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DUNN — The Harnett County Sheriff’s office has identified a man found dead in a car Wednesday outside Dunn. The body of Leonte Burnette Francis Mercer, 18, of Knightdale, was found in a car … more
How much you spend on taxes, and what your government spends your money on, can vary greatly depending on where you live. In Wake County, for instance, commissioners voted to raise property taxes … more
RALEIGH — Megan Amend of Wake Forest was elected North Carolina FFA vice president on June 20 at the 91st State FFA Convention. Megan will serve a one-year term of service. Over the next … more
ROLESVILLE — The Wake Forest Rotary Club has sponsored a new club in Rolesville. The new club was recognized by Rotary International on June 10. On June 20, Rotary District Gov. Donna Peffley … more
CHICAGO — The town of Zebulon was awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting this month by the Government Finance Officers Associate of the United States and Canada. … more
The Wake Weekly is bringing back a modified version of an old recurring feature. Instead of highlighting stories that happened this week throughout the years, we will re-explore events that took … more
STEM — Participants of the 2019 Granville County Sheriff’s Office Teen Law Academy have received certificates of completion after a week-long training program. Held at Granville Central High … more
WAKE FOREST — The town of Wake Forest recently donated a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab pickup truck to the Northern Community Food Security Team. Wake Forest Customer Service … more
Paws For Life NC Animal Rescue, in partnership with the Petco Foundation, will host an information session on fostering cats or dogs Saturday from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Wake Forest Petco store, 12638 … more
RALEIGH — Rachel Van Horne of Wake Forest has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, which is the highest and most prestigious achievement in Girl Scouting. Awarded to fewer than 6 percent of Girl … more
A bridge in Franklin County will be replaced soon, according to a press release from the N.C. Department of Transportation. The structure is located on Person Road over Sandy Creek in northern … more
WENDELL — Red, white and blue and patriotic music will abound at the Wendell July Fourth Celebration, sponsored by the Wendell Historical Society. Starting at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, the parade … more
WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s Boys & Girls Club will have a new director in Ashley Hohenberger, who has served with the organization for the last 10 years. She will be promoted from youth … more
The following is a list of arrests made June 19-25 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. June 19 • Isabel Gutierrez Colon, 37, of … more
RALEIGH — Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines has announced that Sophie Jo of Wake Forest is the Wake 13 top seller for the 2019 Girl Scout Cookie Program. Jo sold 1905 boxes of Girl … more
GREENVILLE — East Carolina University senior and Wake Forest resident Fabian Hector will spend his summer as an intern as part of the university’s State Employees Credit Union Public Fellows … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Thursday in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White … more
KENLY — From a nondescript warehouse near Interstate 95’s junction with U.S. 301, tractor-trailers fan out across eastern North Carolina to distribute their sweet cargo to supermarkets and ice … more
WAKE FOREST — Firefighters said oxygen tanks were exploding inside a vacant trailer home that went up in flames Monday night before crews could extinguish the fire. The home, in a trailer … more
RALEIGH – Some 19,000 eastern Wake County residents will be getting official notices in the mail this week asking them to consider testing their well water for potential … more
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