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BUNN — Three people are accused of throwing drugs over the fence of the state prison in Bunn, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office said. Ditereal Harris,18; Xavier White, 18; and Rotonia … more
LOUISBURG — A Youngsville man was charged with indecent liberties with a child last week, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Omar Alfaro Cortes, 39, of John Mitchell Road, … more
RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper  issued a stay-at-home order for all North Carolinia on Friday, in an effort to slow the rate of COVID-19 infections to a level that hospitals will be able to … more
RALEIGH — Most of the state's high school seniors no longer have to worry about grades, classes or tests. The state Board of Education unanimously approved a recommendation to switch to … more
To help contain the spread of COVID-19, GoRaleigh is limiting its bus service across Wake County.  Riders in Wake Forest, Knightdale and Rolesville will see decreased service as some routes … more
WAKE FOREST — Anne V. Scoggin sat at her piano, touched her fingers to her keys, and began to play. The music filled Scoggin’s recital studio at Music Academy South in Wake Forest. It was … more
The following is a list of arrests made March 19 -25 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. March 20 • Triston Clark … more
The following is a list of arrests made March 19-25 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. … more
(The Center Square) – The U.S. Senate late Wednesday unanimously passed an historic, $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package that would send billions of dollars directly to Americans and provide … more
(The Center Square) — Nearly 3.3 million Americans filed unemployment claims last week, a record number as businesses were forced to shut down to help slow the spread of the novel … more
Takeout food is generally not a concern for transmitting COVID-19, according to guidance from the N.C. State University Cooperative Extension. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food … more
YOUNGSVILLE — Officials with the Town of Youngsville said leaders at Covenant Hope Church and Faith Baptist Church reached out to them this week asking to find ways to assist community members who … more
Editor’s note: Check with event organizers for up-to-date information on event cancellations, postponements, refunds and other impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Litter Sweep The March … more
WAKE FOREST — The sounds of drumming and singing filled the parking lot of a local senior living community Thursday while residents enjoyed the sunshine and a chance to come together ­— … more
HENDERSON — A pair of recent agreements between Vance-Granville Community College and East Carolina University — one a new partnership and the other an update to a longstanding program — help … more
WAKE FOREST — Like most restaurants, Casa Cubana is offering delivery, drive-thru and curbside services. But to try and help other businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wake Forest … more
As the number of positive COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Wake County, so are concerns that the virus could overwhelm our local healthcare system. To help prevent that from happening, Wake County … more
WAKE FOREST — As people stay home and try to comply with orders not to gather in groups of 50 or more, church leaders are finding ways to keep traditions alive, just without the … more
RALEIGH — The Wake County Sheriff’s Office is temporarily suspending the purchase of pistol permits through April 30, saying it needs time to process a surge of new … more
RALEIGH — Wake County is expected to issue a stay-at-home order this week, after North Carolina announced its first deaths related to COVID-19. "For the past two days, Wake County … more
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