Police and Sheriff reports — week of May 23, 2013

Wake Forest Police Arrests •Absi Amer Al, 25, 2207 Bayswater Dr., Creedmoor, was charged with obtaining property under false pretenses. He was arrested by Officer T. R. Gamber at 12000 Capital Blvd. and taken to the Wake County jail where he was placed under $25,000 bond. May 17,...

Mail for Greensboro, Raleigh destroyed in vehicle fire

GREENSBORO — A tractor trailer transporting mail for the Postal Service struck a barrier along Interstate 64 in Louisville, Kentucky Tuesday morning causing the truck to flip and become engulfed in flames. The contract driver was not injured, but the majority of the First Class...

June library events in Wake County

RALEIGH — Wake County public libraries has several community programs coming up. Until the Wake Forest library undergoes expansion, programs in Wake Forest are limited. The closest libraries with adult programs are North Regional at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh, 919-870-4000 and...

State creative occupation jobs make a jump

DURHAM — N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Secretary Susan Kluttz recently released findings from the annual Creative Vitality Index (CVI) update showing an increase of more than 8 percent in creative occupations jobs held by nearly 3 percent of North Carolina’s...
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Council of Governments funding gets the go-ahead

by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — The Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments (COG) is “in its home stretch,” interim Executive Director Diane Cox said Tuesday, about convincing all of its members to agree to help pay back hundreds of thousands of dollars in deficit caused by...