Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Local News

 
Cooper: Next Phase Of Reopening Includes Large Outdoor Venues

Cooper: Next Phase Of Reopening Includes Large Outdoor Venues

North Carolina prepares to take the next step in easing its coronavirus restrictions. Gov. Roy Cooper says the state continues to remain stable in its key metrics. So, Cooper announced Tuesday that larger outdoor event venues with seating capacity of over 10,000 will be able to open at 7% capacity if current trends hold. Cooper…

Crime

Suspect Arrested On Drug-Dealing Charges At Goldsboro Hotel

Suspect Arrested On Drug-Dealing Charges At Goldsboro Hotel

Saturday evening, officers with the Goldsboro Police Department’s Gang Suppression Unit and Selective Enforcement Unit were conducting a foot patrol near the Econo Lodge on the 700 block of Corporate Drive.  During an investigation in one of the rooms, 33-year-old Jamarcus D. Lennox of Goldsboro was arrested.  Lennox was charged with Possession with: Intent to Sell and…

Education

UMO Pauses Face-To-Face Instruction As COVID-19 Cases Increase

UMO Pauses Face-To-Face Instruction As COVID-19 Cases Increase

In an effort to be proactive, the University of Mount Olive is calling a temporary, two-week pause in face-to-face instruction effective at 5 PM on September 22 through October 2, 2020. The University is calling a pause to all formal team activities as well. The announcement comes as result of a recent increase in positive…

Government

Council Votes Down Reparations, Looks To Form Race Relations Committee

Council Votes Down Reparations, Looks To Form Race Relations Committee

The City of Goldsboro will not offer reparations to the Black community at this time. Monday evening, the Goldsboro City Council voted 3 – 4, shooting down a resolution supporting reparations for the Black community. The proposal — which was essentially a copy of the resolution passed by the City of Asheville earlier this year…

Obituaries

John Thomas Hansborough

John Thomas Hansborough

September 20, 83, Goldsboro John Thomas Hansborough, 83, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Washington, D.C. on February 20, 1937, he was the son of the late Edward Hansborough and Edna Schaeffer Hansborough. John proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He retired after 20…

Local Sports

 
C.B. Aycock Wrestlers Win James Johnson Award (PHOTO GALLERY)

C.B. Aycock Wrestlers Win James Johnson Award (PHOTO GALLERY)

The long-awaited moment finally arrived for C.B. Aycock wrestlers Tyler Hughes and Christian Decatur. Months after finishing their senior seasons undefeated — and winning individual state champions — the pair received their state championship rings and the James Johnson Award over the weekend from The TakeDown Report. The James Johnson award is given to the…

Events