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Final Preparations Underway For Freedom Fest [AUDIO]

Final Preparations Underway For Freedom Fest [AUDIO]

It’s a busy weekend throughout Wayne County with many different events scheduled. The biggest event is the North Carolina Freedom Festival Saturday in Downtown Goldsboro. Friday morning DGDC Chairperson Doug McGrath appeared with FM 98.3 WGBR’s Jeff Farrow and he outlines what people can expect when they visit this years event. Listen to the interview…read more »

North Carolina News – May 13, 2022

North Carolina News – May 13, 2022

Madison Cawthorn tries to survive primary as slip-ups mount RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A series of unforced political and personal errors by GOP congressman Madison Cawthorn has brought the forces of big-name Republicans and traditional enemies to bear on his reelection bid in North Carolina. Some of the transgressions have been headline-grabbing, like one that…read more »

WCC To Host Workshop On Successful Life After Incarceration

WCC To Host Workshop On Successful Life After Incarceration

A information session about resources for formerly incarcerated individuals is scheduled for April 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the Walnut Building of Wayne Community College. Topics that will be covered include: overcoming barriers to employment, tuition assistance, support services and life after incarceration. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Wayne County Reentry Council, Mephibosheth Project,…read more »

Dr. Mike Walden – Carolina Newsmakers

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Resource Economics at NC State University, Dr. Mike Walden, discusses the impact of inflation, our prospects of a recession, and what’s in store for the state and national economy.read more »

Operation Unite Goldsboro Gifts Free Computers To Wayne County Students

Operation Unite Goldsboro Gifts Free Computers To Wayne County Students

(GDN) -Free computers were given to students in Wayne County to have access to virtual learning. On Wednesday, April 13, 2022, Operation Unite Goldsboro distributed desktops at the Dillard Goldsboro Alumni Building. Founder, Mark Colebrook, says the donations are in collaboration with several organizations including Kramden Institute of Durham, Southern Bank of Goldsboro and the…read more »

PET OF THE WEEK: Trapper John Powered By Jackson & Sons

PET OF THE WEEK: Trapper John Powered By Jackson & Sons

Meet Trapper John! Trapper John is a 2-year-old male already neutered. Trapper John is very friendly and walks very well on a leash. Trapper John 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…read more »

Fremont In Full Bloom Saturday

Fremont In Full Bloom Saturday

(GDN)–The annual Fremont Daffodil Festival is back for 2022 with fun, games, tons of food and the Keith Stewart Memorial Daffodil Dash. The 5k race will run through the town of Fremont, also known as “The Daffodil Town” and is in honor of Keith Stewart, a long time leader of the Daffodil committee. Funds raised…read more »

Governor Lays Out Steps To Safely Gather During The Holidays

Governor Lays Out Steps To Safely Gather During The Holidays

(GDN) — Cases of the coronavirus are climbing in North Carolina.  With the holiday gatherings approaching and with the contagious new Omicron variant, new cases of COVID-19 are expected to continue spiking.  Over 10,000 new cases of COVID were confirmed in North Carolina since Friday. Gov. Roy Cooper shared some important steps to help protect…read more »

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