Snow likely in NC mountains; Triangle faces chilly weekend

Winter Weather Alerts - NCForecasters say up to 10 inches of snow could fall at higher elevations on the western side of the mountains of North Carolina.

Faculty leader: UNC owes apology to academic whistleblower

Chancellor Carol Folt Professors at North Carolina's flagship public university are sitting down to hash out the unpleasant finding that parts of their campus schemed to give athletes fake grades so they could keep playing for the Tar Heels.

Cary police seek thief caught on video

Cary burglarCary police on Friday distributed video images of a man who is believed to be is responsible for several daytime burglaries of homes in the area of Two Creeks Road and High Meadows Drive.

Robeson Co. woman, 83, dies after dog attack

WRAL NewsAn 83-year-old Robeson County woman died Friday morning, a week after she was attacked by four family dogs.

Vandals damage Harnett County cemetery

Lakeside Memorial Gardens vandalizedVandals caused damage at Lakeside Memorial Gardens cemetery in Lillington.

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.