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Bridge reopens

by David Leone RALEIGH — With the completion of the Falls of Neuse Road bridge rebuild last week, drivers may once again cross the Neuse River by the Falls Dam. The N.C. Department of Transportation project to replace the former, functionally and structurally obsolete 73-year-old...

Chavis Street has sewer system overflow

by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — Franklin County Public Utilities experienced a bypass of untreated wastewater from a pump station located on Chavis Street in Franklinton Friday, June 7. The spill occurred after the area received at least 3.5 inches of rain during the afternoon...

It’s bear season

by David Leone WAKEFIELD — A black bear was sighted ambling down a driveway in a residential area  on Kelway Drive Sunday. Though the sighting is rare for the Raleigh suburb, it’s actually bear season, according to a press release by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. That...
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Legendary boxer remembered

by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — Cutchin’s Funeral President Joseph Cutchins Jr. remembers hearing the tale of how his family’s company was called to take famed boxer Jack Johnson to the hospital after a car wreck on U.S. 1A in 1946. He was dead on arrival. Monday, 67 years...
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Police request public’s assistance

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the subject shown in the surveillance camera image above. The individual is wanted for questioning in connection with an unauthorized credit card transaction that occurred May 16 at the...