Two shot with BB gun during Cumberland County store robbery; man charged

WRAL NewsA 52-year-old Linden man has been charged after authorities say he shot two women with a BB gun during a robbery at a Spring Lake convenience store Friday night.

Child sex charges dropped against Willow Spring man

Tommy WallA Superior Court judge in Harnett County has dismissed child sex charges against a Willow Spring man accused this past summer of raping a child - accusations he says have destroyed his life.

UNC-CH paid $3.1M for academic fraud probe

Ken Wainstein UNC-Chapel Hill paid more than $3.1 million to a Washington, D.C., law firm for its outside investigation of academic fraud at the school, according to an invoice.

Raleigh chef to face off for Final Fire crown

Final Fire Dean Thompson, of Flights at the Renaissance Hotel in North Hills, will battle Saturday night for the Competition Dining crown after winning Friday night's semi-final round.

Man who died in Wake Forest stabbing was 'good person,' friend says

Man, 21, killed in Wake Forest stabbingA 21-year-old man died early Saturday after being stabbed in a parking lot on Ligon Mill Road in Wake Forest, police said.

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.