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Support of Sales Tax Referendum Continues as Early Voting is Underway

Support of Sales Tax Referendum Continues as Early Voting is Underway

During their recent meetings, the Village of Walnut Creek, Town of Pikeville, Town of Fremont, Town of Mount Olive, Wayne Community College Board of Trustees, Wayne County Board of Education, Wayne County Republican Party, and Wayne County Democratic Party all approved resolutions of support for the sales tax referendum on the November general election ballot.…read more »

Six Complete Launch Program, One Wins $5000 Prize

Six Complete Launch Program, One Wins $5000 Prize

Six entrepreneurs are closer to their dreams of successful businesses thanks to Launch Goldsboro. Launch Goldsboro is an initiative that strives to develop successful local entrepreneurs by giving them access to training and resources for improving and expanding their businesses. At the end of the eight-week program, participants compete for a monetary award. This year’s…read more »

Wayne County Awarded Funding

Wayne County Awarded Funding

Representative Raymond Smith announced that funding was awarded to Wayne County for the Drinking Water and Wastewater Project. This funding is part of the $789.4 million that has been awarded to 385 projects in communities across the state. The following was awarded:Drinking Water – Pikeville, Town of 2022 ARPA Water SystemImprovements $4,100,000 Wayne Drinking WaterGoldsboro,…read more »

Fremont Elementary Groundbreaking

Fremont Elementary Groundbreaking

Yesterday was a special day for Wayne County Public Schools, Wayne County Government, and the Town of Fremont with a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fremont Elementary. Dozens of elected officials, dignitaries, invited guests, local leaders, and members of the public came together for the historic event. “I sincerely appreciate my colleagues on the Wayne…read more »

Summer Youth Employment Program Highlighted

Summer Youth Employment Program Highlighted

Ginger Moore, Wayne County human resources director, provided an update on the Wayne County Summer Youth Employment Program. Ginger thanked the program coordinator, Alicia Pierce, for taking the program and molding it for Wayne County.  Our program participants were present for the meeting and each of them introduced themselves to the Commissioners. Commissioner Antonio Williams…read more »

Local Sales Tax Option Approved For November Ballot

Local Sales Tax Option Approved For November Ballot

Joel Gillie, Wayne County public affairs director, provided a presentation on the one-quarter of one cent sales tax resolution that the Board has explored. This sales tax resolution would change the sales tax from 6.75% to 7% and would allow the Commissioners to lessen the burden on property owners through property taxes. This increase would…read more »

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