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LOUISBURG — In a move straying from traditional practices, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners approved finalizing a one-year contract with Sonoco Recycling LLC for the county’s commingled … more
A bill in the N.C. legislature that would ban smokable hemp could undercut North Carolina’s emerging hemp industry and curtail immediate relief for those suffering chronic conditions. Earlier … more
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Lauren Cook of Wake Forest was recently recognized by the University of Alabama’s Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program. The title of the student’s … more
The following is a list of arrests made July 10-17 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. July 10 • Quadier Eaton, 32, of North … more
The following is a list of arrests made July 10-17 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. July … more
WAKE FOREST — There on the side of White Street, its windows lined with outdoor grills and power tools, is B & W Hardware. You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who remembers a time when … more
SAN ANTONIO — U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Sean Cloney recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an … more
YOUNGSVILLE — A new charity event in Youngsville offers a chance to win a limited-edition golf car valued at nearly $15,000 along with other prizes while raising funds for the fight against … more
Baptist Tabernacle Church Vacation Bible School at Baptist Tabernacle Church will be today from 6:15-8:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information and to register online, go to … more
The Wake Weekly is bringing back a modified version of an old recurring feature. Instead of featuring stories that happened this week throughout the years, we will re-explore stories that took place … more
FRANKLINTON — After a brief public hearing, the Franklinton Board of Commissioners approved two applications for grants aiming to improve specific sectors of the town at Tuesday’s meeting. The … more
My Place Restaurant & Tavern in Wake Forest will host its third qualifier shag dance contest tonight. This will be the last qualifier for the championship contest in October when the three … more
ROLESVILLE — Rolesville Mayor Frank Eagles said he ordered a man removed from a public board of commissioners meeting Wednesday because he was tired of the man's accusations and claims … more
LOUISBURG - Deputies investigating the sale of drugs arrested a Bunn man last week after raiding the suspect's home and finding narcotics, according to a press release. The Franklin County … more
The following is a list of arrests made July 3-9 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. July … more
WENDELL — A divided board of commissioners Monday voted not to adopt new regulations that would have limited what areas of town short-term home rentals such as Airbnbs would be allowed. The 3-2 … more
YOUNGSVILLE — Town officials estimated The Wake Weekly would have to pay a fee of about $70,000 before the town could comply with a public records request the paper made this month. Legal … more
RALEIGH — An appeals court judge ruled this month that the town of Wake Forest did not violate state law when it fired a former police officer after the officer submitted a workers’ compensation … more
WENDELL — The town of Wendell charmed residents and visitors with its July Fourth celebration last week. The parade kicked off at 10:30 a.m. and was followed by a ceremony at the Town … more
RALEIGH — Dozens of candidates have officially filed to run for office in municipal elections in Wake and Franklin counties during the first few days of the filing period. Candidates who want … more
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