Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Local News

 
Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Pikeville Blaze (PHOTO GALLERY)

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Pikeville Blaze (PHOTO GALLERY)

Firefighters from Pikeville, Fremont and Nahunta were dispatched to a possible working structure fire on the 200 block of Tina Street in Pikeville on Monday.  Smoke could be seen coming from the single story brick structure as the firefighters arrived.  The quick call to 911 and the fast action of the firefighters brought the blaze…

Local Sports

 
Baseball: Post 11 Holds Off Kinston Post 43 (PHOTO GALLERY)

Baseball: Post 11 Holds Off Kinston Post 43 (PHOTO GALLERY)

In a game that lasted almost three and half hours and saw a combined 33 hits, Wayne County Post 11 prevailed against Kinston Post 43 with a 17-11 victory on Friday night at Scarborough Field. With the win, Post 11 has now won four games in a row since dropping its season-opener against Lexington Post…

Crime

GPD: Person Shot, Killed During Altercation On Atlantic Ave.

GPD: Person Shot, Killed During Altercation On Atlantic Ave.

Just before 10 PM on Friday, the Goldsboro Police Department responded to a report of a person shot on the 900 block of Atlantic Ave. Officers arrived and located an unresponsive subject. EMS responded and confirmed the victim, 34-year-old Marcus D. Flow of Mount Olive, was deceased. The Criminal Investigations Division and Crime Scene Unit responded to the scene. The investigation determined that…

Education

Volunteers Still Needed For Summer Tutoring Program

Volunteers Still Needed For Summer Tutoring Program

Tutors are still needed to help get kids back up to speed following an academic year impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. United Way Executive Director Sherry Archibald talked about the Unlimited Impact initiative on Jeff Farrow’s Morning Show on Goldsboro’s Greatest Hits. Archibald says there was only so much teachers could do as they strived…

Government

GOLDSBORO BUDGET: Property Tax Increase OK’d, Utility Rate Hike Nixed

GOLDSBORO BUDGET: Property Tax Increase OK’d, Utility Rate Hike Nixed

A tax increase is in store for Goldsboro property owners. However, city residents will avoid a water and sewer rate hike this year. The Goldsboro City Council held a special meeting Friday evening and adopted the city’s new budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. That included approving the new schedule of fees and charges for…

Obituaries

Monte E. Hamer

Monte E. Hamer

June 17, 2021, 59, Goldsboro – Mr. Monte E. Hamer, 59, passed on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at home. 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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