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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 »

Commissioners Proclaim Black History Month In Wayne County

Commissioners Proclaim Black History Month In Wayne County

(GDN) – Wayne County is celebrating Black History Month. At its Tuesday, February 1st meeting, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners officially proclaimed February as Black History Month in Wayne County.  Commissioner Antonio Williams read the proclamation. The proclamation states “much of Wayne County’s honor, strength and stature can be attributed to the diversity of…read more »

New Grant Could Ease County’s Burden For Fremont Elementary School

New Grant Could Ease County’s Burden For Fremont Elementary School

(GDN) — Wayne County is dealt a beneficial surprise as it works to build the new Fremont Elementary School.  The state has made some changes to a funding source for school construction.  Wayne County Public Schools Assistant Superintendent for Support Services Dr. Tim Harrell explained the good news at this week’s school board meeting.  Under…read more »

County Approves Incentives For New Hosokawa Facility

County Approves Incentives For New Hosokawa Facility

(GDN) — Wayne County approves economic incentives for a new employer.  This week, the Wayne County Commissioners gave the okay for a $240,000 incentive grant for Hosakawa Micron International.  Wayne County Development Alliance President Mark Pope gave information on the incentives during Tuesday’s County Board meeting. The incentive grant is payable over over ten years…read more »

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