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Clouds to linger once rain, flurries end

Snow in CarySnow flurries were ending across central and eastern North Carolina late Saturday morning as the back half an area of precipitation pushes through the region.

NCCU prof: 'Black Lives Matter' movement similar to civil rights movement

Killings By Police MarchProtests over the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in Staten Island, N.Y., have turned to calls for changes in how police interact with the community. One NCCU law professor says the recent activity is similar to that of the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

Asking the wrong questions about NC politics

NC FlagLast year, @NCCapitol highlighted five questions for the coming year in politics. While some of our forecasts turned out roughly right, 2014 vigorously poked holes in some of our pet theories.

Durham looking at new ways to help lower jobless rate

Now hiringDurham is working on a series of initiatives to decrease the unemployment rate in black communities where the jobless rate is as much as three times higher than that in other communities.

New EPA coal ash rules fall short of NC standards

Coal Ash RegulationsNew federal rules set a statewide minimum standard for handling coal ash. However, some of the new regulations don't go as far as a law North Carolina passed this year.

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Light RainCurrently: Light Rain, 37 F at Rocky Mount, Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport, NC
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Events

Christmas holidays

Date: 12/24/2014 - 12/26/2014
Calendar: Government Calendar
City offices closed for Christmas holidays. Thursday's garbage/recycling routes will be run Wednesday. Friday's routes will be on schedule.

New Year's Day

Date: 1/1/2015
Calendar: Community Calendar

New Year's Day is a holiday for the City of Wilson. All offices, including recereation centers, are closed. All emergency services will operate. There will be no garbage or recycling pickups. Thursday's routes will be picked up Wednesday, Dec. 31.

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Date: 1/19/2015
Calendar: Community Calendar

Martin luther King Jr. Day is a holiday for the City of Wilson. All offices, including recereation centers, are closed. All emergency services will operate. There will be no garbage or recycling pickups. Monday's routes will be picked up Tuesday, Jan. 20, and Tuesday's routes will be picked up Wednesday.

Good Friday

Date: 4/3/2015
Calendar: Community Calendar

Good Friday is a holiday for the City of Wilson. All offices, including recereation centers, are closed. All emergency services will operate. There will be no garbage or recycling pickups. Friday's routes will be picked up Thursday, April 2.

Memorial Day

Date: 5/25/2015
Calendar: Community Calendar

Memorial Day is a holiday for the City of Wilson. All offices, including recereation centers, are closed. All emergency services will operate. There will be no garbage or recycling pickups. Monday's routes will be picked up Tuesday, May 26, and Tuesday's routes will be done Wednesday.

Local events courtesy of City of Wilson.