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 While no votes have been held in the General Assembly this week, the N.C. Senate did hold the session’s first committee meeting Tuesday to discuss the forthcoming process for Senate confirmation of Gov. […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed for the first time to rule on transgender protections. A Virginia public school district is fighting to prevent a female-born transgender high school student from […]
ATLANTIC CITY Savvy Shields, a college student from Arkansas, won the annual Miss America pageant on Sunday after impressing judges with a jazz dance routine and her answer to a question about her take […]