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Goldsboro’s Newest Dunkin’ Opens 2/8, Free Coffee & Ice Cream for a Year

Goldsboro’s Newest Dunkin’ Opens 2/8, Free Coffee & Ice Cream for a Year

People who live, work, and travel through Goldsboro can now experience Dunkin’s store of the future. Dunkin’ will open its new restaurant, paired with a Baskin Robbins, at 2345 U.S. 117 on Wednesday, February 8 featuring the brand’s next generation design, with a modern atmosphere and innovative technologies.  To celebrate, the restaurant will open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m., awarding free coffee for a year* to…read more »

Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon Found After Vehicle Pursuit

Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon Found After Vehicle Pursuit

On Jan. 31, 2023, at approximately 3:16 p.m., Goldsboro Police Department’s Housing and Selective Enforcement Unit was conducting saturated patrols of the northern portion of the city.  A traffic stop was attempted in the 1700 block of Wayne Memorial Drive in reference to a stop light violation. The vehicle, a 2003 black Mercedes passenger vehicle,…read more »

WCC, Smithfield Foods Finalists for National Partnership Award

WCC, Smithfield Foods Finalists for National Partnership Award

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has named Wayne Community College and Smithfield Foods as finalists for a national award. The two are up for a 2023 Awards of Excellence in the Outstanding College/Corporate Partnership category for the apprenticeship program they developed and share. “It is an honor for Wayne Community College to be…read more »

NCDOR Opens 2023 Individual Income Tax Season

NCDOR Opens 2023 Individual Income Tax Season

Today, the North Carolina Department of Revenue officially opened the 2023 individual income tax season and began downloading 2022 returns. Taxpayers who file state returns electronically will now receive acknowledgements. Even as the NCDOR begins accepting returns today, we remind taxpayers that it will be early March before we begin processing and validating return information and…read more »

Teen Charged with Threat of Schools

Teen Charged with Threat of Schools

On Tuesday afternoon, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of a post on social media threatening violence at multiple Wayne County Public School facilities. Investigators with the Sheriff’s Office immediately opened an investigation and began tracking down leads. Investigators successfully linked the post to a 13-year-old juvenile. The juvenile has been arrested and…read more »

Wayne County Board of Education Names Interim Superintendent

Wayne County Board of Education Names Interim Superintendent

The Wayne County Board of Education is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Dr. Michael D. Priddy to serve as Interim Superintendent following the retirement of Dr. David A. Lewis, effective April 1, 2023. Dr. Priddy has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in education and has previously served as an…read more »

Nai Thai 2 To Be Featured On America’s Best Restaurants

Nai Thai 2 To Be Featured On America’s Best Restaurants

Local restaurant Nai Thai 2 will be hosting a visit from America’s Best Restaurants in mid-February 2023.  America’s Best Restaurants, a national media and marketing company focusing on local, independently-owned restaurants, will bring its ABR Roadshow to the restaurant on February 13th. Popular dishes will be highlighted, along with an extensive on-camera interview with co-owners…read more »

College To Host Weather Spotter Training

College To Host Weather Spotter Training

Wayne Community College will host a short weather spotter training session next month. Meteorologists with the National Weather Service’s Raleigh Forecast Office will conduct the Skywarn® training. It will be held 1-2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8 in Room 101 of the Walnut Building (farthest left of the three buildings facing Wayne Memorial Drive) on…read more »

Goldsboro Wayne NAACP Installs New Officers

Goldsboro Wayne NAACP Installs New Officers

The Goldsboro Wayne Branch of the NAACP is proud to announce the swearing in of its new leadership team. The swearing in by Nicholas Green, NC NAACP, District Director, held on Thursday, January 26, 2023, marked the beginning of a new era for the organization while emphasizing the commitment to the community to promote justice…read more »

Wayne County Board of Education Seeks Public Input on Superintendent Search

Wayne County Board of Education Seeks Public Input on Superintendent Search

The Wayne County Board of Education, with the support of Ray & Associates, Inc, is seeking input from interested students, parents, other members of the community, and staff to help shape the search process and to assist in defining the qualities and characteristics desired in the next WCPS superintendent. Community & Staff Survey:  The Board invites…read more »

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