Raleigh woman suing surgeon who implanted homemade device

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Fort Bragg commander reflects on Afghanistan mission

Fort BraggLt. Gen. Joseph Anderson, the commander of Fort Bragg, said the mission in Afghanistan has changed from fighting to teaching the armed forces there how to run their own army.

Brothers charged in Nash courthouse shooting

Brandon Tremaine Morris, Demond Levar MorrisNash County authorities have charged two Rocky Mount brothers in connection with Tuesday's shooting at the county courthouse that wounded two.

Man charged with making fake Ebola 911 call

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Blue Cross sends errant notices of rate increases

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (16x9)The state's largest insurer said Thursday that thousands of policyholders were sent incorrect notices this week outlining huge increases in their health insurance rates.

Local news courtesy of WRAL.

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Wilson Whirligig Festival

Date: 11/1/2014 - 11/2/2014
Time: 10am-5pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: Historic Downtown Wilson

Wilson Whirligig Festival - 10th Anniversary Celebration!

Make plans to attend the 10th annual Wilson Whirligig Festival in historic downtown Wilson. Enjoy two days of live music, free kids activities and more than 100 vendor booths of arts & crafts, food, local community organziations and more! Join this unique celebration of the whimsical, whirling whirligig creations of Vollis Simpson.

Join us:

  • Saturday, November 1 - 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday, November 2 - 12 noon - 5 pm

This is a FREE festival, no admission cost, no ticket and no parking fee. Everyone is welcome!

For more details on Entertainment, Contests, Whirli-Kidz Zone and vendors, visit the Wilson Whirligig Festival website.

This event is planned annually by volunteers serving on the WWF Planning Committee. The festival is made possible by the financial support of the City of Wilson, Wilson Tourism Authority, Wilson Downtown Development and approximately 20 other local sponsors.



Planning and Design Review Board

Date: 11/4/2014 - 11/4/2014
Time: 7pm
Calendar: Government Calendar
Location: Council Chambers

Historic Preservation Commission

Date: 11/5/2014 - 11/5/2014
Time: 5:30pm
Calendar: Government Calendar
Location: Council Chambers

City Council Meeting

Date: 11/6/2014
Time: 8:30am
Calendar: Government Calendar
Location: Council Chambers

Downtown Beats & Eats

Date: 11/6/2014
Time: 5pm-8:30pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: Imagination Station Science Museum, 224 Nash Street East

Downtown Beats & Eats is a new music series that features bands with Wilson connections. The headlining act of this concert will be TripleWide. There will also be food trucks and speciality beverages available. Call 399-2228 for more information or go to www.HistoricDowntownWilson.com.

Local events courtesy of City of Wilson.