Wednesday 19 Jun 2019

No Decision Yet On Edgewood School’s Future

The future of the Edgewood Community Developmental School continues to be a topic of concern. During Tuesday’s meeting, Rachel Radford of Goldsboro told the Wayne County Board of Commissioners she’s […]

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UMO Named College Of Distinction

The University of Mount Olive has received national recognition for the integrity of its truly individualized and engaging education. As an institution whose primary goals

Winners Of WCC Ocean Awareness Contest

Wayne Community College announced the winners of its first Ocean Awareness Contest. The contest challenged the college’s students to “use their creative voices to explore, express,

First Look At WCPS Redistricting Plans (PHOTOS)

Wayne County residents get their first glimpse at the redistricting process for the local school district. Wayne County Public Schools and Cropper GIS held the first

WEMCHS Senior Earns Cheatham-White Scholarship

Recent Wayne Early/Middle College High School graduate, Kamar Brown, no longer has to worry about how he is going to pay for college. Thanks to

UPDATE: Missing Child Found

UPDATE:  At 7:10 PM Tuesday, the Goldsboro Police Department reported 7-month-old Justice Josiah Lee Faison has been found.  However, 27-year-old David Lee Faison of Goldsboro

Mar-Mac F.D. Responds To Vehicle Crash (PHOTOS)

This single vehicle accident occurred Tuesday morning on the 400 block of Genoa Road near Old Mount Olive Highway. Firefighters from Mar-Mac and EMS were

U.S. 117 Off-Ramp Closure Needed In Wayne County

The off-ramp from U.S. 117 South in Wayne County will close temporarily on Wednesday as part of a project to construct an interchange at Country

Juneteenth Celebration This Saturday In Goldsboro

Herman Park will come alive with music, food, rides and entertainment as Goldsboro hosts its first Celebration of Juneteenth. Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day

Southern Wayne High JROTC Unit Awarded

The Southern Wayne High Air Force JROTC Unit (NC-023) was recently selected as one of 94 units nationwide to receive the 2018-2019 Air Force JROTC

Council Sets Censure Hearing For July

A Goldsboro City Council member will have to wait until mid-July for his censure hearing. Monday evening, the Goldsboro City Council set July 15th as the

WCC Breaks Ground For New Facility (PHOTOS)

For the first time in over a decade, a major construction project will change the landscape at Wayne Community College. The college held a groundbreaking Monday

Chamber Accepting Leadership Wayne Class Project Applications

Annually, the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Wayne participants complete multiple criteria before graduation, including implementing a community project. The project is an important

Car Overturns Near Mt. Olive Airport (PHOTOS)

Early Monday afternoon, Mount Olive firefighters and Wayne County EMS Station 9 were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on Northeast Church Road between Old

Power Line Falls In School Parking Lot (PHOTOS)

A power line fell across the the parking lot of the old Carver School on South Breazeale Avenue in Mount Olive Monday afternoon. Mount Olive

Suspect Accused Of Stealing A Hearse

On June 6th, the Goldsboro Police Department took a report on a vehicle that was stolen from the 600 block of E. Ash Street.  A

Post 11 Wins Two Weekend Games

By ANDREW STEVENS WINTERVILLE -- Wayne County Post 11 picked up a pair of victories over the weekend at Pitt Community College. Wayne County defeated Pitt County

Blueberry Dessert Contest Winners (PHOTOS)

With fresh, local blueberries now in season, the Farm Credit Farmers Market held a blueberry dessert contest on June 14th with 14 mouth-watering entries. The

Maxwell Center Generates Over $5 Million For Local Economy

The Travel and Tourism Department for the City of Goldsboro and Wayne County, also known as Visit Goldsboro, has published an economic impact report on

Next Phase Of Downtown Streetscape Project Begins

You’ll notice changes happening in the southern end of Downtown Goldsboro. The next phase of the downtown streetscape redevelopment project is getting underway. Crews have already closed

Car Overturns, Driver Flees Scene (PHOTOS)

Saturday afternoon, the Goldsboro Police Department, Goldsboro Fire Station 5, and Wayne County EMS Station 5 were dispatched to the scene of a single vehicle


Willie Blount

June 18, 82, Mt. Olive

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June 17, 78, Goldsboro

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June 16, 64, Goldsboro

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Maggie H. Hood

June 15, 96,