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.
Johnson & Johnson is telling patients that it has learned of a security vulnerability in one of its insulin pumps that a hacker could exploit to overdose diabetic patients with insulin, though it describes the […]
TOKYO The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday started interviewing the crew of a Philippines-flagged container ship which collided with a U.S. warship in Japanese waters, killing seven American sailors.The U.S. Coast Guard investigation […]
KINSTON — Down in Eastern North Carolina, rural counties struggle with economic disparities ranging from poverty to single-family homes to lack of financial resources for infrastructure needs. Children in the educational system are managing challenges […]