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Political Notebook Sen. Thom Tillis recently appeared on Fox News to congratulate President Donald Trump’s airstrike that killed Qassim Soleimani, the commander of Iranian forces. “We’ve … more
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Board of Commissioners first regular meeting of the new decade Monday went by briskly as it approved the issuance of $12.45 million in bonds. The board … more
WAKE FOREST — Flaherty Dog Park, 1100 N. White St., closed for renovations Monday and is expected to reopen Saturday. Park renovations will include the following: • New fencing and … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Commissioners Monday appointed a sheriff’s office sergeant to serve as sheriff while suspended Sheriff Brindell Wilkins faces criminal charges related to an … more
WAKE FOREST — Assistant to the Town Manager Candace Davis has successfully completed the Leading for Results program at the UNC School of Government as a Local Government Federal Credit Union … more
WAKE FOREST — Chick-fil-A will open its new Heritage location Jan. 8, the company announced Tuesday. The opening of the 1010 Forestville Rd. restaurant will coincide with a community celebration … more
RALEIGH ­— The Wake County Sheriff’s Office said it is looking for two men who drove an SUV into three eastern Wake County convenience stores and stole goods early Christmas morning. The … more
The following is a list of arrests made Dec. 26 through Jan. 1 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement … more
The following is a list of arrests made Dec. 23-30 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. Dec. 23 • Dysean Orlando Seward, 23, of … more
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
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