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Tracking Ian

Tracking Ian

All eyes are on Hurricane Ian. Ian made landfall Tuesday morning off the Western coast of Cuba. Ian is expected to reach a Category 4 as it heads toward Florida. Here in Wayne County, we continue to watch. Most High School Varsity games have been rescheduled to Thursday night from Friday. “While we don’t yet…read more »

Gates Open Thursday

Gates Open Thursday

The rides are being assembled and all exhibits are expected to be in place by Wednesday evening for the Wayne Regional Agriculture Fair. The best 10 days of fall begins Thursday, September 29th when the gates open at 4 pm. Photos by GDN Photographer Bobby Williamsread more »

Authorities Seek Infomation in Fatal Crash

Authorities Seek Infomation in Fatal Crash

Authorities are seeking information about a fatal accident. On Sunday afternoon, first responders were dispatched to a single motor vehicle accident in the 1000 block of W. New Hope Road. Upon arrival, it was determined that the vehicle had run off the roadway, and the driver of the motor vehicle was deceased. The driver, 36-year-old Kendra Lewis was…read more »

Teen Shot Overnight, Adult Charged

Teen Shot Overnight, Adult Charged

A teen was shot and suspect is in custody in an overnight shooting on Center Street. Early Sunday morning, officers with the Goldsboro Police Department heard several gunshots coming from the vicinity of S. Center St. A ShotSpotter alert led officers to the 400 block of S. Center St., where they made contact with a…read more »

Fall Festival Draws a Crowd to Farmers Market

Fall Festival Draws a Crowd to Farmers Market

Perfect weather Saturday for the annual Fall Festival at the Farmers Market. The crowdwas steady throughout the day. People began to venture out to look over the vendors thatwere set up in the parking lot of the Maxwell Center and in the Farm Credit Farmers Market. Everything from the pickle train, a hay ride around…read more »

UMO Field Hockey Earns the Win

UMO Field Hockey Earns the Win

The Wingate University Field Hockey team on Saturday faceoff with the UMO woman’s Field Hockey in action . Both teams battle hard up and down the field trying to beat each other in action play. At the end of the game, UMO managed to pull out a win over Wingate with a 4 to 2…read more »

ShotSpotter Leads Authorities to Crime Scene

ShotSpotter Leads Authorities to Crime Scene

On Friday afternoon., Officers with the Goldsboro Police Department responded to the 400 block of Daisy Street in response to a ShotSpotter alert of several gunshots in the area. While responding to this location, Officers were made aware of a 911 call from the 300 block of Park Avenue. Officers were advised that a male…read more »

Week 6 High School Football

Week 6 High School Football

Scores from around Wayne County High School Football 18 Southside 27 Rosewood 12 East Wake 21 C.B. Aycock 12 Southern Wayne 42 West Johnston 28 Louisburg 76 Princeton Goldsboro, Eastern Wayne, and Spring Creek – Bye Week Photos by GDN Photographer Bobby Williamsread more »

Foundation of WCC Announces Fall Arts and Humanities Schedule

Foundation of WCC Announces Fall Arts and Humanities Schedule

The Foundation of Wayne Community College’s fall Arts and Humanities series is designed to educate, entertain, and inspire. The events include “Understanding China in the 21st Century” lecture by Donald Santacaterina (co-presented by Carolina Public Humanities) – Sept. 26 in Moffatt Auditorium; “A Holocaust Survivor Remembers: An Interview with Renée Fink” with Allyson Daly serving…read more »

Convenience Centers to Adjust Hours

Convenience Centers to Adjust Hours

Wayne County convenience centers will have new operating hours beginning November 1st.  Solid Waste Director Randy Rogers brought proposed changes to the convenience center hours before the Wayne County Board of Commissioners and these changes were approved unanimously. New hours for all convenience centers will be Monday through Saturday from 8 am-6 pm. This expands…read more »

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