Prayers, donations needed for coma patient

by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — Harold Willamson Sr. said he knows hospital costs are increasing, but he tries not to let them bother him. “The hospital bills are rolling in, and that’s a fact of life that the hospital has to be paid for, but you can’t put a price on your son,”...
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‘Private’ fire department assailed

Town annexes property for future fire station over Jenkins Road residents’ appeals by David Leone WAKE FOREST — There must have been talking points. A half dozen neighborhood residents voiced objections to the Wake Forest Fire Department request to annex 1505 and 1509 Jenkins...
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Sign of the times

by David Allen WAKE FOREST — A two-man construction crew consisting of Bill Green and Chuck McCartney chiseled the “Rolesville” from the large sign outside of the Wake Forest-Rolesville High School May 16. The new Rolesville High is slated to open in August and the current school...

Suspects caught in home invasion

by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — Two men were apprehended after a home invasion on Cureton Drive, Youngsville, May 18 just after midnight. Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the home after the resident said two men burst into his house. He was hit with a pistol and...
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Road rage turns violent

by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — A Raleigh resident is accused of choking another driver following an accident on U.S. 1. “It was a classic case of road rage,” said Wake Forest Police spokesman Bill Crabtree. May 13 just before 7 p.m., Ivan Afanador, 57, 1017 Penselwood Drive,...