Friday 19 Oct 2018

Missing Juvenile Case Leads To Kidnapping, Statutory Rape Charges

A suspect is facing kidnapping and statutory rape charges in connection to the case of a missing juvenile. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports 26-year-old Demario R.V. Barnes of Goldsboro […]

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UPDATE: GPD Investigates Death On Evergreen Ave

Goldsboro Police blocked off an area of Evergreen Avenue Friday morning after a body is discovered.  Around 7:30 AM Friday, officers with the Goldsboro Police Department responded to a report […]

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UPDATE: GPD Investigates Death On Evergreen Ave

Goldsboro Police blocked off an area of Evergreen Avenue Friday morning after a body is discovered.  Around 7:30 AM Friday, officers with the Goldsboro Police

FEMA Loans RVs After Hurricane Florence

KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is loaning recreational vehicles to some North Carolinians whose homes were left uninhabitable by Hurricane Florence. The

United Way Of Wayne County Partners With UMO

With a focus on education, especially to 0-10 age group, United Way of Wayne County is partnering with the University of Mount Olive for their

Committee For Persons With Disabilities Celebrates 2018 Honorees

The Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities hosted its 2018 Awards Luncheon on Thursday at the Goldsboro Event Center. Approximately 200 people were in attendance

97.7 Katie Country On The Road In Greene County

97.7 Katie Country was live and local Friday morning. Wayne Carlyle and the 97.7 Katie Country team were broadcasting live from Grant's Gas and Grill on Highway 13 near

Commissioners Push For Approval Of Sales Tax Proposal

In just a few short weeks, Wayne County residents will decide on a new quarter-cent sales tax increase. The Wayne County Commissioners took the opportunity during

Suspects Connected To Saturday Shooting In Kinston

Two teens are arrested in connected to a weekend shooting in Kinston. The Kinston Police Department responded to the shooting near the intersection of Waverly Avenue

WCPS Holding “Sold Out” Events This Week

This week, former professional athlete and motivational speaker, Roman Gabriel III returned to Wayne County to challenge Wayne County Public Schools (WCPS) middle school students

Father, Stepmother Arrested After Burns Found On Child

Two suspects are arrested in a Wayne County child abuse case. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says the investigation began after an August report from

Attacker Steals 86-Year-Old’s Wallet During Robbery

An elderly person says he was robbed while inside a Goldsboro residence. The Goldsboro Police Department took the report on the common law robbery around

WCC’s Smith Elected Association President

Wayne Community College’s chief academic officer has been selected to lead an organization of his peers. Gene Smith, WCC’s vice president of academic and student services,

Poultry Fest Adds Over $200,000 To Local Economy

An economic impact study shows last month’s North Carolina Poultry Festival generated over $200,000 for the local economy. Around 10,000 people came to downtown Goldsboro on

SBA Ready To Assist Small Businesses Following Storms

While the Small Business Administration is offering assistance to homeowners and renters following Hurricane Florence, the organization is also focused on getting businesses back on

Kinston Police Ask For Info On Outbreak Of Violence

The Kinston Police Department is hoping the public will help put an end to the recent violence that’s been plaguing the city. In a Facebook post,

UPDATE: Missing Juvenile Found

A missing juvenile has been found in Wayne County. The Goldsboro Police Department reports 13-year-old Kayla Walton was located around 11 AM Wednesday.  Responding to

Operation Stop Arm Aims To Improve School Bus Safety

While many schools across the state have been in operation for more than two months, the State Highway Patrol is taking proactive steps to ensure

United Way of Wayne County Hurricane Florence Relief Fund

United Way of Wayne County, through its Hurricane Florence Recovery Fund, is looking to support current and ongoing relief efforts in Wayne County. Interested agencies

SBA Highlights Assistance Available Through Recovery Centers

What sort of services and programs are available to assist residents at Wayne County’s newly established Disaster Recovery Center? Sherrod Shuler is with the Small Business

County Finalizing Plans For Mosquito Spraying

Wayne County is hoping to begin spraying for mosquitoes soon. The county has received about $284,000 from the state for mosquito abatement following Hurricane Florence. Mel Powers,

Authorities Seek EZ Bait & Tackle Theft Suspect

One person is arrested for allegedly stealing fishing reels from a Wayne County tackle shop, and authorities are looking for the second suspect in the