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Officials Urge Wayne County Residents To Plan For Hurricane Season

Officials Urge Wayne County Residents To Plan For Hurricane Season

(GDN) – Tomorrow wraps up National Hurricane Preparedness Week in North Carolina. Wayne County Emergency Management says with warmer weather quickly approaching, now is the time to prepare. They say it’s important for everyone to write down a plan and gather important documents such as driver’s license, insurance policies, medicals records and bank account statements.…read more »

County’s Financial Reporting Honored By GFOA

County’s Financial Reporting Honored By GFOA

(GDN) — Wayne County is very proud of its financial record-keeping and reporting.  The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada recently announced it has awarded the Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the County of Wayne for its annual comprehensive financial report for the fiscal year that ended June 30th,…read more »

County Government Considers Federal Vaccine Requirement For Its Employees

County Government Considers Federal Vaccine Requirement For Its Employees

(GDN) — The federal government and courts are making decisions on COVID vaccine requirements for large employers.  Wayne County Government is making sure it’s ready should it need to mandate vaccinations and/or regular COVID-19 testing for its employees per OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) requirements.  County Staff Attorney Andrew Neal explained some of the…read more »

State Of The Community: Wayne County Moves Forward With Facility Improvements

State Of The Community: Wayne County Moves Forward With Facility Improvements

(GDN) — Wayne County plans to undertake numerous building projects in the coming months.  The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the Community provides a look at the last year’s developments in the City of Goldsboro and County of Wayne.  Tuesday’s event featured updates from city and county leaders who emphasized the idea…read more »

COVID Strains County Resources As Officials Make Plans For Booster Vaccine Doses

COVID Strains County Resources As Officials Make Plans For Booster Vaccine Doses

The coronavirus continues to circulate and it doesn’t appear it’s going away anytime soon.  Thursday afternoon, Wayne County Government hosted its second online COVID Connection, bringing together local leaders and health experts to give an update on the virus that has left thousands dead in North Carolina.  Wayne UNC Health Care President and CEO Dr.…read more »

COVID Connection Meeting Being Held Virtually This Afternoon

COVID Connection Meeting Being Held Virtually This Afternoon

It’s a chance for citizens to hear the latest local COVID-19 updates.  Wayne County Government hosts a COVID Connection virtual event today (Thursday, September 23) at 4 PM.  The COVID Connection brings together local leaders and health officials to discuss the latest coronavirus trends and information.  The meeting is expected to include the latest updates…read more »

COVID-19 Connection Call Lets Public Hear From Local Experts

COVID-19 Connection Call Lets Public Hear From Local Experts

The coronavirus and its variants will likely be with us for some time.  Wayne County launched a new COVID-19 Connection call event on Thursday, bringing together local leaders and experts to talk about the latest developments with the ongoing pandemic.  Wayne County Health Director Dr. Brenda Weis says they’re administering about 125 vaccine doses per…read more »

Masks Required In County Facilities Starting Monday

Masks Required In County Facilities Starting Monday

Starting Monday, August 23, 2021, at 8:00 a.m., masks will be required for employees and visitors in all Wayne County facilities. CDC guidance recommends that masks be worn, regardless of vaccination status, in areas with substantial or high community transmission of COVID-19. Wayne County, as well as the rest of North Carolina, is currently experiencing…read more »

Masks To Be Required In County Buildings

Masks To Be Required In County Buildings

Masks will be required in all Wayne County Government facilities. Tuesday, the county commissioners voted 6 – 1 to make masks mandatory for anyone entering a Wayne County Government building. Commissioner Bevan Foster made the motion and wanted it to remain in effect for more than 30 days. County Manager Craig Honeycutt says there are…read more »

County Monitoring Elsa, Ready To Respond As Needed

County Monitoring Elsa, Ready To Respond As Needed

While it may not be the worst storm in recent memory, Wayne County is ready for the effects from Elsa. The remnants of the tropical system are expected to primarily impact North Carolina on Thursday. Wayne County Public Information Officer Joel Gillie says the Office of Emergency Services has been monitoring the storm’s impacts. The…read more »

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