Recent Press

2206, 2017

Top Air Show Accounts for More Than $20 Million in Economic Impact

GOLDSBORO, NC – A newly released report from the Travel & Tourism Department for the City of Goldsboro and Wayne County reveals the estimated economic impact for the 2017 Wings Over Wayne Air Show held [...]

303, 2016

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 [...]

501, 2016

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, [...]

3009, 2015

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 [...]

309, 2015

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 [...]

1708, 2015

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 [...]