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New Hours for Wayne County Convenience Centers Start November 1

New Hours for Wayne County Convenience Centers Start November 1

Beginning November 1, 2022, all Wayne County Recycling and Convenience Centers will be open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The Convenience Centers will remain closed on Sunday. The Wayne County Board of Commissioners approved this schedule change on September 20, 2022, after a recommendation by the Solid Waste Department. “This new…read more »

Ginger Moore Selected as Wayne County Assistant Manager

Ginger Moore Selected as Wayne County Assistant Manager

Wayne County, NC – Yesterday, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to offer the assistant county manager position to Human Resources Director Ginger Moore. Moore accepted the position and will start her new role on October 1, 2022, with an annual salary of $135,000. The assistant county manager position was vacant after Chip Crumpler…read more »

WCPS to Break Ground on New Fremont Elementary

WCPS to Break Ground on New Fremont Elementary

A special groundbreaking event will be held Thursday, August 4, for the new Fremont Elementary School.  Members of the Wayne County Board of Education, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners, WCPS/County of Wayne leadership, and other invited dignitaries will ceremonially break ground on the new school. The school construction is scheduled to be completed in 2024. The groundbreaking…read more »

Funding Approved For Construction Of New Fremont Elementary School

Funding Approved For Construction Of New Fremont Elementary School

Wayne County Public Schools and the County of Wayne will receive an additional $9 million in Needs-Based Public School Grant Funds for the construction of a new Fremont Elementary. This is in addition to the $15 million previously awarded in 2020. Last fall, the North Carolina General Assembly made legislative changes for the Needs-Based Public…read more »

Wayne County Commissioners Highlight National Volunteer Appreciation Week

Wayne County Commissioners Highlight National Volunteer Appreciation Week

Volunteers were honored at the Wayne County Board of Commissioners Meeting in Goldsboro on April 19, 2022. United Way of Wayne County Executive Director, Sherry Archibald, presented a proclamation naming April 17-22, 2022 as National Volunteer Appreciation Week in Wayne County. During the presentation, nominees of the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award were awarded a certificate…read more »

911 Operators Honored At Wayne County Commissioners Meeting

911 Operators Honored At Wayne County Commissioners Meeting

(GDN) – 911 Director, Chris Barnes, presented a proclamation naming April 10-16, 2022 as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week in Wayne County. The announcement was made at the Wayne County Board of Commissioners meeting on April 5, 2022. Members unanimously approved the motion. From the Wayne County E – 911 Communications Center: Hours:The Wayne County…read more »

Sewer Improvements Will Be Hot Topic When County, Municipalities Meet

Sewer Improvements Will Be Hot Topic When County, Municipalities Meet

(GDN) — The Wayne County Commissioners plan to meet with leaders from the county’s municipalities next week.  County Manager Craig Honeycutt talked about the meeting with the county board last week. Honeycutt says one of the big topics for the joint meeting will be an infrastructure grant for water and sewer.  County Board Chair Joe…read more »

Wayne County Proclaims National FFA Week

Wayne County Proclaims National FFA Week

(GDN) — The Future Farmers of America are helping to preparing the nation’s youth for careers in agriculture.  The Wayne County Board of Commissioners has proclaimed this as National FFA Week (February 19 – 26) in Wayne County.  The proclamation was read to commissioners by Luke West, President of the Charles B. Aycock High FFA…read more »

County Moves Toward Designing Next DSS/Health Department Facility

County Moves Toward Designing Next DSS/Health Department Facility

(GDN) — Wayne County is taking the next steps toward updating its DSS and Health Department facilities.  Earlier this week, the full Wayne County Board of Commissioners instructed the Facilities Committee to have Moseley Architects proceed with the schematic design of the new building.  County Manager Craig Honeycutt says the county will be be working…read more »

Wayne County Asks For Acceleration Of U.S. 70 Bypass Projects In Kinston, Princeton

Wayne County Asks For Acceleration Of U.S. 70 Bypass Projects In Kinston, Princeton

(GDN) — Wayne County is hoping the N.C. Department of Transportation will speed up plans to continue the Highway 70 bypasses in nearby communities.  Tuesday, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution requesting the acceleration of the U.S. 70 bypass projects around Kinston and Princeton.  Commissioner Chris Gurley, who is also a member…read more »

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