After being held virtually last year, Reading Between the Wines will be an in-person event this year.
Applications are being accepted for the Ag Producer of the Year and the Ag Advocate of the Year awards to be presented Oct. 18 during the annual Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Agricultural Luncheon at the Maxwell Center.
Wayne County’s corn, tobacco, soybean, sweet potato, wheat, cotton and peanut harvests are anticipated to pump more than $87 million into the county’s economy this year.
“While He was in one of the cities, behold, there was a man covered with leprosy; and when he saw Jesus, he fell on his face and implored Him, saying, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.” — Luke 5:12 (NIV)
Wayne County property owners should be braced for higher tax bills, and those with property inside the corporate limits of Goldsboro and Fremont can expect an even higher tax bill.
DUDLEY — About 45 minutes before students were allowed to enter the building at Brogden Middle School on the first day of the school year, cars were already lined up in the parking lot.
Nominations are being accepted for the Wayne County Historical Association’s Wall of Fame, which honors residents who have made lasting contributions to the area.
To reduce the number of students having to quarantine at home because of COVID-19, the Wayne County Board of Education voted 6-1 at a special called meeting Aug. 17 to make masking a requirement for prekindergarten through 12th grade.
A Wayne County legislator and 54 other state Republican House members signed a letter opposing vaccine mandates for health care workers at hospitals in the state.
The North Carolina Forest Service, the N.C. Urban Forest Council and N.C. Cooperative Extension are hosting a series of daylong workshops for municipalities and communities across eastern North Carolina.
“Peter replied, ‘Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.’ ”
The filing period for candidates seeking elected office in nonpartisan races in November closed with political hopefuls seeking seats in Seven Springs, Pikeville, Walnut Creek and in five of the Wayne County sanitary districts.
With baby boomers aging out of the nursing workforce, the University of Mount Olive is stepping up to help make sure there are enough nurses in Wayne County and surrounding communities in the future.
Thirteen high school students from across North Carolina gathered July 13-15 at the University of Mount Olive for the 2021 Supervised Agricultural Experience Institute.
House Majority Leader John Bell objected last week to a requirement that all workers at state health care facilities be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by the end of September or face possible termination.
Wayne County’s public schools will not open normally this year like they did in the fall of 2019, says Marcia Manning, the school system’s assistant superintendent of student support services.
Melissa Throm wants to help the people of Wayne County protect the things and people they care about. She’s doing it by opening her own insurance business — Melissa Throm, State Farm Insurance Agency.
The N.C. Wildlife Federation named House Majority Leader John Bell its Legislator of the Year and Rick Sasser of Goldsboro as its Marine Resource Conservationist of the Year as part of its 57th annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards.
With giant white ceremonial checks in hand, the state fire marshal made a special trip to Wayne County to recognize 13 volunteer fire departments that received North Carolina Volunteer Fire Department grants from the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
Patty Pfeiffer, a Wayne Community College vice president, has been selected as interim president as the board of trustees searches for its seventh president.
Callie Thornton, a recent graduate of North Duplin Jr./Sr. High School, has been named the North Carolina District Exchange Club Youth of the Year.