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Timothy James Crowe is suspected of breaking and entering a residence on Mountain Hill Drive in Wake Forest on Feb. 7.

Warrant issued for man who allegedly robbed Wake Forest home

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Police have issued an arrest warrant for a man who is said to have broken into a Wake Forest home last month. Timothy James Crowe is suspected of breaking and entering …
Local entrepreneur Brian Hamilton speaks to eighth-grade students at Heritage Middle School on March 6. The mission of the Brian Hamilton Foundation is to provide information and resources to help young people start, run and operate a business.

Local entrepreneur speaks to Heritage middle schoolers

WAKE FOREST — Heritage Middle School welcomed a local entrepreneur known for his charitable work into its classrooms earlier this month. Brian Hamilton, the founder of the Brian Hamilton …
Around 300 volunteers bagged potatoes to load onto different vehicles, which then headed to around 50 food pantries in and around the Wake Forest area on March 9.

Tasty taters: Wake Forest holds annual ‘Potato Drop’ event for a cause

WAKE FOREST ­— The Northern Community Food Security Team and several other Wake County organizations held the annual “Potato Drop” at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Wake Forest …
Veteran broadcaster Carl Lamm, 92, will retire from WTSB Radio on March 29. His final progam will cap a 72-year broadcasting career. Chris Seward | Contributed photo

Radio icon to retire

FOUR OAKS — Carl Lamm, 92, a legendary figure in the world of radio in North Carolina, has announced his retirement and will be turning off his microphone for good at station WTSB AM 1090 and FM …

Planning Board approves Wegmans development

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Planning Board unanimously recommended approval of a master plan for a Wegmans grocery store in the southwest area of the future Forbes family planned unit development …
Man found dead in cell at Franklin Detention Center

LOUISBURG — A 32-year-old man was found dead in his cell in the Franklin Detention Center around 5:30 a.m. on March 7, according to a news release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s …

County panel: Build new animal shelter ‘as quick as we can’

County commissioners want to expedite plans to build a new animal shelter that would more than triple the current shelter’s capacity for stray dogs and cats. On Tuesday, the county’s Animal …

Atlantic Coast Pipeline developer to launch Supreme Court appeal

Hemp risk and reward: Regional meeting shows high interest in newly legal crop

New eatery combines barbecue styles, flavors

Wreck victim identified as Wilson County man

‘Education is the key’: School unlocked future for 3 decades of black children

Vashti Perry, the daughter of a former slave, went to school, completed high school and began a legacy of education in her family that now includes three generations of college graduates. Perry …

Spring Hope museum celebrates local sports

Spring Hope to consider electronic gaming center

Embers to headline 2019 pumpkin festival


Paul Evans

Four agreements for happiness

In my spiritual journey, I’m always looking for a good self-help book based in spirituality and have been reading a lot of books by authors such as Paulo Cuelho, Eckhart Tolle and Lao Tzu. …

Bob Allen

Phrases are still popular and great topics of conversation

I guess all of us have some unusual happenings in our lives and I am not excluded. Just last week I heard an unusual noise in my home and I mean it was really loud. I was still in bed that morning, …

Jean McCamy

The importance of color in our lives

For most of us, color plays a big part in our lives. We see the sky change color with sunrises and sunsets. Flowers bloom around us in riotous colors. We follow the guide of stoplights, and …