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Goldsboro is a city in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 37,051 at the 2012 census estimate. It is the principal city of and is included in the Goldsboro, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area. The nearby town of Waynesboro was founded in 1787 and Goldsboro was incorporated in 1847. It is the county seat of Wayne County. The city is situated in North Carolina's Coastal Plain and is bordered on the south by the Neuse River and the west by the Little River, about 43 miles southwest of Greenville and 55 miles southeast of Raleigh, the state capital and 87 miles northwest of Wilmington in Southeastern North Carolina. Goldsboro is best known as home to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.

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A new study found that the rate of asthma-related emergency department visits is highest in rural eastern North Carolina. ... Goldsboro Pediatrics, which serves about 45,000 patients in eastern N.C., did a survey a few years ago and found that 31 percent of respondents lived in a home with a smoker, ...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. - Ashley HomeStore has a new location in Eastern Carolina and your mattress purchase this weekend can help children and families. The Parrott Group is holding the grand opening of its 16,500 square foot showroom at 211 N. Berkeley Boulevard on Saturday. The grand opening ...

... per hour and disintegrated on impact without ever detonating. The Navy tried to excavate the second bomb, but flooding prevented it from fully doing so. Some uranium and plutonium is still left in the ground. In 2012, North Carolina put up this road marker three miles north of the crash site to commemorate the incident.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A man wanted by the Goldsboro Police Department on child abuse charges was arrested in New Hanover County Friday afternoon. Michael Allen Cornish, 28, is charged with felony child abuse with serious bodily injury. No other details about the incident are known. Cornish is ...
By Claudia Rupich, WRAL reporter & Hannah Webster, WRAL.com editor. Goldsboro, N.C. — Firefighters responded to a large, multiple-alarm industrial fire that broke out around 1:30 p.m. at Eastern Aluminum Supply Co., in Goldsboro, officials said. Smoke was seen billowing from the plant, which is ...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) - After 50 years, a Vietnam War veteran was finally laid to rest in Eastern Carolina today. The remains of Goldsboro native and Air Force navigator Colonel Edgar Felton Davis were brought back to North Carolina on Thursday. Davis' plane was shot down in Laos in 1968. The pilot ...

By Matthew Burns, WRAL.com senior producer/politics editor. Morrisville, N.C. — The remains of a Goldsboro native and North Carolina State University graduate killed in the Vietnam War almost 50 years ago finally returned home Thursday. A military honor guard and dozens of Col. Edgar Felton Davis' ...
By Sloane Heffernan, WRAL anchor/reporter. Goldsboro, N.C. — Family members of murder victims in Goldsboro gathered Tuesday afternoon to protest local violence and unsolved homicide cases. According to the Goldsboro police chief, 28 murder cases in the past 10 years have remained unsolved.
Goldsboro, N.C. — Pink-and-purple boxes filled with free food and toiletries for the taking have been popping up in Goldsboro in recent months, much to the relief of residents in need. "I love it because it helps out a lot of people," said resident Vernon Fason, who found one of the boxes across the street ...
The 32nd annual Battle of the Books competition took place on Friday, March 2, at the Dillard/Goldsboro Alumni Cultural Center with approximately 80 students ... Sponsored by the North Carolina School Library Media Association, Battle of the Books is a quiz bowl type competition, specifically designed for ...
According to law enforcement on the scene, the 2000 Freight Liner was traveling east on N.C. 55 when the truck, driven by Jimmie Jacobs of Raeford, drifted off the right shoulder of 55, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The driver wasn't hurt in the accident. The North Carolina Highway Patrol ...
(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — Governor Roy Cooper has declared this week (March 4 – 10) as Severe Weather Preparedness Week and urges North Carolinians to prepare and practice safety plans in case severe weather strikes. As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week, schools and ...
By CBS North Carolina Published: March 7, 2018, 7:04 am Updated: March 7, 2018, 10:13 am ... GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A Greensboro man is facing 20 counts of child sex charges in connection with abuse that occurred in Wayne County dating back to 2011, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.
(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — The Chancellor of Eastern Carolina University says the school's success is tied to the success of rural eastern North Carolina. ... Goldsboro Daily News staff reserves the right to approve, edit, or delete any comments as they see fit based upon these guidelines.
The truck was heading south on N.C. 581 when it started to drift off the right shoulder and went down into a ditch, where it overturned spilling the asphalt. Traffic through that section had to be rerouted around the crash site. The North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the scene. The dump truck driver, ...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — Police had no difficulty locating an arson suspect when the culprit himself flagged down a patrol car late last week. Investigators said 60-year-old Milford Bass told the officer he set a Murray Street house on fire. In addition to charges of arson, Bass faces one count of ...
Goldsboro, N.C. — The remains of a Goldsboro native and North Carolina State University graduate killed in the Vietnam War almost 50 years ago have been recovered, officials said Friday. Col. Edgar Felton Davis, an Air Force navigator with the 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, was shot down ...

