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WAKE FOREST ­— Wake Forest’s newest hemp store opened in April and celebrated with a May 8 ribbon-cutting at its South Main Street location. Angelo and Elizabeth Belardo opened The Hemp … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Board of Commissioners on Tuesday rejected a proposal to convert nine acres of low-income housing off Capital Boulevard into a storage facility, with one commissioner … more
The Rolesville Police Department investigated the following incidents and arrested the following suspects from May 10-17, according to public police records. May 10 • Obtaining property by … more
“We’re going to spend over $3 billion this year out of the state health plan, just for state employees and retirees only,” said State Treasurer Dale Folwell. Just don’t ask him exactly … more
The Wake Forest Police Department investigated the following incidents and arrested the following suspects from May 15-20, according to public police records. May 15 • Drug offense, traffic … more
LOUISBURG — Water rescue crews located the body of a Louisburg man about four hours after he went under during a swim last week. Witnesses and authorities said Octavious Jermaine Yarborough, 40, … more
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following incidents and arrested the following suspects from May 14-20, according to public police records. May 14 • Possession of drug … more
  FRANKLINTON - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is asking for public help in locating a missing 57-year-old woman who has not been seen since Friday. A Silver Alert has been … more
A proposed hike in county property tax rates of nearly 10 percent drove dozens of protesters to speak Monday at two public hearings and argue against the increase. more
WENDELL — Global industrial manufacturing company Siemens announced it would expand manufacturing operations at its facility in Wendell, creating 50 jobs. The Wake County facility will … more
WAKE FOREST — A group of local investors has announced the second year of a program intended to stimulate the entrepreneurial spirit brought on by shows like "Shark Tank." Called "Accelerate … more
Jan and Hong Chen, owners of Discovery Point Child Development Center in Wake Forest, were recently honored with the Discovery Point Center of Merit Award, at the national franchise's annual … more
Forceful winds associated with what officials believe to be a tornado ripped through Zebulon and Wendell Monday morning, damaging homes and blocking highways, and emergency workers say it is lucky no one was injured. more
ZEBULON — A severe thunderstorm Monday morning brought hail and dense rain across the county and downed trees and power lines around Zebulon, blocking a portion of U.S. Highway … more
The Zebulon Times and the Southern Nash News print edition will merge with Wilson Times Co. publications, announced Mark Cone, the founder of both titles and president of Cone Publications. As … more
The Daily Record and the Wilson Times, North Carolina’s last two family-owned daily newspapers, have forged a strategic partnership and formed a media management company, allowing them to share … more
WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Town Manager Kip Padgett on Tuesday unveiled a proposed annual budget that would absorb unexpected costs associated with employee retirement while maintaining the town’s … more
WAKE FOREST — Weather permitting, Sleeping Booty will headline the first Friday Night on White concert of the year tonight. The April 12 concert, which was scheduled to kick off the 2019 season, … more
RALEIGH — Wake County’s property tax rate would increase by nearly 10 percent this summer under a proposed annual budget revealed Monday by County Manager David Ellis. The tax increase would … more
The National Tile Contractors Association, the world’s largest tile contractor association, recently announced the 2019 recipients of the NTCA Tom Ade Ceramic Tile Scholarship. Tara Wadfod, a … more
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