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WAKE FOREST — A driver sustained serious injuries this month when he crashed head-on into another vehicle while trying to pass a car, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.  The … more
GREENVILLE — A man convicted of causing a crash that killed two pedestrians while under the influence is among five Mexican nationals indicted this week with having entered the country … more
YOUNGSVILLE — Authorities are hoping the public can identify a man suspected of breaking into multiple vehicles around Franklin County this summer. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office … more
RALEIGH — Wake County officials this week began offering citizens concerned about contamination in their well water help to understand the results of water tests. The county’s environmental … more
FRANKLINTON — For nearly two decades, the Kearney sisters would take time each year to all come back home. The 10 sisters, along with their four brothers, grew up near Franklinton in what they … more
WENDELL — Developers looking to build on vacant land may benefit from an ordinance change officials made this week that effectively reduces how much developers pay toward some road improvements. … more
There are two weeks left to vote in The Wake Weekly’s ninth annual Best of the Best competition. The voting period began July 19 and ballots can be cast through Aug. 30 at … more
A Hope House Book Bag & Clothing Giveaway will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hope House Inc., 334 N. Allen Road, Wake Forest. There will be free bookbags, gently used … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Farmers Market will host its Fall Crafts & Kids’ Market on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 8 a.m. to noon at 235 S. Taylor St. For the first time, the Kids’ Market … more
WAKE FOREST — Folux Solutions, a Raleigh-based agricultural tech company founded by local entrepreneur Daniel Webb, hopes to provide a cheaper alternative to mainstream LED growing lights while … more
RALEIGH — Attorney General Josh Stein has announced that Knightdale native Danielle Wilburn completed an internship with the North Carolina Department of Justice this summer. Danielle earned … more
An old maxim advises, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” That’s what Wilson siblings Lydia, Bethany and Elijah Denton did more than 100 times to work the bugs out of an … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce announced a new fundraising initiative to support chamber programs and the Alzheimer’s Association of Eastern North Carolina. The … more
LOUISBURG — The Tar River Center for History and Culture has announced a lineup of events for 2019-20. All events are sponsored by the Tar River Center for History and Culture and free to the … more
NASHVILLE — Reporters descended on the Nash County Sheriff’s Office last week. But it wasn’t murder — or a jailbreak — that brought out the press. Instead, the happy-ending story of an … more
The North Carolina Parent Teacher Association has announced that 18 North Carolina schools have received the National PTA School of Excellence designation for the 2019-20 school year. National PTA … more
WAKE FOREST — Area residents were invited to the 35th Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremony on Monday, Aug. 5. The program took place in Centennial Plaza and honored John Joseph Maloney who … more
The United Way of Franklin County, the Franklin County school district and the Boys & Girls Club have partnered to collaborate on a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) … more
HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College formally welcomed its new leader on Tuesday, Aug. 6, with an inauguration ceremony for Rachel M. Desmarais, the college’s seventh president, in the … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce has announced its first-ever Retail Therapy showcase. Planned as a way to feature chamber members who are in fashion and home interior … more
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