Police say video shows a North Carolina child-care worker grabbing a young boy by the neck and jacket and dragging him from a gymnasium into a classroom. Goldsboro police charged Joshelyn Parker, 25 with misdemeanor child abuse after the incident at the Goldsboro Family YMCA. A police report ...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) - A man was arrested Monday on drug charges in Pikeville after an investigation into the illegal distribution of methamphetamine in the Goldsboro/Wayne County area, deputies said. Joseph W. Blizzard, 42, was charged with four counts of trafficking in methamphetamine and ...
White finished his prep career with 3,573 total points, a North Carolina state scoring record regardless of classification. During his senior season, White scored 1,056 points and averaged 30.2 points 10.3 rebounds, and 9.1 assists per game. This earned the Goldsboro native McDonald's All-American ...
Feminine hygiene products are being collected at the Olympic Karate Center at 2419 E. Ash Street #10 in Goldsboro until March 7th. Donations can be dropped off at the Olympic Karate Center, or a pickup of donations can be arranged. On March 8th, International Women's Day, all donated items collected ...
The family would like to express their appreciation for the compassionate care provided by Dr. James Atkins and his staff during Kay's battle with cancer. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given to Cures for the Colors, SMOC, 203 Cox Blvd., Goldsboro, NC 27534. Online condolences may ...
... Ray Moye and sisters, Mary Ovaleen Alexander, Mildred Pate and Ola Mae Adams. Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 1086 NC Hwy. 111 South, Goldsboro, NC 27530. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Rickman is survived by his wife, Jean Talbott Rickman, to whom he had shared 60 years of marriage; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lynn and Justin Heath of Mount Olive, NC and Brenda and Eugene Strickland of Goldsboro, NC; four grandchildren, Lee Ann Smith and husband, Chad, Jo Ann Smith ...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — Police had no difficulty locating an arson suspect when the culprit himself flagged down a patrol car late last week. Investigators said 60-year-old Milford Bass told the officer he set a Murray Street house on fire. In addition to charges of arson, Bass faces one count of ...
Janice was a valued employee of Ernest Glass Company in Goldsboro for 20 years. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, ... In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Salem United Methodist Church, 2706 Salem Church Road, Goldsboro, NC 27530. Condolences may be sent to the family at ...
... and Eva Grantham McKinley. She is survived by her husband, Eugene Parks; three daughters: Betty Forte, Alean Jackson and Rosemary Pigford and one son, James Parks. Services of compassionate and distinguished class entrusted to J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home & Cremations of Goldsboro, NC.
Police say video shows a North Carolina child-care worker grabbing a young boy by the neck and jacket and dragging him from a gymnasium into a classroom. Goldsboro police charged Joshelyn Parker, 25 with misdemeanor child abuse after the incident at the Goldsboro Family YMCA. A police report ...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) – Wayne County is taking new steps to protect residents from the flu. Friday, the local health department launched “Free Flu Fridays.” The effort to offer free vaccines to residents follows the latest report from state and local health officials that North Carolina may be nearing the ...
By CBS North Carolina Published: February 9, 2018, 6:45 am Updated: February 9, 2018, 5:30 pm ... GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A registered sex offender who was living with the mother of an 11-year-old child in western Wayne County has been charged with raping that child, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's ...
(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — Remember that kid from Massachusetts who stole the show during Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl halftime performance? Well, turns out he grew up in North Carolina. 13 year old Ryan ... A Downtown Goldsboro landmark is marking a decade of new life.
Two suspects are arrested on drug-dealing charges during an operation in Kinston. The Lenoir County Sheriff's Office reports narcotics and Community Crime Reduction Team detectives concluded an investigation on Carrie Hill Road with a search warrant at a residence. During the search, officers report ...
Goldsboro, N.C. — A Seymour Johnson Air Force Base airman charged with running over a boy was released Thursday after posting bond. Police said a 5-year-old boy was crossing Berkeley Boulevard with his mother around 7 p.m. Monday when he was hit by a vehicle driven by Russell Dinkins, 23, ...
