Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Local News

 
Tractor-Trailer Rolls Onto Passenger Vehicle Near Mount Olive (PHOTO GALLERY)

Tractor-Trailer Rolls Onto Passenger Vehicle Near Mount Olive (PHOTO GALLERY)

Late Monday morning, firefighters from Smith Chapel and an EMS unit were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle crash on NC 55 West between Shady Grove Road and Old Harvey Sutton Road. The crash involved an SUV passenger vehicle and an overturned 18-wheeler log truck. Luckily, no one was seriously injured in this…

Local Sports

 
Basketball: C.B. Aycock Sweeps Goldsboro

Basketball: C.B. Aycock Sweeps Goldsboro

Photo and article from Laieke Abebe Both C.B. Aycock basketball teams got the job done on Friday night at Goldsboro. In the girls’ game, the Golden Falcons used a huge fourth-quarter run to pull away and win, 47-28. The Cougars were outscored 17-2 in the final eight minutes against their county foes.  Goldsboro (0-3) remains…

Crime

Suspect Arrested For August Shooting Incident Near Berkeley Blvd.

Suspect Arrested For August Shooting Incident Near Berkeley Blvd.

(GDN) — A suspect is arrested for a summertime shooting in Goldsboro. The Goldsboro Police Department reports 30-year-old Demoris S.Thompson of Goldsboro was taken into custody Friday during a traffic stop. Thompson had been identified as a suspect in the August 11th “rolling shooting” in the area of Berkeley Boulevard. The incident ended in the…

Education

WCC’s Combs Shares Research On Human Trafficking Techniques

WCC’s Combs Shares Research On Human Trafficking Techniques

Dr. Marielle A. Combs, a registered nurse and Wayne Community College nursing instructor, was selected to present to two national audiences on her research related to human trafficking. Combs conducted the research, titled “Human Trafficking: Empowering Healthcare Providers and Community Partners as Advocates for Victims,” for her doctoral project. She recently earned a Doctor of Nursing…

Government

City Manager Talks Recent Employee Resignations

City Manager Talks Recent Employee Resignations

(GDN) — How come Goldsboro’s department heads appear to keep heading for greener pastures?  With several high-profile departures from the city in recent weeks and months, Goldsboro City Manager Tim Salmon addressed the rash of employee resignations and what is being done to stop the turnover at the last city council meeting. Salmon noted resignations…

Obituaries

Willie A. Stokes

Willie A. Stokes

December 4, 2021, 56, Dudley – Mr. Willie A. Stokes, 56, passed on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Goldsboro, NC. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Services of compassionate and distinguished class entrusted to J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations of Goldsboro.

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