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April 16, 2009 archives

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Taxpayers protest

The "Don't Tread On Me" flag, embedded in history as a symbol of the American colonies' rebellious bid for freedom, flew again Wednesday over cities and towns across the country as thousands of protesters made their voices heard. About 300...

Mother comes to aid of family of boy injured in accident

A family whose child has been in a coma at Pitt Memorial Hospital since January is getting help from a mother who was in a similar situation 18 months ago. Beverly Vinson of Goldsboro knows what it's like to wait...

Counties briefed on new legislation

KENANSVILLE -- "There are too many bills floating around and you'd better stay awake," is how Wayne County Commission Chairman Bud Gray summed up the barrage of legislation now facing counties across North Carolina. Gray along with Commissioners J.D....

County Junior livestock show held

Nothing was going to stop Rebecca Grady from showing her calf in the Wayne County Junior Livestock Show and Sale on Wednesday night. Not even a broken leg. Rebecca, 10, the daughter of Mack and Heather Grady of Seven...

Girl with heart condition reported missing

Authorities are trying to find a reported missing 16-year-old Buck Swamp Road girl last seen at her home on April 13 (Monday) just before 5 a.m., according to a release. The missing girl has a heart condition and may...

Public record

Dog doing well The dog Raymond Hooker returned to fetch from his burning trailer during a Wednesday morning mobile home fire on Commercial Drive is doing well and being cared for by his neighbors, a Good Samaritan reported Wednesday afternoon....

Man charged with child neglect

Goldsboro police allege an Arrington Bridge Road man endangered three young children by leaving them unattended in the parking lot of the Piggly Wiggly on Lionel Street. One of the children was found walking by himself in a parking lot,...