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,...
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Graduates charged to speak the truth

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and the College at Southeastern graduated 234 at commencement exercises Friday. During the graduation of nearly 65 students from the The College at Southeastern, seminary President Daniel Akin challenged the...
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Shooting on Louisburg’s Schloss Street — On Patrol, week of May 23, 2013

LOUISBURG — A 17-year-old Warrenton man has been arrested for felony attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot someone in the stomach. According to a report filed by Deputy K. Perry, Dennis Jordan Collier, 1018 Limer Town Road, Warrenton, was at a home on Schloss Road...

Louisburg approves 3-percent solid waste collection fee increase

by Jay Lamm LOUISBURG — Residents will have a 3-percent increase in solid waste collection rates, effective July 31. The increase amounts to 70 cents per household per month, Town Administrator Mark Warren told the town council Monday night. The council accepted the increase as...