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Category Archives: Local News

Survey Says WCC Among “Best Community Colleges in America”

Survey Says WCC Among “Best Community Colleges in America”

Wayne Community College made the list of the top 20 community colleges in the United States. SmartAsset, an online financial technology company, has ranked Wayne Community College at number 19. According to the company, they analyzed data in areas of student-to-faculty ratio, graduation and transfer rates and the cost of tuition and fees. Across all…read more »

Deadline Approaching For Summer Job Program For Youth In Wayne County

Deadline Approaching For Summer Job Program For Youth In Wayne County

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners announced that the Wayne County Summer Youth Employment Program is open for applications for the summer of 2022. The program opens paid work opportunities for high school and college students to learn valuable skills in local government, financial literacy and workplace training. Participants will work across the County in…read more »

Officials Urge Wayne County Residents To Plan For Hurricane Season

Officials Urge Wayne County Residents To Plan For Hurricane Season

(GDN) – Tomorrow wraps up National Hurricane Preparedness Week in North Carolina. Wayne County Emergency Management says with warmer weather quickly approaching, now is the time to prepare. They say it’s important for everyone to write down a plan and gather important documents such as driver’s license, insurance policies, medicals records and bank account statements.…read more »

Mathew Livingston Selected As New Assistant City Manager Of Goldsboro

Mathew Livingston Selected As New Assistant City Manager Of Goldsboro

The City of Goldsboro announced Matthew Livingston is the new Assistant City Manager. According to City Manager Tim Salmon, Livingston is a seasoned professional with over 17 years of experience. Livingston is currently serving as Town Manager in Ayden and was previously Interim Town Manager in Plymouth, Executive Director of the Eastern Carolina Council of…read more »

Goldsboro Police Plus Donuts Equals Help For Special Olympics Kids [Photos]

Goldsboro Police Plus Donuts Equals Help For Special Olympics Kids [Photos]

(GDN) – The Goldsboro Police Department held it’s annual “Cops-on-Top” at Dunkin’ Donuts in Goldsboro. The event raises funds each year for Special Olympics North Carolina. With the help of the Goldsboro Fire Department, Captain Jason Adams stood on top of the building for several hours during the day. Sgt. Steve Powers was on duty…read more »

Board Honors Staff And Student Support Programs In Wayne County Public Schools

Board Honors Staff And Student Support Programs In Wayne County Public Schools

On May 2, 2022 the Wayne County Board of Education made two proclamations of staff and student support programs.  In a show of appreciation for their hard work, they recognized the Wayne County Public School’s Speech and Hearing staff. Members also named the Wayne County Public School’s Teachers of the Year for 2022-2023.  The Board…read more »

NCDOT Safety Campaign Promotes Emergency Vehicles Awareness

NCDOT Safety Campaign Promotes Emergency Vehicles Awareness

From May 6-8, 2022 the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program is partnering with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol to remind motorists to Move Over or Slow Down for stopped emergency vehicles during the “Move Over, It’s the Law,” safety campaign. A violation of the law will result in a mandatory fine of $500 plus…read more »

Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Cooperating In FBI Investigation

Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Cooperating In FBI Investigation

(GDN) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation into the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. There are no other details being released. Public Information Officer Joel Gillie told Goldsboro Daily News, ” No county employees have been placed on leave or charged at this time.” In a press release, Public Information Officer Joel…read more »

Military Spouses And Children In Goldsboro To Receive Appreciation Packages

Military Spouses And Children In Goldsboro To Receive Appreciation Packages

The non-profit organization “Support Military Families” will highlight military spouses and their children in Goldsboro at the North Carolina Community Federal Credit Union off of E. Ash Street. On Friday, May 6 at 9:30am, they will deliver “Appreciation Care Packages” as a gesture of goodwill for their daily sacrifices. Officials say the program is the…read more »

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