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Waddell settles down, pilots Jets past Kinston

Wayne County builds seven-run advantage through five innings, emerges victorious at the ECAP on Thursday evening.

Free COVID-19 testing site in Seven Springs Tuesday and Thursday

The Wayne County Health Department and WayneUNC Health Care are offering free COVID-19 tests in Seven Springs on Tuesday, July 7, and Thursday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m...

WCPS administrators roll out survey forms

Seek feedback from parents to help find direction as new school year is set to begin approximately Aug. 17.

Three Wayne County residents die from COVID-19

Death toll now at 29, according to WCHD reports.
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Kylie Bunch
Southern Wayne grad Bunch among scholarship recipients
Plans to study agriculture at NC State.
DMV fees increase July 1
RALEIGH – A number of N.C. Division of Motor Vehicle fees will increase, effective July 1. As mandated by state law, the DMV is …
Henry Todd Miller
ACE Team assists NC Wildlife authorities in arrest of Mount Olive man
Found in possession of drug paraphernalia and suspected methamphetamine.
COVID-19 death toll rises in Wayne County
Two individuals in their 70s with underlying medical conditions passed away mid-June.
Fireworks will still light up the night sky in Benson on July 4, but town leaders are asking people to enjoy the show from their backyards or in smaller groups.
Burgin co-authors bill to protect July Fourth parades
A bill to allow communities to conduct July Fourth parades in spite of the current executive order prohibiting mass gatherings of more …
The History Channel comes to Wayne County
Will film footage of Goldsboro for the show "It's How You Get Here."
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Sweet corn season will be here soon

One of the highlights of summer is enjoying fresh corn on the cob. Sweet corn is a popular vegetable for many of our summer cookout meals. You will soon be able to find sweet corn available locally …

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