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WAKE FOREST — Orangetheory Fitness of Wake Forest owner Kristine Bernecki said she wanted to do something good for the community, so she and her staff decided to donate 400 masks to members of … more
ZEBULON — The town’s fire chief earned a professional credential. Fire Chief Christopher C. Perry received the professional designation of chief fire officer from the Commission on … more
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said Monday it charged a man with multiple sex offenses against a child. Gustavo Diaz, 30, was arrested Sunday and charged with … more
WAKE FOREST — A sixth grade teacher and wrestling coach who lives in Wake Forest was arrested Friday by state investigators in connection to a child sex case.  Bobby Scott Nealey, 50, … more
The town of Rolesville on Tuesday, Aug. 4., continued to adjust potential changes to its zoning that would let smaller single-family homes be built in the town. Currently, the town doesn’t … more
The Knightdale Town Council at its work session on Monday, Aug. 3, voted to add a page to its website where residents can submit public comments for its virtual meetings. Currently, citizens can … more
WAKE FOREST — Vacant buildings downtown can detract from a town’s beauty, so Wake Forest Downtown Development is suggesting ways the town can improve how such buildings look. Lisa … more
HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled a new, mostly-online program to teach customer service skills. The Customer Service Excellence program is set to be offered four times … more
WAKE FOREST — To help the community remember those veterans who received the Purple Heart as a result of injuries in combat, the Wake Forest Women’s Club designed and made a commemorative … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Area Chamber Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2020-21 class of Leadership Wake Forest, which will begin virtually this year. The program is … more
KNIGHTDALE — Students at Knightdale High School and other early college high schools in Wake County started school remotely Wednesday. The early colleges will have a head start of more than a … more
Movies at the Middle Rolesville Parks & Recreation will show “Frozen 2” at Rolesville Middle School on Aug. 8. Gates open at 8 p.m. and the movie is at 8:30 p.m. The movie will be shown … more
The following is a list of arrests made July 29 through Aug. 4 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 July 28-Aug. 4 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. July 28 No arrests … more
WENDELL — The Wendell board of commissioners met for around four hours July 27 in a meeting that included a lot of contentious discussion about a proposed development outside town … more
RALEIGH — Wake County on Monday announced it will offer up to $500 to households to pay past-due balances on electric, gas, water and waste bills. The Wake Helps program is funded by $5 … more
Much of Wake and Franklin counties fared well through Hurricane Isaias, which came through the area early Tuesday morning, officials said. The storm and related tornadoes were blamed for at least … more
RALEIGH — A long-term care facility in Wakefield has a confirmed outbreak of COVID-19, according to Wake County Public Health. At least two people at Falls River Court and Village, 130 Falls … more
WAKE FOREST — A Wake Forest financial advisor pleaded guilty Monday to wire fraud as part of an $8.1 million Ponzi scheme. Anthony Wayne March, 49, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to wire fraud … more
RALEIGH — Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to strengthen back into a Category 1 hurricane before it makes landfall in the Carolinas Monday, the National Weather Service said. The worst part … more
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