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WCPS Waits For Guidance While Planning 2020 Graduations

Wayne County Public Schools is sharing the following message regarding graduation plans with high school seniors and parents: Class of 2020 Graduation Planning:¬† Since school buildings were closed in March, our seniors have lost the opportunity to attend prom, take part in senior trips, participate in school sports, and be able to socialize with teachers and

Lions Club To Assist Visually Impaired During COVID-19

The Goldsboro Host Lions Club is working to assist the over 400 visually impaired persons in Wayne County during the coronavirus pandemic. In an interview with Kay-Tee on Goldsboro’s Greatest Hits 1150 and 98.3, Zachary Lilly with the Goldsboro Host Lions Club talked about the organization’s COVID-19 Response. The goal is to provide the essential

Governor: N.C. Schools To Remain Closed Remainder Of School Year

All North Carolinians have been impacted by the coronavirus in some way, especially children and their parents and teachers.  Gov. Roy Cooper began Friday’s press conference by acknowledging the difficult and confusing times for children. Gov. Cooper said the state has made the difficult decision to continue remote learning for North Carolina’s K-12 public schools

WCPS Shares Updates On Grading, Remote Learning

Wayne County Public Schools is sharing the following update with families Friday afternoon: Final Grades & Remote Learning: Over the past two days, several major announcements have come out of Raleigh regarding public education. Yesterday, the State Board of Education approved policy updates regarding final grades for students K -11. The following resources and an FAQ have

Wayne County Provides Update On Neuse Correctional Institute

Many residents have been concerned with the recent spike in positive COVID-19 cases after the North Carolina Department of Public Safety enacted a proactive mass testing of the entire offender population at Neuse Correctional starting on April 15. Currently, there are 465 inmates that have tested positive for COVID-19 and one death has been reported.

Neuse Correctional Inmate Dies Of COVID-19

An offender housed at Neuse Correctional Institution who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by COVID-19. This is the second coronavirus death of an individual in custody at a North Carolina state prison. “Any death is a tragedy, and we are doing our best to

Daniels & Daniels, WCC To Feed The Frontlines

Daniels and Daniels Construction Company and Wayne Community College will be ‚ÄúFeeding the Frontlines‚ÄĚ this week. This Friday, April 24, first responders, EMS and healthcare professionals are invited to the Wayne Community College campus for a meal of BBQ chicken and more. The scheduled meal times are as follows: Hospital workers from 11:30 AM 12:30

Goldsboro License Plate Agency Office Reopens Monday

The License Plate Agency Office on E. Ash Street in Goldsboro will reopen for the public on Monday, April 27. The office had been closed for a remodeling project that will take into account new social distancing measures for customers and staff.  The local license plate agency originally planned to reopen on April 29, but

North Carolina extends stay-home order until May 8th

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) ‚ÄĒ North Carolina‚Äôs governor is extending the state‚Äôs stay-home order by about a week while also creating a phased plan to gradually reopen businesses. Gov. Roy Cooper said Thursday that he will extend his stay-home order that also restricts non-essential businesses until May 8. It had previously been set to run through