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UPDATE: Deputies ID 1 of 2 victims in Rolesville shooting

ROLESVILLE — A woman is dead and a man in critical condition following a shooting near Rolesville Saturday night, authorities said.  No arrests have been announced. The Wake County …
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Crews responding to gas leak along Burlington Mills Road

WAKE FOREST — Emergency personnel are on the scene of a ruptured gas line along the 2600 block of Burlington Mills Road. Traffic is blocked along both directions of Burlington Mills. …
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said it found about 1.5 ounces of cocaine, cash and scales inside a Franklinton home on Thursday. Contributed photo by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff: Deputies find cocaine in Franklinton home

FRANKLINTON — A convicted felon was arrested Thursday and charged with drug crimes after deputies searched his home and found cocaine, authorities said. The Franklin County Sheriff’s …
Wegmans operates nearly 100 grocery stores. The company has plans to construct a new store on Dr. Calvin Jones Highway in Wake Forest, but a timeline has not been committed to. Contributed photo by Wegmans

Town annexes land to make way for future Wegmans store

WAKE FOREST — Construction of a future Wegmans grocery store in Wake Forest will be accompanied by more than 50 acres of residential and commercial development, according to preliminary plans. …

Scammers impersonating cops, department warns

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department is warning residents that law enforcement officers are being impersonated in a recently reported phone scam. Although WFPD has not received any …
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Ex-day care teacher charged with assaulting 3-year-old

KNIGHTDALE — Police have arrested former two day care workers, including a teacher, accused of assaulting a 3-year-old. Police said the teacher pushed down the child and threatened to hit them …
The N.C. State Board of Education has released performance grades for public and charter schools from the 2018-19 school year. No school in The Wake Weekly coverage area received a grade of F, although some were scored a D or found not to have met growth expectations. Metro Creative image

Local school performance grades released

RALEIGH — The N.C. State Board of Education last week released performance grades for public and charter schools during the 2018-19 school year. No school in The Wake Weekly coverage area …
OBITUARIES
Robert Wayne McDaniel WAKE FOREST — Robert Wayne McDaniel, 96, of Wake Forest, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, at the Hillside Nursing facility. He was born in Manton, Michigan to George and Mary McDaniel, and was the …
Jo Ann Woodlief YOUNGSVILLE — Jo Ann Woodlief, the daughter of the late Reuben Myers and Joyce Herring Myers, passed away on Monday, Sept. 9. As a born-again Christian, Jo Ann loved God and was a devoted …
Margaret ‘Peggy’ Sullivan Margaret “Peggy” Sullivan, 99, of Newport, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at the Crystal Coast Hospice House. Peggy was born on Aug. 15, 1920 in Houtzdale, Pennsylvania. She …
Jeremi Carter Harrison WAKE FOREST — Jeremi Carter Harrison, 29, of Wake Forest, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17 due to an accidental overdose. Jeremi was born in Guilford County on March 8, 1990. He was a 2007 …
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Youngsville’s response shows lack of respect for its residents

For those who have not followed the reporting in recent weeks by this newspaper regarding our request for public emails and texts from the town of Youngsville pertaining to the sudden retirement of …

BUTNER-CREEDMOOR NEWS
Pecan Hill holds 30th reunion CREEDMOOR — A Labor Day tradition for a unique part of Creedmoor continued this week with the 30th annual Pecan Hill Reunion. Formerly known as Creedmoor Heights, the small area nestled on …
VGCC holds convocation to start academic year Vance-Granville Community College recently held its annual fall convocation to bring faculty and staff together for a kickoff to the new academic year. Much of the event focused on a discussion of …
Granville board votes to approve $350K school paving project OXFORD — While the Granville County Board of Commissioners’ post-Labor Day regular meeting on Tuesday was filled with the usual consent items, presentations, and appointments to be approved or …
Preliminary work for 2020 census now underway Every 10 years, America comes together to count all the residents and households in the country, providing the basis for reapportioning congressional seats, redistricting, and distributing federal …
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
A tip of the cap to Billy Wilder

To the Editor, A handshake, a big smile and “see you next time” were just some of the trademarks of this man from Knightdale — a man who seemed to know everyone, or at least we all knew him. …

Preserving the culture of our country

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COLUMNS

Jean McCamy

Time for a stable captain to take the wheel

In four years, I’ll be ready to take a serious look at highly progressive political candidates with bold new ideas to change the way I live. But right now, I want four years of Joe Biden in the …

Adult behavior biggest challenge facing high school sports today

Inappropriate adult behavior at high school athletic events in North Carolina and across our country has reached epidemic proportions. When more than 2,000 high school athletic directors were …

Mark Cone

Millennials: The kids are all right

Being in this wonderful business of being all in everyone else’s business, I get to talk to people a lot, and even more importantly I get to hear people’s views on the world and the people in it …

Flip through the pages of a new cookbook and find something new to cook for the family. Lisa Boykin Batts | Times

Try something new in these cookbooks

I’m so lucky to get so many cookbooks in my job. In recent months, I’ve received quite a few, including these three. If you enjoy reading cookbooks like I do, maybe you will see something here …