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WAKE FOREST — People who didn’t pay their electric bills because of COVID-19 are encouraged to sign up for a payment plan. Around 24% of Wake Forest Power customers were past due on … more
WAKE FOREST — A Wake Forest man was killed in a two-car accident that closed all northbound lanes of Capital Boulevard on Saturday, officials said. Wayne Martin Walker, 73, of Wake Forest, … more
YOUNGSVILLE — Franklin County Public Utilities discharged more than 22,000 gallons of untreated wastewater in Youngsville during two separate spills Saturday, the utility said. The … more
RALEIGH — Sixteen nursing homes and eight residential care facilities in Wake County have ongoing outbreaks, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services said. Across all Wake County … more
WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Police are asking for help finding the people responsible for a fire at Ailey Young Park on Tuesday.  The fire caused extensive damage to the wooden deck tat … more
NEW YORK — Two 3-year-old Wake Forest boys will be featured in a video featuring people with Down syndrome that will be shown at Times Square next month. James Crowley and Beau Turner are among … more
WENDELL — The Wendell Board of Commissioners declined to annex the 152-acre Weather property in a close vote at its Monday meeting. The Weathers property is a proposed development on Rolesville … more
WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Power customers can now choose to round up their utility bills and donate the extra in an initiative that will help families struggling to pay electric costs, the town … more
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Board of Elections selected its one-stop early voting locations and times at its Tuesday meeting after several months of meetings discussed how the pandemic will … more
Book bag giveaway Hope House Inc. will hold its annual book bag giveaway on Aug, 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church, 237 Friendship Chapel Road, Wake Forest. This will … more
WAKE FOREST — For the fourth consecutive year, the American Legion Post 187 out of Wake Forest is planning to conduct a golf tournament. The tournament will be held at the Brevofield Golf Links on … more
WENDELL — On East Campen Street, there’s a mural with a few hand-painted honeybees and some other insects. It’s not a big mural, taking up about half the side of the building, but it’s part … more
LOUISBURG — The United Way of Franklin County said it donated $69,000 to Franklin County Schools to help the district buy devices for students to access Wi-Fi at home. The donation will fund … more
WAKE FOREST — Citizens in Wake Forest and surrounding communities have, for the last 10 years, responded to a request from local veteran groups to donate school supplies.  The supplies … more
CHAPEL HILL — Due to the growing concern over the COVID-19 pandemic, the N.C. High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday it is shifting the high school sports calendar, pushing back … more
The following is a list of arrests made Aug. 5-11 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. Aug. 5 No arrests reported. Aug. … more
The following is a list of arrests made Aug. 5-11 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. Aug. … more
WAKE FOREST — Orangetheory Fitness of Wake Forest owner Kristine Bernecki said she wanted to do something good for the community, so she and her staff decided to donate 400 masks to members of … more
ZEBULON — The town’s fire chief earned a professional credential. Fire Chief Christopher C. Perry received the professional designation of chief fire officer from the Commission on … more
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said Monday it charged a man with multiple sex offenses against a child. Gustavo Diaz, 30, was arrested Sunday and charged with … more
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