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ZEBULON — A tornado with winds up to 115 mph tore through a 17-mile stretch of eastern Wake County on Monday, destroying homes, blocking highways, flipping vehicles, tearing down trees and power … more
WAKE FOREST — LAUNCH Wake Forest graduated its second class Tuesday at the Renaissance Centre. There were 20 graduates in the class. The event was led by Wake Forest Rotary Club President Brad … more
SANFORD — The Central Carolina Community College Dr. Antonio Braithwaite School of Dental Hygiene held its 2019 Pinning Ceremony on May 7 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic & Conference Center in … more
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following incidents and arrested the following suspects from May 8-13, according to public police records. May 8 • Domestic dispute, … more
In last week’s column, I shared the first part of the message given at the funeral for Ian Frazier Lewis, whose mother, Missy, was like a member of our family when she was growing up. The message … more
I’m not a hockey fan. The only game I have ever watched all the way through was when my great-granddaughter played, briefly, for a Boys and Girls Club team. It was actually an interesting game and, … more
The Wake Forest Police Department investigated the following incidents and arrested the following suspects from May 7-14, according to public police records. May 7 • Felony drug offense, … more
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Board of Education honored Team Hydra, the district’s robotics competition team, for their various achievements at the local and state levels at its Monday … more
Co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department and ARTS Wake Forest, the Music at Midday weekly concert series continues on consecutive Thursdays through May … more
St. Catherine’s Parish St. Catherine’s Parish Patroness Picnic was rained out and is rescheduled for Sunday, June 2 from noon to 5 p.m. for all local Catholics and parishioners. St. … more
WAKE FOREST — Eleora Toomey’s genetic disorder was so rare, she was the only person in the world to have it. Eleora had an extra copy of part of chromosome 13 and was missing parts of … more
Proverbs 24:10 (ESV) “If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small.” Sometimes when life hits us, we feel like crawling into our shell rather than take on the challenge. … more
RALEIGH — Signs along Knightdale Bypass in eastern Wake County will be updated starting next week with new exit numbers as a project to transform the highway into an interstate moves forward. … more
The Rolesville Police Department investigated the following incidents and arrested the following suspects from May 4-10, according to public police records. May 4 • DWI, reported at 3:41 a.m. … more
FRANKLINTON - Franklinton High School announced that students will be dismissed around noon today while authorities investigate a bomb threat on campus. Principal Russell Holloman issued the … more
LOUISBURG — A 28-year-old Kittrell man was arrested on felony drug charges earlier this month after deputies found dozens of bags containing heroin, according to a press release. Kwarshon Rakim … more
WAKE FOREST — Town planners are asking for public feedback on an idea to relieve congestion in downtown Wake Forest by creating new roundabouts and one-way roads around Southeastern Baptist … more
Local businesses can extend their advertising reach across the World Wide Web through Kingsdale Media, an eastern North Carolina digital marketing agency bridging the gap between community newspapers … more
Members from all Wake Forest veteran organizations will place American flags on veteran graves in 17 local cemeteries Saturday. The public is invited to assist in the act to honor those who served … more
ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville Board of Commissioners discussed amendments to a policy pertaining to junked/abandoned cars at their Tuesday work session. The current town code says that anyone with … more
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