Report raises issues about probe of teen's hanging death

Lennon LacyA pathologist hired by the state chapter of the NAACP is raising concerns about the investigation into the hanging death this past summer of Lennon Lee Lacy in Bladen County.

Second NC child dies from flu

Flu vaccineA second child in North Carolina has died from the flu this season, according to the state Department of Health and Human Services.

Weekend to include cold temps, sunshine and showers

7-Day ForecastCentral and eastern North Carolina will enjoy "bright, beautiful" conditions on Friday and Saturday, but an approaching system could generate some rain showers for the close of the weekend, WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said.

Group wants gun policy changed at Harris Teeter

Harris TeeterGrocery store chain Kroger is getting a push from a group of mothers to ban guns from its stores, including Harris Teeter locations.

8-year-old dies from injuries after being hit by SUV

WRAL NewsAn 8-year-old girl hit by an SUV last week in Fayetteville has died, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said Friday.

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.