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LOUISBURG — Franklin County officials arrested a Louisburg man Thursday accused of selling heroin and prescription pills. The suspect, 24-year-old David Sidney Smith, was held at the … more
WAKE FOREST — Decorate classrooms? Check. Assign teachers? Check. Finish back-to-school shopping? Well, hopefully that’s been checked off; the new school year begins Monday. At Wakefield … more
CARY — Starting next year, East Wake Middle School will be no more. The Wake County Board of Education voted Tuesday to change the school’s name to Neuse River Middle School, drawing … more
WAKE FOREST — Fighting over the vocal protests of audience members, the Wake Forest Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday to rezone 12 acres on Rogers Branch Road to allow a planned 264-unit … more
The following is a list of arrests made Aug. 8-14 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement … more
The following is a list of arrests made Aug. 8-14 by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. Aug. 8 Michael John Loomis, 55, of Alcock … more
OXFORD — Four people were arrested earlier this month as part of two separate investigations into the sale of cocaine and other drugs in Granville and Franklin counties, authorities said. The … more
FRANKLINTON — Police said they are investigating after a trio of masked burglars broke into a hardware store and then led an officer on a car chase that reached speeds of 130 mph. The … more
KNIGHTDALE — Knightdale Tractor Supply Company on Saturday will host animal adoptions, a pet supplies drive and more during their annual Out Here with Animals celebration — a monthlong event that … more
WAKE FOREST — The 40th annual Wake Forest CROP Hunger Walk is set for Sunday, Sept. 22. The fundraising event will begin and end at the Wake Forest Historical Museum, 414 N. Main St. Pre-walk … more
Community Briefs The next iteration of the monthly Between2Clouds Comedy showcase at The Cotton Company will be held tonight from 7-8:15 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the event is for ages 18 and … more
WAKE FOREST — Hope House, 334 N. Allen Road, is now serving free, nutritious dinners to disadvantaged families and individuals at 6:30 p.m. every day except Saturday. Prepared by The Forks … more
WAKE FOREST — Police claimed a man installed a hidden camera in another person’s home to spy on them. The Wake Forest Police Department said the man, Bulmaro Juventino Clement, 54, didn’t … more
YOUNGSVILLE — Authorities are seeking the whereabouts of a man suspected of breaking into multiple vehicles around Franklin County this summer. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office released … more
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
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
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