Thursday 23 May 2019

Suspects Found With Stolen Vehicle

Two local residents are busted with a vehicle reported stolen out of Beaufort County. Members of the Wayne County Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team stopped the vehicle for a traffic violation […]

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Shooting Suspect Arrested In Lenoir County

A suspect is in custody for a Lenoir County shooting incident. Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office personnel arrested Javier Lara of Pink Hill Wednesday in relation

Goldsboro To Benefit From Affordable Housing Funds

Goldsboro is one of eight North Carolina communities that will share $2.7 million in grants to develop more affordable housing. Governor Roy Cooper announced last week

Dillard/Goldsboro Alumni Homecoming This Weekend

Dillard/Goldsboro Alumni & Friends, Inc. will celebrate its 64th annual homecoming over the weekend of Thursday through Sunday, May 23 to 26, with classes ending

Goldsboro Man Accused Of Pointing Gun At Trooper

Around 3:30 AM Wednesday, the State Highway Patrol stopped to check on a Chevrolet SUV that was parked stationary on the shoulder of I-40 near

CBA High Students To Perform “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

The C.B. Aycock High School Theatre Arts program is performing A Midsummer Night's Dream this Thursday, May 23, at 7:00 PM in the school's "Old

Town Hall Meeting To Cover Flood Insurance, Disaster Relief

With hurricane season beginning on June 1st, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has announced a town hall meeting will be held on Thursday, May

NCDOT Looks At Next Section Of U.S. 70 Upgrades (PHOTOS)

Residents get a look at the latest plans to improve a local section of Highway 70. Tuesday, the N.C. Department of Transportation held a public

Sign Up Now For Business & Industry Leadership Series

Wayne Community College has a handful of seats still available in a leadership series for business and industry managers. The “Business and Industry Leadership Workshop Series”

First Look At Proposed County Budget

Wayne County unveils its new spending plan. County Manager Craig Honeycutt presented the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019/2020 during Tuesday’s Board of Commissioner’s meeting. Honeycutt is

Confederate Memorial Service (PHOTOS)

Sunday afternoon, people gathered at the Confederate Memorial in Willowdale Cemetery to honor confederate soldiers that lost their lives. Members of the Sons of Confederate

Council Sets Censure Hearing Date For Williams

The Goldsboro City Council lays out the process for potentially censuring one of its members, while the community voices its support for the maligned councilman. Earlier

Kinston/Lenoir County Emergency Services Banquet

The annual Kinston and Lenoir County Emergency Services Banquet will be held this Wednesday, May 22, at the Kinston Community Center. Doors open at 6

NAACP To Investigate Council’s Actions Against Williams

The local NAACP is unhappy with the treatment of a Goldsboro City Council member. Monday, the Goldsboro Wayne Branch of the NAACP announced its intent to

WCC To Hold Summer Camps For Middle & High School Students

Wayne Community College's Workforce Continuing Education Division will offer 11 youth day camps this summer. Allied Health Career Exploration Camp for rising sixth-eighth graders: 9 a.m.-noon,

Mental Health Forum To Discuss Youth Suicide Prevention

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and teenagers are often especially susceptible to suicidal thoughts. Emily Peacock is the President of the Mental Health Association. She says

FEMA: Buy Flood Insurance Now, Before It’s Too Late

Hurricane season begins in less than two weeks. Homeowners, renters and business owners should consider purchasing flood insurance now. It takes 30 days from the

Mother Accused Of Abusing Infant Child

On April 11, the Goldsboro Police Department took a report regarding abuse to an infant child. The allegations were investigated and subsequently, 20-year-old Talisha Taylor

American Legion Opens Baseball Season

Wayne County American Legion Post 11 opened the 2019 season in strong fashion with four victories over the weekend. Post 11 defeated Wallace 9-4 on Friday

Town Proud Of Its Best Tasting Water

Deems Blanton got back home after attending the North Carolina Rural Water Association Water Taste Test competition in Greensboro last week. During the water tasting

Fire Department Hosts Open House Tuesday

The Goldsboro Fire Department is hosting an open house this week. Fire Station 1 at 204 S. Center Street will be open to the public from


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