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 The back-and-forth of North Carolina’s voting laws has left North Carolina’s county election boards scrambling to adapt, the state’s Republican Party head said Wednesday.By reverting to the voting rules in place before the […]
NEW YORK On Friday the U.S. government released robust jobs data in its monthly report that said nonfarm employers added 235,000 workers to their payrolls last month, with the unemployment rate dropping a tenth […]
MARIPOSA, Calif.- A wildfire that has forced thousands of Californians to flee their homes exploded in size on Wednesday, threatening a picturesque gold rush town outside Yosemite National Park as dozens of fires scorched the […]