist Award

Wayne Community College has been honored as a finalist for a Bellwether Award, a national citation that recognizes community colleges’ best practices. WCC’s Clearing a Path

UMO Cultivates The Ultimate Student Ag Experience

Much is happening within the University of Mount Olive ag programs. This will be the first full cropping year on the 63-acre student-led Kornegay Farm,

Teen Arrested During REACT Team Patrol

A 19-year old is allegedly found with alcohol and cocaine during a weekend REACT Team operation. On Saturday, during the Regional Enforcement and Crime Targeting

Inmate Dies At Wayne County Detention Center

An investigation is underway after an inmate is found dead at the Wayne County Detention Center. Around 5:20 AM Monday, 42-year-old Thomas Jason Hall, a

Women’s Lacrosse: Catawba College Vs. UMO (PHOTO GALLERY)

The University of Mount Olive women's lacrosse team defeated the Indians of Catawba College 17-8 on Saturday afternoon in nonconference women's lacrosse action at the

Annual Albertson Fox Hunt (PHOTO GALLERY)

The rain couldn't stop the Annual Washington's Day Fox Hunt in Albertson on Saturday. Members of the Albertson Fire Department and the Ruritan Club along with volunteers started

Early Morning Vehicle Fire (PHOTOS)

Early Monday morning, firefighters responded to a vehicle fire in the parking lot of the Sleep Inn located on N.C. 55 West in Mount Olive.

Waylin Area Foundation Announces Physician’s Recruitment Grant

The Waylin Area Foundation announces a $24,000 grant payable over the next four years to a new family nurse practitioner at Mount Olive Family Medicine

County Approves Application For Relocation Funds

Wayne County is hoping for nearly $4.5 million to help Hurricane Matthew-impacted homeowners to relocate. Dave Harris is Wayne County’s consultant for disaster recovery from Hurricane

Softball: Virginia Union Vs. UMO (PHOTO GALLERY)

The University of Mount Olive softball team won both games of a Sunday doubleheader with Virginia Union at the Nancy Chapman Cassell Field in Mount

UMO To Host Vivian B. Harrison Memorial Lecture

The University of Mount Olive will host the Vivian B. Harrison Memorial Lecture on February 19-20 in Rodgers Chapel. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove will lecture on “Being

Saluting Seymour

Every week, Saluting Seymour and SoundScope highlight an airman serving at the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro. Airman First Class Richelle Fair with the 4th

Report Potholes To NCDOT

Last December’s early winter storm has Department of Transportation crews staying busy due to increased potholes in roadways. Potholes are common during the winter season

New Driver License Examiners Assigned To DMV Offices

As part of the effort to improve customer service at driver license offices statewide, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will add 15 new driver

Library Closed Monday For Staff Training

All branches of the Wayne County Public Library will be closed all day this Monday, Feb, 18, for a staff training day. The library will reopen


John Woods Stackhouse

February 17, 103, Goldsboro 

Kenneth Moore

February 17, 86, Goldsboro

Jimmy Troublefield

February 16, 70, Mt. Olive

Jacqueline Wilson

February 16, 50,

Minnie Jean Flanagan

February 15, 74,