Friday, January 28, 2022

Local News

 
Hospital’s COVID Unit Filled As Omicron Sweeps Across Wayne County

Hospital’s COVID Unit Filled As Omicron Sweeps Across Wayne County

(GDN) – A surge in coronavirus patients is stretching the resources at Wayne UNC Health Care.  Beds have been filling up at the local hospital as the omicron variant wreaks havoc across the state.  Wayne UNC President and CEO Dr. Jessie Tucker tells GoldsboroDailyNews.com the situation had started to improve by Thursday evening. The hospital’s…

Local Sports

 
Athlete Of The Week: Ta’Korrie Faison

Athlete Of The Week: Ta’Korrie Faison

It is safe to say that all of the hard work Ta’Korrie Faison put in has paid off. Faison is scoring 25 points, 15.1 rebounds and 3.4 blocks per game. Over the past five games, Faison has taken his game to another level by averaging 31.4 points and 16 rebounds per game. The Cougars are…

Crime

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested For Wednesday Night Shooting In Kinston

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested For Wednesday Night Shooting In Kinston

(GDN) — One person is dead and two others are injured following a shooting in Kinston.  Around 8:45 PM on Wednesday, the Kinston Police Department responded to the incident on the 500 block of Mitchell Street where officers found three subjects had been shot.  One of the victims, a 14-year-old juvenile, had passed away due…

Education

WCPS Cancels Friday After School Programs & Activities

WCPS Cancels Friday After School Programs & Activities

This is an important weather announcement from Wayne County Public Schools: Due to the threat of icy conditions Friday evening, all after school programs and school sponsored events have been canceled for Friday, January 28. No changes to the school day or hours of operation are expected at this time. After school programs and activities…

Government

City Praises Snow Removal Efforts Ahead Of More Winter Weather

City Praises Snow Removal Efforts Ahead Of More Winter Weather

(GDN) — If the flakes fly, City of Goldsboro crews are ready to clear the roads.  This week, the Goldsboro City Council praised the efforts of the city departments to remove snow from city streets following last weekend’s winter storm. City Manager Tim Salmon thanked the Public Works and Parks and Rec employees, and says…

Obituaries

Dorothy L. Williams

Dorothy L. Williams

January 24, 2022, 85, Dudley – Mrs. Dorothy L. Williams, 85, passed on Monday, January 24, 2022 at Wayne UNC Health Care, 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.

Events