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County Approves Rate Hike For Genoa Sewer Customers

County Approves Rate Hike For Genoa Sewer Customers

A sewer rate increase is coming for some Wayne County residents. At this week’s Wayne County Board meeting, County Manager Craig Honeycutt laid out the reasons for the rate hike for the Genoa Sanitary Sewage system. Honeycutt says the system is losing money between the increased rates in the City of Goldsboro and the high…

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Crime

Goldsboro Police Arrest Statutory Rape Suspect

Goldsboro Police Arrest Statutory Rape Suspect

In early December, the Goldsboro Police Department took a report regarding a juvenile victim alleging a known suspect had sexually assaulted her.  The investigation identified 21-year-old Shamar Edwards of Goldsboro as the known suspect, and a warrant was obtained for Statutory Rape of a Child by a Person more than 4 but less than 6…

Education

WCPS Puts $1.3 Million Toward Debt Repayment

WCPS Puts $1.3 Million Toward Debt Repayment

Wayne County Public Schools is chipping away at its $5 million fund balance deficit. Adam Scepurek with Anderson, Smith, & Wike presented the Final 2019-2020 Financial Audit Report at this week’s Board of Education meeting. As part of the audit, Scepurek says he found some funds that could be used for debt repayment. Scepurek confirmed…

Government

County Approves Rate Hike For Genoa Sewer Customers

County Approves Rate Hike For Genoa Sewer Customers

A sewer rate increase is coming for some Wayne County residents. At this week’s Wayne County Board meeting, County Manager Craig Honeycutt laid out the reasons for the rate hike for the Genoa Sanitary Sewage system. Honeycutt says the system is losing money between the increased rates in the City of Goldsboro and the high…

Obituaries

Sylvia Hassell Lee

Sylvia Hassell Lee

March 3, 2021, 60, Mount Olive – Sylvia Hassell Lee, 60, a resident of the “Doodletown” community near Mount Olive, passed away suddenly at home in the early morning hours on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Sylvia was the daughter of the late Sylvester and Marjorie Robbins Hassell. While she had been employed in several different…

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