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WAKE FOREST — The Northern Community Food Security Team is partnering with Rise Against Hunger to host a meal-packing event Saturday, April 13, at the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club, 325 S. … more
PRINCETON — Authorities say a state trooper shot and injured an armed driver during a Thursday afternoon traffic stop. The shooting happened around 1 p.m. after Sgt. J.M. Dorsey pulled over a … more
KNIGHTDALE — A man accused of breaking into a Wake Forest home in early February was found and arrested by deputies last week. Timothy James Crowe, 28, is facing a felony charge after he was … more
YOUNGSVILLE — A Franklin County man turned himself in on child-sex charges March 29 after state and local authorities raided his home and issued warrants for his arrest. Jeremy Ward Crawford, a … more
RALEIGH ­— A man standing trial this week on charges that he shot to death three of his Wake Forest neighbors in 2016 had to be forcibly removed from the courtroom Monday after shouting … more
WAKE FOREST — A pair of Wake Forest High School seniors will head to Orlando, Florida, next month to compete against some of the brightest minds in the world as part of DECA’s High School … more
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said it arrested a man last week and charged him with stealing items and a vehicle from his family members. The suspect’s stepfather and … more
WAKE FOREST — A year after inclement weather spoiled the afternoon’s festivities, Dirt Day will return on Saturday, April 6 to unofficially bring in the spring season. Dirt Day is an annual … more
WAKE FOREST — A group of local investors has announced the second year of a program intended to stimulate the entrepreneurial spirit brought on by shows like “Shark Tank.” Called … more
Wake Forest Memorial Post 8466, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. announced the winners of its Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth essay contests and its Teachers of the Year. The … more
LOUISBURG — A recently-awarded N.C. Department of Transportation contract will see pipe crossings repaired during the second half of the year in Franklin and Granville counties. Between July 1 … more
WAKE FOREST — Mayor Vivian Jones was the guest speaker March 20 during the Wake Forest High School Juniorettes’ general meeting at the school. Jones attended by invitation from the Juniorette … more
WAKE FOREST — The Northeastern Regional Youth Leadership Conference was held at the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on Thursday, March 7 to provide student-led and mentor-guided sessions … more
WAKE FOREST — In a move that reflects a nationwide trend, Lime (formerly known as LimeBike) has ended its bike-sharing program in Wake Forest. Earlier this month, the dockless bike-share company … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Endoscopy Center, located at 10540 Ligon Mill Road, will host Charity Day 2019 on Saturday. March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month and the physicians and … more
The Franklinton Community Theater will stage Junie B. Jones Jr., The Musical at Franklinton High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. on April 5, at 7 p.m. on April 6, and at 3 p.m. on April 7. Tickets are … more
The Wake Forest Police Department investigated the following incidents and arrested the following suspects from March 15-26, according to public police records. March 15 Larceny reported at … more
LOUISBURG — The Louisburg Fire Department's Maude Fest is back for another year. The concert-driven show, slated for Saturday, aims to raise money to help the fire department restore an … more
WAKE FOREST — It’s going to get a little “Freaky” in Wake Forest the next few weeks. Wake Forest Renaissance Arts Productions will present “Freaky Friday: The Musical” March 28-30 and … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Weekly launched a newer, sleeker website March 15 as part of its print and digital redesign. The website will feature stories found in the print edition of the paper as … more
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