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WAKE FOREST — After promising that there would be a Christmas parade in 2020, town and business leaders decided Wednesday to replace the event with a street festival. Officials cited safety … more
A Wake County resident became the first person in North Carolina to test positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, state officials announced Tuesday.  The test, … more
RALEIGH — The Wake Weekly earned four editorial awards and six advertising awards in a state journalism contest last week, including a second-place award for best overall weekly newspaper of … more
NEW BERN — A Franklin County man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 13 years in federal prison after being convicted of selling heroin, fentanyl and cocaine. Michael Jermaine Jackson, 35, … more
ZEBULON — The Wake County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man accused of shooting a woman with a shotgun Sunday evening, injuring her arm. The woman, who was not identified in a press … more
While the race for the presidential nomination will be on the forefront of many voters headed into the ballot box Tuesday, several local races are also at stake. Democrats are holding primaries … more
While the race for the presidential nomination will be on the forefront of many voters headed into the ballot box Tuesday, several local races are also at stake. Democrats are holding primaries … more
While the race for the presidential nomination will be on the forefront of many voters headed into the ballot box Tuesday, several local races are also at stake. Republicans and Democrats are … more
RALEIGH — A task force established by Gov. Roy Cooper’s is preparing for the possibility of COVID-19 infections in North Carolina from the novel coronavirus. The task force is encouraging … more
The following is a list of arrests made Feb. 20-26 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. Feb. … more
WAKE FOREST — Public history students from N.C. State University are conducting a class project on the history of Wake Forest’s Northeast Community with a specific focus on East Juniper Avenue, … more
Rockin’ the Forest The Rockin’ the Forest music series will continue Feb. 28 with beach band Jim Quick & Coastline. The concert begins 7:30 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 … more
WAKE FOREST — The North Carolina League of Municipalities recently announced that Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones will serve on its new Advancing Municipal Leaders Advisory Committee. The group … more
WAKE FOREST — The Advanced Mobility Collective, a new community for collaboration to bring new mobility services to life, launched Tuesday with WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Cherokee Nation … more
The following is a list of arrests made Feb. 20-26 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. Feb. 20 • Jacqueline Dominique Woodard, … more
The number of early-voting ballots cast in Wake County for the March 2020 primary election is notably behind the total number cast during the March 2016 primary, although there is still time to catch … more
WAKE FOREST — The Northern Regional Community Advocacy Committee recently named Wake Forest Customer Service Manager Andrew Brown Jr. as the Eugenia Pleasant Northern Regional Center Partner of the … more
WAKE FOREST — A developer is taking a second shot at trying to win over government approval to build more than 900 homes in a planned subdivision of Averette Road. The town of Wake Forest’s … more
Political Notebook Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Mike Bloomberg toured the Tar Heel State this week to drum up support in the March 3 primary. North Carolina is the … more
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