According to the latest figures from the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Wayne County's seasonally unadjusted jobless rate dropped to 5% in December. That's down from the ... There's one more week for local teens to apply for summer work through the City of Goldsboro. Friday, February 9th, is ...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Health officials in North Carolina say another 20 people have died from the flu, pushing the death toll for the season to 95. In addition to the weekly report, the state Department of Health and Human Services says seven people who died in previous weeks were found to have had the ...
Goldsboro Mayor Chuck Allen read the city's proclamation for Black History Month at the last meeting of the Goldsboro City Council. In addition to the official proclamation, ... (NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- Duke Energy customers lashed out at the utility's plans to hike rates. The utility's proposal ...
An active-duty member of the U.S. Air Force faces charges of felony hit and run and obstructing an investigation after hitting a 5-year-old boy with his vehicle and fleeing the scene, Goldsboro police say. More charges are expected against 23-year-old Russell Charles Dinkins, of Best Street in Goldsboro, ...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. -- The Church of Creativity, an Austrailian based group that promotes white supremacist ideals, has taken credit for fliers found throughout Goldsboro recently. According to residents, the fliers proclaiming "It's ALRIGHT to be WHITE", followed by phrases such as "YOU have no need to ...
The Goldsboro Police Department announced the arrest of three people, who have been charged with attempted murder. Jalen Taylor, 17, of Goldsboro, Dezhar Howell, 16, of Goldsboro and Kaniesha Cooper, 16, of Dudley were arrested and are each facing attempted murder charges in an incident that ...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — An elderly Wayne County couple died Friday morning when their mobile home caught fire. ... Taylor said the North Carolina State Fire Marshal's Office also sent a representative, and Wayne County Sheriff Larry Pierce and several deputies were on site Friday afternoon.
1 to 3 inches of snow likely in central NC Wednesday ... Based on the latest forecast data, it appears most of central North Carolina will see between one and three inches of snow Wednesday. The higher end of that ... That would include locations near Wilson, Goldsboro, Southern Pines, and Fayetteville.
GOLDSBORO, NC (WITN) - Goldsboro police are investigating the crash that claimed a local woman's life. Vera Watkins, 64, of Goldsboro was killed when her SUV crashed late Monday morning. Police say witnesses saw Watkins driving fast northbound on Spence Ave. She then crossed over the center ...
Frederick, an alumnae of N.C. Wesleyan's Goldsboro Campus, began working with the Goldsboro team in May of 2017 as the campus support specialist. She recently was promoted to recruiting and advising coordinator. In her new role, Frederick is responsible for recruiting prospective students to the ...
Three charged with stealing from NC DOT in Wayne Co. ... GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WITN) - Three people are now behind bars after the Wayne County Sheriff's Office says they stole property from the North Carolina ... On Sunday, the NC DOT reported property valued at $102,730.10 was stolen, deputies said.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) – The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged a Goldsboro man with the rape of a child. Anthony Allen, 42, is accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 15. Allen faces a list of charges including statutory rape of a child under the age of 15, statutory ...
A much-heralded winter storm roaring up the East Coast left powdery snow on the Triangle and most of Eastern North Carolina overnight, closing schools, covering roads and dropping temperatures into the ... To the east, six inches also fell in Nashville, near Rocky Mount, and three inches fell in Goldsboro.
North Carolina still may see some snow and even ice before the week ends, according to the latest forecasts. Although chances for a wintry ... Some light freezing rain or a wintry mix is possible late tonight and Wednesday morning, mainly from Fayetteville & Goldsboro south and east. If ice accretion occurs, ...
Multiple agencies responded to a house fire and arrived to find flames and heavy smoke engulfing the home. WTVD. Brian Rainey. Saturday, December 23, 2017. GOLDSBORO, North Carolina (WTVD) --. Multiple agencies responded to a house fire and arrived to find flames and heavy smoke engulfing the home.
GOLDSBORO, NC (WITN) - The Goldsboro Police Department is investigating a homicide they say occurred along North James Street. ... His death is being investigated as a homicide and anyone with information should contact Goldsboro Police or Wayne County Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255.
Goldsboro, N.C. — The remains of a Goldsboro native and North Carolina State University graduate killed in the Vietnam War almost 50 years ago have been recovered, officials said Friday. Col. Edgar Felton Davis, an Air Force navigator with the 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, was shot down ...


 

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