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RALEIGH — Wake County is expected to issue a stay-at-home order this week, after North Carolina announced its first deaths related to COVID-19. "For the past two days, Wake County … more
CREEDMOOR — Saying goodbye to a loved one is never an easy thing to do. In the COVID-19 era of social distancing, coming together to grieve a death is now all the more difficult. “We … more
RALEIGH — Cases of COVID-19 continue to spread through North Carolina, causing several towns to take more precautions, including closing more businesses. As of Monday morning, Wake County … more
ZEBULON — One person died in a single-car crash on U.S. Highway 64 on Saturday night, according to the Zebulon Police Department. Shannon Faye Parker, 21, of Zebulon, was driving a 2003 Ford … more
The U.S. Army National Guard has been called in to assist with getting personal protective equipment to agencies in need of it throughout the state. The number of reported coronavirus (COVID-19) … more
LOUISBURG — Franklin County confirmed Friday its has four cases of COVID-19, which is caused by the coronavirus. Four Franklin County residents tested presumptively positive, according to Scott … more
RALEIGH — State Employees’ Credit Union branches statewide closed their doors and moved to drive-thru only service on Thursday, to reduce the possibilities of transmission of the … more
WAKE FOREST — In the first week of March, town of Wake Forest accountant Alice DeGaetano earned a promotion and a prestigious professional certification. The Wake Forest Finance Department … more
Residents are reminded to check their mail for a postcard invitation to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census, which was recently sent to all households. The invitations include the website address … more
RALEIGH — Wake County is working closely with local hospitals to create a coordinated community response to COVID-19. The goal of this collaborative effort is to prevent local emergency … more
WAKE FOREST — While social distancing is closing several amenities in town, one is reopening this week, and it is something people can do while still maintaining space from others. Flaherty … more
Law enforcement officers are being impersonated in a recently reported phone scam. Residents have reported receiving calls from individuals posing as Wake Forest police officers. The subjects tell … more
WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Power has temporarily suspended all service disconnections for nonpayment until further notice, the town announced. Wake Forest Power said the move is part of its … more
The following is a list of arrests made March 12-18 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. … more
The following is a list of arrests made March 12-18 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. March 12 • Craig Spencer Schick, 31, of … more
WAKE FOREST — Each year, 100 athletes from around the world compete in the invitational Badwater 135 Ultra Marathon in Death Valley, California. Called “the world’s toughest foot race,” … 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. The Capitol … more
WAKE FOREST — Locals say a recent group trip to historic Civil Rights era sites in Alabama and Georgia was transformative. The Wake Forest Martin Luther King committee organized the trip … more
WAKE FOREST— While schools across the state are closed for at least two weeks due to COVID-19, some students may be wondering where their next meal will come from. Local school districts, … more
The Wake County Public School System are preparing for students to be out for more than the two weeks ordered by Gov. Roy Cooper, the district superintendent said Tuesday. “As health officials … more
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