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Did you know that you can also walk around downtown? Try it. Do it Now!

There are lots of things to see. just get out there and see what you can discover.  There are lots of things to see. just get out there and see what you can discover.  There are lots of things to see. just get out there and see what you can discover.  There are lots of [...]

Goldsboro-Wayne Honored For Military Support

The Association of Defense Communities (ADC) and the Defense Communities Caucus announced 10 communities from across the nation as “Great American Defense Communities” for providing unwavering support to service member and military families. Goldsboro/Wayne County was honored as the only community in the State of North Carolina with this distinction. The formal announcement was made [...]

SJAFB Impacts Local Economy

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- Five months after the United States entered World War II, Seymour Johnson Field, in Goldsboro, North Carolina, activated during the summer of 1942. After the war, in 1946, the installation deactivated.  Led by then Goldsboro mayor, Scott B. Berkley Sr., local community leaders spearheaded a successful campaign to [...]

Inaugural Down East Open Golf Championship

GREENVILLE, NC – The inaugural Down East Open Golf Championship will be played October 23 – 25, 2015 on three beautiful golf courses across Eastern North Carolina!  Tournament Rounds  Friday, 10/23:                         Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course in Goldsboro (box lunch & refreshments on the course) Saturday, 10/24:                     Wedgewood Golf Course in Wilson (box lunch [...]

Goldsboro to Host ACO Heroes Cup

Goldsboro, NC – ACO will host its inaugural Heroes Cup on September 18th and 19th in historic downtown Goldsboro.      The Heroes Cup was developed exclusively for the men and women around the country who protect and serve the general public, often putting their own life ahead of others. This event has been created for [...]

2014 Visitor Impact for Wayne County

County Spending by Domestic Visitors Increases by 2.6 Percent to $151.26 million RALEIGH, NC – Governor Pat McCrory announced today that domestic visitors to and within Wayne County spent $151.26 million in 2014, an increase of 2.6% from 2013. Wayne County Tourism impact highlights in 2014: The travel and tourism industry directly employs more than [...]

City of Goldsboro Multi-Sports Complex P4 Collaboration With Seymour Johnson Air Force Base

Contact:Randy Guthrie, Assistant City Manager(919) 580-4330Kim Best, Director of Public & Government Affairs(919) 580-4333SSgt Michael Charles, Public Affairs Specialist(919) 722-0027 The City of Goldsboro, NC, and United States Air Force are partnering together to finalize a lease agreement for the P4 initiative’s construction of the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base-Goldsboro Multi-Sports Complex. A P4 initiative [...]

2013 Visitor Impact for Wayne County

County Spending by Domestic Visitors Increases by 2.1 Percent to $147.46 million RALEIGH, NC – Governor Pat McCrory announced today that domestic visitors to and within Wayne County spent $147.46 million in 2013, an increase of 2.1% from 2012. Wayne County Tourism impact highlights in 2013: The travel and tourism industry directly employs more than [...]

WINGS OVER WAYNE OPEN HOUSE AND AIR SHOW DRAWS RECORD CROWD OF 220,000

Goldsboro, NC - As jets soared overhead, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base opened its doors to the public for the first time in four years. 220,000 excited and eager spectators poured through the gates for the 2015 Wings Over Wayne Open House and Air Show.   Headlining the two day event, on May 16th and [...]

CEFS Summer Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program Brings Students from Around the World to Goldsboro

June 11, 2014: For Immediate Release Media Contact: Lisa Forehand, CEFS Extension and Outreach, Internship Coordinator: 919-513-0954 or lisa_forehand@ncsu.edu Goldsboro, NC – The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) is hosting students from across the country and around the world at its Goldsboro research farm this summer. Twelve undergraduate students from North Carolina, Virginia, Rhode [...]