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Booty Boy, who lived in one of the tenant houses on the farm, showed me a beautiful gold ring he had on his finger one day. I asked him where he got it. He said he had traded Mr. Evans several fresh … more
Award-winning journalist Logan Martinez was named editor of The Wake Weekly and the Butner-Creedmoor News this week, President and Publisher Keven Zepezauer announced. Martinez, 27, will oversee … more
WAKE FOREST — A new town of Wake Forest policy now requires residential and commercial developers and installers in the town’s right-of-way to submit a right-of-way encroachment application … more
ZEBULON — Authorities are investigating threats against Zebulon Middle School discovered on social media Wednesday night, according to Zebulon police. The nature of the threats was not … more
WAKE FOREST — The town of Wake Forest is in the process of updating the Collection Assistance Program. The initiative provides backyard pickup of garbage and recycling for residents who are … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with Premier World Discovery to host a public information meeting on Thursday March 7, to share … more
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded the second of three contracts for the Complete 540 project in southeastern Wake County. Complete 540, which is also known as the … more
United Methodist churches may sever ties with their denomination, and some congregations could face a membership exodus over the church governing body’s vote to reject same-sex marriage and refuse … more
WAKE FOREST — Town staffers are conducting an online survey to gather feedback from residents about the town’s bus service. Transit service began in Wake Forest in July 2008, giving residents … more
WAKE FOREST — “Some want to make superior sandwiches. Some want to make the world a better place. We want to do both.” That’s the Which Wich sandwich shop chain’s motto, and Wake Forest … more
RALEIGH — The Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Chris Winter as the chapter’s new president and CEO. “I am extremely excited to have … more
RALEIGH — Jamey Braswell of Wendell said he plans to use a $100,000 North Carolina Education Lottery prize to help his son get a jump start on his college fund. “My wife’s a teacher, so … more
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Republican Party will hold its annual convention beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9 at the Hamilton Hobgood Courthouse Annex, 113 S. Main St. Precinct meetings … more
WILSON — News of an East Carolina University graduate student’s March 1 death in a Franklin County plane crash hit a group of former colleagues particularly hard. Allison Forsythe, her best … more
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