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HENDERSON — Franklin Academy graduated 116 seniors Thursday by showing a video at a drive-in movie theater.  The Wake Forest school’s ceremony was shown as a video at a viewing … more
RALEIGH — A Knightdale man found guilty of murder and conspiracy was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences Friday. Brandon Jowan “B-Easy” Mangum, 31, was also sentenced … more
ROLESVILLE — Thales Academy Rolesville High School held its limited 2020 graduation ceremony Friday June 5 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but it was a historical day without the news of a … more
LOUISBURG — State officials Thursday said an audit found numerous errors in the bookkeeping practices of the Franklin County Clerk of Superior Court, claiming that court officials had tens of … more
(The Center Square) — The number of new unemployment claims filed last week dropped to 1.88 million, the first time weekly claims didn't exceed 2 million since mid-March. Still, the total … more
(The Center Square) – Protests over the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis could serve as a hotbed for additional COVID-19 cases and decrease the odds for vulnerable communities in … more
WAKE FOREST — Several kindergarteners who celebrated graduation at Franklin Academy on Thursday. Students took pictures under a balloon arch and with oversized “Bitmoji” cutouts … more
From left, Kevin, Rachel and Cheryl Jones protest in front of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest on Wednesday afternoon. more
RALEIGH — Revenues have declined across the state, but the Department of the State Treasurer isn’t worried about the finances of local towns. “Wake Forest has nearly four times … more
WAKE FOREST — Rolesville and Wake Forest are looking at adding new transit options to connect the two towns. The Rolesville-Wake Forest Transit Study identified three alternatives to enhance … more
Editor’s note: Check with event organizers for up-to-date information on event cancellations, postponements, refunds and other impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Online quarter … more
The following is a list of arrests made May 27-June 2 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. … more
The following is a list of arrests made May 27-June 2 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. May 27 • Joshua Aaron Foy, 35, … more
The class of 2020 is celebrating its graduation with a patchwork of locally devised ceremonies, celebrations and socially distanced processions — an unusual ending to a long academic … more
WAKE FOREST — Former Wake Forest High School football player and current New York Giant Dexter Lawrence and his mother Julia Parker donated 47 gift bags filled with hand sanitizer, face masks, … more
SPRING HOPE — Deputies said they recovered two stolen tractors and charged two men with their theft. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office investigated after the tractors, a John Deere … more
LOUISBURG — A traffic stop this week resulted in what deputies referred to as a scuffle and the arrest of a driver and passenger, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s … more
WAKE FOREST — Local veteran organizations teamed up with Boy Scouts to place American flags on the graves of members of the military in time for Memorial Day.  The volunteers gathered … more
(The Center Square) — The North Carolina House voted Thursday in favor of a bill that would allow bars to reopen immediately and expand capacity for restaurants, a measure that would override … more
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said it arrested a Vance County man on felony drug charges Tuesday after seizing more than $10,000 worth of heroin. Shawnell Jvon … more
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