On January 20, 2017, Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Wayne County Board of Commissioners and the family of the late Carey A. Winders joined others for a ribbon cutting and tour of the new Carey A. Winders Detention Center located at 900 N. William Street in Goldsboro.
On July 14, 2016 the County and City Officials broke ground for the $18-million dollar Maxwell Regional Agricultural & Convention Center and Farmer's Market. The project was a collaborative effort between the County of Wayne and the City of Goldsboro.
The opening of the NEW GOLDSBORO BYPASS.. Interstate 42
May 27, 2016 @ 11:00 AM a ceremony for the opening of Interstate 42 was announced. Speakers included Gus Tulloss, NC Board of Transportation, Chuck Allen, Mayor of City of Goldsboro, Joe Daughtery, Chairman of Wayne County Board of Commissioners, Nick Tennyson, Secretary of NCDOT and Governor Pat McCrory along with other county officials.
County Manager & Commissioners at County Assembly Day
Wayne County Board of Commissioners approved a generous contribution of $750,000 from the Maxwell Family for the renaming of the Wayne County Regional Agricultural & Convention Center to the Maxwell Regional Agricultural & Convention Center.