The Christmas season is in full swing, and although some people have already put up a tree, others are looking around for a fresh-cut one for their home or office.
Many North Carolinians breathed a sigh of relief last week when the GOP-led legislature and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper came to terms on a budget for the new biennium.
Goldsboro High School’s auditorium will be filled with the sounds of festival holiday music Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during the annual Choral Showcase for Wayne County public school students.
Shawn Harding, N.C. Farm Bureau president, was listening to the radio while driving down from Raleigh Monday night to speak at the Wayne County Farm-City Week Banquet.
Ed Stevens, a lifelong Grantham farmer, and Howard Scott, former director of the Wayne County Cooperative Extension Service, are the newest members of the Wayne County Agricultural Hall of Fame.
The University of Mount Olive through the Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center is working with area leaders on campus and across eastern North Carolina to complete an economic development analysis survey for the Mount Olive area.
NEW YORK — The National Retail Federation, the nation’s largest retail trade group, expects that holiday sales gain could shatter last year’s record-breaking season even as a snarled global supply chain slows the flow of goods and results in higher prices for a broad range of items.
Wayne County public school administrators and the county board of education plan to reward educators, school teachers and staff for their extra efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
House Minority Whip Raymond Smith Jr. voted last week for the new state budget — but he quickly issued a list of reasons why he believed the budget fell short.
While many people in Wayne County will be sitting down to turkey and all the fixings with family on Thanksgiving, there will be some in the community who would go hungry on this holiday if not for the Community Soup Kitchen of Goldsboro.
A Pikeville man was charged with stealing an Xbox Series S, a PlayStation 4, a controller for each gaming system, and a Wi-Fi router after allegedly breaking and entering a Goldsboro home on Astor Court.
Ja’Shawn Faire, founder of Hope for Goldsboro, wants to provide Thanksgiving to 500 people from all walks of life this year.
A school shooting threat and a second threat of violence Friday against Charles B. Aycock High have been determined to be hoaxes in an attempt to incite fear.
Some Wayne County children may not have anything under the Christmas tree if not for the efforts of donors and volunteers with the Empty Stocking Fund.
Norwayne Alumni and Friends Inc., a nonprofit community organization in Fremont, is now offering CPR training to area residents in an effort to offer life-saving techniques to people living in northern Wayne County.
Megan Houston, former retail sales manager for U.S. Cellular in Wilson, has been named sales manager of the company’s retail location on North Berkeley Boulevard.
U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield announced Thursday what he called a “difficult decision” to retire at the end of his term and not seek reelection to the 118th Congress in 2022.
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a school shooting threat involving Charles B. Aycock High School that was made Wednesday on social media.
For those in Wayne County who may not have much to eat at Thanksgiving, members of the Community Harvest Outreach program are providing all the fixings for a holiday meal.
A Goldsboro man was charged with attempted murder Tuesday after a 37-year-old man was found shot in the head in the front yard of a South Slocumb Street home.
Santa Claus is coming to towns across Wayne County starting this Saturday, and he is heralding the return of Christmas parades after a hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
There’s still time to go by the local farmers market and pick up some fresh produce, honey, jams and even various craft items — some for the holidays.