Category Archives: Government

Councilwoman Matthews Holds Listening Tour Today

Councilwoman Matthews Holds Listening Tour Today

District 4 residents are invited to come out Saturday to meet with your City Council representative, Councilwoman Brandi Matthews, as she hosts a listening tour throughout District 4. Come share your concerns, ideas and questions with Councilwoman Matthews and the special guests joining her for the tour. Joining Matthews on the tour are the Police…read more »

Bell Receives N.C. League of Municipalities Community Champion Award

Bell Receives N.C. League of Municipalities Community Champion Award

State Rep. John Bell was presented this week with the 2022 NC League of Municipalities Community Champions award for his legislative work benefiting North Carolina cities and towns over the past year. “I am honored to be recognized with this award for my efforts to support our local communities,” Bell said. “We are very proud…read more »

Resolution Honoring Craig Honeycutt

Resolution Honoring Craig Honeycutt

During this weeks Wayne County Commissioners meeting, Scott Satterfield, President of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, presented a resolution in honor of County Manager Craig Honeycutt and his work for Wayne County. Honeycutt has led the County since 2018 and is leaving Wayne County at the end of this month. The Board unanimously approved…read more »

Local Teens Represent Wayne County At YouthVoice

Local Teens Represent Wayne County At YouthVoice

At this weeks Wayne County Commissioners meeting, Wayne County Boys and Girls Club Teen Director Raytrelle Caldwell introduced six local teens who will be representing Wayne County at the annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) YouthVoice event. YouthVoice, which takes place on Friday and Saturday of the NCACC’s Annual Conference, offers sessions that…read more »

Goldsboro’s “The Record Rack” Gets New Life [Photo Gallery]

Goldsboro’s “The Record Rack” Gets New Life [Photo Gallery]

For decades when a new record came out, everyone in Goldsboro knew that Stan da Man, aka Stanley Hartley, would have it at The Record Rack on North Center Street. From 1984 to 2008 the latest 45’s, LP’s, cassettes, and yes even 8-tracks were all lined up for shoppers to flip through. How we listen…read more »

Wayne County Health Dept. To Close COVID-19 Testing & Vaccine Annex

Wayne County Health Dept. To Close COVID-19 Testing & Vaccine Annex

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wayne County Health Department has been a leader in providing free testing and vaccinations to residents across the area. With tests and vaccines readily available through providers in the community, and the demand at our annex diminishing, the Health Department will begin downsizing COVID-19 operations at our Grantham…read more »

County Commissioners Discuss Sales Tax Increase

County Commissioners Discuss Sales Tax Increase

County Manager Craig Honeycutt provided an updated budget presentation to the Board of Commissioners before the public hearing on next year’s budget. The updated budget presentation included a $.035 tax increase to fund operations adjustments and debt service for capital projects. The County is faced with significantly increased costs on school construction, fuel, health insurance,…read more »

Chip Crumpler Selected As Wayne County Manager

Chip Crumpler Selected As Wayne County Manager

Wayne County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Assistant County Manager Chip Crumpler to the county manager position after Craig Honeycutt’s departure at the end of the month. Crumpler will begin at midnight on June 30, 2022 and his annual salary will be $177,500. The Board began the search for a county manager…read more »

 Ash Street Corridor Study Open House

 Ash Street Corridor Study Open House

The City of Goldsboro, lead planning agency for the Goldsboro Metropolitan Planning Organization, will host a public open house from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at Herman Park Center, 901 Ash Street, to discuss the future of Ash Street from George Street to Berkeley Boulevard. Staff will be available to talk about the Ash Street…read more »

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