Thursday, October 28, 2021

Local News

 
Sheriff Reminds Public To Always Lock Vehicles, Protect Valuables

Sheriff Reminds Public To Always Lock Vehicles, Protect Valuables

Over the past few months, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has seen an increase in thefts from vehicles. Most of those break-ins have been to unlocked cars or cars where valuables, including guns, purses, money, and car keys, were visible. Wayne County Sheriff Larry Pierce urges residents and visitors to lock their car doors, even…

Local Sports

 
Boys Soccer: WCDS Falls In NCISAA 2A Semifinals (PHOTO GALLERY)

Boys Soccer: WCDS Falls In NCISAA 2A Semifinals (PHOTO GALLERY)

What a game. It took more than 110 minutes for a winner to emerge in Wayne Country Day’s N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A semifinals matchup against Trinity Academy of Raleigh. Unfortunately, the ball did not bounce the Chargers’ way, and Trinity Academy escaped with a 7-6 victory in a penalty-kick shootout to advance to…

Crime

Sheriff Reminds Public To Always Lock Vehicles, Protect Valuables

Sheriff Reminds Public To Always Lock Vehicles, Protect Valuables

Over the past few months, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has seen an increase in thefts from vehicles. Most of those break-ins have been to unlocked cars or cars where valuables, including guns, purses, money, and car keys, were visible. Wayne County Sheriff Larry Pierce urges residents and visitors to lock their car doors, even…

Education

UMO To Host STEM Fair For Area Third Graders

UMO To Host STEM Fair For Area Third Graders

The University of Mount Olive will host over 650 third graders from Wayne and Duplin County for a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fair, called STEM ON THE GREEN. The event will take place on Friday, October 29th from 9 AM to 2 PM on the campus lawn near Pope Wellness Center. The event…

Government

Commissioners Decide Against Holding Evening Meetings

Commissioners Decide Against Holding Evening Meetings

Wayne County residents will have to continue watching and attending commissioner meetings in the morning.  An effort to move one of the monthly Wayne County Board of Commissioners meetings to an evening session was blocked at last week’s meeting.  Commissioner Bevan Foster was hoping more residents would be able to participate with an evening meeting. …

Obituaries

Willie Cobb Sr.

Willie Cobb Sr.

October 23, 2021, 86, Dudley – Mr. Willie Cobb Sr., 86, passed on Saturday, October 23, 2021 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.

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