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County Moves Toward Designing Next DSS/Health Department Facility

County Moves Toward Designing Next DSS/Health Department Facility

(GDN) — Wayne County is taking the next steps toward updating its DSS and Health Department facilities.  Earlier this week, the full Wayne County Board of Commissioners instructed the Facilities Committee to have Moseley Architects proceed with the schematic design of the new building.  County Manager Craig Honeycutt says the county will be be working…read more »

Governor Visits Goldsboro Child Care Center, Touts Stabilization Grants

Governor Visits Goldsboro Child Care Center, Touts Stabilization Grants

Governor Roy Cooper visited and toured Fundamentals Child Development Center in Goldsboro on Thursday where he provided an update on the North Carolina Child Care Stabilization Grants and encouraged all eligible child care centers to apply for funding. “High-quality early childhood education is critical to parents who need child care and to employers who need workers,”…read more »

Finance Director: City Close To Completing Next Delayed Audit

Finance Director: City Close To Completing Next Delayed Audit

(GDN) — The City of Goldsboro continues to make headway on its delayed audits.  Goldsboro Finance Director Catherine Gwynn provided an update on the audit at Monday’s city council meeting.  Gwynn says the 2020 Fiscal Year audit will likely be ready and presented to the council at its March 7th meeting.  That leaves just the…read more »

Audit Shows Wayne County Remains Strong Financially

Audit Shows Wayne County Remains Strong Financially

(GDN) – Wayne County takes a look at its financial health.  Danna Layne with the firm Nunn, Brashear, and Uzzell presented the audit for the county’s Fiscal Year 2021 to the Wayne County Commissioner last week. Layne says they did find a significant deficiency in the Register of Deeds Department. There was also a non-compliance…read more »

Commissioners Proclaim Black History Month In Wayne County

Commissioners Proclaim Black History Month In Wayne County

(GDN) – Wayne County is celebrating Black History Month. At its Tuesday, February 1st meeting, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners officially proclaimed February as Black History Month in Wayne County.  Commissioner Antonio Williams read the proclamation. The proclamation states “much of Wayne County’s honor, strength and stature can be attributed to the diversity of…read more »

UPDATE: Wayne County Health Department Already Out Of N95 Masks

UPDATE: Wayne County Health Department Already Out Of N95 Masks

The Wayne County Health Department posted the following message on its Facebook page today: ALL of the Wayne County Health Department’s distribution locations are out of N95 masks at this time. 10,000 masks were distributed in the community in just a couple hours Tuesday morning. The county is working on receiving additional masks and will…read more »

Wayne County Health Department Announces N95 Mask Distribution

Wayne County Health Department Announces N95 Mask Distribution

The Wayne County Health Department will begin distributing N95 masks this Tuesday at four locations across the County. Each household will receive one box of 20 masks, first come, first served, while supplies last. N95 masks will be available at the following locations on weekdays: Pikeville Library at 107 W. Main Street in Pikeville Goldsboro…read more »

Goldsboro Hires Temporary Assistant City Manager

Goldsboro Hires Temporary Assistant City Manager

The City of Goldsboro has hired Roe O’Donnell as temporary assistant city manager while searching for the next assistant city manager. The previous assistant city manager, Randy Guthrie, retired Jan. 1, 2022. O’Donnell’s start date was Jan. 26. He will be paid an hourly rate of $62.50. O’Donnell retired as deputy town manager for the…read more »

Library, Landfill & Convenience Centers Closed On Saturday

Library, Landfill & Convenience Centers Closed On Saturday

Due to the threat of winter weather overnight, the following Wayne County facilities will be closed Saturday, January 29, 2022: All branches of the Wayne County Public Library Wayne County Landfill and convenience centers All Wayne County offices will resume normal schedules on Monday.  Black ice and minimal snow accumulations are expected overnight from this…read more »

City Praises Snow Removal Efforts Ahead Of More Winter Weather

City Praises Snow Removal Efforts Ahead Of More Winter Weather

(GDN) — If the flakes fly, City of Goldsboro crews are ready to clear the roads.  This week, the Goldsboro City Council praised the efforts of the city departments to remove snow from city streets following last weekend’s winter storm. City Manager Tim Salmon thanked the Public Works and Parks and Rec employees, and says…read more »

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