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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
  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
Dozens gathered outside Wake Forest Town Hall on Thursday to recognize National Day of Prayer. more
WAKE FOREST — Five people were injured when a man accused of a hit and run in Raleigh fled deputies at 80 mph Wednesday afternoon and soon after crashed into multiple cars and motorcycles as he … more
The Rolesville Police Department investigated the following incidents and arrested the following suspects from April 25 through May 2, according to public police records. more
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office investigated the following incidents and arrested the following suspects from April 23-29, according to public police records. April 23 Obtaining … more
WAKE FOREST — Multiple downtown businesses and Town Hall were evacuated Tuesday morning in response to a gas leak, town officials said. The leak is at the intersection of South Taylor Street … more
Ethan Gupton of Louisburg didn't find a turkey while hunting on April 22, but took two shots at winning a big lottery prize at lunch and bagged a $100,000 win. more
A man was shot on the hand Friday night at New Hope Village apartments on North Allen Road in Wake Forest, according to a news release from the Wake Forest Police Department. more
The body of a Wake Forest High School student was discovered early Monday at Emerald Isle, according to reports from multiple news organizations. more
YOUNGSVILLE — Some Franklin County water customers may experience low water pressure or no water Friday after a water main break.   According to Franklin County Public Utilities, the … more
LOUISBURG — The Louisburg Fire Department's Maude Fest is back for another year. The concert-driven show, slated for Saturday, aims to raise money to help the fire department restore an … more
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