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Queen of the Fair

Queen of the Fair

The Queen of the 73rd Wayne Regional Agriculture fair is Sydney Norris, a student at Wayne Community College. 1st Runner Up Sarah Parks (Wayne Prep), 2nd Runner Up Megan Casey (UMO), and 3rd Runner Up Kasey Vann (ECU).  Pictured in the Group Photo:  Megan Casey (2nd Runner UP), Grace Webster (2019 Queen), Queen Sydney Norris, Sarah Parks (1st Runner UP),…read more »

Rain & Wind Through Saturday

Rain & Wind Through Saturday

As Hurricane Ian makes landfall in South Carolina, the wind and rain will continue through Saturday. As they pass through local authorities want to remind everyone that water will collect rapidly on the roads and traffic signals may be out. Please proceed with caution and treat non-working traffic lights as a four-way stop sign. The…read more »

Hurricane Ian Update

Hurricane Ian Update

As of 11 am, The National Weather Service says the center of Hurricane Ian is located 60 miles east-southeast of Charleston, SC, and continues to push rain bands up through central NC. Expect rainfall intensity and maximum winds to continue to increase as Ian’s circulation moves into NC later this evening. Ian is moving toward…read more »

High School Football Week 7

High School Football Week 7

As Hurricane Ian approaches the Carolinas, local football teams took the fields Thursday night. Here are the scores for week 7 of high school football. C.B. Aycock 34 South Johnson 28 Goldsboro 0 Beddingfield 36 Hobbton 13 Rosewood 41 Hunt 41 Southern Wayne 12 North Johnston 30 Spring Creek 12 Eastern Wayne 12 Princeton 49read more »

WCPS Closed Friday

WCPS Closed Friday

In preparation for tropical storm conditions from Ian which may result in unsafe road conditions and the need for emergency shelters to open, WCPS is taking the following steps: All schools will be CLOSED for students and staff on Friday, September 30. All athletic events, practices, driver’s education programs, SAT testing, and any other scheduled…read more »

Four Victims Shot Overnight

Four Victims Shot Overnight

On Sept. 27, 2022, at approximately 11:05 p.m., Goldsboro Police Department’s “C” Shift responded to the area of the 1200 block of Olivia Lane in reference to a ShotSpotter alert. Three shooting victims were located on the scene and transported by EMS to UNC Health Wayne. A fourth victim was transported by POV to UNC…read more »

Fair Exhibits Showcase Local Talent

Fair Exhibits Showcase Local Talent

The Staff and volunteers were very busy Wednesday afternoon as people began bringing in their fair exhibits for display at the fair. Students, teachers, along with some local businesses were busy setting up their booths. Photos by GDN Photographer Bobby Williamsread more »

Burglary Injures Two

Burglary Injures Two

On Sept. 28, 2022, at approximately 6:09 a.m., Goldsboro Police Department’s “D” shift officers responded to a First Degree Burglary in the 900 Block of Hugh Street. Once on scene, officers discovered that an altercation had taken place between the suspect 26-year-old Rakeem Hasad Pipkin, and the victim, 26-year-old Kayla Kayshon Price, resulting in them…read more »

Goldsboro Widening Project Requires Temporary Detour

Goldsboro Widening Project Requires Temporary Detour

The ongoing widening of North William Street will require a monthlong detour for drivers headed south onto U.S. 117. The detour tentatively will start Saturday. With rain in Saturday’s forecast, however, the N.C. Department of Transportation contractor may push back the closure and detour to start Sunday or Monday, when it’s dry again. When the…read more »

Pedestrian Hit On Berkeley

Pedestrian Hit On Berkeley

On Sept. 27, 2022, at approximately 8:53 a.m., the Goldsboro Police and Fire departments and Wayne County EMS were dispatched to a traffic crash with injuries involving a pedestrian. This crash occurred on N. Berkeley Boulevard at Cashwell Drive. A pedestrian, Patricia Pope of LaGrange, was crossing Berkeley Boulevard at Cashwell Drive. A vehicle driven…read more »

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