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WAKE FOREST — The Christmas parade may be canceled, but Christmas spirit is not. Citizens say they still will come together in downtown Wake Forest on Saturday at the time the parade had been … more
WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest is lit. The annual Lighting of Wake Forest last Friday saw the town’s 30-foot Christmas tree illuminated with bulbs of green and red. Hundreds packed into Centennial … more
The following is a list of arrests made Dec. 5-11 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. Dec. … more
The following is a list of arrests made Dec. 5-12 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. Dec. 5 • Jake Lee Creep, 28, of Fowler … more
KNIGHTDALE — Police are accusing a Virginia man of sitting completely naked inside a car parked outside Kohl’s while the area was crowded with Black Friday shoppers last month. The man, Tylik … more
WENDELL — The town of Wendell celebrated the season with its annual Wendell Wonderland last Friday night. The event featured musical acts and vendors in downtown Wendell. The town Christmas tree … more
WENDELL — A Wilson-based commercial HVAC manufacturer is moving its headquarters to a future Wendell campus after officials agreed to let the project move forward with minor exceptions to the … more
At a November meeting, members of the Gen. James Moore Chapter heard state chair Dr. Nan Jones talked about her work with the Tamassee DAR School. As part of its education mission, the Daughters … more
Salon Serenity Spa Toys for Tots Salon Serenity Spa in Wake Forest is an official dropsite for Toys for Tots. Bring new, unwrapped toys to Salon Serenity Spa, 1002 Durham Road, Wake Forest through … more
The Wake Forest Optimist Club has recognized Donna Jamieson as Optimist of the Year for all her tireless volunteering and bringing the local club food insecurity programs to help more children in … more
WAKE FOREST — The intersection of N.C. 98 and Moores Pond Road east of Wake Forest has become an all-way stop as an interim safety measure until a roundabout can be designed and constructed. … more
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Board of Education unanimously approved a budget resolution for the 2019-20 school year at Monday’s meeting. The resolution makes official the local expense … more
WENDELL — The former IBM engineer credited with inventing the Universal Product Code format for barcodes printed on products around the world died last week at his home in Wendell. George J. … more
WAKE FOREST — School officials say students are expected to face criminal charges for falsely calling 911 to report shots fired near Wakefield High School on Thursday. There was never any … more
WAKE FOREST — Since 1897, The Corner has always been, well, on the corner, there where North Avenue meets North Main Street. J.D. Powers first opened the Victorian-era building as a dry goods … more
KNIGHTDALE — In many ways, Angela Bridgman is running on typical Democrat campaign issues: She says she’ll vote to expand Medicaid and increase education funding. The fact that she is … more
WAKE FOREST — The 72nd Annual Wake Forest Community Christmas Dinner was held Monday at The Forks Cafeteria on South Brooks Street to celebrate the town’s most influential citizens and … more
WAKE FOREST — When Ty Comstock finishes up his full-time workday as a web developer, he likes to relax in a way many others do: By powering on his PlayStation or Nintendo Switch and getting lost in … more
ZEBULON — Authorities have identified a Zebulon woman who died in a Tuesday house fire. Belinda Coble, 61, died in an explosion caused by her smoking a cigarette while using an oxygen … more
ZEBULON — Zebulon residents and guests ushered in the Christmas spirit while their stomachs were still full from Thanksgiving leftovers on Sunday. A large crowd gathered on Arendell Avenue in … more
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