Goldsboro, NC


Teenager in ‘stable’ condition after Goldsboro shooting, suspect arrested: police

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — One person was arrested for shooting a teenager early Sunday morning, according to the Goldsboro Police Department. On Sunday morning shortly after 1:15 a.m., officers with the Goldsboro Police Department heard several gunshots coming from the area of South Center Street. Police said a ShotSpotter alert led officers to the 400 block of S. Center St., where they found a 15-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.
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Attempted murder investigation underway in Goldsboro

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WITN) - Police say they are investigating an attempted first-degree murder in Goldsboro. The Goldsboro Police Department says on Friday at about 3:30 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of Daisy Street due to learning of gunshots in the area. While responding, officers were told about a 911 call from the 300 block of Park Avenue.

1 arrested for murder in Selma, police say

SELMA, N.C. (WNCN) — A man was arrested for murder Friday night after one person was shot and killed, according to the Selma Police Department. Selma police officers responded to a shooting Friday night shortly after 8:30 p.m. The shooting took place at South Raiford Street and Jones Avenue, just south of the downtown area.

Regional Public Park Meeting Sept. 27 In Smithfield

SMITHFIELD – Johnston County’s first regional park will be established in the Cleveland community, near the intersection of Matthews Road and Polenta Road. The County’s Parks and Open Space Program continues to make progress on a master plan for the park. Citizens are encouraged to attend the...

St. Peter's Church of Christ Disciples of Christ to celebrate 100th anniversary Sunday

St. Peter’s Church of Christ Disciples of Christ will celebrate its 100th church anniversary with a service at 11 a.m. Sunday. The church, founded in 1922, was charted under Goldsboro-Raleigh Assembly. The Rev. Jim Pitt was the first pastor and served until 1935, which is an approximate date because there are no formal records. Worship services were initially held once a month in a tobacco pack house and later a...

Man Gunned Down In Selma

SELMA – Selma Police are investigating a homicide. Police were dispatched to the area of S. Raiford Street at Jones Avenue at 6:18pm Friday. Police arrived and found one person dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Hours later, an active crime scene remained at the intersection. A handgun was visible on the pavement.

1 killed in Selma neighborhood, police say

SELMA, N.C. (WNCN) — One person was shot and killed in Selma Friday night, police said. In a news release just after 8:35 p.m., Selma police said that a shooting took place at S. Raiford Street and Jones Avenue. The location of the shooting is a neighborhood just south...

$13 Lottery Ticket Purchase Lands Store Clerk In Jail

CLEVELAND – A Johnston County convenience store clerk had the opportunity to do the right thing by returning a customer’s debit card but authorities said she elected not to. On August 3rd around 11:45am, a 25 year-old Garner woman stopped at the Breeze Thru at 5447 NC Highway 42 West near Interstate 40 in the Cleveland community.

Farmville unveils new logo

FARMVILLE — Town boosters on Friday unveiled a new logo and hailed a campaign they said will modernize Farmville’s image while staying connected to its roots. Officials and guests braved rainy weather during at an afternoon ceremony to reveal a mural of the logo painted on the side of a park building adjacent to town’s splash park. “Farmville has been built on traditions for the past 150 years, and we...

Farmville Central high flying basketball star Short commits to New Orleans

FARMVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Farmville Central high flying senior Jah Short announced his commitment to Division 1 New Orleans on Friday night. New Orleans plays in the Southland Conference. Short averaged 20 points per game last season according to Farmville Central’s statistics. Short and the Jags finished as state runner up last season in class 2A. They had won the previous three state titles. Short was state game most outstanding player his sophomore season.

Farmers Market update for September 24, 2022

Market open between 8:00 am and 2:00 pm Tuesday and Saturday. Donation Station, Saturday October 15, 2022. (Scroll down for more information) Breakfast on the Boat to look forward to on Saturday, October 15, 2022. If you have never attended please do it this time. You will be so glad you did.

Hundreds receive free over-the-counter medicines in Smithfield giveaway

SMITHFIELD, N.C. — Open your medicine cabinet and you will find items many take for granted. But for others, those common over-the-counter medicines are just too expensive. The line stretched down the hall to a room in Smithfield where volunteers packed bags with cold medicine, pain relievers, vitamins – and other over-the-counter pharmacy items.

Kinston’s first ENC Pride Festival coming Oct. 8

KINSTON, N.C. — ENC Pride’s inaugural Pride Festival is upcoming. ENC Pride’s goal is to unify the LGBTQIA+ community, its allies and all people in Eastern North Carolina. The Festival will be held on October 8 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. The celebration will be a family-friendly event for all ages, focusing on the […]

Wilson crews battle early morning fire

WILSON, N.C. (WITN) - Eastern Carolina fire officials are asking the community to avoid an intersection Friday morning as they battle a fire. The Wilson police department posted to social media that city fire officials are responding to a fire at the corner of Ward Boulevard and Herring Avenue. Police...

Schools to pay referral bonus

SMITHFIELD — Johnston school employees will receive a $1,000 bonus if they refer a new hire to the school district. The Johnston County Board of Education on Sept. 13 unanimously approved the bonus plan. It just had to decide when to pay the $1,000 and how long a new hire would have to work before the referring employee received the […] The post Schools to pay referral bonus first appeared on Restoration NewsMedia.

High School Football: Jaguars surge past Chargers

FARMVILLE — After surrendering an opening-drive score, Farmville Central scored 39 unanswered points on its way to a 46-14 Homecoming victory over visiting Ayden-Grifton in an Eastern Plains 2A Conference football game Friday night. While the Chargers dominated the time of possession battle in the first half, finishing with a 36-10 margin in offensive plays run, a few explosive plays helped the hosts take a 20-7 lead into the half. ...