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WAKE FOREST — Shawn Taylor, an award-winning community journalist, will serve as the next editor of The Wake Weekly and the Butner-Creedmoor News, President and Publisher Keven Zepezauer announced … more
LOUISBURG — Franklin County Manager Angela L. Harris announced Thursday that Cindy H. Jones will begin serving as senior services director on Jan. 20. As a lifelong Franklin County resident and … more
Tickets on sale for ‘Back to the ‘50s Sock Hop’ The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host a “Back to the ’50s Sock Hop” on Saturday, Jan. 11, from 7-9 p.m. Put on blue … more
MIDDLESEX — A Wendell man was injured when gunfire erupted Saturday at a birthday party in rural Nash County, according to authorities. Cory Davis Forte II, 25, of Edgemont Road near Wendell, … more
LOUISBURG — Representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the N.C. Division of Soil and Water Conservation will present a program Thursday on their funding availability for the coming … more
If you’re having trouble parting with your Christmas tree, here’s a fact to motivate you: Nearly one-third (29 percent) of U.S. home fires that begin with Christmas trees occurs in January. … more
WAKE FOREST — A man suspected in the shooting death of a Wake Forest man last month turned himself into police on New Year's Eve. Christopher Lee Lewis Jr. was charged with one count of … more
WENDELL — Police said they charged former Commissioner Benjamin Travis Carroll with assaulting his neighbors after breaking into their home last month. Wendell Police Chief Bill Carter said … more
YOUNGSVILLE — A 21-year-old woman and a 65-year-old man both died the day after Christmas when their cars crashed head-on on N.C. Highway 96 near Youngsville, authorities said. The crash … more
CULVER CITY, Calif. — Lauren Gentile has been watching “Wheel of Fortune” since she was 12 years old, tuning into the game show with her late grandma Clemetina. Gentile, who until this … more
WAKE FOREST — A man who troopers say ran a stop sign and crashed into another vehicle on Louisburg Road earlier this month was charged with the death of another driver. Sosimo Ramirez-Martinez, … more
The following is a list of arrests made Dec. 19-22 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. Dec. 19 • Edward Odell Fogg, 62, … more
The following is a list of arrests made Dec. 19-25 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. Dec. … more
RALEIGH — Girl Scouts North Carolina Coastal Pines announced Alexandria Crank of Wake Forest has become a Gold Award Girl Scout, a designation she earned by helping connect homebound seniors with … more
Sen. Thom Tillis and Sen. Bill Cassidy from Louisiana recently introduced the Stop All Nefarious Toys in America or SANTA Act. If the legislation is passed, sellers would be required to provide a … more
RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections last Friday signed off on the 2020 presidential primary candidates nominated by North Carolina’s five recognized political parties — Constitution, … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Wednesday for the New Year’s holiday. Police service will not be interrupted, but town bus service and … more
RALEIGH — We don’t know who will be in office come 2021, but after candidate filing ended last week, one thing is certain: Next year’s ballot will be a long one. County commissioner and … more
Drones are a popular holiday gift, but it’s important new drone owners take time to know how to safely fly an unmanned aircraft. More than 30,000 North Carolinians now own and operate drones for … more
ROLESVILLE — Residents and business owners will have two chances next month to chime in with feedback on the town’s new strategic plan. Two hour-long input sessions have been scheduled for … more
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