Log in

Sign up

October 20, 2009 archives

View Archive

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Father arrested in baby's death

A father charged with an open count of murder in the death of a 6-month-old was arrested at his mother's home on Tuesday morning, Goldsboro Police said.Ronald Everette Smith was being held without privilege of bond in anticipation of a...

County seeks state permission to use 911 fees for towers

By the middle of next year Wayne County should be eligible to receive nearly $2 million in 911 fee revenues being held by the state. But under state law, the money won't be available for use by the county...

Pig truck driver suffers burns in crash, fire

Frank Graves, 56, of Goldsboro is in critical condition after an overnight collision on I-95, according to North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center officials. Graves suffered third-degree burns on about 50 percent of his body after the tanker he was...

Halloween hours

Goldsboro Mayor Al King said Monday night that the city will recognize Halloween festivities -- trick-or-treating -- from 5 to 8 p.m. the day of the holiday. But after that, parents need to get their children off the street,...

H1N1 has hit schools; seasonal flu next worry

H1N1 has hit Wayne County schools, health officials say, while school officials caution that it's not a crisis situation. Health Director James Roosen said this morning the Health Department has received reports that there has been a lot of absenteeism...

Company will build new Fire Department bays

The Goldsboro City Council appropriated just more than $237,000 for construction of the addition of a two-bay building at Fire Station No. 4 at their Monday meeting, but one member of the board was not convinced that all the funds...

Duplin commissioners reject request for funding for schools

KENANSVILLE - Duplin County school board member Reginald Kenan appeared Monday before the Duplin County Board of Commissioners, asking commissioners to reconsider a budget amendment to pay the school system's custodians and clerical staff. Kenan was not sent as a...

GPD: Baby's death a homicide

Goldsboro police are looking for the father of an infant who was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital last Wednesday and then later died at Pitt Memorial Hospital, authorities said. Ronald Smith, 20, of Hines Drive, is being sought on...

State honors Wayne Mental Health Association

The Mental Health Association in Wayne County was recognized by the Mental Health Association of North Carolina at its annual conference. MHA Wayne County received the Operation Santa Claus Award given to a staffed affiliate that has made the most...

Public record

Woman shot An Oleander Avenue woman was found shot in the legs after unknown persons fired on Linwood Avenue, police said. Patricia Moore, 44, was playing cards with friends when the shots were fired late Friday....

Little River VFD receives grant

The Little River Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded a $7,524.09 grant by the Volunteer Fire Department Fund of North Carolina. The money will be used to buy equipment. The equipment is purchased using matching funds and must be approved...