UNC medical worker plans to help fight Ebola in Africa

John StraderJohn Strader, a physician's assistant at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in Chapel Hill, plans to go to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak.

Man dead after officer-involved shooting at Fayetteville drive-in

Sonic Drive-In shootingAuthorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened at a Sonic Drive-In in Fayetteville.

UNC president pledges to do more to prevent academic fraud

University of North Carolina System President Tom RossDays after an outside investigation revealed the breadth of academic fraud at the University of North Carolina System's flagship university, System President Tom Ross assured leaders that "we will do more" to prevent future cases in the 16-campus network.

No criminal charges in police shooting of Fayetteville teen

Shaqur McNairNo charges will be filed in the Oct. 13, 2013, death of Shakur McNair, a 16-year-old fatally shot by a Fayetteville police officer, Cumberland County's district attorney says.

Warrant: Ex-Durham teacher has tattoo of student's name

Michelle WhiteA former Durham teacher charged with having sex with a Charles E. Jordan High School student had a tattoo of the student's name and initials, according to a search warrant released Friday.

Local news courtesy of WRAL.

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Elm City Fall Festival & Car Show

Date: 10/25/2014 - 10/25/2014
Time: 10am-4pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: Elm City
Elm City Fall Festival and Car Show Main Street and Railroad Ave. POC: Dena Cordell 252-236-4917

Alzheimers Support Group Meeting

Date: 10/28/2014
Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: 1730 Parkwood Blvd. Wilson, NC 27893

Please join us for our monthly Alzheimers Support Group. We will be conducting the meeting every 4th Tuesday of every month.

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

Local events courtesy of City of Wilson.