Jackson Forssberg is a fighter — and that’s exactly what the 336th Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is looking for.
The Goldsboro City Council voted 4-2 to adopt its fiscal 2021-22 budget that includes a 3-cent increase in property taxes but holds the line on water and sewer fees.
RALEIGH — More than 30 North Carolina towns and cities — including Mount Olive — would have their local elections moved from the fall to early next year because of delays in census data in legislation given final General Assembly approval this week.
Col. Steve Lanier, commander of the 916th Air Refueling Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, said when the last KC-135 left the wing in February 2020, it was a sad sight to see the flightline empty of the big tankers.
The Wayne County commissioners have begun the search for an architect to design a combined facility for the Health Department and the Department of Social Services.
The Rev. Howard E. McNair’s 56-year career at New Stoney Hill United Holy Church has come to an end as a rare form of cancer has silenced his preaching forever. He died Tuesday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.
The Goldsboro City Council failed to gain enough support for a proposed 15% water and sewer rate hike Monday as part of its fiscal 2021-22 budget that could be voted on as early as Friday.
Two local 2021 high school graduates have received military-related scholarships to further their education, Wayne County Public Schools announced.
PIKEVILLE — Loud bangs, crackles and pops will fill the skies of the town on July 3 as the community gathers to celebrate Independence Day, which falls on a Sunday this year.
Alonzo Lerone has looked up strange outdated laws for every state, found headstones with comical — and sometimes odd — sayings on them and tasted some weird food combinations.
The N.C. Department of Transportation will have outreach meetings in June across the state, including one in Wilson, in an effort to draw more minority-owned and woman-owned businesses for state transportation contracts.
Several Goldsboro residents decried the city’s proposed 2021-22 budget that includes a 3-cent property tax increase and 15% increase in water and sewer fees.
Visitors to the Charles B. Aycock Birthplace state historic site will be able to learn about farm life in the 19th century during a program Saturday.
Students who graduate from North Carolina high schools in 2021 and choose to attend a North Carolina community college in the fall may be eligible for a Longleaf Commitment Grant that covers the cost of tuition and fees.
The Wayne County Board of Education approved the addition of the Wayne School of Technical Arts at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base starting in the fall of 2022.
The 225 newest graduates of Eastern Wayne High School reflected not only on the challenges of completing their senior year amid a pandemic, but also on what they learned about perseverance and persistence.
DUDLEY — Carson Daly stood before Southern Wayne High’s 168 graduating seniors in the Saints gymnasium Tuesday morning and said “while our class has gone through hardships, the hardships do not define us.”
A Snow Hill woman who was on her phone while driving along Ash Street was involved in an accident Tuesday that caused her SUV to collide with a BMW, strike a utility pole and overturn.
SEVEN SPRINGS — Denisse Romero-Avila stood before Spring Creek High’s 154 graduating seniors and said commencement felt like a “great accomplishment” during Saturday’s ceremony in the Gators football stadium.
Recent rainfall of 2 inches within a 30-minute period resulted in more than 8,250 gallons of sewage spilling from the Mount Olive treatment plant into the headwaters of the Northeast Cape Fear River.