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Category Archives: Government

Finance Position Will Help Assist In Register Of Deeds Office

Finance Position Will Help Assist In Register Of Deeds Office

(GDN) – Assistance is coming for the Wayne County Register of Deeds Office.  Register of Deeds Constance Coram appeared before the Wayne County Commissioners last week.  She first apologized for her actions at the November 2nd county board meeting. Coram says her office is going to need the county’s board’s help and patience as new…read more »

Minshew To Accept Judicial Appointment, Radford To Serve As Clerk

Minshew To Accept Judicial Appointment, Radford To Serve As Clerk

On Friday, December 3, 2021, Governor Roy Cooper announced the appointment of Justin L. Minshew as District Court Judge for the 8th Judicial District, to fill the seat formerly held  by the Honorable Ericka James. Justin Minshew currently serves as the Clerk of Superior Court in Wayne County, a position he has held since August…read more »

Commissioners Vote To Close Fremont Library

Commissioners Vote To Close Fremont Library

(GDN) — A library in northern Wayne County is closing.  Tuesday, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners voted to permanently close the Fremont Library.  Fremont Town Administrator Tony Howell addressed the potential closure at Tuesday’s meeting. He was concerned northern county residents could be left out if a new library was built in the Buck…read more »

Daughtery Elected New County Board Chair

Daughtery Elected New County Board Chair

(GDN) — There’s new leadership on the Wayne County Board of Commissioners.  As is tradition at the end of the year, the Wayne County Commissioners voted on the board’s new chair and vice-chair.  District 6 Commissioner Joe Daughtery was named the new Chairman of the Board on a 5-2 vote.  Daughtery thanked his fellow commissioners…read more »

More Water & Sewer Rate Hikes Recommended For Goldsboro

More Water & Sewer Rate Hikes Recommended For Goldsboro

(GDN) — Once again, the City of Goldsboro is having to consider a potential water and sewer rate increase for its residents. Dave Hyder of Stantec presented the new water and sewer rate study at Monday’s Goldsboro City Council meeting. Hyder says the study shows the city would need: A 15% increase in the rates…read more »

City Manager Talks Recent Employee Resignations

City Manager Talks Recent Employee Resignations

(GDN) — How come Goldsboro’s department heads appear to keep heading for greener pastures?  With several high-profile departures from the city in recent weeks and months, Goldsboro City Manager Tim Salmon addressed the rash of employee resignations and what is being done to stop the turnover at the last city council meeting. Salmon noted resignations…read more »

Wayne County Receives Recognition For Financial Reporting

Wayne County Receives Recognition For Financial Reporting

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to County of Wayne for its annual comprehensive financial report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020. According to Wayne County, this is the 25th year that its Finance Department been awarded this…read more »

City, County Offices Closed For Thanksgiving

City, County Offices Closed For Thanksgiving

The following schedule changes will be taking place this week in observance of Thanksgiving: Goldsboro City Offices will be closed Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26. County of Wayne Government Offices closed Thursday, November 25, 2021 and Friday, November 26, 2021. Offices will re-open Monday, November 29, 2021 for normal business hours. All branches…read more »

Rep. Smith Provides Insight Into State Budget, ‘Yes’ Vote

Rep. Smith Provides Insight Into State Budget, ‘Yes’ Vote

– From the office of Rep. Raymond E. Smith, Jr. – North Carolina has not had a State Budget since the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The consequence of this failure of leadership has been lost opportunities to invest in public education and other public services.  This week the General Assembly passed a State Budget and Governor…read more »

Apprenticeship Scholarship Named In Honor Of Ray Mayo

Apprenticeship Scholarship Named In Honor Of Ray Mayo

(GDN) — A new scholarship is unveiled as Wayne County marks National Apprenticeship Week.  Craig Foucht, Executive Director of the Wayne Business and Industry Center at Wayne Community College, talked about the importance of apprenticeships at this week’s county board meeting. Foucht says the college’s apprenticeships can have a positive impact on a person’s life…read more »

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