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WAKE FOREST — The General James Moore chapter of the Daughter of the American Revolution observed Constitution Week, Sept. 17-23, with kits for children, community displays and bell … more
YOUNGSVILLE — The Wake Weekly’s annual Best of the Best contest winners were announced Thursday in a drive-in reveal show.  The event, socially distanced with attendees tuning in … more
HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 110 students earned President’s List academic honors and another 140 earned Dean’s List academic honors for the … more
LOUISBURG — A man accused of strangling his father Sept. 18 was released from the hospital Thursday, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said. Xavier Vishal Billups was taken into … more
LOUISBURG — Franklin County Manager Angela L. Harris has named James R. “Jim” Gusler Jr. the county’s emergency medical services director.  Gusler will assume the … more
KNIGHTDALE — A consultant recommended Knightdale renovate its police department due to growth at the council’s Sept. 16 meeting. Stewart, Cooper, Newell Architects completed a capital … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Human Relations Council named Kenille Baumgardner the 2020 Good Neighbor of the Year. Mayor Vivian Jones announced Baumgardner as this year’s recipient during a … more
RALEIGH — With less than a week to go before the deadline to complete the once-a-decade national headcount, more than 1 in 5 Wake County residents have yet to fill out the form. Wake County had … more
COVID-19 testing Advance Community Health is deploying one of its outreach teams to Zebulon for free COVID-19 drive-thru and walk-up testing. Testing will be 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Friday, … more
WAKE FOREST — Mayor Vivian Jones is again proclaiming the month of October as PANDAS Awareness Month in the town, a move done in partnership with the Wilson family and their son, Jay Jay. Jay … more
ROLESVILLE — Rolesville will not allow non-street-legal golf carts in its neighborhoods. The Rolesville Board of Commissioners met Tuesday in a special work session to discuss the … more
The following is a list of arrests made Sept. 16-22 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records.Sept. 16• Robert Edward Berne III, 32, … more
The following is a list of arrests made Sept. 16-22 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement … more
RALEIGH — New reported cases of COVID-19 in Wake and Franklin counties are trending downward, state statistics show.  However, a Franklin County nursing home has reported a new … more
RALEIGH — The Wake County school board will discuss reopening options at its Wednesday meeting but doesn’t expect to make a decision until next week. Gov. Roy Cooper gave elementary … more
WAKE FOREST — It’s turkey time again.  The Wake Forest Police Department's 14th annual Turkey Drive is accepting monetary donations until Nov. 21. It will use the funds to buy … more
WENDELL — The Wendell Board of Commissioners started the design process for its new town hall Wednesday when it met with Gensler Architecture to discuss its wants and needs. The current town … more
LOUISBURG — Authorities have accused a Louisburg man of strangling his father Friday, a press release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said.  The suspect, Xavier Vishal … more
DURHAM — A familiar face may pop up on TV amid all the election-related advertisements out there.  Keith Shackleford, a Wake Forest attorney, appears in three campaign ads for … more
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