Thursday 20 Jun 2019

66 Grams Of Heroin Seized During Traffic Stop

Two people are facing drug charges after GPD officers stopped a vehicle for a window tint violation. On Tuesday, officers from the Goldsboro Police Department’s Housing Unit conducted the traffic […]

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Pollinator Day At The Farm Credit Farmers Market

Celebrate National Pollinator Week at the Farm Credit Farmers Market. Pollinator Day at the Farm Credit Farmers Market will be this Saturday from 9 AM –

United Way’s Day Of Action Is Friday

This Friday, June 21, is the annual United Way Day of Action. On this year's United Way Day of Action, United Way of Wayne County will

Pedestrian Dies Days After Being Hit By Vehicle

A person has died after being struck by a vehicle in Kinston earlier this week. Around 6:30 PM Monday, the Kinston Police Department responded to

Lenoir County Facilities To Receive Generators

FEMA and the state of North Carolina have approved funding of more than $1.4 million for 24 generators, which will help North Carolina communities become

Wayne UNC Sponsors Climb Out Of Darkness Walk

Some might think that postpartum depression or a case of “Baby Blues” are rather typical and harmless occurrences for new mothers. However, perinatal mood disorders can

Coal Ash Coalition Meets Thursday

The Down East Coal Ash Coalition holds its monthly meeting this Thursday. Bobby Jones with the Down East Coal Ash Coalition says the meeting will touch

Post 11 Shuts Out Farmville

By ANDREW STEVENS Noah Overton pitched four shutout innings and got plenty of run support in Wayne County Post 11's 11-0 victory over Farmville Post 151

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

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

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

Obituaries

Willie Blount

June 18, 82, Mt. Olive
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Vera Evangeline Roberts

June 17, 78, Goldsboro
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Vickie Lanette Peele

June 16, 64, Goldsboro
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Thelma Gardner Ezzell

June 16, 85,
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Maggie H. Hood

June 15, 96,
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