Incumbent state Sen. Milton F. “Toby” Fitch won the Democratic primary for Senatorial District 4 against opponent state House Rep. Raymond Smith, of Goldsboro.

MOUNT OLIVE — Mayor Kenneth Talton was reelected to office by a razor-thin margin and two newcomers will join the town board following the results of the Tuesday municipal election.

Incumbent Chris West and three newcomers secured enough votes in Tuesday’s primary election to head to the November general election where the four candidates will battle for two seats on the Wayne County Board of Education.

The Goldsboro Police Department reported the following charges:

An airman was named one of the top 22 volunteers in North Carolina by Gov. Roy Cooper for her work in helping Wayne County children and improving conditions at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.

Wayne County Public Schools recently announced its individual Teacher of the Year awards for schools in the district.

Wayne County is officially searching for a new county manager.

A bomb threat that someone made over the phone Tuesday caused some tense moments at Wayne UNC Health Care.

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The city of Goldsboro proposed 2022-23 fiscal year budget holds the line on property taxes but includes an increase in garbage fees and already approved water and sewer rate hikes.

Wayne County residents will join the fight against cancer during the annual Relay for Life Friday at the Wayne County fairgrounds.

Wayne County deputies arrested a third suspect Friday in connection with the case of a man who was set on fire last month.

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An argument that happened Saturday between two Wayne County men left one dead.

Former Polly Watson Volunteer Fire Department Chief James Radford died in the line of duty February as the result of a heart attack according to a report from the N.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Goldsboro police are investigating a pair of shootings that happened Friday, one of which sent a Goldsboro man to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.

One-stop early voting in advance of Tuesday’s statewide primary election for county, state and national offices got off to somewhat of a slow start, but picked up steam in its closing days.

The Goldsboro Police Department reported the following charge:

A Dudley man who was visiting family in Goldsboro was wounded in a daylight drive-by shooting Thursday and police are looking for the person who pulled the trigger.

MOUNT OLIVE — Mount Olive residents are not likely to see increases in their property tax and utility bills under the town of Mount Olive’s draft budget for fiscal year 2022-23.

This week is National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week and Wayne UNC Health Care staff have reason to celebrate after receiving its second consecutive A grade for patient safety from a nationally-known hospital watchdog organization.

An assistant principal with 15 years of education experience has been hired as principal of North Carolina’s first-of-its-kind Wayne School of Technical Arts at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.

Military members, veterans and their families can apply to receive one of 10 Military Service Scholarships available from Western Governors University North Carolina.

University of North Carolina System could be forced to refund portions of fees charged to students across the state in spring 2020, depending on the outcome of a case heard Tuesday morning at the N.C. Court of Appeals.

ROCKY MOUNT — The FBI, U.S. Marshals and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are part of a federal, state and local task force formed to target a violent crime spree in Rocky Mount that has led to back-to-back killings in the city and left adults and a 9-year-old boy woun…

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the following charges:

After the well-publicized leak of a draft decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, it appears a majority of the court could overturn the current federal precedent — as laid out in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

Col. Lucas J. Teel assumed command of the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base from Col. Kurt C. Helphinstine in a ceremony Wednesday.

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FREMONT — The results of a forensic audit launched by the town of Fremont in September have been turned over to state authorities with its contents remaining closed to public inspection.

Jamie Cox, recognized for caring for students and listening to the opinions of others, was named the Wayne County Public Schools 2022-23 Teacher of the Year.

A Goldsboro man already jailed was charged Monday with felony child abuse related to an alleged incident reported in March involving a 2-month-old boy.

Children and adults will get the chance to see up close armored vehicles, a helicopter and military fire truck along with a host of vehicles at the 5th annual Touch-a-Truck at the Wayne County fairgrounds Saturday.

The Goldsboro Police Department reported the following charges:

A Mount Olive man was charged with child abuse after going to work and leaving his two young children at home alone.

A female employee was robbed at gunpoint Saturday afternoon at Breaker’s gas station in the Eastgate shopping center off Berkeley Boulevard.

Law enforcement officers from across eastern North Carolina stopped in Goldsboro Friday as part of an annual bicycle ride to Washington, D.C., that honors officers who died in the line of duty.

An Ayden town manager with 17 years of municipal management experience has been hired as assistant city manager for the city of Goldsboro.

Wayne County Public Schools is one of more than two dozen districts across the state set to receive a share of nearly $400 million in new state lottery-funded grant awards for school construction, renovation projects and other capital improvements.

Letter carriers with the United States Postal Service are helping feed the hungry with a food drive that’s been going on for 30 years.

Rising costs for the operation of Wayne County Emergency Medical Services led the Wayne County Board of Commissioners to take up the topic of subscription-based billing for ambulance services during its meeting Tuesday.

BOARD OF HEALTHThe Wayne County Board of Health will meet at 12:15 p.m. May 11 in the third floor conference room at the Wayne County Health Department, 301 N. Herman St.