Thursday 20 Jun 2019


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 collaborate with local non-profits […]

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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 N.C. Highway 11

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 more resilient in

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 worsen and lead

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 on the DEQ

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 are based on

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, and advocate for

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 information session to

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 the Cheatham-White Scholarship,

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