Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Local News

 
Wayne County Health Department Identifies Staff COVID-19 Cluster

Wayne County Health Department Identifies Staff COVID-19 Cluster

Tuesday, the Wayne County Health Department reported a COVID-19 cluster to NCDHHS involving positive COVID-19 staff members at the Health Department. NCDHHS defines a COVID-19 cluster as, “a minimum of five positive cases identified through a positive molecular (PCR) or positive antigen test result with illness onsets or initial positive results within a 14-day period…

Local Sports

 
Cross Country: Wayne Country Day Girls Win CPIC Championship (PHOTO GALLERY)

Cross Country: Wayne Country Day Girls Win CPIC Championship (PHOTO GALLERY)

Hannah Best turned in a first-place time of 23 minutes, 39 seconds, and helped Wayne Country Day edge Wayne Christian and John Paul II in the girls’ CPIC championship cross country meet contested Monday afternoon at Wayne Country Day. After the meet, Best was named Coastal Plains Independent Conference Runner of the Year. “It feels…

Crime

Former Teacher Accused Of Taking Indecent Liberties With A Student

Former Teacher Accused Of Taking Indecent Liberties With A Student

A former Wayne County teacher is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. In October of 2019, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit began an investigation into allegations made by a former Charles B. Aycock High School student regarding an inappropriate sexual relationship between herself and a teacher.  The relationship allegedly…

Education

North Drive Elementary Reopens To Plan B This Week

North Drive Elementary Reopens To Plan B This Week

After careful consideration, Wayne County Public Schools says it has determined that North Drive Elementary staff can return to campus on Wednesday, October 21. Students will transition back to Plan B on Thursday, October 22. “In making this decision, the district administration and health officials closely examined each case, including when the last time a…

Government

City Works To Set Goals, Members For New Race Relations Committee

City Works To Set Goals, Members For New Race Relations Committee

Goldsboro is working on its new committee that will look at racial equity and relations in the city. At its last meeting, the Goldsboro City Council discussed the details for the new Race Relations Commission. Mayor Chuck Allen says this commission needs to be bigger than what the city’s Community Relations division should handle. Councilmember…

Obituaries

Jewel Pate Paige

Jewel Pate Paige

October 18, 2020, 85, Faison Jewel Pate Paige, 85, resident of Friendship Church Road, Faison, passed away early Sunday morning, Oct. 18, 2020 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Rose officiating. Burial will be Wednesday, Oct. 21, at…

Events