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.
NEW YORK – Rising rates of superbug tuberculosis (TB) are threatening to derail decades of progress against the contagious disease and new drugs powerful enough to treat them are few and far between.While some new […]
RALEIGH N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory conceded his loss of the executive mansion to Attorney General Roy Cooper Monday. The concession speech came after weeks of hearings and investigations into allegations of voter fraud and […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. President Donald Trump’s administration approved TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, cheering the oil industry and angering environmentalists who had sought for years to block it.The approval reverses a decision by former […]