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WAKE FOREST — Police said they are looking for a man and woman accused of stealing food from Target and Lowes Foods in recent weeks. The Wake Forest Police Department said Thursday it took out … more
The Tar River Center for History and Culture will present “Pirates of the Carolinas,” a swashbuckling day of fun for the family on Saturday, Oct. 5. Blackbeard’s Crew, a living history … more
WAKE FOREST — The town of Wake Forest and Wake Forest Power are joining more than 2,000 nonprofit utilities in celebrating Public Power Week Oct. 6-12. As part of this annual weeklong celebration, … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Human Relations Council recently announced Simone Smith and Tilda Caudle as the 2019 youth and adult Good Neighbors of the Year. Mayor Vivian Jones made the … more
WAKE FOREST — At the Sept. 17 meeting of the Gen. James Moore Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, the new regent Debbie Butler presided as more than 50 members and … more
COPPELL, Texas — The Norwex Foundation for a Brighter Future announced this month that it awarded $5,000 to the Redefined Courage Foundation, a nonprofit organization passionate about helping and … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Dance Festival, the Triangle’s only free outdoor dance festival featuring international and national performers, will return to E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris … more
LOUISBURG — A Benson man is facing charges in multiple jurisdictions related to the sexual abuse of a child, police said. John Edward Degumba, 30, turned himself in to the Franklinton County … more
ZEBULON — Police said the suspect in a kidnapping Tuesday died following a manhunt and officer-involved shooting, a series of incidents that closed schools and blocked Interstate 87 for … more
OXFORD — Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins, who is facing criminal charges accusing him of urging the murder of a former deputy, agreed to step aside Monday as the case makes its way to … more
WAKE FOREST — Police investigating the theft of groceries from Target are hoping the public can help identify two people wanted for questioning. The Wake Forest Police Department released … more
KNIGHTDALE — Town officials have announced its new top firefighter to replace Chief Tim Guffey, who retired in July. Loren Cone has been hired as fire chief and will start work with the … more
WAKE FOREST — Town and fire officials voted this month to begin transferring the Wake Forest Fire Department to the town government, a process that could be complete next summer. The Wake … more
KNIGHTDALE — Town leaders Wednesday signed off on an extra $1 million to begin construction on the first phase of a soccer complex. The new funds bring the cost of the project to $4.5 million. … more
OXFORD — The Granville County attorney said Tuesday he may consider asking a judge to remove Granville Sheriff Brindell Wilkins from office after the sheriff was indicted on criminal charges … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Community Council is seeking nominations of local individuals and organizations that have made an extraordinary community impact for its annual awards given during its … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department has announced that Cindi King has been hired as the manager of the new and soon-to-open Joyner Park Community … more
Community Briefs The Wake Forest Rotary Club is working in conjunction with the Grand Bahama Rotary Club to raise funds to benefit the Bahama Babies Relief Fund, which was founded in 2007 after … more
Thomas Allen spent years trying to get a retired North Carolina flag dedicated to his late father who served in World War II and died in 1972. “I never received a flag upon his death,” Allen … more
GREENVILLE — A federal grand jury indicted a Mexican man with re-entering the United States illegally, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announced last week. … more
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