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LOUISBURG — Three more people have died at a Louisburg nursing home, health department officials said Friday. Fourteen residents at Louisburg Nursing Center have died since a COVID-19 … more
RALEIGH — Schools will not be back in session this school year, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Friday. The state will keep school buildings closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic and focus resources … more
WAKE FOREST — Authorities said they charged a suspect last week in a 10-year-old assault case. Robert James Jeffreys, 52, of Privette Road, Wendell, was charged April 18 with assault with a … more
RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper extended the state’s stay-at-home order until May 8, including restrictions on dine-in bars and restaurants and other close contact services, he announced … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved amendments that would allow downtown businesses to serve alcohol on public sidewalks. more
RALEIGH — A gang member found guilty of conspiracy of murder, witness tampering and racketeering was sentenced to four consecutive life sentences Wednesday. Demetrice “Respect” … more
WAKE FOREST — Everyone needs some help accessing resources and learning, especially entrepreneurs. Business partners Adrian Izquierdo and Me’Saige Foote are part of this year’s Launch Wake … more
The following is a list of arrests made April 15-21 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. April 15 • Robert Seaundre Hicks, 23, of … more
The following is a list of arrests made April 15-21 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. … more
Editor’s note: Check with event organizers for up-to-date information on event cancellations, postponements, refunds and other impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Relief work Any … more
The number of deaths related to COVID-19 in Franklin continues to rise, while Wake County reported its first deaths over the last week. Franklin County reported 13 deaths and 75 … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Board of Commissioners annexed and rezoned 271.8 acres near the 1700 block of Averette Road at its Tuesday meeting. The area is the site of a proposed … more
RALEIGH — Officials say it is safe to donate blood during the pandemic, and are urging those able to give to do so.  The American Red Cross says a previous emergency shortage of blood … more
BUTNER — An inmate who escaped the federal prison complex in Butner earlier this month turned himself in to authorities in Delaware on Tuesday, prosecutors announced, a week after the inmate … more
LOUISBURG — Three more people have died at a Louisburg nursing home, health department officials said Monday. The new COVID-19-related deaths reported at Louisburg Nursing Center bring … more
RALEIGH — The families of more than 800,000 children in the state will receive extra help buying groceries from a new Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program, the N.C. Department of Health … more
A year after its formation, Restoration NewsMedia is relaunching as a media management company and a cooperative for independent local newspapers weathering economic turmoil. The Wilson, North … more
LOUISBURG — A sixth person has died at a Louisburg nursing home, health department officials said Friday. Louisburg Nursing Center reported another COVID-19 related death of a resident … more
BUTNER — An inmate who escaped the federal prison complex in Butner earlier this month will be charged, prosecutors announced, a day after the inmate told the News & Observer that he was … more
WAKE FOREST — A group of high school students went to Falls Lake to go swimming April 8. One of them, Davion Davis, jumped off the cliff into the lake below and never came back up.  His … more
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