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.
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