Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Local News

 
Mayor Allen Given Several Honors Including Order Of The Long Leaf Pine

Mayor Allen Given Several Honors Including Order Of The Long Leaf Pine

Goldsboro Mayor Chuck Allen receives several honors. At Monday’s City Council meeting, Durwood Stephenson, the Director of the U.S. 70 Corridor Commission, announced a five mile portion of the Goldsboro Bypass (future I-42) from Highway 13 to Beston Road will be named in honor of Allen. Philip Baddour presented Mayor Allen with the Order of…

Local Sports

 
Football: Princeton held scoreless in second half, eliminated from 1AA playoffs

Football: Princeton held scoreless in second half, eliminated from 1AA playoffs

Written by Laieke Abebe    An excellent season from Princeton came to an abrupt end on Friday evening. Despite leading at halftime, the fifth-seeded Bulldogs bowed out of the 1-AA state playoffs in 39-28 road loss to fourth seed John A. Holmes.  “I thought we made good adjustments throughout the second half,” Princeton head coach…

Crime

UPDATE: Wanted Suspect Dies In Crash While Fleeing From Deputies

UPDATE: Wanted Suspect Dies In Crash While Fleeing From Deputies

A suspect is killed as he attempts to flee from Wayne County authorities.  The situation unfolded Sunday evening as a Wayne County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to serve outstanding warrants out of Johnston County on a suspect, 53-year-old Donnie Butts, Jr.  The deputy had attempted to pull Butts over, however Butts fled in a pickup truck. …

Education

Simons Hosts Defense Workshops

Simons Hosts Defense Workshops

Bill Simons, the Military Business Center coordinator at Wayne Community College, was selected to preside over recent statewide training for military contractors. Simons hosted sessions of a virtual Defense Contractor Academy that was offed by the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC). The academy provided intermediate-level instruction to existing small business defense contractors to give…

Government

City, County Offices Closed For Good Friday

City, County Offices Closed For Good Friday

The following schedule changes will be observed for Good Friday: Goldsboro City Offices will be closed on Friday, April 2, for Good Friday. County of Wayne Government Offices closed Friday, April 2, 2021. Offices will reopen on Monday, April 5, 2021 for normal business hours. All branches of the Wayne County Public Library closed Friday and…

Obituaries

Ebony V. Brooks

Ebony V. Brooks

April 17, 2021, 29, Goldsboro – Ms. Ebony V. Brooks, 29, passed on Saturday, April 17, 2021. 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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