Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Pikeville Blaze (PHOTO GALLERY)

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Pikeville Blaze (PHOTO GALLERY)

Firefighters from Pikeville, Fremont and Nahunta were dispatched to a possible working structure fire on the 200 block of Tina Street in Pikeville on Monday.  Smoke could be seen coming from the single story brick structure as the firefighters arrived.  The quick call to 911 and the fast action of the firefighters brought the blaze…read more »

9-Month-Old Drowns In Lenoir County

9-Month-Old Drowns In Lenoir County

An infant dies in a Lenoir County drowning incident.  Lenoir County EMS responded to the 5200 block of Murphy Road in Pink Hill around 2 PM Sunday for the report of a child not breathing.  EMS arrived and found the 9-month-old had drowned in a bathtub inside the home.  Family members and EMS performed life-saving…read more »

SUV Crashes Into Van Delivering Packages (PHOTOS)

SUV Crashes Into Van Delivering Packages (PHOTOS)

Late Sunday afternoon, Mount Olive firefighters and Wayne County EMS Station 9 responded to the scene of a two vehicle accident on Indian Springs Road near the intersection of North East Church Road. A white Ford van and a black Chevrolet SUV collided in a curve between Tarheel Drive and Farmer Road. Both drivers were…read more »

Volunteers Still Needed For Summer Tutoring Program

Volunteers Still Needed For Summer Tutoring Program

Tutors are still needed to help get kids back up to speed following an academic year impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. United Way Executive Director Sherry Archibald talked about the Unlimited Impact initiative on Jeff Farrow’s Morning Show on Goldsboro’s Greatest Hits. Archibald says there was only so much teachers could do as they strived…read more »

Claudette Regains Tropical Storm Strength After 13 Deaths

Claudette Regains Tropical Storm Strength After 13 Deaths

ATLANTA (AP) — Claudette has returned to tropical storm strength Monday morning as it nears the coast of the Carolinas. The system had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph Monday morning, less than two days after Claudette was blamed for 13 deaths in Alabama. A multi-vehicle crash killed eight children who were riding in a…read more »

UMO Seeks To Fill Nursing Shortage

UMO Seeks To Fill Nursing Shortage

It is widely known that hospitals and medical centers across the nation have been facing a nursing shortage for years. According to University of Mount Olive Chair of Nursing, Dr. Joy Kieffer, the reasons are many, but access to nursing education is at the heart of the matter. “The interest is there among students, but…read more »

Vehicle Runs Off The Road North Of Mount Olive (PHOTOS)

Vehicle Runs Off The Road North Of Mount Olive (PHOTOS)

Early Sunday morning, Mount Olive firefighters and EMS Station 9 responded to a single vehicle accident at the intersection of Pineland Avenue and U.S. 117 Alt. just north of the Mount Olive town limits.  The call reported a possible ejection.  As fire and EMS arrived, they found a silver car had run off the road…read more »

Saluting Seymour

Saluting Seymour

Every week, Saluting Seymour and SoundScope highlight an airman serving at the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro. Airman 1st Class Nathan Lonski from the 4th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Lonski has been in the Air Force just over a year and a half.  His hometown is Milwaukee, WI where Lonski says his brother-in-law suggested he…read more »

Remnants Of Tropical Storm Claudette Head Toward Eastern N.C.

Remnants Of Tropical Storm Claudette Head Toward Eastern N.C.

The remnants of Tropical Storm Claudette are heading into Eastern Carolina.  The system has been downgraded into a tropical depression since making landfall in the Gulf, and is now moving east.  According to the National Weather Service, the moisture associated with Tropical Depression Claudette will move into the area Sunday, resulting in periods of showers…read more »

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