Thursday 18 Apr 2019

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 homepage, with the support of […]

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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 Swafford provided talks on […]

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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

New 911 Center Manager Introduced To Commissioners

Wayne County introduces its new 911 Director. Chris Barnes was recently named the new 911 Center Manager, and County Manager Craig Honeycutt introduced Barnes to the

Suspect Accused Of Breaking Into Home

A suspect is charged and more arrests are expected in a Wayne County B&E. On April 3rd, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office responded to an

Suspect Charged For Saturday Shooting On Slocumb St.

A suspect is arrested for a weekend shooting in Goldsboro. The Goldsboro Police Department reports 27-year-old Angela L. Litaker of Goldsboro faces a count of

Flood Warning Issued For Wayne County

A Flood Warning is in effect for Wayne County. The National Weather Service issued the Flood Warning Tuesday as the Neuse River near Goldsboro reached

Pic Of The Day: Head In The Clouds

Our photographer Bobby Williams captured the images of these clouds Monday afternoon in southern Wayne County. As the clouds moved across the sky, they may reveal

Pollen Season Lingers

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- It looks like we will have to suffer a few more days with cars -- and everything -- covered with

LCPS Licensure Specialist Installed As President Of NCAEOP

Sharron James-Bizzell, licensure specialist in Lenoir County Public Schools’ human resources department, is the new state president of the North Carolina Association of Educational Office

City Approves Plans To Repaint Water Tower

Goldsboro plans to refresh a city landmark. Earlier this month, the Goldsboro City Council approved the low bid from Utility Service Company of Perry, GA for

WCPS To Purple Up!

On Thursday, April 18, Wayne County Public Schools (WCPS) will “Purple Up!” for military connected students. Teachers, staff, and community members are encouraged to wear

Traffic Stop Leads To Marijuana Arrest

A suspect is busted with several ounces of pot during a Goldsboro traffic stop. Officers with the Goldsboro Police Department pulled the vehicle over on


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