One killed in Durham Freeway wreck

Traffic accidentOne person was killed Wednesday night after a vehicle wreck on the Durham Freeway near Mangum Street.

Fatal wreck leads to changes at intersection near Panther Creek HS

Spencer Saunders, Laura YostParents have demanded safety changes at an intersection near Panther Creek High School where a 15-year-old student was killed in September - and they're getting their wish.

Black Friday is becoming more like Black Thursday

Crabtree Valley MallFor some, Black Friday is becoming more like Black Thursday as more stores will open on Thanksgiving Day - some as early as 6 a.m.

Pair arrested in killings of two elderly Cumberland County men

Brandon Miguel Avery and Brandon Matthew Stewart Two men were arrested Wednesday in connection with the killings of two elderly Cumberland County men.

Thanksgiving feast is not for Fido, vets say

Thanksgiving and petsDr. Steve Marks, an emergency care expert at the North Carolina State University School of Veterinary Medicine, advises pet owners to refrain from sharing most table scraps with their furry family members.

Local news courtesy of WRAL.

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Thanksgiving holidays

Date: 11/27/2014 - 11/28/2014
Calendar: Government Calendar
City offices closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. Thursday's garbage/recycling pickups will be done Wednesday. Friday's routes will be run on schedule.

Shimmy for a Cause 2014

Date: 11/29/2014 - 11/29/2014
Time: 6pm-8pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: Boykin Center, 108 W. Nash St.
Proceeds to benefit Mother's Day Mammograms! (http://www.wilmed.org/foundmamm.asp) Shimmering, Sultry, Spellbinding!! Let the glitz & glamour of Bellydance captivate you! Don?t miss this opportunity for your entire family to spend the evening watching a myriad of dancers from all across the east coast perform in this annual event. Saturday, November 29, 2014 6:00PM At The Edna Boykin Cultural Center Wilson, NC Tickets are $5.00 in advance * $7.00 at the door The first 100 people though the door receive a Free Swag Bag. Please stop in early to enjoy our "Vendor Bazaar" in the lobby. Tickets available at Truely Unique Event Sponsored by: Alan Winstead, LUTCF Julia Newton Jewelry - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Julia-Newton-Jewelry/153110396061 Truely Unique - https://www.facebook.com/TruelyUniqueNC Interested in performing, becoming a corporate sponsor or simply making a donation? Message us and we will have a volunteer send you the information.

Planning and Design Review Board

Date: 12/2/2014 - 12/2/2014
Calendar: Government Calendar
Location: Council Chambers

Historic Preservation Commission

Date: 12/3/2014 - 12/3/2014
Time: 5:30pm
Calendar: Government Calendar
Location: Council Chambers

City Council Meeting

Date: 12/11/2014
Time: 7pm
Calendar: Government Calendar
Location: Council Chambers

Local events courtesy of City of Wilson.