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Four Norwayne Middle School students designed and built a blessing box in an effort to provide canned food, toiletries and other items to people in need.

The Salvation Army’s annual barbecue fundraiser will be held Thursday, and more people than ever are needed to purchase a plate this year to help send local children to camp.

Ministers from three local churches will share their views about building bridges and respecting people with different beliefs during the Annual Interfaith Breakfast Saturday at the Goldsboro Event Center.


MOUNT OLIVE — More than 1,300 high school Future Farmers of America and 4-H members from across North Carolina were at the University of Mount Olive for the fifth annual AgFest Thursday to promote and celebrate awareness of agriculture and other academic opportunities at the university.

The city of Goldsboro, developers and business leaders brought home several awards recognizing innovation and downtown revitalization during the 2019 North Carolina Main Street conference.

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When Hurricane Matthew hit Wayne County, floodwater rose to the door of Melinda Malinowski’s house, deep enough for her family of eight to paddle across in a raft.

More than 1,600 seventh-graders converged on the Maxwell Center on Thursday for the third annual STEM Fair, an acronym which stands for science, technology, engineering and math. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce’s Wayne Education Network, it provided an opportunity to check out student p…


The seats at the Paramount Theatre were well on their way to being filled with nonperishable foods, personal hygiene items, paper products and clothes during the first day of the second annual Fill the Theatre fundraiser.

Edward and Stacy Miller moved to Wayne County in 2004 when he was stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. After his retirement, they decided to remain here, mainly because of Edgewood Community Developmental School, which serves special needs children in the Wayne County public school system.

When classmates O.J. Anderson, C.J. Battle and Demarrius Turnage arrived at Maxwell Center for the Middle School Career Fair on Wednesday morning, they had no idea they’d be transported into the role of doctor.

People working to make a difference in the community will be recognized Friday during the 45th annual Human Relations Banquet.

A Dudley man was arrested for attempted murder after allegedly shooting and injuring his uncle Monday night.


Residents concerned about flooding, traffic congestion and declining property values voiced their opposition to a proposed three-story apartment complex along Cuyler Best Road during a Monday public hearing.

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Growth in the Wayne County Department of Social Services is expected to continue over the next five to 10 years — growth that Wayne County commissioners want to address by finding new and larger quarters for the department that is currently spread across three buildings.

Kay Cooke of Goldsboro is the newest member of the Wayne Community College board of trustees. She was appointed to the seat by Gov. Roy Cooper.

The best defense against communicable diseases can be boiled down to one thing, says the manager of the program at the Wayne County Health Department — wash your hands.

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominees considered invaluable team members for the 2019 Linda Murray Administrative Professional of the Year award


Wilber’s Barbecue closed indefinitely Thursday afternoon after the North Carolina Department of Revenue seized the business for unpaid taxes.


It’s Friday afternoon, and the lunch crowd filing into Mae’s Restaurant in Seven Springs has had to find parking away from the restaurant’s Main Street location where work crews are busy preparing the street for resurfacing.