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The United Way of Wayne County has raised $705,500 — 83% — of its campaign goal that will go toward helping more than 14,000 people in need during the upcoming year.

Two people were injured in a weekend shooting on Beech Street that also caused more than $11,000 in damage to a group of vehicles.

PIKEVILLE — The Pikeville town board voted unanimously to approve the hiring of its new town manager during a recent called meeting of the board.

Instead of coffee and doughnuts, Funky Fresh Donuts is now serving cocktails in a building alongside its doughnut shop.

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Law enforcement officials are investigating an apparent suicide at Neuse Correctional Institution after an inmate was found dead in his cell Thursday.

The First Presbyterian Church handbell choir will be traveling to the historic Bruton Parish Church in Williamsburg, Virginia, where they will perform an evening candlelight concert of Christmas music on Dec. 16.

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The N.C. Department of Transportation’s long-planned realignment of Central Heights Road has taken another step forward by awarding a contract for work on one part of the project.

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Goldsboro police arrested and charged a Goldsboro man with attempted robbery Wednesday night after the man allegedly threatened a Dudley man at knifepoint.

With the holidays right around the corner, UPS is expecting an increase in the number of packages that will need to be shipped out across the U.S. and overseas.

A Goldsboro man will spend the next 18 years in prison on drug trafficking charges after being sentenced in an investigation into a drug trafficking ring that started in 2018.

Wayne County families in need will receive a special holiday gift from Helping Hands United Mission once again this year in the form of a free turkey dinner.

The N.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner released an autopsy report for a woman who died in a vehicle accident on New Hope Road Sept. 25 that confirmed the cause of death was blunt-force trauma.

A 25-year-old man who was missing more than five weeks and found Sunday in a wooded area in Seven Springs Sunday has been identified by the N.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

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It’s looking lot more like Christmas across Wayne County as the holiday season progresses.

Goldsboro citizens recently rallied together at the front steps of Goldsboro City Hall and held up signs in protest of the increased sewer and water rates as well as the overall increase in the cost of living.

A string of break-ins reported across Wayne County during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend resulted in the theft of weapons, electronics, and banking documents valued at $2,900.

Three Christmas by Candlelight services are planned on Friday and Saturday in the Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall at the University of Mount Olive.

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A 21-year-old Goldsboro man was hospitalized as the result of another shooting reported recently in the Goldsboro city limits.

Edward Howell Wilson Jr., the fourth president of Wayne Community College, is remembered by colleagues and friends as a caring mentor, effective leader and someone who made a difference in the local community.

A rash of break-ins reported across Goldsboro during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend resulted in three arrests and the theft of clothes, tools, appliances and other items valued at more than $6,000.

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A volunteer search team combing the Seven Springs area Sunday uncovered human remains that are pending identification by the N.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The Goldsboro Police Department reported the following charges:

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Goldsboro police have filed more charges against a Wilmington man in connection with a series of armed robberies reported at gas stations across the city that resulted in the theft of more than $1,000 worth of cigarettes.

The Goldsboro High School 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.

Thousands of people filled downtown Goldsboro for the 23rd annual Downtown Lights Up that ushered in the start of the holiday season in the city.

Tawnya Tucker is in need of a Christmas miracle to make Wayne County’s annual Wreaths Across America meet this year’s goal of placing 2,200 wreaths on veterans graves in three area cemeteries.

The Goldsboro City Council received an update on the status of its 2020-21 fiscal year audit and expects the document to be presented in December.

UNC Health Wayne received more positive news about its patient care this month from an independent national watchdog organization.

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Becky Hines has found her calling in FreeHeart Ministry — helping others get past their past.

As many families will gather for Thanksgiving on Thursday, the Community Soup Kitchen of Goldsboro will be setting the table for people in need in the community.

Literacy Connections of Wayne County received an early Christmas gift Monday that its staff hopes will promote the gift of literacy among Wayne County residents.

More people are expected to hit the roads this Thanksgiving holiday weekend than in recent years and lower gas prices are expected to play into increased travel.

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With the holiday season coming up, people across Wayne County need a helping hand, and the annual Wreaths Across America project is answering the call. Tawnya Tucker, location coordinator for Wayne County, is looking for donations for this year’s Wreaths Across America.