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Pikeville Regains Fiscal Autonomy Through Dedication, Hard Work

Pikeville Regains Fiscal Autonomy Through Dedication, Hard Work

Pikeville Mayor Garrett Johnston is the first to admit his small town of 720 residents was in financial disarray and operational dysfunction when the Local Government Commission (LGC) exercised statutory authority to impound its books. Through hard work, sharp focus on transparency and governance, and sheer determination, the Wayne County municipality has climbed out of…read more »

Structure Fire Training

Structure Fire Training

You have heard the old saying, there’s going to be a hot time in the old town tonight, well that was very much true Saturday morning as members of the Pikeville/Pleasant Grove Fire Department begun their live burn training exercise in the town of Pikeville. The training was to allow some of their newer members…read more »

Wayne County Woman Celebrates $217,058 Fast Play Jackpot Win

Wayne County Woman Celebrates $217,058 Fast Play Jackpot Win

Patricia Taylor of Pikeville took a chance on a $5 Fast Play ticket on Oct. 24 and won $217,058. At the time Taylor purchased her 20X The Cash ticket from the Handy Mart on U.S. 70 West in Goldsboro, the Fast Play jackpot stood at $434,116. Since a $5 ticket receives 50 percent of the…read more »

Wayne County Highway Needs New Drainage Pipe

Wayne County Highway Needs New Drainage Pipe

Both directions of U.S. 117 are scheduled to close in Pikeville next week, so crews can repair a drainage pipe under the road. he closure is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Monday on U.S. 117 between Main Street and Mount Carmel Church Road. The closure will last up to four days to complete. Maintenance crews with…read more »

Shots Fired in Pikeville Neighborhood

Shots Fired in Pikeville Neighborhood

On August 27, 2022, Wayne County Deputies responded to the area of Willowbrook Subdivision in Pikeville, NC, in reference to a shooting into an occupied dwelling. After deputies arrived in the area, they spoke to several witnesses who stated that they heard multiple shots being fired in the neighborhood and noted that the shots were…read more »

Pikeville Celebrates Independence Day [Photo Gallery]

Pikeville Celebrates Independence Day [Photo Gallery]

Saturday afternoon thousands of people started showing up early to find that perfect spot in Dees Park in Pikeville for their 4th of July Celebration. The event kickoff at 6 p.m. for the public to come out and enjoy an afternoon of fun and games alone with several food trucks and all sorts of foods…read more »

Boys Basketball: C.B. Aycock Drops Rematch Against Hunt (PHOTO GALLERY)

Boys Basketball: C.B. Aycock Drops Rematch Against Hunt (PHOTO GALLERY)

C.B. Aycock endured a 77-63 loss on Thursday night at Hunt. Jaidyne Dunn led the Golden Falcons with 27 points. Kamran Prince contributed 11 points, while Deandre Davis finished with five points. The Golden Falcons fell to 17-3 overall and 8-3 in Quad County 3A Conference play. C.B. Aycock will look to rebound against Southern…read more »

Girls Basketball: C.B. Aycock Shuts Down Smithfield-Selma (PHOTO GALLERY)

Girls Basketball: C.B. Aycock Shuts Down Smithfield-Selma (PHOTO GALLERY)

Bree Jones led the way with 14 points as C.B. Aycock defeated conference foe Smithfield-Selma 52-34 on Tuesday night. Destiny Mason scored 12 points, while Laci Best added seven points. The Golden Falcons played well defensively as the Spartans struggled to break C.B. Aycock’s full-court press. The Golden Falcons improved to 7-12 overall and 2-8…read more »

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