Wednesday, April 21, 2021

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Duke Energy Celebrates National Lineworker Appreciation Day

Duke Energy Celebrates National Lineworker Appreciation Day

Duke Energy celebrates the power behind the power on National Lineworker Appreciation Day on April 18. The annual recognition spotlights lineworkers’ role in powering the lives of millions of people across the U.S. Whether perched in a bucket or scaling a towering pole, their work ensures that electricity keeps flowing to power vital infrastructure from…read more »

WCSO: Suspect Faces Charges Of Forgery, Larceny

WCSO: Suspect Faces Charges Of Forgery, Larceny

After an ongoing investigation by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Rachel N. Herring was charged with eleven felony charges.  The charges include: 5 counts of Uttering a Forged Instrument 5 counts of Forgery Larceny Financial Card Theft Herring was also arrested for two charges for the Goldsboro Police Department.  Her bond was set at…read more »

Farmers Prepare For The Growing Season

Farmers Prepare For The Growing Season

Farmers across Wayne County and the surrounding area have been working hard over the past week to get their fields ready for their 2021 crops.  Jacob Odom was getting watermelon rows ready for planting last week.  His field is located off 111 South in Duplin County.  Elsewhere, John Daniel Ivey and his father Rouse Ivey…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. Senior Airman Charles Cope from the 4th Fighter Wing Cope has been in the Air Force for four years.  His hometown is Springville, Alabama, where Cope says he had always wanted to join since he was young. …read more »

University Of Mount Olive RLS Students Participate In Research Symposium

University Of Mount Olive RLS Students Participate In Research Symposium

Nine University of Mount Olive Recreation and Leisure Studies students recently made presentations at the annual Carolinas Exercise Science and Kinesiology Research Symposium. Several other UMO students attended the virtual event. The Symposium was composed of students in both public and private higher education from North and South Carolina. It featured student presentations, a virtual…read more »

Driver Killed In Northern Wayne County Crash

Driver Killed In Northern Wayne County Crash

Late Friday morning, EMS and firefighters from Pikeville-Pleasant Grove were dispatched to a single vehicle accident on Airport Road just north of Lancaster Road.  The firefighters had to remove a portion of the vehicle’s roof to remove the driver from the wreckage.  According to the State Highway Patrol, the driver, Stephen Allen Knotts of Fremont,…read more »

Solving Moss Problems In The Lawn

Solving Moss Problems In The Lawn

Often time people find areas of moss growing in their lawn and ask what they can do to eliminate it. Moss is a small green plant with finely branched stems and tiny leaves.  It produces spores that spread by the wind.  Moss forms a thick, green mat on the soil surface.  Moss does not kill…read more »

Suspect Accused Of Breaking Into Wayne County Home

Suspect Accused Of Breaking Into Wayne County Home

Early Tuesday morning, Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an address in the eastern area of the county for the report of a disturbance.  The deputies found 32-year-old Solomon A. Herring of Goldsboro had forced his way into another person’s residence and destroyed property.  Herring was arrested for 2nd Degree Burglary.  He was given a…read more »

GUEST OP-ED: Prisons’ Hard Work, Resilience Paying Off During Pandemic

GUEST OP-ED: Prisons’ Hard Work, Resilience Paying Off During Pandemic

– Editorial/Opinion submitted by Todd Ishee, Commissioner Of N.C. Prisons – It’s been a year since the pandemic first hit our state prison system. We’ve endured an awful year of heartbreak, surprises, adaptation, perseverance and the most logistically complicated mass-vaccination initiative since the polio vaccine was rolled out in the 1950s. The hard work is…read more »

One Worker Killed In Workplace Accident Near Mount Olive

One Worker Killed In Workplace Accident Near Mount Olive

The state is investigating after one person is fatally electrocuted during a work-related accident in Wayne County. According to preliminary information provided to GoldsboroDailyNews.com by the N.C. Department of Labor, the incident took place Wednesday at Cashwell & Jones (parent company Harvey Fertilizer and Gas) just west of Mount Olive. According to the preliminary report,…read more »

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