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RALEIGH — The National Weather Service in Raleigh put central North Carolina  under a winter weather advisory, in effect from 10 a.m. Thursday until 7 a.m. Friday. Between 1-3 inches of … more
North Carolina began heading to the polls this week to determine which candidates will be on the ballot in November. Early voting began Thursday and ends Feb. 28. The primary will be held March 3. … more
LOUISBURG — Authorities said they have arrested a Tennessee man who allegedly exploited a family member, living in Franklin County, for financial gain. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office … more
Civil Rights Freedom Trail The Wake Forest Martin Luther King committee is seeking applicants interested in traveling to Georgia and Alabama in March to visit sites significant to the civil rights … more
YOUNGSVILLE — Officials say about 12,000 gallons of untreated wastewater entered Richland Creek near Youngsville after heavy rain in the region last week. The spill happened around 3:15 p.m. on … more
The following is a list of arrests made Feb 6-11 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. Feb. 6 • Asia Shari Johnson, 31, of Inscoe … more
WENDELL — Town Hall was filled beyond capacity Monday when the Wendell Board of Commissioners considered a controversial rezoning and annexation request that would have ushered in nearly 400 new … more
The following is a list of arrests made Feb. 6-12 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. Feb. … more
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said it has arrested a man accused of stealing a car and breaking into two stores in Louisburg all on the same night. Charlie Brantley Hudson … more
WAKE FOREST — A Wake Forest Police Department officer who investigators said admitted to viewing child pornography was fired from his job last month, town officials said this week. Cpl. Alex … more
WAKE FOREST — Firefighters said they quickly controlled a late-night fire that had flared up inside a sign-making shop in Wake Forest, but not before the blaze did significant damage to the … more
YOUNGSVILLE — Plans to bring a baseball complex to Luddy Park in Youngsville hit a snag in recent weeks when a church decided not to sell needed land to the town, officials said. The … more
WAKE FOREST — A woman will be charged with murder after one of three victims involved in a stabbing in Wake Forest Tuesday evening died, police said Wednesday. The Wake Forest Police Department … more
YOUNGSVILLE — Candidates for U.S. Senate will meet later this month for a health care-focused town hall in Youngsville, organizers said. The nonpartisan event, billed as a town hall meeting for … more
Adopt-A-Stream The town of Wake Forest is recruiting Adopt-A-Stream volunteers to help keep the town’s streams healthy. Volunteers are needed for water quality monitoring, stream clean-up, … more
HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College recently launched a new partnership with KARTS, the public rural transportation system, to help students travel to and from any of the college’s four … more
The following is a list of arrests made Jan. 31 through Feb. 5 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. Jan. 31 • Kyle Christopher … more
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