Goldsboro Mayor Resigns Amidst Continuing Health Battle

Goldsboro Mayor Resigns Amidst Continuing Health Battle

The City of Goldsboro’s mayor has stepped down.  Tuesday morning, Mayor Chuck Allen officially submitted his resignation, which is effective immediately.

Allen has served as mayor since 2015.  He’s been a member of the Goldsboro City Council since 1999. Allen has been battling health issues and he took a health-related leave of absence from the mayoral duties in March of 2021.

Amongst the accomplishments while in office, Allen was influential in such projects as the Highway 70 Bypass, the Bryan Multi-Sports Complex and the Center Street Streetscape Project.

The Goldsboro City Council plans to discuss the resignation and next steps at its meeting on Monday, June 21.

Click here to read Mayor Allen’s compete letter of resignation.


Mayor Allen is joined by family during the official dedication of the “Chuck Allen Highway” on June 4.