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Wayne County Chamber Hosts Safety Awards Banquet [Photo Gallery]

Wayne County Chamber Hosts Safety Awards Banquet [Photo Gallery]

The N.C. Department of Labor recognized area employers and employees at the agency’s annual Safety Awards Banquet on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at the Lane Tree Country Club in Goldsboro. The awards honor outstanding on-the-job safety achievements in 2021. Recipients recognized are located in Goldsboro and surrounding counties. Kevin Beauregard, Deputy Commissioner of the Occupational…read more »

Goldsboro Sorority Hosts Voter Education Forum [Photo Gallery]

Goldsboro Sorority Hosts Voter Education Forum [Photo Gallery]

(GDN) – On Thursday, March 24, 2022, the Goldsboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority gathered for a “Refuse to be Silenced” symposium at the Wayne County Public Library. The Social Action Committee event featured a nonpartisan panel discussion on the importance of voting. Moderator Mark Colebrook was joined by North Carolina House of…read more »

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Falls To Cummings In Third Round (PHOTO GALLERY)

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Falls To Cummings In Third Round (PHOTO GALLERY)

In an incredibly hard-fought game, No. 6 Goldsboro came up just short against No. 3 Cummings in the third round of the NCHSAA 2A playoffs. The Cougars fell to the Cavaliers 65-63. Cummings advances to face No. 2 Kinston in the fourth round, while Goldsboro’s season ends with a 20-5 overall record. Goldsboro also won…read more »

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Defeats Louisburg, Advances To Third Round

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Defeats Louisburg, Advances To Third Round

No. 6 Goldsboro had no problems taking care of business against No. 11 Louisburg in the second round of the NCHSAA 2A playoffs on Thursday evening. The Cougars defeated the Warriors 76-30. Goldsboro (20-4) will face No. 3 Cummings (21-0) on Saturday. The Cougars are looking to reach the fourth round for the first time…read more »

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Gets Back To Roots In First-Round Win Over Seaforth

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Gets Back To Roots In First-Round Win Over Seaforth

Photos and article from Kai Jones Goldsboro went into halftime of its N.C. High School Athletic Association 2A first-round matchup with Seaforth up 23-18. The Cougars (19-4), a six-seed, found themselves in a tightly contested game with the 27-seeded Hawks (12-10). Fourth-year head coach Jamal Croom decided to get back to Goldsboro’s bread and butter.…read more »

Football: Goldsboro’s Taylor Invited To East-West All-Star Game

Football: Goldsboro’s Taylor Invited To East-West All-Star Game

Justin Taylor’s stellar senior campaign on the football field came to a close in November. Little did Taylor know he wasn’t done. He’ll spend a few more days playing high school football in mid-July as a member of the East All-Star football team. It’s the first time since Xzavior Bowden in 2019 that an athlete…read more »

Athlete Of The Week: Tajmari Joyner

Athlete Of The Week: Tajmari Joyner

All the work Tajmari Joyner put in during the offseason is starting to pay off. The junior is currently having a breakout season for the Cougars. He is scoring 15 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.4 steals per game. And as the season winds down, Joyner has taken his game to another level. He…read more »

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Runs By North Johnston

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Runs By North Johnston

Ta’Korrie Faison scored 21 points, while Tajmari Joyner and Deontay Hooker scored 16 points apiece as Goldsboro defeated North Johnston 85-55 in the semifinals of the Neuse Six 2A Conference tournament on Wednesday evening. Justice Wooten contributed seven points, and Kenyei Anderson and Myron Miller both scored six points. Goldsboro (17-4 overall) advances to face…read more »

Boys Basketball: Eastern Wayne Upends Princeton (PHOTO GALLERY)

Boys Basketball: Eastern Wayne Upends Princeton (PHOTO GALLERY)

After dropping its first two games against Princeton this season, Eastern Wayne emerged with a 67-63 victory over the Bulldogs in the semifinals of the Neuse Six 2A Conference tournament. The Warriors (11-13 overall) advance to face Goldsboro in the championship game on Friday. Julien Silvestri led the Warriors with 27 points, while Albert Brown…read more »

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