Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Local News

 
Protesters Bring Pizza & Peace To Downtown Goldsboro (PHOTOS)

Protesters Bring Pizza & Peace To Downtown Goldsboro (PHOTOS)

Once again, hundreds pack into Downtown Goldsboro to protest racial injustice in America. The protests were sparked nationwide after George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died in the custody of police in Minneapolis. For the second evening in a row, demonstrators flooded into downtown Goldsboro Monday, marching and voicing their frustrations with police violence toward…

Crime

KPD: Monday Shooting Unrelated To Peaceful Protests

KPD: Monday Shooting Unrelated To Peaceful Protests

Gunfire rips through two Kinston homes.  Around 4:30 PM Monday, Kinston Police responded to the 300 block of College Street for the report of shots fired.  Officers found gunfire had damaged to homes on the 300 block of W. Washington Street.  The Kinston Police Department says the shooting incident is not related to Monday’s peaceful protests…

Education

UMO Announces Plans For Fall Semester

UMO Announces Plans For Fall Semester

The University of Mount Olive Board of Trustees and administration met last week to finalize plans for the fall 2020 traditional seated semester in light of COVID-19. According to Interim President Dr. H. Edward Croom, the semester will begin on August 25, 2020 and go straight through to Thanksgiving. Fall break will be canceled, and…

Government

Military Appreciation Month In Goldsboro

Military Appreciation Month In Goldsboro

The City of Goldsboro puts pen to paper and officially marks this month as Military Appreciation Month. Last week, the Goldsboro City Council approved a proclamation recognizing May as Military Appreciation Month in the city.  Councilman Bill Broadaway read the proclamation. Several military anniversaries and events are marked during the Month of May, including Memorial…

Obituaries

James Holliday

James Holliday

May 30, 80, Mt. Olive James Holliday, 80, of 104 Elizabeth St., Mt. Olive died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home & Cremations, LLC.

Events