Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Local News

 
Community Says Goodbye To Local Business Owners (PHOTO GALLERY)

Community Says Goodbye To Local Business Owners (PHOTO GALLERY)

Sunday afternoon, a street known as Dee Dee Place in Twin Creek off Old Grantham Road came alive as a caravan of vehicles merged on the address where Charlie and Allison Taylor live. The goodbye parade was carefully planned by their friends. The Taylors are the owners of Darwin Screen Printing in Goldsboro. They have…

Crime

Suspect Arrested For Cocaine, MDMA

Suspect Arrested For Cocaine, MDMA

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office responded to a business on the 100 block of Five Points Road on Thursday for a welfare check on a customer.  Deputies arrived and started interacting with the customer, identified as 28-year-old Casey R. Maddox of Dudley.  During the investigation, the deputies allegedly discovered illegal controlled substances within Maddox’s property. …

Education

Free WCC Classes Filling Up Fast

Free WCC Classes Filling Up Fast

Wayne Community College’s gift to the community has been so popular that one of the classes is already full and the others are close to topping out. The college’s Workforce Continuing Education division is offering four “Leisure and Recreation” courses free of charge in June. They are: Floral Design, 6-7 p.m., Mondays, June 1-22 “WERK”…

Government

City, County Offices To Close For Memorial Day

City, County Offices To Close For Memorial Day

The following schedule changes will be taking place next week in observance of Memorial Day: City of Goldsboro offices will be closed Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day. Monday’s regularly scheduled solid waste routes will be collected Wednesday, May 27. County of Wayne Government Offices will be closed Monday, May 25. Offices will re-open Tuesday,…

Obituaries

Dorothy Blackwelder Lord

Dorothy Blackwelder Lord

May 21, 92, Goldsboro Dorothy Blackwelder Lord, 92, of Goldsboro passed away on Thursday evening. She was the daughter of the late Jason Elijah and Marybell Atwell Blackwelder and was the widow of Bobby Gene Lord. Mrs. Lord was retired LPN at Woodard’s Retirement Home and had worked for the News Argus delivering the paper.…

Events