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Coach Whitfield To Talk Leadership During Chamber Event

Coach Whitfield To Talk Leadership During Chamber Event

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce is holding an event featuring well-known Coach George Whitfield.   Whitfield is known for his coaching at high school, collegiate and legion levels.  He’s directed the Wayne County Baseball Clinic for over three decades.   Coach Whitfield will talk about leadership lessons and a look at his extraordinary life during the…read more »

Chamber Accepting Applications For Leadership Wayne Program

Chamber Accepting Applications For Leadership Wayne Program

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce is looking for its next batch of community leaders. Leadership Wayne County is designed to create a corps of leaders dedicated to the betterment of the community through service. Participation is open to persons who are recognized as emerging leaders, as well as those persons demonstrating leadership potential. Class…read more »

Chamber’s Virtual Career Fair Attracts Thousands Of Students

Chamber’s Virtual Career Fair Attracts Thousands Of Students

It may have been strictly online, but this year’s Wayne County Career Fair was still a smashing success. According to the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, nearly 2,900 students attended Tuesday’s virtual Career Fair, with 6,600 visits to the 90 employers that participated in the event. The student attendees included all 8th grade and 9-12…read more »

Exhibitors Needed For The 12th Annual Career Fair

Exhibitors Needed For The 12th Annual Career Fair

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce is holding its 12th Annual Career Fair virtually on Tuesday, April 27th from 9 AM – 1 PM. All 8th grade students in Wayne County as well as those 9-12 grade students that are enrolled in a Career & Technical Education class will be attending the virtual event. The event…read more »

Jackson & Sons Crowned Dancing Stars Of Wayne County

Jackson & Sons Crowned Dancing Stars Of Wayne County

The votes are in and the new Dancing Stars of Wayne County are crowned.  Announced during Thursday’s virtual Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Banquet, Jackson & Sons was named the Dancing Star of Wayne County for 2020.  Jackson & Sons received $3,940 in votes to win this year’s virtual event. All of the $10 votes…read more »

Chamber Announces Annual Awards During Online Banquet

Chamber Announces Annual Awards During Online Banquet

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce celebrated 123 years of serving the business community Thursday evening, but from a distance. In year’s past, nearly 300 community members would gather for the Annual Event, but 2020 had something different in store. “This was actually the 4th attempt to host the annual event in 2020. In early…read more »

Final Days To Vote For Your Favorite Dancing Stars

Final Days To Vote For Your Favorite Dancing Stars

The Wayne Education Network, a program of the Wayne Charitable Partnership, Inc. and the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce will announce the 2020 Dancing Stars of Wayne County Winner via Facebook Live on the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce’s page at 8:00 p.m. this Thursday, December 10th. “The Chamber was thrilled to have received eleven video…read more »

State Of The Community: Mayor Updates On City’s Progress

State Of The Community: Mayor Updates On City’s Progress

Goldsboro moves forward despite the COVID-19 pandemic. That from Mayor Chuck Allen during the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the Community event. Allen praised the completion of the Center Street streetscape project in Downtown Goldsboro. Mayor Allen says the downtown area continues to grow, and the city is looking forward to the…read more »

Dancing Stars Of Wayne County Videos Are Live Now!

Dancing Stars Of Wayne County Videos Are Live Now!

The 2020 Dancing Stars of Wayne County Virtual Event has officially kicked off!!! The race is on for: BB&T Now Truist City of Goldsboro Seegars Fence Company Partnership for Children Jackson & Sons Wayne County Cooperative Extension 4H Club LaFevers Dental Team Vailhouse Oyster Bar A Drummers World Drum Line: Golden Xplosion Dancers  Videos Coming…read more »

Ag Luncheon: COVID-19 Complicates Wayne County’s #1 Industry

Ag Luncheon: COVID-19 Complicates Wayne County’s #1 Industry

Agriculture remains Wayne County’s top industry employing roughly 9,000 residents and contributing around $1 billion to the local economy. Tuesday, the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce honored local farmers as part of its annual Agriculture Luncheon, featuring a panel of three local farmers talking about their career. Jan Archer of Archer Farms talked about the…read more »

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