This community profile of Goldsboro in Wayne County details the characteristics that make the community special, from the location and the Air Force base, to the businesses and educational opportunities.
In a year, 1,500 homes of the new housing development in Goldsboro were built to house the families of those serving at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. The Capehart housing development is so large is it considered a residential city.
Goldsboro, in the center of the North Carolina Coastal Plain, is home to Drueding Brothers Company, which converts sheepskins into velvety chamois and other leathers. This article discusses the process.
In 1979, a bill was passed in the North Carolina that allowed for local governments to sell publicly owned historic properties to nonprofit preservation organizations without having to go to auction. Thirty years on, PNC has acquired over thirty properties from local governments and has been able to sell them or restore them under this legislation.