News Flash

Posted on: September 9, 2019

Wayne County Landfill Waives Fees for Storm Cleanup

Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Landfill announces that fees are being waived for storm cleanup until September 21, 2019. This waiver applies to homeowners that need to bring wood, bricks, limbs, stumps and other debris to the landf...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Emergency Operations Center is De-Activated, Shelters Closed

Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Office of Emergency Services announces that as of 11 a.m., the Emergency Operations Center has de-activated. All shelter residents have returned to their homes and the shelters have ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Curfew Imposed in Wayne County for Hurricane Dorian

Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Office of Emergency Services has amended the State of Emergency Proclamation. 

The following restrictions are now in place until further notice: 

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Wayne County Shelter Information for Hurricane Dorian

Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Office of Emergency Services will be opening the following shelter locations in Wayne County for individuals during Hurricane Dorian.

Spring Creek Middle School at 3579 South NC-111, Seven Springs, NC ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Emergency Operations Center Activated / County Operations

Wayne County, NC – Due to approaching Hurricane Dorian, the Wayne County Office of Emergency Services has announced the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for Wayne County was partially activated as of 1:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, Septemb...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Wayne County Announces New EMS/Transport Director

Wayne County, NC – The County of Wayne is pleased to announce the hiring of David Cuddeback to the position of EMS/Transport Director effective September 23, 2019.

Mr. Cuddeback returns home to Wayne County from Wilson County where he ha...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Board of Commissioners Accepts Bid for Southern Wayne High School Gym

Wayne County, NC – Yesterday, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners accepted the lowest bid for a competition gym at Southern Wayne High School as recommended by the Wayne County Board of Education. This $6 million facility will repla...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Closings for Labor Day

Wayne County, NC – The following schedule changes will be taking place in observance of Labor Day:

  • County of Wayne Government Offices closed Monday, September 2, 2019. Offices will re-open Tuesday, September 3, 2019 for normal business hou...
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Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Wayne County Announces New Emergency Management Coordinator

Wayne County, NC – The County of Wayne is pleased to announce the hiring of Aaron Stryker to the position of Emergency Management Coordinator effective immediately.

Mr. Stryker is a New Hampshire native and comes to Wayne County after se...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Wayne County Investments Reap Dividends

Wayne County, NC – Investments in their community are paying off for Wayne County officials with a sizeable increase in hotel occupancy and income over the past fiscal year.  The Maxwell Center and the Bryan Multi-Sports Complex were op...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Library Awarded Federal Grant

Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Public Library has been awarded an $8,000 grant to be used for loanable laptops to serve their Goldsboro location.  This program was supported by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library S...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2019

Crisis Intervention Program Opens July 1, 2019

Wayne County, NC – Applications for the Crisis Intervention Program will be taken beginning July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 or until the allocation is exhausted. The Crisis Intervention Program is a Federally funded...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Closings for Independence Day 2019

Wayne County, NC – The following schedule changes will be taking place next week in observance of Independence Day: 

  • County of Wayne Government Offices closed Thursday, July 4, 2019. Offices will re-open Friday, July 5, 2019 for normal b...
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Press Releases
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Wayne County Announces New Human Resources Director

Wayne County, NC – The County of Wayne is pleased to announce the promotion of Ginger Moore to the position of Human Resources Director effective July 1, 2019. Ginger is replacing Jerilyn Lee, who will be retiring from the County.

Ms. Mo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Closings for Memorial Day

Wayne County, NC – The following schedule changes will be taking place next week in observance of Memorial Day:

  • County of Wayne Government Offices closed Monday, May 27, 2019. Offices will re-open Tuesday, May 28, 2019 for normal business ...
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Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Annual Solid Waste Amnesty Day This Weekend

Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Solid Waste Department will be hosting their annual Amnesty Day at the landfill on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Amnesty Day occurs on an annual basis and waives the normal tipping fee for all county residen...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Wayne County Names New DSS Director

Wayne County, NC – Wayne County Department of Social Services Board Chairman E. Ray

Mayo announced the hiring of Kimberly McGuire as the Director of the Department of Social Services for Wayne County effective May 24, 2019 at 5 p.m. Ms. ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Wayne County Tax Administrator Receives Tax Collectors Association Award

Wayne County, NC – Wayne County congratulates Alan Lumpkin for receiving the William A. Campbell award from the North Carolina Tax Collectors Association. Mr. Lumpkin joined Wayne County in 1991 and is currently the County’s T...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2019

DSS Director Announces Resignation

Wayne County, NC – Wayne County Department of Social Services Director Tammy Schrenker has announced her resignation after joining Wayne County in 2017. Ms. Schrenker made the announcement to the Department of Social Services Board at their regu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Closings for Good Friday

Wayne County, NC – The following schedule changes will be taking place next week in observance of Good Friday:

  • County of Wayne Government Offices closed Friday, April 19, 2019. Offices will reopen on Monday, April 22, 2019 for normal business hou...
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Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2019

Wayne County To Begin Mosquito Spraying This Week

Wayne County, NC – Beginning this week, the County of Wayne will begin mosquito control spraying as part of a continuing effort to control mosquito populations across the county after flooding. This spraying is made possible with remain...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Wayne County Announces New 911 Center Manager

Wayne County, NC – The County of Wayne is pleased to announce the hiring of Christopher (Chris) Barnes to the position of 911 Center Manager effective immediately. Chris is replacing Daniel Wiggins, following his resignation earlier this year to...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2019

County & school district to work together to chart course for school facilities projects

Goldsboro, N.C. – This week, a working group led by the Wayne County manager and superintendent of schools, convened to discuss the school district’s facilities plan, funding concerns, school bonds and construction projects, possible c...

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