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Pikeville Celebrates Independence Day [Photo Gallery]

Pikeville Celebrates Independence Day [Photo Gallery]

Saturday afternoon thousands of people started showing up early to find that perfect spot in Dees Park in Pikeville for their 4th of July Celebration. The event kickoff at 6 p.m. for the public to come out and enjoy an afternoon of fun and games alone with several food trucks and all sorts of foods…read more »

Two Teens Arrested For Robbery With A Dangerous Weapon

Two Teens Arrested For Robbery With A Dangerous Weapon

On July 2, 2022, at 12:47 a.m., officers assigned to the Goldsboro Police Department’s Uniformed Patrol “B” Shift responded to the skate park located at 2300 E. Ash Street in reference to an armed robbery during which a white 2017 Nissan Rogue had been stolen by several juvenile suspects. Later, at approximately 4:42 a.m., “B” Shift officers responded to a “suspicious vehicle” call near the 111 building of Fallin Boulevard. Upon arrival, officers located two juvenile males near…read more »

Tropical Storm Colin Dissipates But Chance Of Severe Weather This Afternoon

Tropical Storm Colin Dissipates But Chance Of Severe Weather This Afternoon

(NCNN WeatrherCenter)–The threat for tropical weather along the North Carolina coast has decreased as Tropical Depression Colin continues to weaken. The system was given the name Colin Saturday at 5 a.m. when it was named a Tropical Storm. It was expected to bring tropical conditions to the coast Saturday and Sunday, but has since weakened…read more »

Robbery With A Dangerous Weapon

Robbery With A Dangerous Weapon

On July 1, 2022, at approximately 4:15 p.m., the Goldsboro Police Department responded to a call of an armed robbery at the Downtown Pharmacy at 151 N. Center St. An unknown male entered the store with a knife and demanded money. He fled on foot traveling north on Center Street. Upon further investigation by the Goldsboro…read more »

Legislature Approves 2022 Budget That Includes Critical Funding For Eastern NC

Legislature Approves 2022 Budget That Includes Critical Funding For Eastern NC

The N.C. General Assembly gave final approval Friday to the 2022 budget, which appropriates $27.9 billion to meet critical needs across the state, including significant investments in school safety, teacher and state employee raises, infrastructure, economic development and water and sewer improvements. The budget, which earned overwhelming bipartisan support in both chambers, also sets aside…read more »

Operation Firecracker In Effect

Operation Firecracker In Effect

In preparation for the increase in holiday travel, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program has started its annual Fourth of July Booze It & Lose It campaign known as Operation Firecracker. As part of the campaign, the State Highway Patrol in Wayne County, and the other 99 counties in the state, has increased its presence across…read more »

Groundbreaking Held for Homewood Suites at The Maxwell Center

Groundbreaking Held for Homewood Suites at The Maxwell Center

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners held a groundbreaking ceremony today to launch the construction of the Homewood Suites by BPR Properties on the campus of The Maxwell Center in Goldsboro. Work is set to begin on the hotel in mid-July and should last 18 months. The nearly 76,000 square-foot Homewood Suites will have 110…read more »

1st Degree Burglary, Attempted Murder

1st Degree Burglary, Attempted Murder

On June 30, 2022, at 2:53 a.m., Goldsboro Police responded to reports of a shooting at 812 N. Herman Street. Upon arrival, officers with the Goldsboro Police Department’s Patrol “A” Shift located a 33-year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was identified as Emmanuel Dillon Perrin, of Central Heights Road. There were five…read more »

Wayne UNC Health Care Is Nationally Recognized For High-Quality Stroke Care

Wayne UNC Health Care Is Nationally Recognized For High-Quality Stroke Care

Wayne UNC Health Care has received the following awards from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association: Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Silver Plus achievement award, Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll, and Target: Type 2 DiabetesSM Honor Roll. These awards demonstrate the hospital’s commitment to following up-to-date research-based guidelines for the treatment of stroke, ultimately leading…read more »

Goldsboro Rotary Club Passing the Gavel; Seven Non-Profits Receive Grants

Goldsboro Rotary Club Passing the Gavel; Seven Non-Profits Receive Grants

A BIG night for Goldsboro Rotary Club with seven non-profits benefitting from grant awards along with the traditional Passing of the Gavel ceremony.  Held in the fellowship hall of St. Paul United Methodist Church in downtown Goldsboro, the Goldsboro Rotary celebrated a year of returning to fellowship and service to Wayne County.  Club President, Sherry…read more »

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