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NC’s May Employment Figures Released

NC’s May Employment Figures Released

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 89 of North Carolina’s counties in May, decreased in six, and remained unchanged in five. Wayne County came in at a 4% rate with 2,057 unemployed. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 7.3 percent while Chatham and Orange Counties each had the lowest at 2.9 percent.…read more »

Single Car Accident Sends One To The Hospital

Single Car Accident Sends One To The Hospital

Wednesday afternoon firefighters from Arrington Fire Department along with EMS paramedic supervisor and an EMS truck responded to a single vehicle accident on Emmaus Church Road in front of Brogden Chapel Church. The vehicle, driven by a female, was heading north on Emmaus Church Road when she ran off the left side of the road…read more »

SJAFB Airmen Strengthen, Empower LGBTQ+ Community

SJAFB Airmen Strengthen, Empower LGBTQ+ Community

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, NC – Long before the policy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” was even enacted – much less, repealed – one Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Airman was a pioneer for change, paving the way for the LGBTQ+ Airmen who now serve. Lt. Col. Barbara Wujciak, 4th Medical Group optometrist and…read more »

PET OF THE WEEK: Tom Tom Powered By Jackson & Sons

PET OF THE WEEK: Tom Tom Powered By Jackson & Sons

This weeks spotlight is on Tom Tom. Tom Tom is a big love bug – lap cat. He is neutered and ready for adoption. He is waiting at the Wayne County Animal Shelter to find his FUR-ever home. To make an appointment at Wayne County Animal Services call 919-731-1439 option “0” or email animals@waynegov.com. Click here to…read more »

Goldsboro Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting A Minor

Goldsboro Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting A Minor

Officers with the Goldsboro Police Department were dispatched Sunday afternoon to the emergency room at Wayne UNC Health Care in reference to a sexual assault. The victim was taken to the ER by family members after reporting that the juvenile had been sexually assaulted earlier that morning by a known person. The Goldsboro Police Department…read more »

July 4th Government Closings

July 4th Government Closings

The following schedule changes will be taking place next week in observance of Independence Day: County of Wayne Government Offices closed Monday, July 4, 2022. Offices will re-open Tuesday, July 5, 2022 for normal business hours. All branches of the Wayne County Public Library closed Monday. Library branches will be open on Tuesday for normal…read more »

Sheetz Reduces Gas Prices On Unleaded 88 & E85 Blends Through July 4th

Sheetz Reduces Gas Prices On Unleaded 88 & E85 Blends Through July 4th

Effective immediately some Sheetz, the gas and convenience chain, will be reducing the price of fuel to $3.99 a gallon for Unleaded 88 and $3.49 a gallon for E85. This is a limited time offer that will be available through the July 4th holiday travel season. Unleaded 88 is approved by the EPA for use…read more »

13 Year Old Charged With 4 Counts Of Attempted 1st Degree Murder

13 Year Old Charged With 4 Counts Of Attempted 1st Degree Murder

On June 16, 2022, at approximately 11:11 a.m., officers with the Goldsboro Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the 900 Block of Hugh Street. When officers arrived, they found a 3-year-old child in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. The child was taken to Wayne UNC Health Care and was…read more »

Goldsboro Water Customers Asked To Conserve

Goldsboro Water Customers Asked To Conserve

In accordance with City ordinance 52.17, upon notification by the City Manager that the Neuse River water level is below 52 feet mean sea level and potentially impacting the City’s raw water supply, the Mayor declares that voluntary water conservation conditions exist. All water customers are requested to use the indoor and outdoor water conservation measures…read more »

Investigation Underway At Mount Olive Pickle

Investigation Underway At Mount Olive Pickle

Reports of a situation outside of Mount Olive Pickle are under investigation by the Mount Olive Police Department. According to Chief Jason Hughes no shots were fired, but officers were dispatched to the scene. Hughes tells GoldsboroDailyNews.com that reports are being taken and an active investigation is underway. No further information is being released at…read more »

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