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Wayne County Closings for Thanksgiving

Wayne County Closings for Thanksgiving

The following schedule changes will be taking place this week in observance of Thanksgiving: County of Wayne Government Offices closed Thursday, November 24, 2022, and Friday, November 25, 2022. Offices will re-open Monday, November 28, 2022, for normal business hours. All branches of the Wayne County Public Library will close at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday,…read more »

Thanksgiving Safety Campaign Has Simple Message: Buckle Up. It Could Save Your Life

Thanksgiving Safety Campaign Has Simple Message: Buckle Up. It Could Save Your Life

Please buckle up if you’re driving or riding anywhere this Thanksgiving. That’s the message coming from the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program as part of this year’s Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket campaign. “This is traditionally one of the busiest times for travel, but we want people to get where they’re going safely,” said Mark…read more »

Wayne County Department of Social Services Celebrates National Adoption Day

Wayne County Department of Social Services Celebrates National Adoption Day

The Wayne County Department of Social Services is celebrating National Adoption Day by wearing green and inviting the public to learn more about adoption and foster care. National Adoption Day is a collective effort to raise awareness of all the children waiting to be adopted from foster care in the United States. National Adoption Day…read more »

Seven Springs Christmas Parade

Seven Springs Christmas Parade

The streets of Seven Springs were full of smiles and laughter Saturday afternoon as people waited for the start of the first Wayne County Christmas Parade. The public started to gather early to find that perfect spot while the children lined the streets to fill containers with candy. With perfect weather, family and friends seemed…read more »

Bell Re-Elected to House Majority Leader

Bell Re-Elected to House Majority Leader

The NC House Republican Caucus has unanimously re-elected Representative John Bell (R-Wayne) as their House Majority Leader for the 2023-2024 legislative session. He was first elected to the position in 2016. “I am very grateful to have the continued support and trust of my Republican colleagues to serve as their Majority Leader,” said Rep. Bell. “I am excited…read more »

Rosewood Eagles are Soaring

Rosewood Eagles are Soaring

The Rosewood Eagles sports program is soaring through the playoffs. The men’s soccer team left Saturday morning with a police escort and a caravan of fans to play in the NCHSAA Soccer Championship game. The game is being played at Truist Soccer Complex. The Eagles with face off against Christ the King. The football team…read more »

UNC Health Wayne Awarded ‘A’ Hospital Safety from Leapfrog Group

UNC Health Wayne Awarded ‘A’ Hospital Safety from Leapfrog Group

UNC Health Wayne received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for the 3rdconsecutive reporting period. This national distinction celebrates UNC Health Wayne’s achievements in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and errors. “We are so proud to have been awarded another “A” from the Leapfrog Group” says Jessie L. Tucker III, UNC Health Wayne…read more »

Town of Pikeville Restores Fiscal Health, in Line to Regain Control of Finances

Town of Pikeville Restores Fiscal Health, in Line to Regain Control of Finances

The town of Pikeville, once considered among the most financially troubled government units in North Carolina, has made such an impressive recovery that it soon could regain administrative control of its finances from the state. Deputy Treasurer Sharon Edmundson, who is director of the Department of State Treasurer’s (DST) State and Local Government Finance Division…read more »

Search Warrant Leads to Heroin Trafficking Suspect

Search Warrant Leads to Heroin Trafficking Suspect

On Nov. 15, 2022, at approximately 9:41 a.m., Goldsboro Police Department’s Housing Unit executed a search warrant at two locations with the assistance of the Goldsboro Police Department’s Emergency Response Team. The first search warrant was executed at the Econolodge Motel, Room 222, which is located at 704 Corporate Drive. Suspected marijuana, heroin, methamphetamines, and…read more »

Santa to Visit Seven Springs

Santa to Visit Seven Springs

This Saturday November 19, the jolly old fellow in the red suit will be making a visit to the town of Seven Springs for their annual Christmas Parade. The parade will begin at 3 p.m.  Come early to claim a  beautiful spot to watch the parade. The town officials are collecting unwrap toys that day…read more »

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