Friday, September 24, 2021

Local News

 
Mount Olive Commissioner Hoping To Send Bottled Water To Help Flooding Victims

Mount Olive Commissioner Hoping To Send Bottled Water To Help Flooding Victims

An effort in Mount Olive will send bottled water to disaster areas in the South.  Town of Mount Olive Commissioner Vicky Darden is trying to fill a truck with the bottled H2O and plans to send it to flooding areas in either Texas or Mississippi.  Darden says she was reminded of living through a tornado…

Local Sports

 
Cross Country: Goldsboro And Spring Creek Have Strong Showings At Conference Meet

Cross Country: Goldsboro And Spring Creek Have Strong Showings At Conference Meet

Goldsboro’s Jay Bass claimed a first-place finish during the boys’ portion of a Neuse Six 2A Conference cross country meet on Wednesday afternoon held at Northston High School. Bass completed the course in 19 minutes, 21 seconds. Goldsboro had five runners – Ayobami Ajabge (23:39), Jacob Mousseua (23:52), Joshua Lawhorn 25:22), Alex Bruno (25:23) –…

Crime

WCSO: Traffic Stop Leads To Felony Cocaine Charge

WCSO: Traffic Stop Leads To Felony Cocaine Charge

Last week Wednesday, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office pulled a vehicle over on Highway 70 East near Casey Dairy Road.  During the traffic stop, 30-year-old Spencer M. Jackson of Kinston was searched with illegal narcotics allegedly being found.   Jackson was arrested for Felony Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  He was given a…

Education

Wayne County Public Library Awarded American Rescue Plan Humanities Grant

Wayne County Public Library Awarded American Rescue Plan Humanities Grant

The Wayne County Public Library has been awarded a $15,000 ARP Humanities Project Support Grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council. This project will support the work of the library’s Local History department. Through the use of these funds, the library will expand its virtual exhibits, programming, and staff hours.  Additionally, grant funds will allow…

Government

COVID Connection Meeting Being Held Virtually This Afternoon

COVID Connection Meeting Being Held Virtually This Afternoon

It’s a chance for citizens to hear the latest local COVID-19 updates.  Wayne County Government hosts a COVID Connection virtual event today (Thursday, September 23) at 4 PM.  The COVID Connection brings together local leaders and health officials to discuss the latest coronavirus trends and information.  The meeting is expected to include the latest updates…

Obituaries

Port L. Davis

Port L. Davis

September 20, 2021, 74, Mt. Olive – Mr. Port L. Davis, 74, passed on Monday night, September 20, 2021 at the Willow Creek Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Goldsboro NC. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Services of compassionate and distinguished class entrusted to J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations of Goldsboro.

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