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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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