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WILMINGTON — A former manager at a credit union in Zebulon pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to stealing at least $645,000. Johnnie Earl Harrell, 47, is accused of exploiting his … more
ZEBULON — The Zebulon Board of Commissioners approved a budget for next fiscal year Monday with one commissioner voting against it. The $13.5 million budget is more conservative than … more
WAKE FOREST — The Veterans of Foreign Wars presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Wake Forest Krispy Kreme in recognition of the store’s “unselfish exhibition of … more
Although hampered by COVID-19 restrictions,  Post No. 8466 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars properly installed the officers that will lead the veterans group for 2020-21. The installation … more
The following is a list of arrests made June 17-23 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. June … more
The following is a list of arrests made June 17-22 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. June 17 No arrests reported. June … more
Red, White and Hues The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host “Red, White and Hues,” a virtual art exhibit and wine tasting, on Friday, June 26, at 6 p.m. Free and open to the first 90 … more
RALEIGH — People across the state will be required to wear face coverings when in public to slow the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Wednesday afternoon. “People must wear face … more
WAKE FOREST — Norse Brewing Co., 203 Brooks St. in downtown Wake Forest, has reopened for business and celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Wake Forest Area Chamber of … more
HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund board member Marshall Tanner and his wife, Martha, recently established a new scholarship at the college in memory of their … more
WAKE FOREST — A pedestrian was struck by a train Monday afternoon, town officials said. The incident happened around 5 p.m. at the Seawell Drive railroad crossing near the intersection with … more
WAKE FOREST — The town of Wake Forest said it will provide free COVID-19 tests on Tuesday, June 30, and Wednesday, July 1. The walk-up testing is designated for anyone who has symptoms or … more
KNIGHTDALE — The Knightdale Town Council unanimously approved a $22.28 million annual spending plan last week. The total budget is spread across the general, storm water, capital reserve and … more
(The Center Square) – The share of North Carolina residents who say they have some or a lot of trust in the state’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic was 73.1 percent, according to a … more
LOUISBURG — The Louisburg town council voted to move a Confederate statue to Oakwood Cemetery in a close decision Monday night. The statue sits on North Main Street and serves as a … more
The pandemic closed library doors, but their books are open for reading.  Wake County Public Libraries were one of many county facilities impacted by COVID-19. Yet officials say the libraries … more
ZEBULON — Businesses in Zebulon are coming together to support each other during the coronavirus pandemic and economic downturn. The Zebulon Business Relief Fund seeks to give aid to small, … more
ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a preliminary plat for a subdivision that could bring 96 single-family lots to an area off West Young … more
FRANKLINTON — The Franklinton Board of Commissioners approved its 2020-21 budget at its Tuesday meeting. The $2.18 million budget continues the town’s work on achieving seven goals, … more
WAKE FOREST — A mother was looking through her photo album when she found a picture of her son when he was about 5, wearing a Wake Forest Fire Department helmet and grinning during a … more
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