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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
FRANKLINTON — A man was killed earlier this month when his motorcycle ran off the side of the road, according to a crash report. David Lee Sledge, of Franklinton, died at the scene of the … more
WAKE FOREST — Current ordinances don’t allow downtown restaurants to serve alcohol to customers seated outside on a public sidewalk. Several Wake Forest businesses are hoping that will … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department temporarily closed Holding Park Aquatic Center (HPAC) last week after Wake County health officials learned … more
ZEBULON — Elected officials voted Monday to let the proposed development of more than 1,000 new homes in two proposed subdivisions in Zebulon move forward, but recognized that the projects may … more
Community Briefs The Northern Wake Optimist Club will host its first Heroes Dinner today at 6:30 p.m. The dinner is an event that recognizes Rolesville’s police, fire and EMS by offering them a … more
WAKE FOREST — The “We Care Gospel Affair,” along with Pastor Enoch Holloway, will host “The 4 Gospel Concert” at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church in Wake Forest on Sunday. The church is … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2019-20 class of Leadership Wake Forest. The comprehensive program is designed to engage, … more
WAKE FOREST — Raleigh-based band Big Love will headline Friday Night on White in downtown Wake Forest tonight. The free outdoor concert will take place from 6-9 p.m. along South White Street. … more
WAKE FOREST — Officials recovered the body of a 15-year-old girl from Falls Lake on Wednesday, a day after she jumped into the water to help her father rescue a 10-year-old … more
ZEBULON — A Franklin County husband and wife have been arrested on charges that they intentionally set fire to their Zebulon house to get money from their insurance company.   John … more
WENDELL - A 23-year-old woman was struck by gunfire while riding in a car going down N.C. Highway 97 near Wendell Saturday, according to deputies. One man has been arrested. The woman's injuries … more
The North Carolina Highway Patrol located a vehicle in a pond in the Hopkins Community near the Wake and Franklin County line Monday morning with no sign of the driver or any passengers. The … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department has temporarily closed Holding Park Aquatic Center (HPAC) after Wake County health officials learned a … more
RALEIGH — Police have arrested two men in connection to the homicides of a Franklin County man and his friend last month, but family members of the victims said they are still grieving. The … more
WAKE FOREST — Suit up, heroes. You too, villains. The fourth Wake Forest ComiCon will return to town Saturday. The annual convention will feature a dozen comic book vendors bringing … more
ROLESVILLE — Head to downtown Rolesville on any given Saturday this summer, and you’ll find rows of stands selling fresh eggs, tomatoes and fruit-filled pies. The Rolesville Farmers Market … more
The Wake Weekly is bringing back a modified version of an old recurring feature. Instead of featuring stories that happened this week throughout the years, we will re-explore stories that took place … more
WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest-area residents have through today to share their thoughts and opinions on the future of Flaherty Dog Park. “Picture Flaherty Dog Park” is an initiative designed to … more
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