WILSON — Wilson County District Court Judge Beth Freshwater-Smith sweeps past Rocky Mount attorney and City Councilman Lamont Wiggins to win the permanent seat as District 7 Judge representing Wilson, Nash and Edgecombe Counties. “I really like this job as District Judge. My passion is judgeship and it’s one that I have worked in for 29 years,” said Freshwater-Smith. “I’ve been able to meet wonderful people I wouldn’t have had the opportunity to otherwise and know that I am making a real difference. I’m very honored to be able to serve.”Freshwater-Smtih won the set with 52 percent of the vote. She was appointed to the position of District Court Judge for District 7 by Gov. Pat McCrory to fill the vacant seat left by District Court Judge William G. Stewart following his retirement in April.
RALEIGH Governor-elect Roy Cooper held a long-awaited victory rally at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh Tuesday night, on the heels of Gov. Pat McCrory’s concession Monday after a protracted and contentious election battle. Having […]
SANTA CLARA, Cuba A JetBlue Airways passenger jet landed in Santa Clara, Cuba, Wednesday morning, becoming the first scheduled passenger flight from the United States in more than a half century. The Airbus A320, […]