Monday, August 02, 2021

Local News

 
Saluting Seymour

Saluting Seymour

Every week, Saluting Seymour and SoundScope highlight an airman serving at the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro. Staff Sgt. Clinton Reid from the 4th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Reid has been in the Air Force over seven years.  He comes to Goldsboro from Greensboro, NC, and he says he joined to better himself and for…

Local Sports

 
Baseball: Summer’s Been Good To Wayne County Post 11 (PHOTO GALLERY)

Baseball: Summer’s Been Good To Wayne County Post 11 (PHOTO GALLERY)

They see each other as rivals during the high school season, but they all share the same passion — baseball. And this summer, Wayne County Post 11 came together as one to have a special season. Wayne County finished the season with a 23-7 record, claimed the Area I East Division regular-season title, and won…

Crime

Kinston Man Accused Of Trafficking Meth

Kinston Man Accused Of Trafficking Meth

On Thursday, Donald A. Day of Kinston was arrested as part of an investigation by the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit.  Detectives had reportedly made controlled purchases of crystal meth from Day in the Lenoir County area.  Just over three ounces of crystal meth was allegedly seized during the investigation.  Day has been charged with…

Education

Honor Society Inducts New Members In Virtual Ceremony

Honor Society Inducts New Members In Virtual Ceremony

Wayne Community College’s Upsilon Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, has inducted 61 new members. Phi Theta Kappa members represent the top 10 percent of students enrolled in two-year schools. To be invited into the society, WCC students must show academic achievement with a minimum grade point average…

Government

Two Mayoral Applicants Deemed Ineligible Due To Residency

Two Mayoral Applicants Deemed Ineligible Due To Residency

Goldsboro’s list of mayoral candidates is already getting slimmer. City Clerk Laura Getz announced Monday evening two of the applicants – Dexter Taylor and Trenton Haire – did not qualify based upon their residency outside of the Goldsboro city limits. The eight other applicants were deemed eligible for consideration. Those eight eligibleapplicants are: Stefanie Love…

Obituaries

Ann Southerland Jones

Ann Southerland Jones

July 29, 2021, 63, Mount Olive – Ann Southerland Jones, a life-long resident of Mount Olive, passed away early Thursday morning, July 29, 2021 at her home. She was 63. Ann is lovingly remembered as being “the voice” of the Mt. Olive Pickle Company where she was employed for over 38 years as its receptionist.…

Events