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Posted on: September 15, 2022

SunTree Establishes Manufacturing in Wayne County

SunTree Snack Foods

Today, Governor Cooper announced that SunTree Snack Foods is establishing an East Coast manufacturing site in Goldsboro, creating 94 new jobs and investing $10.1 million in Wayne County. 

"SunTree Snacks has made a great decision to establish...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Sara Larson Promoted to Wayne County Human Resources Director

Sara Larson

Wayne County has promoted Sara Larson to human resources director, filling the vacancy as Human Resources Director Ginger Moore moves to the assistant county manager position. Larson will start her new role on October 1, 2022, with an annual salary of $10...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

InfinityLink Awarded $2.6 Million for Broadband Expansion in Wayne County

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Yesterday, Governor Roy Cooper announced that InfinityLink Communications has been selected to receive $2,691,142 of funding under the Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) Grant program to expand broadband in Wayne County. The GREAT g...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Ginger Moore Selected as Wayne County Assistant Manager

Headshot of Ginger Moore

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to offer the assistant county manager position to Human Resources Director Ginger Moore. Moore accepted the position and will start her new role on October 1, 2022, with an annual salary of $135,00...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Groundbreaking Held for Fremont Elementary School

Group poses with shovels at groundbreaking for new school

August 4, 2022 was a special day for Wayne County Public Schools, Wayne County Government, and the Town of Fremont with a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fremont Elementary. Dozens of elected officials, dignitaries, invited guests, local leaders, and ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Groundbreaking Held for Homewood Suites at The Maxwell Center

Officials holding shovels for groundbreaking

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, June 30, 2022 to launch the construction of the Homewood Suites by BPR Properties on the campus of The Maxwell Center in Goldsboro. Work is set to begin on the hotel in mi...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Approved Budget FY22-23

Fiscal year 2022-2023 approved budget

The Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the budget for FY22-23 on June 7, 2022. This budget includes a tax rate increase of $.035 from $.7075 per $100 evaluation to $.7425. This is due mainly to the changing employment world that we are no...

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