Inspired by her family’s deep Wayne County roots, a business owner showcases her hometown’s multicultural cuisine, rich history, and vibrant arts scene.
Celebrate Autumn in Wayne County
Take a spooky — and history-filled — ghost tour, wind your way through a corn maze, and sip a cold brew in a hammock during a day trip to Goldsboro and Mount Olive.
A Sweet Legacy at Mickey’s Pastry Shop
For 75 years, a Goldsboro bakery has forged a special bond with its customers — one birthday cake, cream pie, cookie, and pastry at a time.
Take a Bite Out of Wayne County
This spring, pick sun-warmed strawberries, unwind among the vines, and try creamy farm-fresh cheese on an agri-tour out east — and pssst … you might just meet some baby goats.
A Tasty Trip to NC’s Backbone of Barbecue
Take a bite out of local barbecue in Goldsboro and Wayne County, where the slow-cooked, pit-smoked tradition is better than ever.
The 1960s: Close Call over Wayne County
On a quiet night in 1961, a plane from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base accidentally releases two thermonuclear bombs near Goldsboro. Only later do North Carolinians learn how close they came to the brink of disaster.
A Weekend in Goldsboro
From tucking into delicious barbecue with a view of Air Force jets to exploring a historic village on the Neuse River, we’ll tell you where to eat, play, and stay in this eastern North Carolina city.
Around Town: Goldsboro
This Wayne County community sits at the junction of the past and the present, celebrating the first while enjoying the second. Like the jets taking off from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, the sky’s the limit for the town’s future.
Downtown Goldsboro is Flying High
Goldsboro’s downtown is poised for takeoff — boutiques, a taproom, and even a burger-and-sushi joint have all opened in the once-sleepy town center. From airmen passing through to longtime locals, now everyone’s got a place to be a regular.